Christine Beyer, M.A.


Department of Medieval History
Konviktstraße 11
53113 Bonn

Room:      U1.006a
Phone:   +49 (0) 228  73-6520

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© Christine Beyer


  • born 1985 in Chemnitz
  • 2006 – 2012 Master's Degree in Medieval and Modern History, Auxiliary Sciences of History and Archival Studies, Celtic Studies, University of Bonn
  • 2012 Magistra Artium; Master's thesis topic: Irish Scholars at Charlemagne's Court
  • 2012 – 2014 Scientific Traineeship, Museum in der Kaiserpfalz Paderborn, Participation in the exhibition projects "Der Berliner Skulpturenfund 'Entartete Kunst' im Bombenschutt" (2014) and "CREDO-Christianisation of Europe in the Middle Ages" (2013)
  • Wintersemester 2014/2015 – Wintersemester 2015/2016 Research Assistant, Department of Medieval History, University of Bonn
  • October 2014 – March 2023 Doctoral Studies in Medieval and Modern History, University of Bonn (Dissertation Project on Hostages in the Early and High Middle Ages; Supervisor Prof. Dr. Matthias Becher)
  • October 2014 – December 2014 Contract for work, Museum in der Kaiserpfalz Paderborn: Conception of an audio guide to the permanent exhibition, creation of the texts
  • 2016 – 2021 Research Assistant, Collaborative Research Center 1167 "Power and Domination - Pre-modern Configurations in a Transcultural Perspective", University of Bonn (Sub-Project: Public Relations); with interruption due to parental leave
  • Since September 2020 – 2022 Research Assistant, Department of Medieval History, University of Bonn
  • Since October 2021 Member of the TRA Present Pasts, University of Bonn
  • Since 2021 Member of the Center "Power and Domination. Bonn Center for Premodern Orders and their forms of communication; Working Group: "Power of the Powerless"
  • Since 2022 – July 2023 Research Assistant, Department of Medieval History, University of Bonn, DFG funded Project "Pillars of Royal Rule. Queens and Princes in the Eastfrankish-German realm (9th to the beginning of the 12th century) ", (Parental leave replacement)

Research interests

  • Cultural history of the Politics in the Middle Ages
  • History of Power, Domination and Dependency
  • Strategies of Communication and Integration in the Early Middle Ages
  • Collections and Material Culture

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