***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** We welcome submissions from anyone interested in ethnographic networks, field-sampling of relational data, missing data, and statistical inference for our Sunbelt session, "Sampling, Missing Data, and Inference in Ethnographic Networks," organized by James Holland Jones, Ashley Hazel, Elspeth Ready The study of interconnected relationships has a long, though frequently forgotten, history in anthropology. As the field of social network analysis has become more sophisticated, a growing mismatch has arisen between the underlying assumptions of statistical models for analyzing networks and the limitations of anthropological, field-collected network datasets that inform them. The realities of ethnographic fieldwork usually require collection of incomplete networks based on strategic sampling methods, resulting in partial networks with substantial missing data. Understanding regularities in missing data that arise both because of sampling designs and common field constraints offers great promise for understanding how statistical models are likely to fail and how we might improve their fit. This session will bring together papers on sampling, missing data, and inference for ethnographic network data in an attempt to address these persistent issues. Feb. 1 deadline. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__sunbelt.sites.uu.nl_abstract-2Dsubmission_&d=DwIFAg&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=bB08A_BqgkTX_hGsVCe6dP8SiN4aLgcVknQiQumbj0U&s=bT5RF7Db8B9_0CfZYybIe6naw4XBPDJ60Zo6DwYp7_c&e= Hope to see you in Utrecht! -- James Holland Jones Associate Professor of Earth System Science & Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment 473 Via Ortega, Room 140 Stanford, CA 94305-4216 phone: 650-721-2484 fax: 650-498-5099 email: [log in to unmask] url: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__profiles.stanford.edu_james-2Djones&d=DwIFAg&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=bB08A_BqgkTX_hGsVCe6dP8SiN4aLgcVknQiQumbj0U&s=_Q7xjaJIl7jl2DWn_qI37gOeyuwrdRbZWYv2kgjM0Pg&e= _____________________________________________________________________ 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.