Hans-Lukas Kieser is a historian of the late Ottoman Empire and Turkey, Professor of modern history at the University of Zurich and president of the Research Foundation Switzerland-Turkey in Basel. He is an author of books and articles in several languages.
Nearest east. American millennialism and mission to the Middle East, Philadelphia, New Jersey: Temple University Press, 2010. Revised paperback edition 2012.
A quest for belonging. Anatolia beyond empire and nation (19th–21st centuries), Istanbul: Isis, 2007. Reprint: Piscataway N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2010.
Vorkämpfer der “neuen Türkei”. Revolutionäre Bildungseliten am Genfersee (1868–1939) [Pioneers of the "New Turkey": Revolutionary elites at Lake Geneva], Zürich: Chronos, 2005.
Der verpasste Friede. Mission, Ethnie und Staat in den Ostprovinzen der Türkei 1839–1938 [The squandered peace. Missionaries, ethnicity and the state in the eastern provinces of Turkey 1839–1938], Zürich: Chronos, 2000.
(ed.)Turkey beyond nationalism: Towards post-nationalist identities, London: I. B. Tauris, 2006. Revised paperback edition 2012.