Prof Hannah Barker

Professor of British History

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Biography

I joined The University of Manchester in 2000. Before that I lectured at the University of Keele and Worcester College, Oxford.

I am currently Director of the John Rylands Research Institute. 

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External posts

I am chair of Manchester Histories, a charity based at the University of Manchester which works with people and groups in the Greater Manchester area on history and heritage projects. I am a feoffee at Chetham's and member of the Chetham's Library committee, and Historical Advisor for the National Trust at Quarry Bank Mill. 

Expertise

Industrial revolution, urban development, small businesses and families, especially in NW England. Eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain; print culture, gender relations.

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