***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear Socnetters, St. Petersburg Summer School on Network Analysis will be held on July 10–16 2017 and calls for applications until March 1st, 2017 (next Wednesday). 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* Teachers: • Dr. Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester • Dr. Ju-Sung (Jay) Lee, Erasmus University Rotterdam • Dr. Adina Nerghes, VU University Amsterdam 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 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. Organizers: 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). Application package: CV, letter of motivation and short description of research project in English. Address for submissions and inquiries: [log in to unmask] Best, Nikita Basov Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - Bielefeld University) _____________________________________________________________________ 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.