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UK Social Networks 2011 : 7th UK Social Networks Conference


When Jul 7, 2011 - Jul 9, 2011
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline Apr 30, 2011
Categories    social-networks   social   social-network-analysis

Call For Papers

The UK Social Networks Conference offers an interdisciplinary venue for social and behavioral 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.

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Katherine Faust, University of California Irvine
Professor David Knoke, University of Minnesota
Professor Mario Diani, University of Trento

Important dates:
30 April 2011 Abstract submission deadline
30 May 2011 Programme
15 June 2011 Registration deadline

Sponsored by:
The University of Greenwich
The University of the West of England

Call for Papers:
We invite submissions of extended abstracts on theories, methods, or applications of social network analysis. Extended abstracts should be of no more than three pages and clearly indicate either the research purpose, methodology, and findings, or the discussion area and implications for the field. 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
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
Dimitris Christopoulos (University of West of England and University of Bristol)
Bruce Cronin (University of Greenwich)
Academic Committee:
Dimitris Christopoulos (University of West of England and University of Bristol)
Bruce Cronin (University of Greenwich)
Martin Everett (University of Manchester)
Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester)
Pietro Panzarasa (Queen Mary College, University of London)
Nicky Shaw (University of Leeds)
Federico Varese (University of Oxford)
Presentation Format
Presentations are restricted to 20 minutes with 10 minutes discussion.
Posters should be A0 or A1 Format.
Full AV facilities available.
Additional Short Courses (Students £50; Other £100):
Introduction to Social Network Analysis with UCINET
Organisational Network Analysis with Pajek
Longitudinal Network Analysis with RSienna
Registration Details:

Authors will be notified of acceptance by late-April. 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.

Online Registration and Abstract Submission:


This conference, hosted by the University of Greenwich Business School, is being held in
the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Royal Naval College
Park Row, London, SE10 9LS.

Registration Fees:
Students: £90
Academics: £160
Other: £200
Fee includes: lunch and coffee breaks on conference days and Thames River Cruise conference dinner (Extra conference dinner tickets at £45).
Cancellation Policy:
If you wish to cancel your registration please contact

Cancellations more than one week in advance will be fully refunded
Cancellations at least one week in advance will be 50% refunded
Cancellations 24h in advance will not be refunded
A 10% discounted rate is available for conference participants at the following hotels, both adjacent to the campus. Simply quote University of Greenwich when booking:
Hotel Ibis, approx. £72 per night.
Novotel, Greenwich: approx. £108 for single occupancy and £128 for double occupancy, including full English breakfast.
Other nearby accommodation venues are:
Devonport House and Holiday Inn Express, Greenwich.

Exhibition and Trade Displays
Please contact Cathy O'Kane below.

For more information, booking details and paper submissions:
Tel: 020 8331 9083
Fax: 020 8331 9583

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