Emmanuelle CRONIER

Associate professor in Modern History, University of Picardy (France)


Emmanuelle Cronier is Associate professor in Modern History at the University of Picardie-Jules Verne in Amiens, France. She conducts her research at the Centre for the History of Societies, Sciences and Conflicts (EA 4289, University of Picardie), conducting projects in collaboration with the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Péronne or the French School at Athens. She’s also a member of the scientific board of the IEHCA European Institute for the History and Cultures of Food, Tours. Her research to date has focused on the social and cultural history of the First World War and she’s currently working on the influence of the Great War in reshaping food identities and cultures existing before 1914 until the following decades, focusing on the meat production, trade and consumption as a case study.

Short bibliography linked with the speech

Cronier Emmanuelle, « Food and nutrition during the First World War (survey article) » dans Ute Daniel, Peter Gatrell et Oliver Janz (eds.), 1914-1918 Online. International Encyclopedia of the Frist World War, Online, Freie Universität Berlin, 2021.

Cronier Emmanuelle et Le Bras Stéphane, Nourrir Paris. Une histoire du champ à l’assiette, Paris, Comité d’Histoire de la Ville de Paris, 2019, 64 p.

Additional resources

CRONIER Emmanuelle et CLEVENOT Axel, Au menu de la Grande Guerre. L’alimentation au coeur du conflit, documentaire 52 mn, France 3, 2018.