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Personal profile

General

I hold an MA (I. Staatsexamen) in History, German and Pedagogics from Freiburg University and a PhD from Durham University. Research and teaching interests include migration studies, German and global history, and First World War studies. My monograph on German diasporic nationalism during the nineteenth century was named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title. A co-authored monograph is forthcoming with Oxford University Press and entitled ‘Enemies in the Empire. Civilian Internment in the British Empire during the First World War’. Related public engagement activities are funded by an AHRC impact grant. I am also investigator on the DAAD-funded project 'Promoting German Pop Music Studies in the UK'. I am a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a member of the AHRC Peer Review College, an executive committee member of the Association for German Studies (AGS), and co-director of the Midlands German Network.

Teaching Activity

  • LG3120 Global Germany
  • LP1028 The Making of the Modern World
  • LG3204 Research Dissertation
  • LG2026 German Politics and Society

Qualifications

  • I. Staatsexamen, Freiburg University: History, German, Pedagogics 
  • PhD Durham, German Department
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Contact Details

Room: MB767
Phone:  0121 204 3771
Email: S.Manz@aston.ac.uk 
Fax: 0121 204 3788
Consultation hours:
Tuesday 11.00-13.00;
Wednesday 11.00-13.00

External positions

Executive Committee

1 Jun 20175 Dec 2020

Peer Review College

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2020

Fellow

31 Jan 2010 → …

Fellow

1 Jan 2004 → …

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nationalism Social Sciences
diaspora Social Sciences
Protestantism Social Sciences
German Empire Social Sciences
national identity Social Sciences
singing Social Sciences
popularization Social Sciences
migrant Social Sciences

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Research Output 2002 2018

Internment during the First World War: A Mass Global Phenomenon

Manz, S. (ed.), Panayi, P. (ed.) & Stibbe, M. (ed.), 18 Sep 2018, 1st ed. Routledge. 298 p. (Routledge Studies in First World War History)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

World War I
History
Internment
Incarceration
Total War

Zuwanderung und die Transformation urbaner Klangwelten. Deutsche Musiker in Edinburgh und Glasgow 1840–1914

Translated title of the contribution: Immigration and the Transformation of Urban Soundscapes. German Musicians in Edinburgh and Glasgow 1840-1914Manz, S., 1 Jun 2017, In : Informationen zur Modernen Stadtgeschichte. 1, p. 48-64

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musicians
Edinburgh
Immigration
Soundscape
Glasgow

Constructing a German diaspora: The “greater German empire”, 1871-1914

Manz, S., 1 Jul 2014, New York (US): Routledge. 360 p. (Routledge studies in modern European history)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

German Empire
diaspora
school abroad
global power
Protestantism

Internment during the First World War: A Global Mass Phenomenon

Manz, S., Panayi, P. & Stibbe, M., 18 Sep 2018, Internment during the First World War: A Mass Global Phenomenon, 1st Edition. Manz, S., Panayi, P. & Stibbe, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Routledge, p. 1-23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Internment of Civilian ‘Enemy Aliens’ in the British Empire

Manz, S. & Panayi, P., 18 Sep 2018, Internment during the First World War: A Mass Global Phenomenon. Manz, S., Panayi, P. & Stibbe, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Routledge, p. 24-50

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Thesis

Ethnic identity in a globalised world: the German community in Richmond and Kingston since 1970

Author: Zuhl, T., 2009

Supervisor: Manz, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

Sozialpolitik und repression in der DDR: Ostberlin 1971-1989

Author: Burdumy, A., 27 Jun 2012

Supervisor: Manz, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Prizes

CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014

Stefan Manz (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)