[Air-L] Call for Papers: Symposium: Similarity, Selection and Influence

Esteve Del Valle, M. m.esteve.del.valle at rug.nl
Thu Mar 10 01:27:24 PST 2022

Dear all,
Apologies for cross-posting.
This symposium might be interesting to you.

Call for Papers:

Similarity, Selection and Influence
A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium on Homophily in Social Networks

*7 and 8 July 2022 | Online/hybrid (Groningen, the Netherlands)*

*Submissions due: May 15, 2022 | Notification due: May 31, 2022 *

*Fee: €50*

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the symposium
“Similarity, Selection and Influence: A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium on
Homophily in Social Networks”. The two-day symposium will feature
workshops, live panels, paper presentations and networking events.

We invite papers by PhD students and early career researchers (within 5
years post PhD conferral) with an interest in network science. We welcome
both quantitative and qualitative original submissions that expand our
understanding of homophily in social networks across many fields, including
(but not limited to): Communication, Media Studies, History, Sociology,
Political Science, Philosophy, Journalism and Artificial Intelligence.

Keynote speakers: dr. Bernie Hogan (University of Oxford) & dr.  Miranda
Lubbers (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).  Workshops: Network
visualisation by dr. Gert Stulp (University of Groningen) & Qualitative
Structural Analysis, by dr. Andreas Herz (Deutsches Jugendinstitut).

*TOPICS OF INTEREST  *We invite papers dealing with network homophily in
topics including, but not limited to, the following:


   Communication (including social media)

   Political polarisation

   Migration and transnationalism

   Climate change and environment

   History & Culture (including networks in literature and arts)

   Organisation and business

   Network methods (e.g., neural networks, agent-based modelling,
   qualitative network analysis)

*SUBMISSION DETAILS  *Abstracts of max. 2500 characters (± 500 words) can
be submitted through the abstract submission form
<https://forms.gle/RaBMusZuSRuBUTvXA>. If you would like to attend without
submitting an abstract, please subscribe using the attendance form

*PUBLICATIONS  *A selection of the best submissions will receive an
invitation to submit their work to an interdisciplinary journal on social
networks (TBA).



   Marc Esteve Del Valle, PhD (University of Groningen, Centre for Media
   and Journalism Studies)

   Silvia Donker, MA (University of Groningen, History of Philosophy and

   Sean White, PhD (University College Groningen, Business &

   Franco Ruzzenenti, PhD (University of Groningen, Faculty of Science and

   Susan Aasman, PhD (University of Groningen, Director Centre for Digital

The symposium is organised by The Patio <http://www.thepatio.network/>, an
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Social Networks, and the Centre for
Digital Humanities
both located at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands).

We encourage participation from researchers of all disciplines and
especially from traditionally underrepresented groups in Academia.

The symposium will be held in hybrid form due to possible COVID-19
restrictions. Online as well as in-person attendance is possible.

For more information and updates, visit www.thepatio.network. Questions?
thepationetwork at gmail.com
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Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle, Assistant Professor, Center for Media and
Journalism Studies, University of Groningen (the Netherlands)
Associate Editor, *Political Research Exchange* (PRX)
Webpage: marcestevedelvalle.com | ThePatio.network
Social Media: Twitter <https://twitter.com/netmev?lang=en>| ResearchGate
<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Marc_Esteve_Del_Valle>| Google Scholar

*N.B. I am on parental leave on Wednesdays. *


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