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St. Petersburg Summer School on Network Analysis accepts applications till tomorrow, March 1st, 2017.

*Prior knowledge of network analysis is not required*

The school will be held on July 1016 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.

      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]

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

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