Jan-Henrik
 
Meyer
Assoziierter Wissenschaftler

Contact

Dr. Jan-Henrik Meyer
Center for Contemporary History
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

E-Mail: meyer [at] zzf-potsdam.de

Vita

DEGREES

 

2008                PhD, Modern History, Free University Berlin, Germany

2001                MA, Modern History, Political Science, History, Humboldt-University Berlin; study abroad: European Studies (LSE, UK), Political Science (Duke University, USA)

 

CURRENT POSITION AND LATEST UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

 

2015-           Associate Professor, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

                        Researcher/Work Package Manager within the EU-Horizon 2020-funded collaborative Research Project HoNESt: History of Nuclear Energy and Society 

                        Research Project: Environmental Policy of the EU, within consortium: "History of the European Commission 1986-2004", Louvain-la-Neuve

2017-            Associated researcher, ZZF Potsdam in dep. II

2016-17           Visiting Researcher, ZZF Potsdam

2015-16            Associate Professor of European Studies, NTNU Trondheim, Norway

2014-               Visiting Professor / Guest Lecturer

                        Environmental Studies, New York University Berlin, Germany

2010-15 –         Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor

                        European Studies/History, University of Aarhus, Denmark

2008–10           Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow

                        Centre for European & International Studies Research, University of Portsmouth

 

KEY AREAS OF RESEARCH

 

Contemporary History: Economic, Social, Political and Cultural History of Western Europe in a transnational and global perspective

History of Media and the Public Sphere, Communication and Democracy, Social Movements

History of European Integration and International Organisations, including the role of experts

Comparative and Transnational History, Global Environmental History

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

 

2015-18            Euratom / Horizon 2020 project HoNESt, project partner:

2015                Global Faculty Fund Fellowship, New York University, New York, USA 

2010-14            Marie Curie Reintegration Grant, Transnational Networks in European Environmental Policy – Path Dependent or Learning?, Aarhus University

2013                Rachel-Carson Fellow, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), Germany (6 months)

2010                 Visiting Fellow, Research College "The Transformative Power of Europe", Free University Berlin (2 months)

2008-10            Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, "Protecting the Environment. Transnational Networks in the Emergence of a new EC Policy in the 1970s", University of Portsmouth

2009                Printing Grant for PhD thesis, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Berlin, Germany

2008 & 2006    Travel Grants to attend ESSH and UACES conferences, German Science Foundation

2005-2006        Scholarship in residence, Leibniz Institute for European History, Mainz, Germany

2004-2005        Erasmus Scholarship, Visiting Fellowship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

2002-2005        PhD Scholarship, German Science Foundation, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

1998-1999        R. Taylor Cole Scholarship, Duke University, Durham, USA

1997-1998        Erasmus Scholarship, London School of Economics, London

Projects

  • Associated Reseach Project

    Am Beispiel der Geschichte der internationalen, europäischen und nationalen rechtlichen Regulierung der Atomkraft behandelt das Projekt zentrale zeithistorische Problemkomplexe: die Rolle internationaler Organisationen und ihrer Experten;... » zum Projekt

  • Completed associated research project

    This research is part of the cooperative interdisciplinary Horizon 2020 project HoNESt – History of Nuclear Energy and Society. The ZZF hosted HoNESt researchers for their... » zum Projekt

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

 

Monographs

  1. 2010. The European Public Sphere. Media and Transnational Communication in European Integration 1969-1991. (Studies on the History of European Integration 10, edited by Jürgen Elvert). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.
  2. In Vorbereitung. The Emergence of European Environmental Policy and Law. Transnational networks and global connections.

 

Edited Volumes

  1. In Vorbereitung. Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst. Environmental Politics and Policy 1972-1992, edited by C. Becker-Schaum, J.-H. Meyer and Marianne Zepp.
  2. voraussichtlich 2019. Engaging the Atom. The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present, (Energy and Society Series, edited by Brian Black), edited by Arne Kaijser et al., Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
  3. 2018. Siting Nuclear Installations at the Border, ed. by Arne Kaijser and J.-H. Meyer, Special Issue of Journal for the History of Environment and Society 3, 1-178.
  4. 2017. International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the Twentieth Century, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer, New York: Berghahn.
  5. 2014. Global Protest against Nuclear Power. Transfer and Transnational Exchange in the 1970s and 1980s, edited by A. M. Kirchhof and J.-H. Meyer, Special issue of Historical Social Research Vol. 39, No. 1.
  6. 2013. Societal Actors in European Integration. Polity-Building and Policy-Making 1958-1992, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
  7. 2010. Non-State Actors in European Integration in the 1970s, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. Special issue of Comparativ Vol. 20, No. 3.

 

Journal Articles (peer reviewed)

  1. To be submitted 2019. ”Hvad skal ind – sol og vind!” The Societal Debates on (Nuclear) Energy and the Origins of Danish Energy Transition in the 1970s, to Energy Research and Social Sciences
  2. (with Ute Hasenöhrl) forthcoming 2019. The Energy Challenge in Historical Perspective. submitted as part of T&C Forum to Technology and Culture.
  3. (with Arne Kaijser) 2018. Nuclear Installations at the Border. An Introduction, Journal for the History of Environment and Society 3, 1-32, https://doi.org/10.1484/J.JHES.5.116793
  4. (with Arne Kaijser) 2018. The World’s Worst Located Nuclear Power Plant. Transborder Conflict and Cooperation around the Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant, Journal for the History of Environment and Society 3, 71-105, https://doi.org/10.1484/J.JHES.5.116795
  5. 2017. Who Should Pay for Pollution? The OECD, the European Communities and the Emergence of Environmental Policy in the early 1970s. In: European Review of History / revue européenne d’histoire Vol. 24, No. 3, 377-398.
  6. 2014. Transnationale Geschichte. Eine Perspektive. In Historische Mitteilungen der Ranke-Gesellschaft HMRG, Vol. 26 (2013/14), No. 1, 145-161.
  7. (with Astrid M. Kirchhof) 2014. Global Protest against Nuclear Power. Transfer and Transnational Exchange in the 1970s and 1980s. In Historical Social Research. Vol. 39, No. 1, 165-190.
  8. 2014. Where do we go from Wyhl? Transnational Anti-Nuclear Protest targeting European and International Organisations in the 1970s. In Historical Social Research. Vol. 39, No. 1, 212-235.
  9. 2012. L'européanisation de la politique environnementale dans les années 1970. In Vingtième Siècle. No. 113, 117-126.
  10. 2011. Green Activism. The European Parliament's Environmental Committee promoting a European Environmental Policy in the 1970s. In Journal of European Integration History. Vol. 17, No. 1, 73-85.
  11. 2010. Greening Europe? Environmental interest groups and the Europeanization of a new policy field. In Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung. Vol. 20, No. 3, 83-104.
  12. (with Wolfram Kaiser) 2010. Non-state actors in European integration in the 1970s: Towards a Polity of Transnational Contestation. In Comparativ. Vol. 20, No. 3, 7-24.

 

Book Chapters (peer reviewed)

  1. Voraussichtlich 2019: Responding to the European Public? Public Debates, Societal Actors and the Emergence of a European Environmental Policy. In: The Environment and European Public Sphere: Perception, Actors, Policies, edited by Eric Bussière and Christian Wenkel. Winwick: White Horse Press.
  2. (with Arne Kaijser et al. ) voraussichtlich 2019. Introduction. In: Engaging the Atom. The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present, edited by Arne Kaijser et al., Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
  3.  (with Albert Presas) voraussichtlich 2019. One Movement or Many? On the curious diversity of the anti-nuclear movement in Europe. In: Engaging the Atom. The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present, edited by Arne Kaijser et al., Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
  4.  (with Arne Kaijser) voraussichtlich 2019. Nuclear Installations at the Border. Transnational Implications between conflict and cooperation. In: Engaging the Atom. The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present, edited by Arne Kaijser et al., Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
  5. (with Arne Kaijser et al. ) voraussichtlich 2019. Conclusion. In: Engaging the Atom. The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present, edited by Arne Kaijser et al., Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
  6. Forthcoming 2019. Europäische Umweltpolitik nach 1990. In: Geschichte der europäischen Integration nach 1989. Quellen und Essays, edited by H. Kaelble and R. Hohls. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner.
  7. 2019. “What shall we use – Sun and Wind”. How Denmark did not introduce Nuclear Power. In: Pathways into and out of Nuclear Power in Western Europe: Austria, Denmark, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, and Sweden. Deutsches Museum Studies, Volume 3, edited by Astrid M. Kirchhof. Münster: Deutsches Museum Verlag.
  8. Forthcoming 2019. The European Parliament's Legal Committee. In: The History of EU-Law in Transnational and National Perspective, edited by Morten Rasmussen and Bill Davies. Oxford: Oxford UP.
  9. 2019. Environmental Policy. In The European Commission 1986-2000 – History and Memories of an Institution, edited by Vincent Dujardin and Éric Bussière,  Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Union, 155-171.
  10. 2018. Nature: From protecting regional landscapes to regionalist self-assertion in the age of the global environment. In: Regionalism and Modern Europe: Regional Identity Construction and Regional Movements from 1890 until the Present, edited by Xosé M. Núñez Seixas and Eric Storm. London: Bloomsbury, 65-82.
  11. (with W. Kaiser) 2017. International Organizations and Environmental Protection in the Global Twentieth Century. In: International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the Twentieth Century, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. New York: Berghahn, 1-29.
  12. 2017. From Nature to Environment: International Organisations and Environmental Protection before Stockholm. In: International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the Twentieth Century, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. New York: Berghahn, 31-73.
  13. 2017. Making the Polluter Pay. How the European Communities established Environmental Protection. In: International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the Twentieth Century, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. New York: Berghahn, 182-210.
  14. (with W. Kaiser) 2017. Setting Agendas, Building Institutions and Shaping Binding International Commitments. In: International Organizations and Environmental Protection. Conservation and Globalization in the Twentieth Century, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. New York: Berghahn, 317-332.
  15. 2016. Der Haager Gipfel 1969. Von den Krisen der 1960er Jahre zum europäischen politischen System. In: Geschichte der europäischen Integration bis 1989. Quellen und Essays, hg. von H. Kaelble und R. Hohls. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 163-174.
  16. (with W. Kaiser) 2013. Beyond Governments and Supranational Institutions. Societal Actors in European Integration. In Societal Actors in European Integration. Polity-Building and Policy-Making 1958-1992, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. Basingstoke. Palgrave, 1-14.
  17. 2013. Challenging the Atomic Community. The European Environmental Bureau and the Europeanization of Anti-Nuclear Protest. In Societal Actors in European Integration. Polity-Building and Policy-Making 1958-1992, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 197-220.
  18. (with W. Kaiser) 2013. Polity-Building and Policy-Making. Societal Actors in European Integration. In Societal Actors in European Integration. Polity-Building and Policy-Making 1958-1992, edited by W. Kaiser and J.-H. Meyer. Basingstoke. Palgrave, 244-262.
  19. 2012. A good European – Hans Edgar Jahn – Anti-Bolshevist, Cold-Warrior, Environmentalist, In Living Political Biography. Narrating 20th Century European Lives, edited by A.C. L. Knudsen and K. Gram-Skjoldager. Aarhus: University of Aarhus Press, 137-159.
  20. 2010. Saving Migrants: a Transnational Network supporting Supranational Bird Protection Policy in the 1970's. In Transnational Networks in Regional Integration. Informal Governance in Europe 1945-83, edited by W. Kaiser, M. Gehler and B. Leucht. Basingstoke. Palgrave, 176-198.
  21. 2009. Tracing Transnational Communication in the European Public Sphere: the Summit of The Hague 1969. In The History of the European Union: Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity. 1950-72, edited by W. Kaiser, B. Leucht and M. Rasmussen. Abingdon: Routledge, 110-128.

 

Working Papers (peer reviewed)

  1. 2013. Zivilgesellschaftliche Mobilisierung und die frühe europäische Umweltpolitik. Die Vogelschutzrichtlinie der Europäischen Gemeinschaften von 1979. In Themenportal Europäische Geschichte, http://www.europa.clio-online.de/2013/Article=588.
  2. 2011. Appropriating the Environment. How the European Institutions received the Novel Idea of the Environment and made it their own. KFG-Working Paper No. 31, Research College "The Transformative Power of Europe", Free University Berlin, http://www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/en/v/transformeurope/publications/working_paper/WP_31_Meyer_neu.pdf.
  3. 2009. Der Haager Gipfel 1969. Von den Krisen der 1960er Jahre zum europäischen politischen System. In Themenportal Europäische Geschichte, http://www.europa.clio-online.de/2009/Article=364

 

Book chapters

  1. 2017. "Bürgerschaftliches Engagement über Grenzen? Europäische Umweltpolitik und transnationale Vernetzung von Umweltgruppen in den 1970er Jahren." In Nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung. Infrastrukturen, Akteure, Diskurs, hg. von Jens Ivo Engels, Nina Janich, Jochen Monstadt and Dieter Schott. Frankfurt: Campus, 52-71.
  2. 2014. Getting started: Agenda-setting in European Environmental Policy in the 1970s. In The Institutions and Dynamics of the European Community, 1973-83, edited by J. Laursen. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 221-242.
  3. 2013. Un faux départ? Les acteurs français dans la politique environnementale européenne des années 1970. In Une protection de l'environnement à la française, XIXe-XXe siècles, edited by J.-F. Mouhot and C.-F. Mathis. Seyssel: éditions Champ Vallon, 120-130.
  4. 2008. The Fall and Rise of the European Public Sphere. Path Dependent Responses to European Integration. In Dialogo sull'Europa Vol. III, edited by F. Di Sarcina, L. Grazi and L. Scichilone. Florence: Centro editoriale toscano: 327-340.
  5. 2007. A European Public Sphere at the Summits of The Hague (1969) and Paris (1974)? Indications on the Basis of British, French and German Newspapers. In Beyond the Customs Union: The European Community's Quest for Completion, Deepening and Enlargement, 1969-1975, edited by J. van der Harst. Bruxelles: Bruylant, 341-357.
  6. 2007. Was there a European Public Sphere at the Summit of The Hague 1969? An Analysis of Discourses on the Legitimacy of the EC. In Cultures politiques, opinions publiques et intégration européenne, edited by M.-T. Bitsch, W. Loth and C. Barthel. Bruxelles: Bruylant. 227-245.
  7. 2006. (De-)Constructing Legitimacy in the European Public Sphere. German, French and British Newspaper Comments on the "Constitution" Summit 2004. In Europe in its Making edited by S. Marton. Bucharest: Institutul European. 33-53.
  8. 2004. Europäische Öffentlichkeit aus historischer Perspektive. In Europäische Öffentlichkeit, edited by U. K. Preuß and C. Franzius. Baden-Baden: Nomos. 209-227.

 

Project Reports (selection)

  1. (mit Wilfried Konrad et al. ) 2018. Comparative cross-country analysis on preliminary identification of key factors underlying public perception and societal engagement with nuclear developments in different national contexts. HoNESt –History of Nuclear Energy and Society, Project Report D4.2.
  2. (mit Josep Espluga et al. ) 2018. Mechanisms for Effective Engagement with Civil Society. HoNESt –History of Nuclear Energy and Society, Project Report D4.3.
  3. (with Matthew Cotton, Gene Rowe et al.) 2018. Report on dissemination, communication, engagement and the Database of Key Stakeholders. HoNESt –History of Nuclear Energy and Society, Project Report D6.2.

 

Publications for a general audience

  1. 2018. Denmark. Short Country Report of the HoNESt – History of Nuclear and Society Project, http://www.honest2020.eu/sites/default/files/deliverables_24/DK.pdf
  2. 2017. An Overview of the Historical Experience of Nuclear Energy and Society in 20 Countries, edited by Jan-Henrik Meyer, http://honest2020.eu/sites/all/themes/Porto_sub/downloads/Summary_short_country_reports.pdf
  3. 2013. How Birds became Europeans. Bird protection activists cooperating across borders for supranational protection. In: Environment and Society Portal. Arcadia http://www.environmentandsociety.org/arcadia/how-birds-became-europeans-bird-protection-activists-cooperating-across-borders
  4. 2006. The 1975 Referendum on Britain's Continued Membership in the EEC. In European Navigator http://www.ena.lu?lang=2&doc=21284.

 

Online Publikationen

  1. 2008. An Emerging Transnational Network of Communication on European Affairs? The European Public Sphere at EC Summits 1969-1991. Paper presented at the 7th European Social Science History Conference, Lisbon 26th February – 1st March 2008, 29 February 2008. Available from http://aei.pitt.edu/7802/01/MEYER_2008_Network_of_transnational_communication.pdf
  2. 2007. Habermas' Dream or Habermas' Nightmare? A Transnational, Participatory European Public Sphere at the Maastricht European Council 1991? In European Voices. Actors and Witnesses of European Integration, Third HEIRS Conference, Geneva 2007, http://www.heirs-eu.org/documents/heirscolloquium2007.pdf.
  3. 2007. Does Mediatisation mean more Conflict? The Case of the European Councils 1969-1991. Paper presented at the Fourth ECPR General Conference, Pisa 2007, Panel PN 367 Contesting the Political Space over Europe, http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/events/generalconference/pisa/papers/PP568-1.pdf
  4. 2006. A European Public Sphere at the Summits of The Hague (1969) and Paris (1974)? Common Issues and Frames in British, French and German newspapers. In The Making and Unmaking of the European Union: "Fifty-five Years of Crabwalk?" Second HEIRS Conference, Portsmouth 2005, 37-44, http://www.heirs-eu.org/documents/heirscolloquium2005.pdf.

 

Review-Essays

  1. forthcoming 2019. Kernkraft, Gesellschaft und Demokratie in den 1970er und 1980er Jahren. Rezensionsessay über Schramm, Luise. 2018. Evangelische Kirche und Anti-Atom-Bewegung. Göttingen: V&R; Gaumer, Janine: Wackersdorf. Atomkraft und Demokratie in der Bundesrepublik 1980-1989. München: Oekom. In: H-Soz-u-Kult
  2. 2016. Where did Environmentalism come from? Between the Global and the Local. Review Essay on Zelko, Frank. 2013. Make it a Green Peace. Oxford UP, Rome, Adam. 2013. The Genius of Earth Day. New York: Hill & Wang and Hamblin, Jacob Darwin. 2013. Arming Mother Nature. The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism. Oxford: Oxford UP. In: H-Soz-u-Kult 21.07.2016. http://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/rezbuecher-22483
  3. 2009. Europäische Integration und Identität. Rezensionsessay über: Seidendorf, Stefan. 2007. Europäisierung nationaler Identitätsdiskurse? Ein Vergleich französischer und deutscher Printmedien. Baden-Baden: Nomos and Müller-Härlin, Maximilian. 2008. Nation und Europa in Parlamentsdebatten zur Europäischen Integration. Identifikationsmuster in Deutschland, Frankreich und Großbritannien nach 1950. Baden-Baden: Nomos. In Historische Literatur 7 (1), 466-469; H-Soz-u-Kult 28.02.2009, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2009-1-172.
  4. 2006. Postwar European integration: Europe recast. Review Essay on: Dinan, Desmond. 2004. Europe recast: a History of European Union. London: Palgrave; Elvert, Jürgen. 2006. Die Europäische Integration. Darmstadt: WBG; Judt, Tony 2005. Postwar. A History of Europe since 1945. New York: Penguin. In Historische Literatur 4 (3): 341-348; H-Soz-u-Kult 22.09.2006, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2006-3-212.
  5. 2006. Reprinted in Jean Monnet Nyheder 28: 30-43, Jean Monnet Centre, University of Aarhus.
  6. 2004. Gibt es eine Europäische Öffentlichkeit? Neuere empirische Studien zu Demokratiedefizit, Legitimation und Kontrolle in Europa. In Berliner Journal für Soziologie 14 (1): 135-143.

 

Book Reviews

  1. Im Erscheinen 2019. Hatzivassiliou, Evanthis. 2017. The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, 1969–1975. Transatlantic Relations, the Cold War and the Environment. London: Palgrave. In: H-Diplo
  2. Forthcoming 2019. Petric, Hrvoje and Ivana Zebec Silj, eds. 2017. Environmentalism in Central and Southeastern Europe. London: Lexington Books. In: East-Central Europe
  3. 2018. Gassert, Philipp 2018. Bewegte Gesellschaft. Deutsche Protestgeschichte seit 1945. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer. In: H-Soz-u-Kult, 17.09.2018, https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/rezbuecher-29876
  4. 2018. Transnational Anti-Nuclear Protest. Tompkins, Andrew. 2016. "Better Active than Radioactive!" Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In H-German, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48455
  5. 2018. Milder, Stephen 2017. Greening Democracy. The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In Werkstattgeschichte No. 78, 107-110, https://werkstattgeschichte.de/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WG78_107-110_Meyer_Greening.pdf
  6. 2018. Kemper, Claudia (ed.) Gespannte Verhältnisse. Frieden und Protest in Europa während der 1970er und 1980er Jahre. Essen: Klartext. In H-Soz-u-Kult, 14.05.2018, https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/rezbuecher-27252  
  7. 2016. Waldsterben. Birgit Metzger 2015. „Erst stirbt der Wald, dann du!“. Das Waldsterben als westdeutsches Politikum (1978–1986). Frankfurt. Campus. In Neue Politische Literatur 61 (2), 335-336.
  8. 2014. Internationale Umweltpolitik: Thorsten Schulz-Walden. Anfänge globaler Umweltpolitik. Munich: Oldenbourg. In Neue Politische Literatur 59 (1), 168-170.
  9. 2013. Gesellschaftsgeschichte der Atomkraft(kontroverse): Karena Kalmbach 2011. Tschernobyl und Frankreich. Frankfurt. Peter Lang. In Neue Politische Literatur 58 (1), 150-151.
  10. 2013. Lowe, Keith 2012. Savage Continent. Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. London: Viking. In H-Soz-u-Kult, 15.03.2013, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2013-1-176
  11. 2012. The Making of a European Public Sphere. Media Discourse and Political Contention, ed. by Ruud Koopmans and Paul Statham. 2010. Cambridge. Cambridge UP. In Perspectives on Politics 10 (4), 1105-1106.
  12. 2012. Wirsching, Andreas 2012. Der Preis der Freiheit. Geschichte Europas in unserer Zeit. Munich: Beck. In Sehepunkte 12 (9), 15.09.2012, http://www.sehepunkte.de/2012/09/21111.html
  13. 2011. Uekötter, Frank 2010. Die Wahrheit liegt auf dem Feld. Eine Wissensgeschichte der deutschen Landwirtschaft. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. In H-Soz-u-Kult 30.06.2011, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2011-2-248.pdf
  14. 2011. Kaiser, Alexandra 2010. Von Helden und Opfern. Eine Geschichte des Volkstrauertages. Frankfurt: Campus. In H-Soz-u-Kult 20.01.2011, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2011-1-045.
  15. 2010. Habermas, Jürgen 2009. Europe. The Faltering Project. Cambridge: Polity Press. In Journal of Contemporary European Studies 18 (1): 126-128.
  16. 2009. Black, Jeremy 2009. Europe since the Seventies. London: Reaktion Books. In Journal of Contemporary European Studies 17 (3): 455.
  17. 2004. Bessel, Richard and Dirk Schumann, eds. 2003. Life after Death. Approaches to a Cultural and Social History of Europe During the 1940s and 1950s. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. In Historische Literatur 2 (3): 343-345; H-Soz-u-Kult 14.07.2004, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/2004-3-037.
  18. 2003. Klein, Ansgar et al., Hg. 2002. Bürgerschaft, Öffentlichkeit und Demokratie in Europa. Opladen. In Berliner Debatte Initial 14 (4/5): 211-213.

Supervised Dissertations

Melina Antonia Buns, Oslo, Norway

The Emergence of Environmental Policy in the Nordic Council

Teaching

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2019                  Courses in European Studies, Free University Berlin FUBIS Summer and Winter School Programme

2015-2017        Courses in European Studies, International Political and Cultural History, NTNU Trondheim, Norway

2014-2015        Courses in Environmental Studies, New York University Berlin

2010-2015        Courses in European Studies, Political Science, Global Environmental History, History of Ideas, European History, University of Aarhus, Denmark

2008–2010       Courses in European Studies and European History, University of Portsmouth, UK

2002                Courses in International History on China/Taiwan, Humboldt University Berlin

Lectures

Invited Talks

03/2019           Academy " Abt Jerusalem" of the Lutheran Church of Brunswick

09/2018            Leibniz Associations Day on Sustainable Development Goals, Berlin

  • Between Ambitious Rhetorics and Political Compromise. The EU’s Discourse and Policy of Sustainability

10/2017            The Environment and European Public Sphere: Perception, Actors, Policies, Writing a new History of Europe, EHNE /DHI Paris

  • Actors and Publics in the Europeanization of Environmental Policy

 

Conference contributions (since 2016)

 

06/2018            Key Biographies in the Legal History of the European Union, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt

  • Taking the member states to court. Ludwig Krämer and the implementation of European Environmental Law in the 1980s and 1990s

06/2018            La RUCHE Conference “Writing Environmental History in the 21st Century”, Lyon

  • The Pitfalls of Interdisciplinarity and the Clash of Societal Subsystems. Insights from the HoNEST - History of Nuclear Energy and Society project

06/2018            KFG “The Transformative Power of Europe”, Abschlusskonferenz, FU Berlin

  • Importing ideas – the Polluter Pays Principle, the OECD, and International Economic Experts

02/2018            How New are Renewables? Historicising Energy Transitions, Forschungszentrum des Deutschen Museums Berlin, organisiert von Helmuth Trischler und Patrick Kupper

  • ”Hvad skal ind – sol og vind!” The Societal Debates on (Nuclear) Energy and the Origins of Danish Energy Transition in the 1970s

11/2017            Siting Nuclear Installations at the Border, Autoren-Workshop, organisiert von Astrid Kirchhof, Arne Kaijser und Jan-Henrik Meyer

  • Barsebäck: Swedish and Danish Perspectives on a Nuclear Power Plant at the Border (with Arne Kaijser)

11/2017            Chernobyl’s Political Consequences, Autoren-Workshop, organisiert von Christoph-Becker-Schaum, Marianne Zepp und Jan-Henrik Meyer, Böll-Stiftung, Berlin

  • Swedish and Danish Responses to Chernobyl (with Arne Kaijser)

10/2017            Aufarbeitung der Vergangenheit. Auseinandersetzung um die Nutzung der Kernenergie und insbesondere den Umgang mit hochradioaktiven Abfällen, Forschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik, FU Berlin

  • HoNESt – ein Zwischenstand: Inter- und transdisziplinäre Erfahrungen und Erkenntnisse zur Geschichte von Atomkraft und Gesellschaft in 20 Ländern

09/2017            Borders and Technology, Tensions of Europe Conference, Athens, Panel: Reactors at the Border: Transnational Implications

  • 20 km from Copenhagen Market Square. Danish Perspectives on the Swedish Nuclear Power Plant Barsebäck

09/2017            Ruptures, Empires, Revolutions, ENIUGH European Congress on World and Global History Conference, Budapest, Panel: Ecological Transformations and Disasters in Global Environmental History

  • Moving ahead, regardless. The Strange Non-Ruptures of Nuclear History

06/2017            European Society for Environmental History ESEH Conference, Zagreb, Panel: Adapting to Europe: Environmental NGOs and the Europeanization of Environmental Policy-Making in the 1970s and 1980s

  • Getting organized in Brussels. The European Environmental Bureau and the Challenge of Diversity in the 1970s and 1980s

01/2017            The History of EU-Law in Transnational and National Perspective, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt

  • The European Parliament and the Development of EU Law

12/2016            Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst. Changing Practices, Structures and Perceptions in Environmental Policy and Politics (1970s-1990s), Böll-Stiftung, Berlin

  • The Critique of Nuclear Power and the Search for Alternatives in Denmark

03/2016            European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Panel: History of Nuclear Energy and Society: Nuclear power, international organizations and anti-nuclear movements in a comparative and transnational perspective

  • Challenging the Ultimate Resource. Reviewing Social Movement Approaches to the Nuclear Energy Conflict in a Historical Perspective

 

PUBLIC EVENTS

 

12/2017            „Internationale Organisations, Environment and Critique of Growth“, book talk, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, moderator: Marianne Zepp

  • Presentation: International Organizations and Environmental Protection

11/2017            ‚„Better Active than Radioactive“ The transnational origins of the anti-nuclear movement‘, book talk, Heinrich-Böll-foundation, moderator Marianne Zepp

  • Discussant: Jan-Henrik Meyer

09/2017            “Discussing the Past, Present and Future of Nuclear Power”, Workshop for“Stakeholders” of theProjekts HoNESt – History of Nuclear Energy and Society, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

  • Organisation and Moderation: Jan-Henrik Meyer

05/2017            5-year Anniversary  of the Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History, organised by Astrid Kirchhof and Jan-Henrik Meyer, Berlin

  • The Great Chernobyl Mystery – How Ignorance become Policy and Politics – Prof. Kate Brown
  • Moderators: Astrid Kirchhof and J.-H. Meyer

02/2016            Special event of the Berlin-Brandenburger Colloquiums on Environmental History, organised by Astrid Kirchhof and Jan-Henrik Meyer, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Berlin

  • Global Environmental History of the Industrial Revolution – Prof. John R. McNeill
  • Moderators: Astrid Kirchhof und J.-H. Meyer