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Abigail Parker

PhD in Musicology,



Abigail is a final-year PhD student within the Department of Music at the University of Nottingham. Working towards her PhD in Musicology, her academic interests include Swedish popular music, ABBA, and the Eurovision Song Contest.

Educational History

2021-2024: PhD in Musicology at the University of Nottingham: Swedish Popular Music Studies. PhD supervision by Prof. LonĂ¡n O'Briain and Dr Hannah Thuraisingam Robbins.

2020-2021: Masters in Musicology at Oxford Brookes University. Postgraduate thesis supervised by Dr Jan Butler. Result: Distinction.

2017-2020: Bachelors in Music at Oxford Brookes University. Undergraduate dissertation supervised by Dr Dai Griffiths. Result: Upper Second-Class Degree with Honours (2:1).

Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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