|Stefan Heinrich Berger|
Langenfeld, Rhineland, West Germany
|Known for||national identity studies, labour studies and historiography|
Stefan Heinrich Berger (1964, Langenfeld, Rhineland, West Germany) is Professor of Modern German and Comparative European History at the University of Manchester, UK. He specializes in nationalism and national identity studies, labour studies and historiography.
In period 1985—1987 Berger attended the University of Cologne, where he studied history, political science and German literature and learnt Italian. He was a lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Plymouth in period 1990—1991, and the lecturer in Modern European History at the School of European Studies, University of Wales in Cardiff in period 1991—2000.
A significant part of Berger's research and works is the increasing nationalization of history in the course of the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century. Berger is director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Manchester. He participated in the programme ‘Representations of the Past: The Writing of National Histories in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Europe (NHIST)’ that the European Science Foundation organized between 2003 and 2008.
- 1997: The Search for Normality: National Identity and Historical Consciousness in Germany since 1800 Berghahn Books 1997 ISBN 1-57181-620-8
- 1999: Nationalism, Labour and Ethnicity 1870-1939 (with Angel Smith) 
- 2005: "A Return to the National Paradigm? National History Writing in Germany, Italy, France, and Britain from 1945 to the Present," The Journal of Modern History Vol. 77, No. 3, September 2005
- 2007: Writing the Nation: a global perspective 
- 2008: The Contested Nation: ethnicity, class, religion and gender in national histories (with Chris Lorenz)
- 2008: Narrating the Nation: representations in history, media, and the arts (with Linas Eriksonas and Andrew Mycock) 
- 2010: Nationalizing of the Past (with Chris Lorenz)
- 2010: Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949-1990
- "Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies School of History". Archived from the original on 9 April 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011. "Born in 1964 in Langenfeld/ Rhineland;"
- "Prof Stefan Berger - personal details". The University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 9 April 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
- "Writing the Nation - A Global Perspective (Stefan Berger)". European Science Foundation. January 16, 2008. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved October 26, 2010. "history's increasing nationalization in the course of the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century"
- "Prof. Stefan Berger". ESF NHIST programme homepage. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- Full list of Publications of Professor Stefan Berger, on Manchester University website
- Personal page of Professor Stefan Berger on Manchester University website
- Homepage of ESF Scientific Programme "Representations of the Past: The Writing of National Histories in Europe (NHIST)"
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