François Jarrige is interested in the history of industrial societies and questions the conflicts, debates and controversies that accompany technical changes and industrialization in the West.
In continuation of its work on the social history of technology and mechanization in the XIX th century, his current research focuses on the history of pollution and the development of energy systems, they try to reconcile conflict studies social issues that revolve around environmental issues and the analysis of the intellectual controversies that accompanied the genesis of industrial society.
History of industrialization and its social and ecological impacts.
History of energy and socio-technical changes.
History of work and workers' worlds.
History of collective protests and socialism in the XIX th century.
Source: University of Burgundy