Bruno Belhoste is a History Professor, Emeritus, at Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris 1) and former Director of the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History.
As a historian of science, he mainly studies sciences in France in the 18th and 19th centuries. His research has been more particularly focused on the history of mathematics, of science teaching, of scientific institutions and of engineers.
Bruno Belhoste has published six books (two of which have been translated in English), directed or co-directed nine collective books, and published more than eighty articles and papers for collective books.
He currently works on the history of Mesmer and mesmerism and is preparing a book on sciences in Paris in the 19th century.