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Uwe Kitzinger

CBE, Political analyst


Uwe Kitzinger

Kitzinger was the first British economist of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg in 1951–1956 and in 1973–1975, served in Brussels as cabinet adviser to Sir Christopher Soames, the first British vice president of the European Commission. Kitzinger has been a fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, since 1956 and has been a visiting professor of government at Harvard and at the Université de Paris. He was dean of the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau in 1976–1980 and founding president of Templeton College, Oxford, in 1984–1991. He founded the Journal of Common Market Studies in 1962 and his books include German Electoral Politics, The Challenge of the Common Market, Diplomacy and Persuasion, The 1975 Referendum (with D. Butler), and Macro-Engineering and the Earth (edited with E. Frankel).