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Dear Socnetters,

A quick reminder for the approaching deadline for the NetGloW conference, which will take place in St Petersburg on July 1-3 2016.

Abstracts (200 words) can be submitted before March 15 2016 at http://ngw.spbu.ru/submission 

Please see the short call below and refer to the conference wepage for more information: www.ngw.spbu.ru.


For further info please contact Nikita Basov at [log in to unmask]


All the best,



Call for abstracts for the conference

Networks in the Global World 2016 

Multiple Structures and Dynamics: 

Applications of Network Analysis to European Societies and Beyond 

July 1-3St. Petersburg, Russia 



Extended deadline for submissions:  March 15th 2016



Featuring keynotes and invited talks by Peter Bearman (Columbia University), Ronald Breiger (University of Arizona), Han Woo Park (Yeungnam University), Michael Batty (University College London), Peng Wang (Swinburne University of Technology), Johan Koskinen (University of Manchester), Iina Hellsten  (VU University Amsterdam), Jan Fuhse (Humboldt University of Berlin), Wouter van Atteveldt (VU University Amsterdam), and others. 


Sessions calling for abstracts (see sessions’ descriptions here):

      Network analysis of cultural and social duality

      Words and networks

      Socio-material network analysis: relating individuals and physical contexts

      Statistical modeling of multimodal networks 

      Qualitative analysis of multimodal networks

      Making sense of big network data: testing hypotheses on new data

      Social media networks 

      Urban networks

      Networks in arts 

      Networks in science, technology, and innovation

      Social movements and collective action as network phenomena

      Network analysis of political and policy-making domains

Papers on other network analysis topics are also welcome and will form additional sessions.

We welcome theory, method and applications papers from various disciplines and using different approaches.

Additionally, a number of software workshops and focused seminars are planned (no additional fees apply for registered participants of the conference).


Free accommodation will be provided to MA and PhD students who submit the best abstracts.

Fees: standard: 50 EUR. MA and PhD students: 20 EUR.

Abstracts (200 words) can be submitted herehttp://ngw.spbu.ru/submission 



Elena Pavan, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor

Istituto di Scienze Umane e Sociali

Scuola Normale Superiore

Palazzo Strozzi - Piazza degli Strozzi, 1

50123 Firenze

email: [log in to unmask]


Adjunct Professor

Dipartimento Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale

Università di Trento

via Verdi 26

38122 Trento

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telephone: +39 (0)461 28 1378


Nexa Center for Internet and Society 
Politecnico di Torino - DAUIN 
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 
10129 Torino (Italy)
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