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so a special research track in English language. This &#8220;European Afternoon&#8221; will take place on March 22nd. We would like to welcome researchers and practitioners interested in the social dimensions of Web developments and information technologies, e.g. from the fields of information science, library and documentation science, computer science, digital humanities, linguistics, psychology, political science, law and economics.</span><span lang=EN-US><br><br></span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Previous to the main conference, the #DIATA12 workshop (Düsseldorf Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis) will be held on March 21st, 2012. There a no registration fees for #DIATA12, but a registration via email is required. Details can be found at http://nfgwin.uni-duesseldorf.de/en/diata12.</span><span lang=EN-US><br><br><br></span><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>PROGRAMME CHAIRS</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Katrin Weller &amp; Isabella Peters (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf)</span><br><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>ORGANISER</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informationswissenschaft</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>und Informationspraxis e.V. (DGI) /</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>German Society of Information Science and Information Practice</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Windmühlstraße 3</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Fon +49 (0)69 430313</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Fax +49 (0)69 4909096</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>e-mail: mail@dgi-info.de</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>www.dgi-info.de</span><br><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>CONTACT</span><br><span style='font-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Nadja Strein</span><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>