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[Call for Papers] UKSNA 2013 : Ninth UK Social Networks Conference

March 8th, 2013 by


Jun 27, 2013 – Jun 29, 2013 (University of Greenwich, UK)
Submission Deadline: Apr 19, 2013
Notification Due: May 27, 2013

Call For Papers

The UK Social Networks Conference offers an interdisciplinary venue for social and behavioural scientists, sociologists, educationalists, political scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, practitioners and others to present their work in the area of social networks.

The primary objective of the conference is to facilitate interactions between the many different disciplines interested in network analysis. The conference provides a unique opportunity for the dissemination and debate of recent advances in theoretical and experimental network research.

We invited submissions of extended abstracts on theories, methods, or applications of social network analysis.

Topics include, but are not limited to:
Policy, political and governance networks
Business and organisational networks
Knowledge, innovation and communication networks
Interlocking directors and elite networks
Economic and entrepreneurial networks
Citations and scientific networks
Social capital, brokerage and structural holes
Models of network analysis
Geographical networks
Theory of relational sociology
Cross-sectional and longitudinal network datasets
Computational models and agent-based simulations of networks
Information diffusion and innovation through social networks
Online communities and social networking
Methods for interrupting clandestine and terrorist networks
Epidemiological networks
Professional practice in network analysis.
Presentation format
Presentations are restricted to 20 minutes with 10 minutes discussion
Presenters are required to bring presentation on USB stick (compatible with MS Office programmes)
Posters should be A0 or A1 format
Full AV facilities available
Authors will be notified of acceptance by early-May. All accepted extended abstracts will be made available to delegates prior to the conference
Speakers may wish to bring paper copies of their articles for distribution during the conference.

Programme and abstractsDate Event
19 April 2013 Abstract submission deadline
27 May 2013 Programme
1 June 2013 Registration deadline


The conference programme will be available closer to the event.

The abstracts will be available closer to the event.

Dimitris Christopoulos, University of West of England-Bristol
Bruce Cronin, University of Greenwich
Conference academic committee
Dimitris Christopoulos, University of West of England-Bristol
Bruce Cronin, University of Greenwich
Martin Everett, University of Manchester
Elisa Bellotti, University of Manchester
Pietro Panzarasa, Queen Mary College, University of London
Federico Varese, University of Oxford