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Loïc Charles Paris 8

2015 – 2016

Project Summary

This project supported the Visiting Fellowship of Loïc Charles, who pursued research interests in the history of political economy, economic history, and the history of science with University faculty members.

Research Team

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

Associate Professor of British History, Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and the College

University of Chicago

His current research deals with a set of closely related themes in environmental history, history of science, and political economy. The British Industrial Revolution saw the birth of the first fossil fuel economy. At the same time, geologists transformed the public understanding of the earth's...

Loïc Charles

Loïc Charles

Professor of Economics

Paris 8 University Vincennes-Saint-Denis

Loïc Charles is an economic historian and historian of economics who works on topics such as the history of eighteenth-century French government and trade, the history of Enlightenment social sciences, and the history of visualization in economics. He has published in journals such as Past...

Paul Cheney

Paul Cheney

Professor of European History, Fundamentals, and the College

University of Chicago

Paul Cheney is a historian who specializes in old regime France and its colonial empire. The unifying element of his work is an interest in early modern capitalism, and in particular the problem of how modern social and political forms gestated within traditional society. Old regime France...

Michael Rossi

Michael Rossi

Associate Professor of History

University of Chicago

Michael Rossi is an historian of medicine and science in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present. His work focuses on the historical and cultural metaphysics of the body: how different people at different times understood questions of beauty, truth, falsehood, pain,...

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