Professor Fabrice Bensimon

Fabrice Bensimon specialises in nineteenth-century British history, which he usually teaches at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, where he hsa been Professor of British History and Civilisation since 2008. He is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow for 2016-18 at UCL, where his research project focuses on British migrant workers to the European continent in the period of industrialisation (1815-1870).

Major publications

  • 'British workers in France, 1815-1848', Past and Present 213, November 2011, pp. 147-189.
  • With Christoper A. Whatley, 'The thread of migration: a Scottish-French linen and jute works and its workers in France, c.1840-c.1870', Journal of Migration History 2, 2016, pp.120-147.
  • L'empire britannique, collection 'Que sais-je?', Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 2013.

For a full list of publications, see Fabrice's Iris profile.

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