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:

http://www.tensionsofeurope.eu/nieuws/Karen_Johnson_Freeze_Fellowship_Fu…

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.