June 26-29, 2013 6th Annual Political Networks Workshops & Conference Bloomington, IN
"Political Networks in an Interdisciplinary World":  Polnet 2013 @ Indiana University

Conference Overview

Conference Panel presentation

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Thursday, June 27

The conference will kick off on June 27 at 5 pm with a keynote address by Brint Milward of The University of Arizona on "Dark Networks: Insurgency as an Ecology of Games." An Opening Reception sponsored by the Center on American Politics follows at 6:30 at the IU Art Museum.

Friday, June 28

Conference proceedings start Friday morning with a complimentary continental breakfast from 8 to 9:00 am. We will also have our traditional mentoring luncheon on Friday from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.

Research panel sessions start at 9:00 am and run until 3:30 pm.

Michael A. McRobbie, President of Indiana University, will officially welcome the conference at 3:50. Following President McRobbie's remarks, there will be a second plenary presentation by Chris McCarty of the University of Florida on "Designing a Network Intervention for Scientific Collaborations." A reception and poster session follows at 5:30 pm.

Saturday, June 29

We have two scheduled sessions for Saturday morning followed by lunch and a plenary talk by Robert Huckfeldt of UC Davis on "Network Science and the Study of Politics". The conference will conclude with an early afternoon business meeting from 2 to 3 pm.

Panels and Posters

The conference will have twenty research panels and a special poster session organized into five thematic sections.

[2013 Paper Archive]


Panel ID Day Time Room Panel Title
1-1 FRI 9-10:30a Oak Twitter Political Networks
1-2 FRI 9-10:30a Walnut Legislative Networks
1-3 FRI 9-10:30a Maple International Conflict and Cooperation Networks
1-4 FRI 9-10:30a Dogwood Immigration and Political Networks
2-1 FRI 11a-12:30p Walnut Political Discussion Networks
2-2 FRI 11a-12:30p Maple Environmental Policy Networks
2-3 FRI 11a-12:30p Dogwood Advances in Statistical Models of Political Networks
3-1 FRI 2-3:30p Oak Health Policy Networks
3-2 FRI 2-3:30p Walnut Mathematical Models of Political Networks
3-3 FRI 2-3:30p Maple Community Detection in Political Networks
3-4 FRI 2-3:30p Dogwood Experiments in Political Networks
P-1 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Posters:  Empirical methods
P-2 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Posters: Formal, Computational and Experimental Methods
P-3 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Posters: Legislative Networks
P-4 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Posters: Networks and Mass Political Behavior
P-5 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Posters: Policy Networks
4-1 SAT 9-10:30a Oak Social Media Political Networks
4-2 SAT 9-10:30a Walnut Public Management Networks
4-3 SAT 9-10:30a Maple Networks in Comparative Politics
4-4 SAT 9-10:30a Dogwood Applications of Co-Citation Networks
5-1 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Oak Computational Models of Political Networks
5-2 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Walnut Interest Group and Lobbying Networks
5-3 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Maple The Geography of Political Networks