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Web Science Institute Distinguished Lecture with Barry Wellman Event

17:30 - 19:00
31 October 2014
Building 46, Physics and Astronomy Lecture Room B University of Southampton Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ Southampton

Event details

The Web Science Institute is delighted to invite you to its first Distinguished Lecture with Professor Barry Wellman, Director of NetLab at the University of Toronto.

Professor Wellman is a sociologist focussed on the study of networks - community, communication, computer, and social. His research examines virtual community, the virtual workplace, social support, community, kinship, friendship, using social network theory and methods. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a Fellow of IBM Toronto’s Centre for Advance Studies.

Professor Wellman will be giving a lecture entitled:  From the Triple Revolution (Social Networks, Personalised Internet, and Handy Mobile) to Networked Individualism: The Impact on Community, Family and Work.

The lecture will start at 18.00 with refreshments served from 17.30. All are welcome, but please register beforehand.

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