Dr Inès Hassen

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Teaching Fellow in French Studies

Department: Modern Languages

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5163

Email: ih64@le.ac.uk

Office: Room 1202, Attenborough Tower

Address: School of Arts, University of Leicester, University Road,Leicester, LE1 7RH

Personal details


I obtained my undergraduate degree in English at the University of Reims in France before joining the Centre for Urban History in the School of History, Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester to complete my MA. I then obtained my PhD entitled, ‘Medium-sized cities in the Age of Globalisation: the Example of Reims and Leicester, 1980-2008’, at the University of Leicester in 2017. I am currently part of the International Panel on Exiting Violence which is a sociological research project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York based at La Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris.


  • BA Hons in English Language, University of Reims (France)
  • MA in Urban History, University of Leicester
  • PhD in Urban History/Sociology, University of Leicester
  • Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy


  • Co-authored with Massimo Giovanardi, ‘The Difference of Being Diverse: City Branding and Multiculturalism in the Leicester Model’, Cities (2017)
  • ‘British and French Urban Policies: Two Different Approaches 1980-2008’ in A. Chen and S. Alifragkis (eds), Architectural and Urban History and Historiography (Atiner, 2015): 113-122


  • FR1010 Year 1 ‘Advanced Modern French Language’
  • FR2018 Year 2 ‘French Post-Beginner’
  • FR2046 Year 2 ‘French Urban Space: From City of Light to the Banlieue’


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