20th Century French Historians and the Environment: A Retrospective
November 10 at 7 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union, 296
FREE and open to the public
Professor Massard-Guilbaud's talk explores French environmental history, tracing how the disciplinary shifts in history and geography gave rise to different trajectories and research networks on the environment.
Geneviéve Massard-Guilbaud is Professor of History at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and the first to hold an endowed chair in environmental history in France. Her research focuses on urban environmental history, environmental justice, law, labor and the environment. Her most recent book is A Social History of Industrial Pollution, France 1789-1914. She is currently working on a new project, a comparative history of industrial regulation in Europe and beyond.