FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: URBAN NETWORKS WORKSHOP

 

17-19 JULY 2019, PERTH, AUSTRALIA

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2018

 

WORKSHOP THEME: “On the Edge: How Economic and Social Networks connect Cities and Regions in World Peripheries”

 

WORKSHOP ORGANISERS: Dr Kirsten Martinus (University of Western Australia), Dr Thomas Sigler (The University of Queensland)

 

We invite researchers to submit their abstracts to a three-day symposium connecting leading academics, strategists, economic development practitioners, and advanced students to explore how network theory and science can be applied to novel questions of economic development, particularly in peripheral cities and regions. Confirmed speakers include:

 

Ben Derudder, Ghent University

Celine Rozenblat, University of Lausanne

Cesar Ducruet, French National Centre for Scientific Research

Zachary Neal, Michigan State University

 

Abstract submissions will be accepted using this link until Friday 7 December 2018. Abstracts should be limited to 250 words, and contain relevant information on data, methods, theory, and/or expected results. In addition to a research presentation, participants are expected to contribute a full-length manuscript to the resulting journal special issue. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission by 25 January 2019. Abstracts will be evaluated based on relevance to the conference theme. Partial bursaries will be available, particularly for post-graduate students and early career applicants.  Questions can be directed to Dr Kirsten Martinus (Kirsten.martinus@uwa.edu.au) or Dr Thomas Sigler (t.sigler@uq.edu.au) by email.

 

We are especially interested in abstracts from those currently researching any combination of:

 

·       Social network analysis

·       Urban networks

·       Network analysis in human geography

·       Economic networks

·       Graph theory/network science

·       World city networks

·       Economic development outside core regions

·       Resource economies

 

 For more information, visit: http://www.urbannetworks.org/