Dr Sally Holloway

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I completed my PhD at Royal Holloway in 2013, funded by the AHRC and supervised by Professor Amanda Vickery. The thesis is entitled 'Romantic Love in Words and Objects during Courtship and Adultery c. 1730 to 1830.'

I am currently working as a Historical Researcher at Kensington Palace, reinterpreting and recreating the King's Apartments for the tercentenary of the Hanoverian succession in 2014.

Alongside Sarah Randles and Stephanie Downes I am co-editing the book Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions Through History (2014). I am also co-organising the interdisciplinary conference 'Emotional Objects: Touching Emotions in Europe 1600-1900', which will take place at the IHR from 11th-12th October 2013, funded by Professor John Styles' project 'Spinning in the Era of the Spinning Wheel.'

I have conducted research for Professor Amanda Vickery's 'At Home with the Georgians', 'Voices from the Old Bailey', 'Amanda Vickery on Men' and Dr Lucy Worsley's 'Fit to Rule' for BBC 2 and BBC Radio 4. I have also worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Jane Kamensky for her forthcoming biography of the artist John Singleton Copley  (1738-1815).

I have acted as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Queen Mary, and from 2012-13 was the first  Postgraduate Convenor of the British History in the Long Eighteenth Century Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research.

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