Initiating the History of Computing in Belgium

Project: Research

Description

This project consists in initiating the study of the history of computing in Belgium. The period looked at extends between the 1940s, time when computers emerged, towards the 1970s, time when research and teaching in informatics began to be organised in Belgian universities, the FUNDP pioneering development in the field. This project entails several interdisciplinary collaborations within the FUNDP.
AcronymHISTOIRE
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/10/0730/09/08

Keywords

  • National science
  • Anthropology and sociology of science and technology
  • Technological trajectory
  • History of Belgium
  • Informatics/Informatique
  • Science and technology policy