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NetGloW ‘18 ‘Principles behind Structures: Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond’

 netglow1In der vierten NetGloW-Konferenz zu ‚Principles behind Structures: Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond’ stand die Untersuchung grundlegender Prinzipien, die sich in zahlreichen Netzwerktypen finden lassen – seien es interpersonelle, semantische, organisatorische, materielle, oder räumliche. Der Rücklauf des CfP war überaus positiv. Es sind mehr als 200 Einreichungen aus 32 Ländern eingegangen, dabei u.a aus Russland, Deutschland, den USA, dem Vereinigten Königreich, den Niederlanden, Ungarn, Australien, Kanada, Israel, Pakistan, Frankreich, Südkorea, Mexiko, der Türkei, Indien, Ägypten und Brasilien.

Die NetGloW-Konferenz 2018 hat dabei zum ersten Mal auch zu Vorschlägen für organized sessions and workshops eingeladen.

Die Konferenz bestand aus folgenden Sessions:

  • Mixed Methods in Network Analysis;
  • Network Analysis of Cultural and Social Duality;
  • Network Analysis of Political and Policy-Making Domains;
  • Networked City: The Multiplicity of Urban Links and Nodes;
  • Networks in Educational Environment;
  • Networks in Science, Technology, and Innovation;
  • Networks of International Organizations and Associations;
  • New Perspectives on Science and Technology Networks;
  • Other Network Agents;
  • Qualitative Analysis of Multimodal Networks;
  • Qualitative Network Analysis;
  • Shaping Social Media Discourse: The Roles of People, Institutions, Algorithms, and Other Network Agents;
  • Social Media Networks;
  • Social Movements and Collective Action as Network Phenomena;
  • Social Networks as Valuation Devices: Reputation, Ranking, Recommendations;
  • Socio-Semantic Networks;
  • Statistical Modeling of Multimodal Networks;
  • Statistical Network Modelling;
  • Words and Networks.

Eine Übersicht über die Sessions und Abstracts findet sich hier.

Es fanden die folgenden Keynote Speeches statt:

  • 42669616 1933172070083112 4996171997571448832 o‘Dynamics of Multilevel and Multivariate Networks’ by Tom Snijders, University College London;
  • ‘Elite Political Fields as Systems of Interactions: The case of the Reichstag in Weimar Germany’ John Levi Martin, University of Chicago;
  • ‘The Neural Foundations/Signatures of Status and the Emergence of Dyadic Reciprocity and Transitivity in Human Groups’ by Peter Bearman, Columbia University in the City of New York;
  • ‘The Emergence of a New Global Scientific Category: A Cultural Analysis’ by Sophie Mützel, University of Lucerne;
  • ‘The Role of Networks in International Educational and Environmental Politics: Uncovering Influence Through Social Network Analysis’ by Nina Kolleck, Freie Universität Berlin;
  • ‘Bayesian Hierarchical Auto-Logistic Node-Variable Modelling for Analysing Network-Level Moderation of Contagion’ by Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester;
  • ‘Articulating the Local and Global Socio-Informational Dynamics (Case Studies From German-, French-, and English-Speaking Digital Public Spaces)’ by Camille Roth, Sciences Po, Paris and Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin;
  • ‘The Effect of Online Social Networks on Consumer Purchase Decisions’ by Peng Wang, Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.

Mehr Informationen zu den Keynote Speeches und Gastvorträgen finden sich hier.

Die Konferenz bot außerdem eine Auswahl von Software-Workshops:

  • ‘Analysing Network Dynamics and Peer Influence Processes with RSiena’ by Tom Snijders, University of Groningen and University of Oxford;
  • ‘Multilevel ERGM Analysis with MPNet’ by Peng Wang, Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne;
  • ‘Bayesian Analysis of Networks Using ERGM’ by Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester;
  • ‘Analysis of Bibliographic Networks’ by Vladimir Batagelj, IMFM Ljubljana and AMI UP Koper and Daria Maltseva, International laboratory for Applied Network Research, Moscow;
  • ‘Estimating Dynamic Network Actor Models (DyNAMs) with the Goldfish Software’ by James Hollway, Graduate Institute Geneva;
  • ‘Network Visualization Tools’ by Camille Roth, Sciences Po, Paris.

Mehr Informationen zur NetGloW’18-Konferenz finden sich auf der Konferenzhomepage und im Konferenzprogramm.