Making Europe: Technology and Transformations, 1850-2000.


Have you ever thought about the making of Europe?
Who was involved in shaping it? And what exactly is ‘Europe’?

The 6 richly illustrated and compelling volumes of the Making Europe book series take you on a discovery journey through 150 years of European advances and disasters, divisions and re-unions. By introducing you to the experts, innovators, technologies and institutions that fundamentally shaped modern Europe, Making Europe unravels how we all impacted the way it is built and experienced today. 

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Europeans Globalizing

The episode begins with a story of the book ‘Occidentosis- A Plague From the West’ by Iranian nov...

Wolfram Kaiser and Johan Schot attend first digital book talk by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS)

The two authors elaborated on important findings from their book, such as the need to decentral...

Wolfram Kaiser


Communicating Europe

This episode introduces the story of Hans, who in the 1930s listened to the entire European conti...

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The Making Europe book series blends the sharp analysis and critical knowledge of 14 distinguished historians who, in a decade-long project, have researched modern European history on an unprecedented scale.


  • "This series reframes the grand theme of European history and identity from a technology based perspective. Genuinely pan-European in scope. A refreshingly ambitious and original collaborative project."

    The EASST council announcing the Freeman Award
    September 19, 2014