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Dr. Stephanie Seul

: Dr. Stephanie Seul

Building/room:  Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (SuUB) 4230
Phone:  +49 (0) 421 218 676 82

E-Mail:  sseulprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Vita

Dr. Stephanie Seul is a Lecturer (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) in Communication and Media History and joined the Institut Deutsche Presseforschung (Institute for the Study of the Historical German Press) in 2006. In 2013, she taught in the BA and MA courses offered by the IPKM. She was trained as a historian at the Universities of Munich/Germany (1991-94) and Cambridge/Great Britain (M.Phil in European Studies, 1994-95). In 2005 she earned a Ph.D. in history from the European University Institute in Florence/Italy with a thesis on Chamberlain’s appeasement policy and the British propaganda campaign directed at the German public 1938-1940. Her doctoral research (carried out in part-time due to maternity leave during 1999-2004) was supported by the German Historical Institute London, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the European University Institute (1996-99, 2000, 2003). In 2012 she joined the Editorial Board of the journal Media History (Routledge/Taylor & Francis).

Research interests

History of the German and international press; history of propaganda and transnational communication in the 19th and 20th centuries; Anglo-German diplomatic and media relations; the representation of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust in the international mass media; history of the German-Jewish press.

Research projects

  • The international press coverage of anti-Semitism in the Weimar Republic 1918-1933
  • The German-Jewish Press and the First World War 1914-1918
  • Female War Correspondents in the First World War

For further information see here.

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Presseforschung zu Bremen e.V.
  • Arbeitskreis Deutsche England-Forschung (ADEF)
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für die Neueste Geschichte Italiens
  • Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands (VHD)
  • International Society for First World War Studies
  • Editorial Board ofthe Journal Media History (Routledge / Taylor & Francis)
  • Entangled Media Histories Research and Teaching Network
  • Gesellschaft zur Erforschung der Geschichte der Juden e.V.

Presentations

  • “Women war correspondents of the First World War: Alice Schalek on the Italian front, 1915-1917”. Posterpräsentation auf der Konferenz Communicating with Power. 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, 9.-13. Juni 2016, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • “The PRESSA (International Press Exhibition Cologne 1928) and the conceptualisation of the press as a transnational agent of peace”. Vortrag auf der Konferenz Crossing Borders: Researching Transnational Media History, Pre-Conference der ICA Communication History Division in Zusammenarbeit mit der ECREA Communication History Section), 9. Juni 2016, Fukuoka, Japan.

Link to the Pre-Conference

For a complete list of conference papers see here. 

Publications

  1. Seul, Stephanie (2016): A female war correspondent on the Italian front, 1915-1917: the Austrian travel journalist and photographer Alice Schalek. In: Journal of Modern Italian Studies 21,2, S. 220-51.
  2. Seul, Stephanie (2016): Die diskursive Konstituierung Europas in Medien. Neue Arbeiten zur Presse- und Kommunikationsgeschichte sowie zu den Digital Humanities. In: Neue Politische Literatur 61,1, S. 79-93.
  3. Ribeiro, Nelson; Seul, Stephanie (Hrsg.) (2015): Revisiting Transnational Broadcasting: The BBC’s foreign-language services during the Second World War. Special Issue Media History 21, 4.
  4. Seul, Stephanie (2015): “Plain, unvarnished news”? The BBC German Service and British propaganda directed at Nazi Germany, 1938-1940. In: Media History 21, 4, S. 378-96.
  5. Seul, Stephanie (2015): “Großer Friedensstifter“ – “Befreiung des russischen Judentums“ – “bewusstes Walten Gottes“: Deutsch-jüdische Pressediskurse über den Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs, 1914-1915. In: Cornelia Rauh, Arnd Reitemeier und Dirk Schumann (Hrsg.), Kriegsbeginn in Norddeutschland. Zur Herausbildung einer „Kriegskultur“ 1914/15 in transnationaler Perspektive. Göttingen: Wallstein, S. 128-154.
  6. Seul, Stephanie (2014): Transnational Press Discourses on German Antisemitism during the Weimar Republic: The Riots in Berlin’s Scheunenviertel, 1923’. In: Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 59, 91-120.
  7. Seul, Stephanie (2013): “Herr Hitler’s Nazis Hear an Echo of World Opinion“. British and American press responses to Nazi anti-Semitism, September 1930 – April 1933. In: Politics, Religion & Ideology 14, S. 412-30.
  8. Seul, Stephanie (2012): “A Menace to Jews Seen If Hitler Wins”: British and American Press Comment on German Anti-Semitism 1918-1933. In: Jewish Historical Studies 44 (2012), 75-102.
  9. Seul, Stephanie (2012): “Trägerin des europäischen Gemeinschaftsgedankens – lebendige Magna Charta des Friedens”: Die politische Dimension der PRESSA Köln 1928 und ihr Widerhall in der zeitgenössischen deutschen und internationalen Presse’. In: Susanne Marten-Finnis und Michael Nagel (eds.), 80 Jahre PRESSA, Internationale Presse-Ausstellung Köln 1928, und der jüdische Beitrag zum modernen Journalismus. The PRESSA, International Press Exhibition in Cologne 1928, and the Jewish Contribution to Modern Journalism. Bd. 1. Bremen: edition lumière, 57-104.
  10. Seul, Stephanie (2008): Journalists in the Service of British Foreign Policy: The BBC German Service and Chamberlains Appeasement Policy, 1938-1939. In: Bösch, Frank/Geppert, Dominik (eds.): Journalists as Political Actors. Transfers and Interactions between Britain and Germany since the late 19th Century. Augsburg: Wißner, 88-109.
  11. Seul, Stephanie (2007): The Representation of the Holocaust in the British Propaganda Campaign Directed at the German Public, 1938-1945. In: Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 52 (2007), 267-306.
  12. Seul, Stephanie (2005): Appeasement und Propaganda 1938-1940. Chamberlains Außenpolitik zwischen NS-Regierung und deutschem Volk. Florenz: Europäisches Hochschulinstitut Florenz [Dissertation].

 

For a complete list of publications see here.