Matthew Symonds

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Senior Research Fellow

Matthew Symonds is a Senior Research Fellow at UCL and CELL’s Technical Research Officer, responsible for maintaining the CELL website and the IT infrastructure for the various CELL projects. He’s currently taking a lead role in the development of CELL’s project to digitise Gabriel Harvey’s marginalia. He studied history at UCL and Cambridge. His Ph.D., ‘Grub street culture: the newspapers of Nathaniel Mist c.1715 – c. 1745’, is about a Jacobite, his newspaper, and the repeated scandalous and seditious libels that it published. His research interests include the history of information, the miscommunication of ideas, and late seventeenth-century cultural history. He is currently writing about translation and cultural identity in exile communities.

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