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Arne Kaijser

Arne Kaijser

Arne Kaijser (born 1950) is professor of History of Technology at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. He holds a M.Sc. (1973) from Lund University, and a PhD in Technology and Social Change from Linköping University (1986). He worked as civil servant in the 1970s and 80s with futures studies, energy policy and development aid. He came to KTH 1991 and was Chair of the Department of History of Science and Technology at KTH from1998 to 2007. He has been engaged in the Tensions of Europe-network since 1999, and he was project leader for Eurocrit, one of the four projects in the Inventing Europe program. He has been guest researcher at the Technical University of Delft 1993/94, at MIT 2001, and at the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies2010/11. His latest books are (editor with Erik van der Vleuten), Networking Europe. Transnational Infrastructures and the shaping of Europe, 1850-2000 (Sagamore Beach: Science History Publications, 2006), and (with Per Högselius) a book about the deregulation and internationalization of electricity supply in Sweden: När folkhemselen blev internationell. Elavregleringen i historiskt perspektiv (SNS-förlag, Stockholm 2007). He was President of the Society for History of Technology, SHOT, 2009-2010.

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