Networks and Time Seminar Schedules


Fall 2016

Friday, February 3, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., Knox Hall 509
Narrative and Variable-Centered Analyses of Conflict: Toward a Reconciliation
Ronald Breiger, University of Arizona

Thursday, February 9, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., Knox Hall 509
Older Adults as Connected Beings and Their Cognitive Functions
Yoosik Youm, Yonsei University  

Tuesday, April 4, 4:00 - 5:45 p.m., Knox Hall 509
The Infinite Character of the Social Process
Andrew Abbott, University of Chicago 

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Past Events

Fall 2016
Thursday, September 29, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., 509 Knox Hall
The Dynamics of Disagreement
Milena Tsvetkova, University of Oxford

Monday, October 3, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., 207 Knox Hall
Dynamic Network Actor Models: Studying Social Networks through Time                                                     Christoph Stadfeld, ETH Zurich

Monday, October 17, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., Room TBA   
Polarization and Secular Trends in U.S. Public Opinion: The Role of Homophily and Selective Disclosure in Political Discussion Networks
Delia Baldassarri, NYU

Thursday, December 1, 12:00 - 1:40 p.m., 509 Knox Hall
AIDS: An Epidemic of Uncertainty  
Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago

Spring 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in Knox 501D
Neuropolis Hypothesis: Outlining The Neural Model Of The World City Network As An Interdisciplinary Foundation Of The New City-Centric Economics For The Global Era
Marek Banczyk, Columbia University

Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Knox 208
The Value of Vulnerable Ties: Interethnic Friendship Dissolution and Interethnic Attitudes
Sanne Smith, Stanford University

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Knox 207
Networks of Power: How Social Network Analysis can tell us who will rule, who will be purged, and who is really in charge in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Franziska Keller, Columbia University

Monday, April 11, 2016 in Knox 509
Cultural Flow: How Autism Advocacy Organizations Shape Public Conversation on Facebook
Christopher Bail, Duke University

Thursday, April 14, 2016 in Knox 208
From Local Advantage to Global Repression: A Theory of Denunciation
Patrick Bergmann, Columbia University

Fall 2015

September 24, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), Knox Hall 509
Elizabeth Roberto, Princeton University
Spatial Boundaries and the Local Context of Residential Segregation

October 15, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), Knox Hall 509
Benjamin Cornwell, Cornell University
A Day in the Life Course: Demonstrating a Network Approach to Studying the Social Structure of Time

October 27, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Tuesday), Knox Hall 403
Robb Willer, Stanford University
The Declining Status of White Americans and the Rise of the Tea Party

November 19, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), Knox Hall 509
Stephen Vaisey, Duke University
Symbolic Boundaries Condition the Strength of Peer Influence: The Case of Religion and Alcohol Use 

Spring 2015

February 6, 2015, 12:00pm (Friday)
Uri Shwed, Ben Gurion University
The Troubled Seeds of Coexistence 

March 13, 2015, 12:00pm (Friday)
Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University
Networks and Social Problems: Social Integration and Regulation in Mental Illness 

April 30, 2015, 12:30 - 2:00 (Thursday)
Emmanuel Lazega, Sciences Po
Institutional Capture from Dynamics of Advice Networks: The Case of the Commercial Court of Paris

Fall 2014

September 15th (Monday), 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Knox Hall 403:
Professor Sarah Cowan (New York University)
"Secrets and Misperceptions: The Creation of Self-Fulfilling Illusions"

October 6th (Monday), 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Knox Hall 207:
Professor Andrew Papachristos (Yale University)
"Connected in Crime: The Influence of Neighborhood Networks on the Spatial Diffusion of Violence"

November 18th (Tuesday), 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Knox Hall, room 403:
Professor Damon Centola (University of Pennsylvania)
“The Origins of Social Order: New Theory and Experiments”

November 24th (Monday), 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Knox Hall, room 208:
Jean-Philippe Cointet (researcher, INRA-SenS, Sciences en Société)
"Mapping the Heterogeneous Dynamics of Knowledge Communities" 

Spring 2014

Christian Steglich (University of Groningen)
"Analysing Network Dynamics as Interdependent Tie Survival"
Tuesday, February 11, 12:30-2:00pm, 509 Knox Hall

Freda Lynn (University of Iowa)
"Diffusing Through Disciplines: New Insights on Citation Audiences in Science"
Thursday, April 3, 12:30-2:00pm, 509 Knox Hall

Ivan Ermakoff (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
"The Structure of Contingency"
Friday, April 11, 12:30-2:00pm, 509 Knox Hall

Ezra Zuckerman (MIT Sloan School of Management)
"Why Identity? A Prolegomenon to any Account of Social Organization or Human Action"
May 6, 12:30-2:00pm, 207 Knox Hall

Fall 2013

Dan Wang (Columbia Business School)
"The Roots of Social Influence: On Structural Diversity and Closure in Contagion"
Monday, December 2, 2013

Marissa King (Yale University)
"Regulation, Contagion, and the Diffusion of Stimulant, Antidepressant, and Antipsychotic Medications"
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Arnout Van de Rijt (SUNY Stony Brook)
"In Vivo Experimental Evidence for the Success-Breeds-Success Thesis"
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Spring 2013

Katherine Stovel (University of Washington)
"The Broker's Dilemma"
Wednesday, April 4, 2013

Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan)
"Mate Preferences and Mate Markets"
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

John Levi Martin (University of Chicago)
"Persistence and Re-Formation of Close Personal Ties over a Long, Long, Long Time"
Monday, February 4, 2013

Fall 2012

Martina Morris (University of Washington)
"Ceci n'est pas une pipe: A Short History of the Concurrency Hypothesis in HIV Prevention Research"
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Michael Macy (Cornell University)
"Footsteps in the Sand: Tracking Human Behavior and Social Interaction using Digital Media"
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Spring 2012

Karim Hammou (EHESS)
"Fame: A Relational View"
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Paolo Parigi (Stanford University)
"From Networks to Parties during the Era of Andrew Jackson (1820-1840)"
Monday, April 30, 2012

Matthew J. Salganik (Princeton University) 
"Generalized Network Scale-Up Method for Estimating the Size of Hard-to-Count  Groups: Evidence from Brazil and Rwanda"
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Olav Sorenson (Yale University) 
"Picking a (Poor) Partner: A Relational Perspective on Acquisitions"
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Fabien Accominotti (Columbia University)
"Tracking Strategic Interaction through Formal and Statistical Network Modeling: The Dynamics of Featurings in Rap Music"
Monday, March 5, 2012

Fall 2011

Emily Erikson (Yale University) 
"Formalism and Relationalism in Social Network Analysis "
Monday, November 14, 2011

Frank Neffke (Erasmus University Rotterdam) 
"Networks of Skill Similarities and Diversification Patterns of Firms and Regions "
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Spring 2011

Quentin Van Doosselaere (Bregal Investments)
"Equity Networks Dynamics in Medieval Genoa , 1150-1350"
Monday, May 2, 2011

Ron Breiger (University of Arizona) 
"Variable Fields: Dual Network Modeling of Cases and Variables "
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Delia Baldassarri (Princeton University)
"Centralized Sanctioning and Legitimate Authority in Public Goods Provision: Evidence from a 'Lab-in-the-Field' Experiment in Uganda" (with Guy Grossman)
Monday, April 11, 2011

 Kinga Makovi (Columbia University)
"Being Loved or Being Acclaimed? – How Does Status Rivalry (Not) Bias Performance?"
Monday, March 21, 2011

Fall 2010

Annette Fasang (Yale University)
"Parental Social Capital and Educational Attainment"
Monday, November 22, 2010

Charles Kirschbaum (Insper Institute for Education and Research)
"Jazz Styles Emergence within Networks of Musicians"
Monday, October 25, 2010

Philipp Leifeld (Max Planck Institute and University of Konstanz)
"Social Network Analysis and the Analysis of Policy Debates "
Monday, October 11, 2010

Spring 2010

Fabien Accominotti (Columbia University)
"Models of Reciprocity in Gift-Giving and Rap Music"
Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Lucas Graves (Columbia University)
"New Hubs: Annotation, Cross-Pollination, and the New Ecology of Journalism "
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 

Katherine Giuffre (Colorado College)
"The Social Networks of Isolated Geniuses over Time"
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Eric Johnson (Princeton University)
"Turning Points and Transitions: Organizational Trajectories, Leadership Succession, and the Labor Market for Pastors in Two Denominations"
Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Olav Velthuis (University of Amsterdam)
"The Globalization of Markets for Contemporary Art: Why Local Ties Remain Dominant in Amsterdam and Berlin"
Friday, March 5, 2010

Fall 2009

Anna Mitschele (Columbia University)
"Community, Identity and Solidarity: Relations of Accusation in Scottish Witch Hunts"
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Olivier Godechot (EHESS and CNRS) 
"Networks in Academic Life: Dissertation Committees at EHESS, 1975-2000"
Thursday, November 6, 2009 

Joscha Legewie (Columbia University)
"The Causal Effect of Events on the Salience of Symbolic Boundaries"
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Claire Lemercier (ENS and CNRS)
"The Structure and Dynamics of Migration Patterns in Nineteenth-Century France" (with Paul-André Rosental)
Thursday, October 8, 2009