Karen Johnson Freeze Fellowship

posted by Katalin Teller on 2010/04/19 17:38

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The Karen Johnson Freeze Fellowship Fund is an initiative of the Foundation for the History of Technology (SHT) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) to encourage research in the field of history of technology by early career scholars in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern 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. Deadline for applications: May 12, 2010.

This fund is 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.

What are the conditions?

A Karen Johnson Freeze Fellow will be granted an award of a maximum of €2,000.--. The expenses will be paid directly to the fellow after submission of a statement of expenses and the original receipts. In emergency cases, an advance payment may be available. Expenses are refunded in accordance with the regulations of the Foundation for the History of Technology.

Who can apply?

The Karen Johnson Freeze Fellowship Fund supports early career scholars preferably working in Central, Southeastern, and Eastern Europe in their pursuit of both pre- and postdoctoral research in the field of history of technology. The award may be used for travel and/or small stipends providing a basic income for a few months.

How to apply?

Two fellowships will be awarded annually. Candidates for a Karen Johnson Freeze Fellowship can send their application (containing your curriculum and information about your ongoing or future research and how you would like to use the Fellowship) by regular mail or e-mail to: Foundation for the History of Technology,  dr. Jan Korsten, Business Director, c/o Eindhoven University of Technology, IPO-Building 2.31, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands. E-mail: J.W.A.Korsten@tue.nl

Application Deadline

The next application deadline is May 12, 2010. Applications arriving after that date will automatically be considered for the next application round