***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear List, As to the Merton Award call we sent a few days ago, please consider that the date of publication of eligible papers was incorrect. The eligible years are 2016 and 2017. Please find below the corrected call. *Call for nominations* We are inviting nominations for the 2018 Robert K. Merton Award. The prize will be presented at the 11th International Network for Analytical Sociologists Conference (INAS) on June 7-8, 2018, in Stanford (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__siepr.stanford.edu_events_11th-2Dannual-2Dinas-2Dconference&d=DwICaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=pTOg60Osmy-RFPmkx5R7vCj1W-zoSRzA1g6CD84bPiA&s=HOuHuwMmnrHrJ603iu1j0DPOrtUp7nHVmU5R164bCUc&e= ). Nominations can be for a paper on any topic related to analytical sociology, published in print (or online for online-only journals) during 2016 or 2017. Self-nominations are allowed. Papers paying special attention to the following elements will be particularly appreciated: careful research design; well-defined empirical explanatory focus; clear specification of explanatory mechanisms, detailing connections between levels of analysis; tailor-made methodological procedures, being qualitative or quantitative; explicitness on (methodological) assumptions; clarity in the writing style. Please send a copy of the nominated paper, together with a brief motivation to the committee chair at [log in to unmask] Nominations for the 2018 award are accepted until March 1st, 2018. We look forward to receiving your nominations, The Award Committee Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund Marc Keuschnigg (last year co-winner) Gianluca Manzo (chair) Christian Steglich steglich.gmw.rug.nl <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__steglich.gmw.rug.nl&d=DwICaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=pTOg60Osmy-RFPmkx5R7vCj1W-zoSRzA1g6CD84bPiA&s=1xgU7Omdn-0gFgOH86IkOgXfj0CoAXGi8zJYfwz-dUo&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.