Research School for Economic and Social History


Kate Frederick awarded Dissertation Award at WEHC2022

Dr Katherine Frederick, one of both Research Directors of the Posthumus Research Network ‘Societies in Context: Interactions between humans and rural-urban environments’, has been awarded the IEHA Dissertation Award in the WEHC 2022 Dissertation Competition in the category ’20th-21st century’ at the WEHC2022 in Paris.

Kate Frederick was one of the final three nominees and was selected for her PhD thesis Deindustrialization in East Africa: Textile production in an era of globalization and colonization, c. 1830-1940, which she succesfully defended at Wageningen University in 2018.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute staff congratulates Kate very much with winning this award.