PROF. JANIS LANGINS

Name: Janis Langins
Title/Position: Professor
Office Phone : 416-978-4950
Office Location: VC310
Email: j.langins@utoronto.ca
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: Fridays 10-11 until Christmas
Degrees: B.Eng. (Chem.), Ph.D.

 

Professor Janis Langins is a historian of technology with interests in the history of engineering, particularly the social history of engineering in France during the eighteenth century and the French Revolution. In this connection he has dabbled in the history of ballooning. Teaching interests, besides the history of technology, are the history of energy.

 

Publications:

La République avait besoin de savants : les débuts de l'École polytechnique : l'École centrale des travaux publics et les cours révolutionnaires, de l'an III. [Paris], Belin, 1987.

Conserving the Enlightenment : French military engineering from Vauban to the Revolution. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 2004.
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