Seminar 1 October 2021

Everyone who is interested is invited to participate, but we would like to ask you to register. After registration, you will receive the invitation link a few days in advance of the seminar.


13.00 – 13.15Welcome and Introduction
13.15 – 14.00Anna Priante (Erasmus University)
14.00 – 14.15Short break
14.15 – 15.00Frank Takes (Leiden University)
15.00 – 16.00Discussion session
16.00 Closing


Anna Priante
Department of Business Administration, NIKOS (research group for Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Innovation Management)
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Dr. Anna Priante is an Assistant Professor at the at the Department of Technology and Operations Management (Business Information Management section) at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Her research is at the intersection of sociology and information systems. Anna studies new organizational forms produced by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and the intertwined online and offline network dynamics of such organizational forms. In particular, she investigates how the structure of social networks develops over time and affects online and offline individual and collective behaviors. More broadly, Anna aims at gaining insights into the role of ICTs in creating societal impact and promoting social change.

Abstract of her talk on October 1, 2021

Frank Takes
Computer science department (LIACS)
Leiden University

Frank Takes is an assistant professor at the computer science department (LIACS) of Leiden University. His main research interest is in network science, mostly dealing with the computational and algorithmic aspects of methods in the field. Applications addressed within his Leiden Computational Network Science (CNS) Lab include the analysis of online social networks, technological networks, economic and financial networks and networks in the infrastructure domain. Since 2017, Frank is involved in the organization of a yearly workshop on Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks (MAISoN). In 2019, Frank was general chair of the International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2). He is an organizer of the Leiden Complex Networks Network (LCN2) and a board member of the Dutch Network Science Society. Frank teaches an MSc level course on social network analysis for computer scientists in Leiden as well as a course on social network analysis at King’s College in London, UK.

Abstract of his talk, October 1, 2021