Conference Historical Network Research 2018

The Historical Network Research group is pleased to announce its 5th annual conference. After the previous conferences that took place in Hamburg in 2013, Ghent in 2014, Lisbon in 2015, and Turku in 2017, the 5th conference will be hosted by Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, on 10th-13th September 2018. The 5th Historical Network Research Conference seeks to foster historians’ awareness of the possibilities of network research and create opportunities for sharing cross- and multidisciplinary approaches to the networked past by bringing together historians, social scientists and computer scientists. The organizers welcome proposals for papers discussing any historical period and geographical area. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

  • Social network analysis in historical research
  • Network analysis in archaeology
  • Network analysis and text mining in historical research
  • Modeling diffusion on historical networks
  • Modeling and simulation in historical research
  • Religious networks
  • Cultural and intellectual networks
  • Networks in economic and business history
  • Technological and research networks, scientific networks and collaborations
  • Social movements and political mobilization
  • Social networks in war, conflict, and peacemaking
  • Methodological and theoretical issues of the network analysis in historical research

The language of the conference is English.

Organized by
Department for the Study of Religions (Faculty of Arts)
Historical Network Research
Mgr. Aleš Chalupa, Ph.D.
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