Edgar Lejeune first studied law and history at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. He then obtained a Master degree in history and philosophy of science at University Paris 7 Diderot, with a dissertation on the impact of the personal computer on the writing of an historian of science, Gérard Simon.
Since 2016, he has been a PhD student at University Paris 7 Diderot, under the direction of both a linguist Shirley Carter-Thomas and a historian of science Karine Chemla. He works on the first uses of computers in medieval history in France, Germany, and Italy, using both linguistic and historical methods. He also gives courses on quantitative methods for the Humanities at Paris-Sciences-Lettre since 2017.
Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities
2ème colloque international de la Société Française d’Histoire des Sciences Humaines, Société Française d’Histoire des Sciences Humaines (SFHSH) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
Numbers, Measurement, and Measurability, SPHERE – University Paris 7 Diderot
LATTICE Seminar, LATTICE – Ecole Normale Superieure
The Making of the Humanities VI, Society for the History of the Humanities - Oxford University
CPES Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Degree, Paris Sciences et Lettres