Frédéric Monier to re-examine the history of political corruption

Monier, professor in contemporary history at the University of Avignon, France, talked on the historical factors of political corruption in a conference entitled "La corruption politique a une histoire: propositions pour une enquête comparative (19e et 20e siècles)". The conference was offered at an event held on 20 February.

18/02/2015

On 20 February, Frédéric Monier, professor in contemporary history at the Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, offered the conference "La corruption politique a une histoire: propositions pour une enquête comparative (19e et 20e siècles)" at the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts. The Group in Parliamentary History (GHP) organised this event which took place at the conference hall of the Department of Modern and Early Modern History (Faculty of Philosophy and Arts).
 
Monier is also researcher at the Centre Norbert Elias at the l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. His work focuses mainly on the political history of modern France, with specific interest in informal ways in which power is used. He is also one of the main researchers, together with Olivier Dard (Université de la Sorbonne) and Jens Ivo Engels (Universität Darmstadt), who put into motion a research programme on the analysis of corruption in modern Europe and in which the UAB Group in Parliamentary History participates.

More information: Group of Parliamentary History (GHP)

 

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