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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: IACAP18

CfP IACAP 2018
International Association for Computing and Philosophy – Annual Meeting
June 21-23, 2018, Warsaw, Poland
http://www.iacap.org/iacap-2018/

New HAPOC council

We are happy to announce the new HaPoC council:

Edgar Daylight (Siegen University)
Liesbeth De Mol (CNRS/UMR 8163 STL Université de Lille)
Simone Martini (Università di Bologna)
Tomas Petricek, vice-president (Alan Turing Institute)
Giuseppe Primiero, president (Middlesex University)
Viola schiaffonati (Politecnico Milano)

We also take the opportunity to thank the previous council members for their work in helping to set up the commission.

HaPoC General Assembly: Agenda

We are happy to announce that the next HaPoC General Assembly will be held on Friday October 6, at 18:00, during HaPoC-4 in Brno. All members of the commission are cordially invited to attend the GA. For the agenda of the General Assembly, see the pdf below.

Colloquium "Unix in Europe and the United States: Innovation, diffusion and appropriation" and Roundtable "What is a (computer) program?", 19-20 October, CNAM, Paris

It is our pleasure to invite you to the colloquium:

"Colloquium "Unix in Europe and the United States: Innovation, diffusion and appropriation"

held on October 19, 2017 at CNAM in Paris. More information including a detailed program can be found here.

Invitation HaPoC General Assembly and Agenda

We are happy to announce that the next HaPoC General Assembly will be held on Friday October 6, at 16.30, during HaPoC-4 in Brno. All members of the commission are cordially invited to attend the GA. If you have any other particular points you want to see discussed during the GA, please do not hesitate to send us a mail at [email protected] before September 27 2017.

2nd International Summer School for Sciences | History and Philosophy of Sciences | Technology | Education

2nd International Summer School for Sciences | History and Philosophy of Sciences | Technology | Education | New HPS-Educational and Fundamental Insights
http://summerschoollille2017.historyofscience.it/en/

Summer School on Computer Simulation Methods

The programme for the Summer School on Computer Simulation methods to be held at the High Performance Computing Center of Stuttgart (HLRS) and co-sponsored by the HaPoC Commission is now online at

https://regi.hlrs.de/2017/summer-school/programme/index

ANR research project on the History and Philosophy of Programming.

We are happy to announce that the ANR (Agence National de Recherche) will fund the research project “What is a program? Historical and philosophical perspectives?” (PI: Liesbeth De Mol). The project will fund, amongst others, a PhD student and a 3-year Postdoc and will involve a collaboration between 25 national and international researchers including historians, philosophers, sociologists and computer scientists. More to follow later.

2nd CLE Colloquium for Philosophy and History of Formal Sciences "Logic and Computing"

2nd CLE Colloquium for Philosophy and History of Formal Sciences
"Logic and Computing"
"CLE4Science-Colloquia"
JULY 19-21, 2017

At Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science (CLE-Unicamp)

Invited Speakers: Christoph BENZMÜLLER (Freie Universität Berlin, Dep. of Mathematics and Computer Science), Giuseppe PRIMIERO (Middlesex University, Computer Science), Gianfranco BASTI (Pontifical Lateran University, Faculty
of Philosophy).

CLE Speakers: Marcelo CONIGLIO, Itala D'OTTAVIANO and Maria Eunice GONZALEZ

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