Interdisciplinary symposium: NetSci 2012

Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks Symposium
at NetSci 2012

Sponsored in part by the College of Arts, Media and Design and Center for the Arts; College of Science and the Center for Complex Network Research; and Leonardo – the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology.


Registration is free of charge, but you must register to attend the symposium. For the full program and more information visit

The third annual Leonardo Satellite Symposium at NetSci2012 on Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks strives to foster cross-disciplinary research on complex systems within or with the help of arts and humanities. The symposium will highlight arts and humanities as an interesting source of data, where the combined experience of arts, humanities research, and natural science makes a huge difference in overcoming the limitations of artificially segregated communities of practice. Focusing on striking examples where artists and humanities researchers make an impact within the natural sciences and bringing together network scientists and specialists from the arts and humanities.

Speakers & Discussions

Featuring keynote speakers Burak Arikan (NYC/Istanbul), Pedro Cano (, and Miriah Meyer (Utah); contributors Marco Büchler (Leipzig), Nan Cao (Hong Kong), Greg Crane (Tufts), James G. Ennis (Tufts), Gerhard Heyer (Leipzig), Yu-Ru Lin (Northeastern/Harvard), Hoyt Long (Chicago), Eliah Meeks (Stanford), Richard Jean So (Chicago), and Katharina Anna Zweig (Heidelberg). In addition Maximilian Schich (ETH Zurich) will moderate a panel discussion featuring Albert-László Barabási (Northeastern), Petter Holme (Umeå), Cristián Huepe (Northwestern), Isabel Meirelles (Northeastern), as well as Dean Julio M. Ottino (Northwestern).

Event details

June 19, 2012
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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