Tassanee ALLEAU

Tassanee Alleau is a contractual doctoral student at the Centre for Advanced Renaissance Studies (UMR 7323), and is a lecturer at the Department of Arts and Humanities at l’Université de Tours. Her dissertation in history studies the subterranean portion of plants from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, using cultural, material, and scientific approaches. She is particularly interested in natural history, the symbolism of plants, and the appropriation of knowledge regarding plants. She is also a graduate of the Beaux-Arts de Tours (ESAD), and co-authored, with Pascal Brioist and Jean-Jacques Brioist, the book entitled Sciences et société, France et Angleterre, 1680-1789 (Neuilly-sur-Seine, Atlande, 2020).