School of Social and Political Science

Dr Holly Marriott Webb

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Teaching Fellow (Social Anthropology)

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Chrystal Macmillan Building

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15a George Square

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Research interests

Multispecies anthropology; animal and environmental history; landscapes and landscape theory; history and anthropology of hunting; the Scottish Highlands and Islands; Gaelic and animal histories; deer; red deer; interdisciplinary methods; the environmental humanities; the Anthropocene.


Holly Marriott Webb is an anthropologist and historian interested in exploring past animal lives and human-animal relationships, as well as investigating how these histories can guide us in making better and more just conservation decisions in the Anthropocene present. Her specialism is in the red deer, deer stalkers, and hunting landscapes of the Scottish Highlands. She has a PhD in history and anthropology from Aarhus University, Denmark, an MA in Global Environmental History from Uppsala University, Sweden, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, UK. 

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