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Call: 14th INAS Conference

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

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We are happy to announce the call for abstracts for the 14th INAS conference to be held on May 26 & May 27, 2022 in Florence, Italy. 


Klarita Gërxhani and Arnout van de Rijt 

European University Institute (EUI) 


CALL FOR ABSTRACTSDeadline: February 1st, 2022 

INAS stands for International Network of Analytical Sociology. Analytical sociology is a general approach to explaining the social world. It is concerned with phenomena such as common ways of (inter-) acting in a society, social network structures and patterns of segregation, and collectively shared and diffused cultural ideas. The mode of explanation is to specify in clear and precise ways the mechanisms through which social phenomena are brought about. Parts of analytical sociology focus on action and interaction as the cogs and wheels of social processes, while others consider the dynamic social processes that these actions and interactions bring about. 


We are extremely pleased to announce that Roberta Sinatra of ITU Copenhagen and Victor Nee of Cornell University will be delivering this year's keynote addresses. 


We welcome presentations using any qualitative or quantitative methods that allow for the study of social mechanisms and the complex social dynamics they give rise to. We also welcome purely theoretical papers dealing with central aspects of the explanatory approach of analytical sociology, and papers based on simulation techniques, such as ABM. 

Submissions should be sent to no later than February 1st, 2022

Submissions should contain the following elements: 

1) title of paper 

2) 200-500 word abstract 

3) presenting author's name, email-address, affiliation 

4) complete list of author(s) on paper 

Acceptance notification and registrations open: March 1st, 2022 

Further information on practical details will be posted on the conference webpage. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to