Industries and environment : awareness, laws and administration of the industrial risk in the province of Namur (late 17th - early 20th century)

Project: PHD

Project Details


Long-time study of the perception and administration of industrial risk in the province of Namur. We will target at three fields (public powers, public opinion and justice), with different objectives: identifying and characterizing the different fears caused by factories; understanding their evolution; drawing up a chronological topography of those factories; drawing up a topography of industrial accidents and estimating their consequences on the awareness and the management of risk.
Effective start/end date1/10/0931/12/12


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