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Political Networks Conference (POLNET) 2015

The Departments of Political Science at Reed College and Portland State University will host the 8th Annual Political Networks Conference from June 17–20, 2015 at:

University Place Hotel  310 SW Lincoln St Portland, OR 97201The program will start with two days of workshops (June 17–18) covering introductory and advanced topics in network analysis with applications to political science. These workshops are organized by the Political Networks section of the American Political Science Association and sponsored in large part by the National Science Foundation; the conference is sponsored in large part by the Twohy-Benezet Memorial Lecture Fund at Reed College.

The opening plenary and reception for the conference will take place the evening of June 18; panels, poster sessions, and plenaries will run through late afternoon on June 20.

Conference hosts: Alexander Montgomery, Reed College and David Kinsella, Portland State University

Conference administrators: Jolie Griffin, Reed College and Sarah Orizaga, Portland State University

Training Chair: Skyler Cranmer, Ohio State University

Program Chairs: Stacie Goddard, Wellesley College and Adam Henry, University of Arizona

Fellowship Committee: Jennifer Hadden, Univ. of Maryland (Chair); Alex Hughes, University of California-San Diego; and Matthew Pietryka, Florida State University

Program: The program has been updated to reflect the final panels and posters (2015-06-10). The print version is also available.

Call for papers: The call for papers and posters has now closed. Acceptances were sent April 1–2; if you have not received notification, please check your spam folder.

Fellowship application: The acceptance period for travel fellowship applications has now closed. Acceptances were sent March 31; if you have not received notification, please check your spam folder.

Registration ended on June 10. Please contact the host committee if you still need to register.

Accommodations: To make reservations call +1 503-221-0140 or +1 866-845-4647 and ask for the "2015 Political Networks Conference" room rate. May 15th was the last day you can reserve a room under this room rate.

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If you have any questions or concerns about the event or the venue, please feel free to contact the host committee.

Key Dates

March 11 – Deadline for Paper Proposals and Fellowships

April 27 - Early Registration ends

May 15 - Last day to reserve hotel room

June 9 - Last day to register