The Foundation for the History of Technology and the Society for the
History of Technology are proud to announce the launch of the *Karen
Johnson Freeze Fellowship Fund*. This fund was established in memory of
Karen Johnson Freeze. Through her efforts, the history of technology has
begun to develop as a field in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Fund seeks to encourage scientific research and wants to facilitate
active participation of early career scholars in Central, Southeastern,
and Eastern Europe, in particular in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece,
Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro,
Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, the Ukraine, and Turkey.
Information about the Fund and its application procedure is available at:
We kindly urge you to disseminate this call for applications within your
network (for example in a newsletter or on a website) and to any
potential applicants from one of the above mentioned countries. Deadline
for applications for 2010 is May, 12. The first Karen Johnson Freeze
fellows will be announced during the Tensions of Europe conference in
Sofia, June 17-20, 2010.
The Karen Johnson Freeze Fellowship Fund is supported by the Foundation
for the History of Technology, the Society for the History of Technology
and the Bulgarian Centre of Excellence Dialogue Europe.
On request posters are available that you can spread to your
universities, libraries etc.
If you have any queries, feel free to contact me.
Many thanks in advance!
Drs. L.A. Smits, MPhil
Communication & public relations
Foundation for the History of Technology
c/o Eindhoven University of Technology
Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences
P.O. Box 513 5600 MB Eindhoven
The Netherlands +31 402472708