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The 1st Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science

Inequality and Imbalance






Where: The British Library and The Alan Turing Institute, London                

When: November 15-17, 2017

Website: symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu

Register here: http://bit.ly/2geW3Gn **Deadline: November 6, 2017**

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Symposium Chairs:

Luca Maria Aiello, Nokia Bell Labs

Helen Margetts, Oxford Internet Institute


Organizing Committee:

Katrin Weller, GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

Markus Strohmaier, RWTH Aachen & GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

David Garcia, Complexity Science Hub Vienna & Medical University of Vienna

Frank Schweitzer, ETH Zurich




The Symposium is an interdisciplinary venue that brings together researchers from a diverse range of disciplines to contribute to the definition and exploration of the societal challenges in Computational Social Science, especially around the topics of inequality and imbalance.


The program features:

- 42 contributed talks

- 7 satellite events focused on different topics around Computational Social Science

- 4 keynotes by Kristina Lerman (University of Southern California), Keith Payne (University of North Carolina), Eszter Hargittai (University of Zurich & Northwestern University), and Ricardo Baeza-Yates (NTENT, Pompeu Fabra University & University of Chile)

- 1 social event at City University London with free beer and fun science talks


Full program here: symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu




A number of free tickets for the workshop and tutorial day are available and will be given on a first come, first served basis. The admission fee for the full event costs 60 GBP, including coffee breaks and lunches. Registration will be close on November 6, 2017.

Get your ticket now: http://bit.ly/2geW3Gn


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