Past Visitor

Thomas Maissen

Historical Studies
Field of Study
Early Modern History
From 1/2010 – 8/2010:

The project 'The Virgin and Her State: Representing the Body Politic Through Metaphors of Marital Status' shows how the (theological) ideas of virginity and related marital status were used in pictures and text to represent the body politic and in particular the concept of sover-eignty, especially in early modern Europe.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
1/20108/2010 Spring
2004–2013 University of Heidelberg
2002–2004 University of Lucerne