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Dear Socnetters, 

Only two days to the extended abstract submission deadline (February 10, 2020) of the conference 'Networks in the Global World', St Petersburg, July 7-9, 2020: 'Structures in contexts: Understanding relations in European societies and beyond'.

This is the last chance to submit your abstract at

See the call here:

We invite abstracts to a set of regular and organized sessions, including, but not limited to the following themes:
- Quantitative Methods of Network Analysis
- Qualitative and Mixed Methods of Network Analysis
- Networks and Culture
- Networks in Politics, International Relations, and Economy
- Networks in Science, Education, and the Arts
- Urban, Environmental, and Socio-Technical Networks
- Online Networks

Find the list of sessions and their descriptions here:  

Information about NetGloW’20 keynotes and invited speakers is available here:  

A selection of conference papers will be published as a ‘NetGloW 2020’ volume of the Springer’s ‘Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems’ indexed in Scopus: papers of up to 8 000 words will be collected by June 1, 2020 and reviewed by July 27. More information will be provided in the call for full papers after notification of abstract acceptance/rejection.

Note that citizens of most of the European countries can get an electronic Visa to St. Petersburg for up to 8 days online, see

Feel welcome to email any questions to [log in to unmask].  

Looking forward to seeing you in St. Petersburg!



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

Recent papers:

2019 Basov, N., de Nooy, W., Nenko, A. Local Meaning Structures: A Socio-Semantic Network Analysis of Artistic Collectives. American Journal of Cultural Sociology:

2019 Basov, N. The Ambivalence of Cultural Homophily: Field Positions, Semantic Similarities, and Social Network Ties in Creative Collectives. Poetics:
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