Technology and the Making of Europe

Tensions of Europe Network

Tensions of Europe (TOE) is an international scientific network consisting of almost 300 scientists from all over Europe and the United States. Since the start in 1999, the network explored a broad range of themes, focusing on the linking and delinking of infrastructures, the emergence of transnational technical communities and the circulation of artifacts, systems, knowledge and people. By organizing inspiring conferences and summer schools as well as by stimulating international research collaboration and disseminating research results to various audiences, TOE wants to reveal the role of technology as an agent of change in European history. Read more on Tensions of Europe.

All TOE newsletters can be downloaded from the archive.

The Foundation for the History of Technology

The Foundation for the History of Technology (SHT) functions as the secretary’s office of TOE. SHT was established in 1988 to stimulate scholarly research in the history of technology. In its mission to develop and communicate knowledge about the critical role of technology in the history of the western world, SHT is supported by (among others) Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Read more.

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