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Dr Donal Hassett

Dr Donal Hassett

Dr Donal Hassett
BA(Dub.), M Phil(Dub.), PhD(EUI)

Lecturer in French Cultural History

Area of research

French Colonialism in the Maghreb after the Great War

Office 2.63, 19 Woodland Road
19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7760

Research summary

French Colonialism, World War One, Colonial and Post-Colonial Maghreb, History of the War Veteran, Islam in Europe

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Originally from Dublin, I hold a B.A. and M. Phil in European Studies from Trinity College, where I am also a Non-Foundation Scholar.

I completed my doctorate on the legacies of the Great War in Colonial Algeria at the European University Institute in Florence. I have lived and studied in France, Spain, Italy and Ireland and have also carried out research in Morocco and Algeria. 

My research focuses on the history of the French Empire and in particular, North Africa. I am also interested in the legacies of Empire in contemporary France and Britain, the history of Islam ...

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