Pascal Griset

Pascal Griset is Professor of History at the Sorbonne (Paris-IV) since 1998. He is a specialist of the economic and technical history of information and communication technologies. Within the Irice Institute (CNRS-Sorbonne), he is in charge of the Research center in History of Innovation. He chairs the interdisciplinary commission « Sciences de la Communication » of the French Research Council CNRS.

He is the co-author with Jean-François Picard of the book “Au cœur du vivant- 50 ans de l’Inserm”.

Former student of the Institute for Industrial Strategies he is at present time vice-president of the French Association for the History of Computers and Telecommunications and administrator of the French Committee for the History of the Post office.

He participates in the committee of editorial staff of reviews « Histoire Economie, Société », « Hermès » (CNRS), « Flux » ( ENPC), « Le temps des Medias ». Recent publications include: “ Je t’aime moi non plus : The development of Atlantic submarine cables and the complexity of the French-American dialogue, 1870-1960” , in  Bernard S Finn; Daqing Yang (ed), Communications under the seas : the evolving cable network and its implications, MIT Press, 2009, 360 pages, pp 157-180. Alain Beltran et Pascal Griset, Histoire d’un pionnier de l’informatique : 40 ans de recherche à l’Inria, EDP Sciences, Paris, 2007, 287 p. Nicole d’Almeida, Pascal Griset et Serge Proulx (ed) : Hermès (CNRS Edition), n° 50, « Innover-Communiquer », avril 2008.