SICSS-Maastricht

June 14 to June 26, 2020 | Maastricht University | Virtual event

Schedule & Materials

All times are in Central European Summer Time
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  • SICSS-Maastricht invited talks are open to the public. Check the full schedule here and register for specific days using this form. All the times are in CEST.

Sunday June 14, 2020
  • 17:00 Meet-and-greet (based on this model) (Zoom)

Monday June 15, 2020 - Introduction and Ethics
  • 12.30 - 13.00 Introduction and logistics: Slides (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 14.00 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.00 - 14.30 Break

  • 14.30 - 15.30 Guest speaker Argyri Panezi (Zoom)

  • 15.30 - 15.45 Introduction to the group exercise: Lesson plan (Zoom)

  • 15.45 - 17.30 Group exercise: Case study (Zoom)

  • 17.30 - 17.45 Break

  • 17.45 - 19.00 Keynote speaker Johan Bollen (Zoom)

Tuesday June 16, 2020 - Digital Trace Data
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Guest speaker G√ľnes Acar (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 13.15 Break

  • 13.15 - 14.15 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.15 - 14.45 Break

  • 14.45 - 15.00 Introduction to the group exercise (Zoom)

  • 15.00 - 18.00 Group exercise: Lesson plan (Zoom)

  • 18.00 - 19.00 Whole group debrief about group exercise (Zoom)

Wednesday June 17, 2020 - Automated text analysis
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Guest speaker Frank Fagan (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 13.15 Break

  • 13.15 - 14.15 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.15 - 14.45 Break

  • 14.45 - 15.00 Introduction to the group exercise (Zoom)

  • 15.00 - 18.00 Group exercise: Lesson Plan (Zoom)

  • 18.00 - 19.00 Whole group debrief about group exercise (Zoom)

Thursday June 18, 2020 - Surveys in the Digital Age
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Guest speaker Monika Leszczynska (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 13.15 Break

  • 13.15 - 14.15 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.15 - 14.45 Break

  • 14.45 - 15.00 Introduction to the group exercise (Zoom)

  • 15.00 - 18.00 Group exercise: Lesson Plan (Zoom)

  • 18.00 - 19.00 Whole group debrief about group exercise (Zoom)

Friday June 19, 2020 - Network Analysis in Law
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Lecture on network analysis by Gijs van Dijck: Slides (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 14.00 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.00 - 14.30 Break

  • 14.30 - 16.00 Workshop: Introduction Gephi by Constanta Rosca: Lesson Plan (Zoom)

  • 16.00 - 16.30 Break

  • 16.30 - 18.30 Group exercise: Lesson Plan (Zoom)

  • 18.30 - 19.00 Reporting back the results of group exercises (Zoom)

Saturday June 20, 2020 - Day off
Sunday June 21, 2020 - Day off
Monday June 22, 2020 - Experiments in the Digital Age
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Guest speaker Amalia Alvarez Benjumea (Zoom)

  • 13.00 - 13.15 Break

  • 13.15 - 14.00 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 14.00 - 14.30 Break

  • 14.30 - 16.00 Workshop: Introduction oTree by Philipp Chapkovski: Slides (Zoom)

  • 16.00 - 16.30 Break

  • 16.30 - 17.30 Finalizing group formation for Week 2 projects (Zoom)

Tuesday June 23, 2020 - Work on group projects
  • 13.00 - 14.00 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 17.00 - 18.00 Office hours (Zoom)

Wednesday June 24, 2020 - Work on group projects
  • 16.00 - 17.15 Panel debate on Computational social science to address the (post) COVID-19 reality (Zoom). More details here

  • 18.00 - 19.00 Office hours (Zoom)

Thursday June 25, 2020 - Work on group projects
  • 13.00 - 14.00 Small group lunches (Zoom)

  • 17.00 - 18.00 Office hourse (Zoom)

Friday June 26, 2020 - Group Projects Presentations
  • 14.00 - 15.00 Group Project Presentation (Zoom)

  • 15.00 - 16.00 Break

  • 16.00 - 17.00 Group Project Presentation (Zoom)

  • 17.00 - 17.15 Closing remarks (Zoom)

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