Hannah joined the Imperial War Museum, London, as a Research Manager in July 2019.
Previously, she worked on the ‘Diseases of Modern Life’ project as a Research Assistant, where she helped to compile the project’s database. Her PhD thesis, completed at University College London and the Royal Society, examined the diary of physician and secretary to the Royal Society, Charles Blagden (1748-1820).
Her research with the Diseases of Modern Life project examined nineteenth-century pre-printed diaries, almanacs, and planners, such as Letts’s Diary, or Bills Due Book, as practical tools that helped individuals navigate information overload and construct particular personas in their day to day lives.
‘Fake News’: Insights from the NPHFI’s Tenth Annual Conference, Newcastle University, 10-11 November 2017
12 December 2017
The Tenth Annual Conference of the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland, held at the University of Newcastle on November 10-11, 2017, addressed a topic that no doubt resonates with many contemporary discussions.