'ALGOL compilers: university-industry co-entrepreneurship'
The research is part of the ESF supported program Inventing Europe.
Software for Europe consists of 11 teams in various countries. It
investigates how software was developed and used in European context, and
how this contributed to the shaping of Europe. Main strands in the project
are the role of IBM in Europe and the typical European academic tradition
of software production. This PhD research has an emphasis on the history
of the latter. the apporach is historical with an open eye for coldwar
history and European history.
The successful candidate should have a masters degree in history or science studies and
an interest in the history of computing, or a masters degree in computer
science with proof of expertise in history.
Program in the History of Computing
University of Amsterdam
1098 SJ Amsterdam, the Netherlands