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We invite advanced students and young researchers interested in
researching online communities through social network analysis to
participate in the international summer course, “Social Network
Analysis: Internet Research”.
English will serve as the course’s working language.
The summer school will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia from
August 15 to the 22, 2013 hosted by the National Research University -
Higher School of Economics.

The course has four components:
- Lectures that will provide background on the field;
- Computer laboratory sessions on collecting, analyzing, and
visualizing “big data”;
- Seminars that will focus on discussing research articles;
- Student project presentations that include a discussion of the research.

Lectures, seminars and computer labs will be taught by:
  Ilan Talmud - Professor, University of Haifa, Israel
  Anatoliy Gruzd - Associate Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada
  Benjamin Lind - Assistant Professor, HSE Moscow.
  Alexander Hanna - Researcher, U Wisconsin, Madison.
  Olessia Koltsova - Associate Professor, HSE SPb.
  Daniel Alexandrov - Professor, HSE SPb.

Deadline for application:  May 15, 2013. Final decisions: May 31, 2013.

More information and the online application form is available at

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