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Wolfram Kaiser

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Wolfram Kaiser (born 1 May 1966) is a Professor of European Studies at University of Portsmouth.[1]

In 1991, Kaiser graduated from University of Hamburg with a Bachelor and Masters of Arts. In 1994, he received a Doctorate in modern history from University of Hamburg.[2]

He was a lecturer and senior research fellow at the universities of Edinburgh, Vienna, Paris-IV, Cambridge and Saarbrücken and at the Cultural Studies Institute in Essen before joining the University of Portsmouth as Professor of European Studies in 2000.[1] He is also Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges.[2]

Kaiser's areas of interest include the history and politics of the European Union and transnational dimensions of European and global history since the mid-nineteenth century.


  • Writing the Rules for Europe. Experts, Cartels, and International Organizations, Palgrave Macmillan (2014). ISBN 978-0-23030-807-7 (with J. Schot).
  • Exhibiting Europe in Museums. Networks, Collections, Narratives, and Representations, Berghahn (2014). ISBN 978-1-78238-290-4 (with S. Krankenhagen and K. Poehls).
  • Europa ausstellen. Das Museum als Praxisfeld der Europäisierung, Boehlau (2012). ISBN 978-3-412-20888-2 (with S. Krankenhagen and K. Poehls).
  • Christian democracy and the origins of European Union, Cambridge University Press (2007). ISBN 978-0-521-88310-8.
  • Using Europe, abusing the Europeans. Britain and European integration, 1945–63, Palgrave Macmillan (1999). ISBN 0-312-16350-9.

Books editedEdit

  • with J.-H. Meyer, Eds. (2017, paperback 2019). International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the 20th century. New York, Berghahn.Publisher's page.
  • with J.-H. Meyer, Eds. (2013). Societal Actors in European Integration. Polity-Building and Policy-Making 1958-1992. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • with J.-H. Meyer, Eds. (2010). "Non-State Actors in European Integration in the 1970s: Towards a Polity of Transnational Contestation". Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung [de]. Special Issue 10(3).
  • with B. Leucht and M. Gehler, Eds. (2010). Transnational Networks in Regional Integration: Governing Europe 1945-83. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • with A. Varsori, Eds. (2010). European Union History. Themes and Debates. Palgrave, Basingstoke.
  • Ed. (2009). "Networks in European Union Governance". In: Journal of Public Policy. Special Issue 29(2).
  • with B. Leucht and M. Rasmussen, Eds. (2009). The History of the European Union. Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72. Routledge, London.
  • with Christopher Clark Eds. (2003) Culture Wars: Secular–Catholic conflict in Nineteenth-Century Europe. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003.