Luise Margarete Jansen, M.A.


Department of Medieval History
Konviktstraße 11
53113 Bonn

Room:      U2.012
Phone:   +49 (0) 228  73-54497

Currently on parental leave.

© Luise Margarete Jansen


  • 1994 born in Halle/Saale
  • 2013-2014 Studied Romance Studies, specialising in Spanish, and European Ethnology at the Humboldt University of Berlin
  • 2014-2018 Studies of History, Art History and Political Science at the University of Bonn (Degree: Bachelor of Arts)
  • 2018-2020 Studies in History, specialising in General History, at the University of Bonn (Degree: Master of Arts)
  • Since 2020 Doctoral studies in Medieval and Modern History at the University of Bonn with the doctoral dissertation project "Regina cum fidelibus suis. A Comparison of Queens and Female Elites of the Eastern and Western Frankish Empires from the 9th to the Early 12th Century"
  • 2021 Awarded the Prix de la République Française for the Master's thesis "Gerberga von Westfranken. A queen in the field of tension between East Franconian family and West Franconian imperial interests"

  • 2014 Intern at the Zoological Research Museum Koenig Bonn, Department of Exhibitions
  • 2015 Intern at the office of Axel Voss MEP
  • 2015-2018 Student and graduate student assistant at the University Museum Bonn
  • 2016 Intern at the Institute of Contemporary History Berlin, Section Federal Foreign Office
  • 2017-2022 Student assistant, graduate student assistant, and research assistant at the Section of Medieval History and at the DFG Collaborative Research Centre 1167 "Power and Rule - Pre-modern Configurations in Transcultural Perspective"
  • 2018 Intern at the Beethoven Archive Bonn
  • 2020-2022 Assistant at the German Rectors' Conference Bonn, section "Research in Germany and Europe"
  • since 2022 Research associate in the DFG project "Pillars of Royal Rule. Queens and Princes in the Eastfrankish-German realm (9th to the beginning of the 12th century)".

Research interests

  • History of the Eastern and Western Francia in the Early and High Middle Ages
  •  Women's and gender history
  • History of power, rule and dependencies
  •  Art history of the Middle Ages
  •  Writing and book culture of the Middle Ages

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