Centre for European and International Studies Research

PhD profile

Ms Fabienne Chamelot

  • Role Title: PhD Student
  • Address: Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 6033
  • Email: fabienne.chamelot@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Centre for European and International Studies Research
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Fabienne Chamelot started her PhD in 2014. Her research explores French colonial administration and policy in the 20th century, focusing specifically on the management and organisation of colonial archives throughout the empire and within the French state. She has a MA in Social Sciences from the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales and the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris, and has completed one year as a visiting student at New York University. Before starting her PhD, she worked in the non-fiction publishing field in France, mostly at Gallimard and as a freelance editor.


Research Clusters

  • Francophone Africa

Discipline Areas

  • Public administration History
  • Colonial History
  • French History
  • Area studies

Current Research Projects

  • PhD on the history of the French colonial archives