Call for applications - PhD in the history and/or philosophy of programming

Call for application: 3 years PhD position in the history and/or philosophy of programming (ANR JCJC PROGRAMme)

The project PROGRAMme ( aims at a historical and philosophical study of computer programs. The project is funded by the ANR (48 months, JCJC project, contract nr. ANR-17-CE38-0003-01, coordinator: Liesbeth De Mol).

CiE 2018: Call for informal presentations

Call for informal presentations
CiE 2018: Sailing Routes in the World of Computation
Kiel, Germany
July 30 - August 3, 2018

Important dates
Submission deadline: May 1, 2018
Notification of acceptance: Within two weeks of submission

CfP: Opening the black box and finding it – dark …

SAS Workshop 2018 – Epistemic opacity in computer simulation and machine learning
CfP: Opening the black box and finding it – dark …
Conference series: Science and Art of Simulation IV (SAS)
28.11. – 30.11.2018, HLRS, Stuttgart, Germany

Project launch: What is a (computer) program? Historical and philosophical perspectives

It is my pleasure to announce the start of the ANR project "What is a (computer) program?" ( with a two days event to be held on February 7-8 at MESH, rooms 1 and 2, Espace Baïetto, 2 Rue des Canonniers, 59000 Lille.

HaPoC grants for HaPoP 2018 authors

The Fourth Symposium on the History and Philosophy of Programming will be taking place on March 23, 2018 in Oxford. The call for papers is open until 1 January 2018 and can be found at the official symposium web site:

CfP: The epistemological significance of methods in computer simulation

Following the HaPoC sponsored Summer School on Computer Simulation Methods, a Special Issue in the Journal Minds & Machines is being advertised.

Call for Papers for Minds & Machines special issue on
The epistemological significance of methods in computer simulation

CiE2018 CfP and HaPoC Grants

The First Call for Papers for Computability in Europe 2018 is available at

As for previous editions, the programme includes a Special Session on the History and Philosophy of Computing, organised by Liesbeth De Mol (Lille) and Giuseppe Primiero (Middlesex University London).

Conference EMF - special group on "Mathematics and Computer Science" (in French)

[Call in French, for a conference in French]

je vous rappelle l'appel à contribution dans un nouveau groupe spécial au colloque EMF (Espace Mathématique Francophone, autour de l'enseignement et l'apprentissage des mathématiques, détails ci-dessous) :

Minutes of HaPoC General Assembly held in Brno

The Commission for the History and Philosophy of Computing held a General Assembly meeting at the HaPoC 2017 symposium in Brno. Around 25 of the symposium attendees were able to join us, together with 4 out of the 6 newly elected council members.

The topics discussed included an update on the activities of HaPoC over the last two years, plans for upcoming events, update on new project and also the topic of finding (or establishing) a good publication venue for HaPoC-themed papers.

You can find a detailed summary of the discussion in the attached meeting minutes.


CfP IACAP 2018
International Association for Computing and Philosophy – Annual Meeting
June 21-23, 2018, Warsaw, Poland


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