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St. Petersburg Summer School on Network Analysis will be held on July 10–16 2017.


Application deadline: March 1, 2017.

 

We invite BA, MA and PhD students who specialize in social sciences / cultural studies and are motivated to use network analysis, to take part in a set of introductory hands-on workshops getting acquainted with:

-   concepts and methods of network analysis

-   key tools and techniques of social network analysis

-   basics of semantic and sociosemantic network analysis

-   principles and applications of Exponential Random Graph models


*Prior knowledge of network analysis is not required*

 

Students will get:

-   aware of the opportunities network analysis provides for social and cultural studies

-   basic practical skills in analyzing different types of networks using the existing software

-   experience in working with network data – provided by the organizers or their own

-   advice from the teachers and other participants on which approaches to select and on how to apply network analysis in their own projects

-   feedback on their projects utilizing network analysis


Teachers:

•      Dr. Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester

•      Dr. Ju-Sung (Jay) Lee, Erasmus University Rotterdam

•      Dr. Adina Nerghes, VU University Amsterdam


Application package: CV, letter of motivation and short description of research project in English.


Venue: Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

Registration fee: €50.

 

The organizers will provide: lunches, coffee-breaks, participant packages and cultural program. All successful applicants will receive Visa support.

 

Travel and accommodation: Participants are expected to come and lodge with their own funding, but the 3 persons who provide best applications will get free accommodation.


The school is organized by the Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - Bielefeld University), Institute for Design and Urban Studies (ITMO University), and the Council of Young Scientists of the Faculty of Sociology (St. Petersburg State University).


Address for submissions and inquiries: [log in to unmask].



Best,

Nikita Basov

Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - Bielefeld University)

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