Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
Bénazech Wendling
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes - PSL / GSRL-CNRS
Website URL
British and Irish History; Religion and Politics; Religious conversion; Missions; Colonization and Nationalism; Protestant History and Sociology; Education; Famine; Humanitarianism.
Additional Contact Information
Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of Strasbourg ( Agrégée teacher with a 13-year experience.

Personal Info

About Me

PhD candidate at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres), affiliated to the GSRL (Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités) du CNRS.

For my research, I am the recipient of the Region Ile-de-France Fellowship for doctoral international mobility and have been awarded a Past & Present grant from the Royal Historical Society, as well as a grant from the SOFEIR.


Recent Publications

“A City upon a Hill”: The “Dingle Colony” of Converts and the Disruption of Traditional Communities in mid-19th-Century Ireland, Études irlandaises, no 44-2, 2019 – p. 77-93 (to be published).

“The Priest do their best to inflame the people”. Religious agents in Ireland, 1800-45: instigators of violence or peacemakers?, Violence: An international journal (under review).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Ireland, United Kingdom
Expertise by Geography
British Isles, Ireland, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Emancipation, Food History, Pedagogy, Politics, Rebellion & Revolution, Religion, Women