Thomas LE ROUX

Thomas Le Roux is a CNRS researcher at the Center for Historical Research (UMR 8585 EHESS/CNRS), and more specifically its Research Group in Environmental History (GRHEN). His work focuses on industrialization’s impact on the environment in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including pollution, risks, accidents, and health in the workplace, as well as the transformation of landscapes, among others. He has notably published: Le laboratoire des pollutions industrielles, Paris, 1770-1830, Paris, Albin Michel, 2011; Les paris de l’industrie, 1750-1920. Paris au risque de l’industrie, Paris, Créaphis, 2013; with Michel Letté, Débordements industriels dans la cité et leurs conflits, xviiie-xixe siècles, Rennes, PUR, 2013; and with François Jarrige, La contamination du monde, Paris, Seuil, 2017.