University of Manchester: German Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department School of Arts, Languages and Cultures View department profile
Web https://www.hcri.manchester.ac.uk/
Email PhDSALC@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)161 275 3559
Study type Research

Summary

Our PhD German Studies programme will enable you to undertake a piece of significant and original research under the supervision of our academics.

Our understanding of German Studies is multiple and interdisciplinary, with a particular emphasis on culture and history from 1800 to the present day.

From the cultural history of Imperial Germany to contemporary Turkish-German culture, migration studies and cosmopolitanism, from Culture and Dictatorship, German-Jewish studies and Holocaust film to the history of translation, our research explores the interface between politics, culture and identity in the modern German-speaking world across and beyond its national boundaries.

Recent PhD projects supervised in the department include studies on:
- Early 20th-century German Design

- The Ottoman Armenians in German Literature and Journalism

- Melusine figures in Theodor Fontane

- Space and Time in Kleist and Hoffmann

- Disability in Contemporary German Women's Writing

- Holocaust Education

- Gertrud Kolmar

- Turkish-German Literature and Film

- Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary German Culture

- Architecture and Dictatorship

- Turkish German Cinema

- Cosmopolitanism and Contemporary Muslim German Writers

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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