***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** CALL FOR PAPERS: Networks in the Global World (NetGloW) 2014 Bridging Theory and Method: American, European, and Russian Studies June 27-29, St Petersburg, Russia URL: http://www.ngw.spbu.ru Deadline for abstracts (200 words) submission: December 24th 2013 Host: Center for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University – Bielefeld University) Working language: English The primary goal of the NetGloW conference series is to bring together networks researchers from around the globe. It seeks to unite the efforts of various scientific disciplines in response to the key challenges faced by network studies today, and to exchange local research results – thus allowing an analysis of global processes. It is also crucial for us to support the orientation of junior researchers in the complex landscape of network science, and to encourage applications of network analysis by practitioners. The idea of the 2014 event is to discuss the key current issues and problems of linking theoretical and methodological developments in network analysis. Confirmed speakers: · Jana Diesner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA · Loet Leydesdorff, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands · Tom Valente, University of Southern California, USA · Dimitris Christopoulos, MODUL University Vienna, Austria · Mario Diani, University of Trento, Italy · Peter Groenewegen, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands · Wouter de Nooy, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands · Johanne Saint-Charles, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada · Marc Smith, Connected Action Consulting Group, USA Key topics: · Words and Networks · Networks in Science, Technology, and Innovation · Network Perspectives on Knowledge, Communication and Culture · Social Movements and Collective Action as Network Phenomena · Network Analysis of Political and Policy-Making Domains · Big Network Data Workshops: ConText, Pajek, Node XL, UCINet, RSiena, PNet. Seminar Network analysis: How can it be used by globally operating practitioners? Free accommodation will be provided to MA and PhD students who submitted the best abstracts. Fee: Participation in the conference is free of charge. Further information: [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.