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Colloquium in Maryland

I just wanted to call your attention to the fact that our very own current Tomash Fellow, Corinna Schlombs, will be giving a talk next Thursday, April 3, at the University of Maryland:

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Speaker: Corinna Schlombs, University of Pennsylvania

“American Corporations in European Computer Markets: IBM and Remington Rand�

About the Speaker: Corinna Schlombs is PhD candidate in the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation in the international history of computing investigates the transfer of computing technology and culture between the US and Western European countries from the end of WWII to the late 1960s. The current Tomash Fellow in the History of Information Processing, Schlombs also received an NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant and pursued part of her doctoral research as a Scholar-in-Residence at the Deutsches Museum in Munich.

Location:

University of Maryland, Francis Scott Key Hall 2120 (Merrill Room) Refreshments from 4-4.30 p.m.; paper and discussion from 4.30-6 p.m.

Discussion will be based on a pre-circulated paper. Please email David Kirsch, dkirsch[at]umd[dot]edu for a copy.

-from the SHOT blog

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