Camille Creyghton joins the Vossius Center as Research Fellow from April to June. She will work on her research project "Intellectual transfer and transnational knowledge exchange among exiles in France, 1830-1848".
Camille Creyghton is a lecturer in Cultural Studies and Research Fellow of the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences. She researches and publishes within the domains of intellectual history, cultural history, history of the political and political culture of the end of the 18th until the first half of the 20th century. Currently, she is developing a new research project on the transfer of ideas among political exiles from various national backgrounds in a couple of European cities in the period 1815-1848. Her main interests concern questions about revolution and exile, political representation, history of science and humanities, and European thought. In December 2016, she defended her PhD thesis on the afterlife of the French historian Jules Michelet in French historiography and politics since 1870.