Conferences

Organized conferences

2015, October: Herbsttagung der Sektion Soziologische Netzwerkforschung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Cologne, Germany. → webpage

Selected international conferences

2016, July: Types of Non-kin Networks and their Association with Survival in Late Adulthood. Presented at ISA World Forum of Sociology, Vienna, Austria.

2014, July: Characteristics in the Personal Network and Mortality Risk in Older Adults. Presented at the ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan.

2014, July: Personal Networks and Mortality Risk in Older Adults. Presented at the European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), Barcelona, Spain.

2014, May: Kenmerken van het Persoonlijke Netwerk en Sterfterisico van Ouderen. Presented at the Dag van de Sociologie, Antwerp, Belgium.

2013, August: Does Loneliness Mediate the Relation between Social Support and Cognitive Functioning in Later Life? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), New York, U.S.

2013, May: Personal Network Characteristics and Trajectories of Cognitive Decline in Older Adults in the Netherlands. Presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Hamburg, Germany.

2012, November: Does Loneliness Mediate the Relation between Social Support and Cognitive Functioning in Later Life? Presented at the Dutch Demography Day, Utrecht, Netherlands.

2011, December: Social Contacts of Older Europeans. A Cross-Country Comparison. Presented at the ECSR 20th Anniversary Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

2011, May: You and Me and Everyone We Gossip about: Social Network Analysis of Gossip Triads. Presented at the Dag van de Sociologie, Gent, Belgium.

2011, February: You and Me and Everyone We Gossip about: Social Network Analysis of Gossip Triads. Presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, St. Pete Beach/FL, U.S.

2010, July: Co-evolution of Gossip and Friendship at Work. Studying Multiplex Social Networks. Presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy.

2010, June: Co-evolutie van Roddel en Vriendschap op het Werk: Onderzoek van Multiplexe Sociale Netwerken. Presented at the Dag van de Sociologie, Groningen, Netherlands.

2009, July: Resistance to Organizational Change and Workplace Gossip about Managers. Presented at the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.

2009, March: Me and You and Everyone We Gossip about. A New Direction in Social Networks. Poster presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, San Diego, U.S.

2008, August: The Interaction of Perceived Workplace Gossip and Trust in Fellow-workers: Effects on Intrinsic Job Satisfaction. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Boston, U.S.

2008, July: Talking about the Boss: A Social Network Approach to Organizational Gossip. Presented at the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Invited Talks

2017, February: Personal Networks, Cognitive Health and Survival in Late Adulthood. Presented at the Sociology Seminar, University of Oxford, England.

2016, September: Which Types of Non-kin Networks Relate to Survival in Late Adulthood? A Latent-class Approach. Presented at European Society of Family Relations, Dortmund, Germany.

2013, February: Why do People Gossip at Work? Presented at the Sociology Colloquium, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2012, May: Gossip in Organizations. A Social Network Study. Presented at the Sociology Colloquium, University of Bamberg, Germany.

2010, March: Two Studies on Gossip in Organizations: A Social Network Approach. Presented at the Cooperative Relations Seminar, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

2009, April: Demonstration of ERGM with SIENA-p*: Gossip Networks in Organizations. Workshop on Exponential Random Graph Modeling in Stocnet, given at the LINKS Centre, University of Kentucky, U.S.

2009, March: Gossip as a Mechanism for Group Ostracism and Solidarity in the Workplace: A Social Network Perspective. Presented at the Colloquium of the LINKS Centre, University of Kentucky, U.S.

2007, November: Klatsch über den Chef: Ursachen und Folgen für das Wohlbefinden. Presented at the Sociology Colloquium, Oldenburg University, Germany.