Following the 1st ICC Workshop, held in January 2008, the 2nd ICC Winter Workshop on Complexity in Social Systems will be held the 10th January 2009 and will concern the study of social structures in communication networks. The 2009 edition of the ICC Workshop will be associated with the Complexity Sciences Winter School, that will occur just before.
The Complexity Sciences Winter School will take place at ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute, between the 5th and the 9th January 2009. In this edition the Winter School will propose an interdisciplinary approach for the study of appearing new social structures supported by communication networks, such as Internet. This approach associates the scientific domains of philosophy of science, computer networks, social networks, and social simulation. The Winter School will be the first event associated to the new International Doctoral Program in Complexity Sciences, allowing to present the new academic program scientific goals and organization. IDPCS students are wellcome and will have preferential attaining conditions.