Behave welcomes Margherita Criveller, a new PhD student, who is working on a historical project that aims to reconstruct the networks of Italian mercenaries in the 1400s, delving into the institutional aspects and social norms that governed the relationships between the Masters of the regional states and the mercenaries' familial companies. More info on Margherita here.
BEHAVE is glad to announce that the Social Simulation Conference 2022 will take place at the University of Milan on 12-16 September 2022! Organised by ESSA-European Social Simulation Association, the major event for any scholar using agent-based models and computer simulation to study social dynamics and processes since its first edition in 2003, SSC2022 will [...]
The Social Simulation Conference 2022 will take place at the University of Milan, Italy, from 12-16 September 2022. The conference will be hybrid with online remote participants and in-presence participants (with different fees). All sections will be streamlined. More info about the call for papers will be announced soon. Mark the date and stay tuned [...]
We are happy to welcome Raffaele Vacca in the Behave team! Before joining us, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Florida (UF) in the USA. Most of his work is concerned with social networks, migration, and health in Europe and the USA. He is also interested in the [...]
The BehaveLab, the Computational Social Science Center (University of Bologna) and the Center for Computational Social Science and Human Dynamics (University of Trento) jointly organise the CSSC-BL-C2S2 Cyber Mondays, a teaser series of short talks and tutorials addressed to students/PhDs/postdocs of the three universities (Milan, Bologna and Trento). The events will be online, on Monday [...]
Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester) will visit BEHAVE from 1 September 2021 to 31 January 2022!
We are very happy to announce that Dr. Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester, UK) will visit BEHAVE from 1 September 2021 to 31 January 2022 for joint projects. Elisa will send part of her sabbatical year in our team to work on social networks, gender and science. Elisa is member of the Mitchell Centre for [...]
Online workshop on “SOCIABLE: Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population”, 1 June 2021
Behave hosts an online workshop on "SOCIABLE: Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population", 1 June 2021. The participation is free upon registration. The programme and instructions are here.
The BEHAVE Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling will take place online on 30 August-12 September 2021!
THe BEHAVE Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling will take place online on 30 August-12 September 2021! It will include an introductory week, addressed to beginning of agent-based modelling, and an advanced week for participants already familiar with agent-based modelling who wish to lean how to design, run, test, calibrate and validate agent-based models! Participants could [...]
Wojtek Przepiorka talks about “How norms emerge from conventions (and change)” at a NASP International and Interdisciplinary Seminar, on 9 April 2021, 2.30-4.30PM
Wojtek Przepiorka (Utrecht University, Department of Sociology/ICS) presents a paper entitled "How norms emerge from conventions (and change)" at a NASP International and Interdisciplinary Seminar, on 9 April 2021, 2.30-4.30PM. The seminar will be held online on Zoom. If you are interested to join the seminar, please contact us here to have the link. Abstract. [...]
BEHAVE is involved in organising a session on "The Lab in the Model, the Model in the Lab" at the Social Simulation Fest 2021, which will take place on Tuesday 16 March 2021 at 1:30-4:45 PM (CET). Below you find the programme. For any info, including the registration (free), please visit the event website here. [...]