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Dear Socnetters,

You are welcome to submit proposals to organize sessions, workshops, and
round tables
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the Fifth Biannual International Conference ‘*Networks in the Global World*’
held at St Petersburg University on *July 7-9, 2020*. *Deadline: November
1, 2019*.

The main *theme *of the fifth NetGloWis ‘Structures in Contexts.
Understanding Relations in European Societies and beyond’. See the details
on the theme here < >.

The *keynote speakers* in 2020 willbe David Krackhardt, Carnegie Mellon
University, John Padgett, University of Chicago, and Nick Crossley,
University of Manchester.

We invite proposals from any area of network analysis and encourage
submissions from various disciplines.

*Session organizers* are expected to encourage paper submissions to their
session, select abstracts submitted to it, and chair the session during the
conference. Organized sessions will include at least one 1,5-hour time slot
accommodating 4 presentations. Sessions that do not attract the minimal
amount of successful submissions will not be included in the programme.

*Workshop organizers *are to provide a short description of their 4-hour
workshop, specify the required participants’ skills and equipment.
Workshops are to provide hands-on experience in applying network analysis
techniques using software tools.

*Round tables *are to be focused discussions on a certain topic of
interest, whether stimulated by short talks on the most crucial aspects of
the topic or not. Round table organizers are expected to suggest confirmed
presenters (if short talks are intended), invite participants and moderate
the discussion.

Abstracts of sessions, workshops and round tables of up to one page are to
be sent to [log in to unmask] by *November 1, 2019*. Notifications of
acceptance/rejection will be sent out to the applicants not later than
11, 2019*.

Note that now citizens of most of the European countries can get an
electronic *Visa to St.Petersburg* for up to eight days *online*. Details
are available here < >.

Selected *full papers of the conference will be published *as a ‘NetGloW
2020’ volume of the Springer’s ‘Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems
< >’ indexed in Scopus.

The conference is *organized by* the Centre for German and European Studies
(St Petersburg University - Bielefeld University) with support
from International Sociological Association (ISA) andGerman Academic
Exchange Service (DAAD). The conference is endorsed by INSNA.

Find out more about NetGloW’20 in the attached call and on the
official *conference

Best wishes,



Dr. Nikita Basov
Senior researcher in Sociology, St. Petersburg University
Scientific Manager, Centre for German and European Studies, St. Petersburg
University - Bielefeld University
+7 812 324 08 85 .

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