The workshop programme is designed as a mix of keynote presentations set to kickstart discussions around the possible interactions across disciplines. We will also have shorter presentations as well as ample time for discussions.

The keynote lectures are:

Richard Blythe (University of Edinburgh):
Language change in individuals and populations

Wiard Hinrichs (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen):
Lichtenberg’s Göttingen Audience, 1780-1799 and beyond

Rosemary Harris (Queen Mary University of London):
Random walkers with extreme value memory: modelling the peak-end rule

Yurij Holovatch (ICMP, Lviv):
From transport networks to online role-playing games

Howard Hotson (University of Oxford):
Networking the republic of letters: prospects and problems

János Kertész (Budapest University of Technology and Economics):
Kinetics of social contagion

Judith Mottram (Royal College of Arts):
System, data and method in creative disciplines: practice and theory in the contemporary visual arts

Gene Stanley (Boston University): (cancelled)
Novel statistical physics approaches to understanding economic fluctuations