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Dear all,

Adding to an already long list of sessions at the Sunbelt XXXV Social Networks Conference in Brighton, June 23-28, 2015 (,Habiba (U Konstanz), Angus Mol (U Leiden) and I are organizing one with the title

“The Challenge of telling a Network Story in Archaeology”.								

This session invites original and creative contributions telling a story based on archaeological relational observations data. To this end, we provide you with a sample synthetic dataset to analyze. More details are at

If you are interested in presenting your efforts in modeling, analyzing, and/or applying existing methods of network analysis in archaeology, please consider contributing to this session in the attempt to build a community of interest. The only requirement is being creative and coming up with a coherent and well-argued story for the given dataset(i.e. no archaeological experience needed).

Abstracts should be submitted by March 31, 2015, via

Please select "The Challenge of telling a Network Story in Archaeology" as the session title and, in addition, a heads up to us by email before submitting the abstarct would be great.
Feel free to contact us by email for any questions related to this session and the provided data.

Our colleagues Tom Brughmans and Termeh Shafie (U Konstanz) are organising a supplemental session entitled “Challenges in Archaeological Network Science” where researchers are invited to present work done on any methodological challenges that network scientists in archaeology are faced with. Please visit for further details.

Looking forward to seeing you in Brighton,

Viviana Amati, Habiba                                      Angus A.A. Mol
Computer & Information Science     		Archaeology
University of Konstanz              		        University of Leiden

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