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Wolfram Kaiser is a Part-time Professor at the European University Institute’s Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre where he works on the research project on “The EEP Group’s contribution and impact on key episodes in the development of the European integration process and of the directly elected European Parliament”.
He is also a Professor of European Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK, and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. He has done extensive research on nineteenth and twentieth century European history and international relations and is also working on contemporary issues of EU politics, especially its politics of history and narratives of European integration.
Kaiser has published widely in the field of history of European integration including on Britain and European integration, the European Parliament and the institutional reform of the EC/EU and political parties and party cooperation in the context of European integration. His most important books include The European Parliament and Institutional Reform, 1979-89 (forthcoming), Writing the Rules for Europe. Experts, Cartels and International Organizations (2014, with J. Schot), Christian Democracy and the Origins of European Union (2007).
Within the project on the history of the EPP Group in the EP, Kaiser works on its origins and evolution from the creation of the ECSC through to the Maastricht Treaty.