NetGloW’18 - call for papers


Centre for German and European Studies of St. Petersburg State University and Bielefeld University calls for papers to the conference “Networks in the Global World” 2018, the largest regular conference on network analysis in Eastern Europe, that will take place in St Petersburg, July 4-6.


Deadline: January 29th 2018.

Working language: English.


Conference topic in 2018: “Principles behind Structures. Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond.”


Confirmed keynote and invited speakers:

  • Tom Snijders, University of Groningen

  • Peter Bearman, Columbia University

  • John Levi Martin, University of Chicago

  • Sophie Mützel, University of Lucerne

  • Nina Kolleck, Free University of Berlin

  • Christof Parnreiter, University of Hamburg

  • Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester

  • IIna Hellsten, University of Amsterdam

  • Camille Roth, Sciences Po, Paris

  • Peng Wang, Swinburne University of Technology


Main conference themes:

  • Statistical network modeling

  • Cultural and social duality

  • Socio-semantic networks

  • Qualitative network analysis

  • Socio-material networks

  • Social media networks

  • Urban networks

  • Networks in arts

  • Networks in science, technology, and innovation

  • Social movements and collective action networks

  • Political and policy-making networks


In addition, a number of organized sessions and a selection of workshops will be held. See conference webpage for the full list of events:

The organizers will cover accommodation​ ​of​ ​MA​ ​and​ ​PhD​ ​students​ who submitted the best abstracts.

Abstracts​ ​of up to 300 words should be​ ​submitted online before​ ​January​ ​29​th,​ ​2018​ here:

Call for papers: