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Holly Marsden

Holly Marsden is currently completing her PhD through the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme at the University of Winchester and Historic Royal Palaces, where she is an assistant collections curator. Her PhD is also in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery and Royal Museums Greenwich and her thesis examines the multiple identities of Mary II in the context of queenship, culture and politics in the seventeenth century. Holly previously undertook her MA in Queer History at Goldsmiths, University of London and completed her undergraduate MA (hons) in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. Her wider research interests include global queenship, histories of sexuality and gender, art history and pop culture. Within academic and public history practice, Holly is passionate about accessibility and inclusion within heritage spaces, galleries, museums and academic institutions. She is a founding contributor to the ‘Team Queens’ academic collective and previous projects include working with Historic Royal Palaces on their ‘Queer Lives’ immersive theatre tours.

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