ACM History Committee Call for Proposals: Fellowships in ACM History
The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has more than 100,000 members around the world. The ACM History Committee will support research projects related to ACM's professional and educational activities and/or to ACM’s rich institutional history including its organization, publications, SIG activities, and conferences.
We will support up to four research projects with awards of up to $4,000 each. Successful candidates may be of any rank, from graduate students through senior researchers.
Applicants should include a letter of endorsement from their home institution or an external scholarly reference.
Proposals are due by 1 March, 2018. Proposals should be submitted as a single pdf-format document to email@example.com. Notification of awards will be made in 6-8 weeks.
Since 2009, the ACM History Committee has supported 25 research projects. Results include the recent edited volume Communities of Computing: Computer Science and Society in the ACM (ACM Books 2016; DOI10.1145/2973856). ACM HC also sponsors workshops in oral history methods and archiving practices.
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