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Dr Anne Hanley

  • Overview



    • BA (Sydney)
    • PhD (Cambridge)
    • FRHistS

    Web profiles

    Administrative responsibilities

    • Web and Social Media Officer, History Classics and Archaeology
    • Recruitment and Retention Officer, History Classics and Archaeology

    Professional memberships

    • Fellow, Royal Historical Society

      Executive Committee Member, Society for the Social History of Medicine

      Member, Oral History Society


  • Research


    Research interests

    • Social history of medicine | Healthcare | Medical eduction | Public health | Health policy | Medical ethics | Nursing and midwifery | Infertility | British social and political history | History and policy | Gender history

    Research overview

    Anne has researched and published on a broad range of topics in medicine, welfare and sexuality during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, along with closely related themes in gender, social and political history. Her current work explores social and cultural attitudes towards, and political and medical interventions in, sexual health in Britain from the end of the First World War to the beginning of the AIDS crisis.

    Research clusters and groups

    • Mind and Body
    • Difference and inequality
    • Public history
  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching


    Teaching modules

    • Writing the Past: Dissertation (SSHC408D6)
    • People, Culture and Ideas in Modern Britain and Ireland (SSHC463S5)
    • Sex, Deviance and Disease in Britain, 1860-2020 (SSHC481S7)
    • Critical Entanglements in the Medical Humanities (SSHC483S7)
    • Methods: Medicine, Culture, Text (SSHC484S7)