The 'IBM in Europe' research project, status 13.11.2012.
IBM and the Shaping of European Computer Expertise
Research site: Department of Cultural History, University of Turku
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-- An Inventing
-- A web exhibition by the Inventing Europe research program and Tensions of Europe network, Europe, Interrupted.
The project aims to scrutinize the
co-shaping of computer expertise and visions of European capabilities through
the use of IBM technology in
The project has links with all three
themes in the Inventing Europe research programme and forms a central part of
the Collaborative Research Project “Software for Europe” as it studies
The use of IBM technology in shaping
In 2012, I presented papers for instance in the European Business History Association’s conference (Paris) and in the Society for the History of Technology’s annual meeting (Copenhagen) as well as in the attached SIGCIS workshop.
P. Paju, “IBM and nationalism in a small European
country: international and transnational evidence”. Inventing
Europe research program, closing conference, Sofia, Bulgaria 17-12.6.2010.
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--Also presented at the Annual conference of the International Society for Cultural History,
P. Paju, “IBM Histories – re-using IT knowledge and the art of forgetting.” Reusing the Industrial Past conference (ICOHTEC, TICCIH, Worklab).
P. Paju, “IBM Manufacturing in the Nordic Countries”. History of Nordic Computing 3 conference, Stockholm 18-20.10.2010.
P. Paju & E. Malmi & T. Honkela, “Text mining and qualitative analysis of the Swedish IT history interviews”. History of Nordic Computing 3 conference, Stockholm 18-20.10.2010.
In addition participation in Software histories, European styles workshop,
In winter-spring 2011, an English lecture and a presentation in Finnish, both at
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Postdoc researcher Petri Paju (petpaju at utu.fi), funded by 1 August 2007
- both from: Department of Cultural History,
This project was (2007–2010) part of the "Software for Europe" group in the European Science Foundation research programme Inventing Europe.
A research news article in Finnish published in the
Partners in this research collaboration include:
...to be continued.