Overview of the Workshop Architecture

Date am pm
February 12 R Training Course
February 13 Parallel Method Training Courses
February 14
February 15
February 16 Roadmap Event

Part 1: Workshops for young scholars

Dates Mon, February 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 18 p.m. (Introduction to R only)
Tue, February 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to Thu, February 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Location Department of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK), Hanover University of Music, Drama, and Media, EXPO-Plaza 12, D-30539 Hannover, Germany
  • Workshop 0: Introduction to R (optional, prior to other Workshops)
  • Workshop 1: Automated Content Analysis
  • Workshop 2: Tracking Data
  • Workshop 3: Network Analysis
  • Workshop 4: Statistical Analysis of Large Data Sets
  • Workshop 5: Web Scraping and APIs
Workshop 1 -5 take place simultaneously. Your preferred topic may be stated within the application (information on the application procedure will be provided soon).
Participants Young scholars from the field of communication and neighboring disciplines (post-doctoral researchers and doctoral students), travel expenses will be covered to enable participation

Part 2: Roadmap Conference

Dates Thu, February 15, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to Fri, February 16, 2018m, 6 p.m.
Location Leibnizhaus – Historic Convention Center of Hanoverian Universities; City Centre of Hanover, Germany
Address: Holzmarkt 4, D-30159 Hannover
Participants Scholars from all subfields of communication and neighboring social sciences – for 50 young scholars (post-doctoral researchers and doctoral students) travel expenses will be covered to enable participation – approximately 20 experts and leading scholars will be invited to the ‘roadmap conference’
  • Introduction and kick-off discussion: Key elements of the strategic roadmap
  • Access and Availability of Big Data Resources for Communication Research(ers)
  • Big Data and Research Ethics
  • Arranging interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Combining Big Data and Conventional Methods
  • Crafting the Strategic Roadmap for Computational Methods in Communication Science (Closing Plenary)


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