Michel Margue is the Head of the Institute for History. He studied history, art history and geography at the universities of Luxembourg, Strasbourg and Brussels and is currently a professor for Medieval History at the University of Luxembourg. He took his PhD as an assistant at the ULB in 1999 and specialised in foundational historical sciences, regional history, iconographic analyses, historiography and memory studies.
Michel Margue’s research covers subjects of social, cultural and political history of Lotharingia and the medieval West in general (10th – 14th century), dealing with negotiation and representation of power, institutional development, writing and governance, discourses of monastic, chivalric and territorial identities, memory and uses of the medieval past.
He was Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (2008-2012) and Senior Advisor of the President for Multilingualism and Evaluation (2013-2017). He is currently the head of the project « Regesta Imperii – Regesten Heinrichs VII. 1308-1313 » at the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz.