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Pierre-Louis Pinault

PhD Student

Pierre-Louis Pinault's PhD analyses the influence of clubs of bibliophiles and of learned societies in the study, trade and collecting of medieval manuscripts in the United Kingdom, France and the United States of America in the early twentieth century.


Pierre-Louis Pinault graduated in political and social sciences at Sciences Po Strasbourg, in history at the University of Strasbourg, and in digital humanities at the École nationale des chartes. He worked at the Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes (IRHT-CNRS), first as an intern, then as a junior research assistant for the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project. His main research interests include library history, provenance, and manuscript studies.