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Materializing Europe

Transnational Infrastructures and the Project of Europe

  • Alexander Badenoch
  • Andreas Fickers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction Europe Materializing? Toward a Transnational History of European Infrastructures

  3. Questioning the Connections between Infrastructures and Europe

  4. Mediating Europe: Moving Things, Building Systems

  5. Europe between Projects and Projections

About this book


This book explores the relationships between European integration and material infrastructures. Taking transnational infrastructures as the focal point of study, the book focuses on the various forms of mediation between the material, institutional and discursive levels of European integration and fragmentation in a truly transnational perspective.


Cold War Europe history nation

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Badenoch
    • 1
  • Andreas Fickers
    • 2
  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Maastricht UniversityThe Netherlands

About the editors

IRENE ANASTASIADOUPost-doctoral Researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands BARBARA BONHAGESwiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland CORNELIS DISCODepartment of Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Twente, the Netherlands SUSANNE LOMMERSPhD candidate, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands CHRISTIAN HENRICH-FRANKEInstitut für Europäische Regionalforschung, University of Siegen, Germany PATRICK KAMMERERScientific Assistant, the Research Centre for Social and Economic History, Univeristy of Zurich, Switzerland EDA KRANAKISAssociate Professor, the University of Ottawa, Canada DIRK VAN LAAKProfessor of History, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany LEONARD LABORIEUniversity of Paris IV Sorbonne, France VINCENT LAGENDIJKEindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands DICK VAN LENTEAssistant Professor for Cultural History of Modern Societies, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, the Netherlands SUZANNE LOMMERSEindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands JOHAN W. SCHOTProfessor of Social History of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands FRANK SCHIPPERPost-doctoral Researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands ERIK VAN DE VLEUTENAssistant Professor, School of Innovation Sciences, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands WAQAR ZAIDICentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK

Bibliographic information


'As someone not well versed in the history of technology I found this book a useful adjunct to the politically and economically inclined studies that dominate the contemporary literature.' - European History Quarterly