Françoise Dasques is an art historian, graduated from the Institut d’Art et Archéologie, Paris-IV-Sorbonne (M.A.) and the EHESS (PhD). She works on the international influence of the French laboratory of architecture in the global world of the 19th c. with a special focus on Mexico and India, with missions from the ICSSR and the ICHR. She also investigated the heritage of French metal works abroad – sculpture, ornaments and urban furniture – and the development of regional industrial arts.
She is presently visiting researcher at the CSH, and associate researcher to the Centre d’études mexicaines et centraméricaines, Cemca (Mexico).
- The art of cast iron (co-dir.), Delhi, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the arts, juin 2018.
Both articles published in Journal of historical studies, Department of History, Bahauddin Zakariya Univeristy, Multan, Pakistan:
- “On some British buildings of Lahore, through the Professional papers on Indian engineering”, dec. 2017
- “On Multan’s built environment. Indian and Anglo-Indian Architecture in Multan (1857-1947)”, Jan-june 2015. https://www.bzu.edu.pk/jhs/vol1-1/3.FRAN%C3%87OISE%20%20DASQUES%20.pdf
- Paris-Mexico, 1784-1910. Architectures. Textes et documents. 3 vols, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2017.
- Deux Rome. Paris-Mexico, 1784-1910. 3 vols. Architectures et réseaux. Architecture et devenir des formes. Architectures et univers mental. Paris, L’Harmattan, 2015.