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Victor Monnin

Victor Monnin is an historian of science with a focus on paleontology. He began studying the history of paleontology while researching the drawings of Georges Cuvier for his master’s thesis in Art History. Victor received master’s degrees in Philosophy and Art History from the Panthéon Sorbonne University, as well as a master’s degree in History and Theory of the Arts from the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. He defended a doctoral dissertation in Epistemology and History of Science at the University of Strasbourg addressing the political history of nineteenth-century paleontology. Victor is also researching the history of paleoart and is curating a website featuring interviews on that topic, The Making of Deep Time. He is most passionate about fostering collaborations between historians of science and paleontologists. He is currently an Associate Researcher at the Archives Henri-Poincaré and teaches Humanities and French to undergraduates.


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25 years of electronic palaeontology

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