Philip Grover, Renzu ga toraeta: Oxford Daigaku shozo: Bakumatsu Meiji no Nihon [Captured by the Lens (series title): Owned by Oxford University: Japan in the Bakumatsu and Meiji Eras] (Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2017). ISBN 978-4-634-15106-2
Katherine Clough and Philip N. Grover, Embroidered Visions: Photographs by Sheila Paine (Oxford: Pitt Rivers Museum, 2017). ISBN 978-0-902793-50-7
Christopher Morton and Philip N. Grover (eds.), Wilfred Thesiger in Africa (London: HarperPress, 2010). ISBN 978-0-00-732524-5
Philip Grover, ‘New Cabinet Online Module: Travels in Finland and Bosnia-Herzegovina’, (published online 7 August 2018).
Philip Grover, ‘Hideta Kitazawa Visits Oxford’, Japanese Studies at Oxford: Oxford University Japanese Studies Newsletter, 9 (2017), p.5.
Philip Grover, ‘Jacques-Philippe Potteau ga totta nihon-jin’ [Japanese as Photographed by Jacques-Philippe Potteau], in Keishi Mitsui (ed.), Gaikokujin cameraman no mita Bakumatsu Nihon [Bakumatsu Japan through the Lens of a Foreign Photographer], 2 vols. (Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2014), vol. 1, Gaikokujin kameraman 23 nin no shashin wo ikkyokeisai [Photographs by 23 Foreign Photographers], pp.92–109.
Philip Grover, ‘Conserving Photographs after the Great East Japan Earthquake’, (published online 12 December 2013).
Philip Grover, ‘Some “Russian Types” by William Carrick’, (published online 4 July 2013).
Philip N. Grover, ‘Sir Wilfred Thesiger: African Travels’, Royal Photographic Society Journal, 150 (2010), pp.356–359.
Philip N. Grover, ‘Bibliography of Works by Sir Wilfred Thesiger (1910–2003)’, in Christopher Morton and Philip N. Grover (eds.), Wilfred Thesiger in Africa (London: HarperPress, 2010), pp.269–272.
Philip N. Grover, ‘Carolyn Drake: The Quiet American’, Royal Photographic Society Journal, 149 (2009), pp.406–409.
Philip N. Grover, ‘Lyle, David (fl. 1755–1762)’, in H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison (eds.), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to the Year 2000, 60 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), vol. 34, pp.864–865.
Philip N. Grover, ‘Henry Martin and the Macdonald Collection’, in Clare Harris and Tsering Shakya (eds.), Seeing Lhasa: British Depictions of the Tibetan Capital, 1936–1947 (Chicago: Serindia Publications, 2003), pp.156–157.
Selected recent projects
‘After Hours’ event invitee and guest speaker (Ashmolean Museum/TORCH Japan Season), ‘Japan in Hollywood’. 2021.
Exhibition curator, Mariko Sakaguchi: One Hundred Views of Bathing. 2020.
Exhibition organiser, Picturing the Stars: Ruth Harriet Louise (1903–1940), Hollywood Photographer for MGM. 2020.
Exhibition curator, Into Motherhood: Photographs by Alegra Ally. 2020.
Exhibition curator, Memoirs in My Suitcase. 2019–20.
Research and content author, Star House Pole: Early Images of the Haida Totem Pole in the Pitt Rivers Museum. 2019.
Guidebook editor, Pitt Rivers Museum: A Short Guide. 2019.
Research and booklet contributor, Star House Pole. 2018.
Exhibition curator, Surveying the Nagas: Visual Representations of India’s Northern Hill-Tribes in the R. G. Woodthorpe Collection. 2018–19.
Research and content author, Travels in Finland and Bosnia-Herzegovina: An Ethnographic Collection of Sir Arthur Evans. 2018.
Exhibition curator, Tito in Africa: Picturing Solidarity. 2017–18.
Exhibition curator, Camel: A Journey through Fragile Landscapes – Photographs by Roger Chapman. 2017.
Conference speaker and site visit host (University of Oxford), Photo Archives VI: The Place of Photography. 2017.
Event organiser and principal speaker, ‘Special Event: Sheila Paine’ (book launch). 2017.
Exhibition curator, Embroidered Visions: Photographs of Central Asia and the Middle East by Sheila Paine. 2016–17.
Workshop organiser and speaker, PRINT PROJECT COLLECT. 2016 (multiple events).
Exhibition curator, Kabuki – On Stage, Behind the Scenes: Photographs by Akio Kushida and Stephanie Berger. 2016.
Content developer, ‘Dressed as a New Zealander’: A Photograph of Ella Monier-Williams by Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll). 2016.
Research seminar invitee and principal speaker (University of Oxford, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies), ‘Meiji-Era Photographs in the Pitt Rivers Museum: An Overview of the Collections'. 2015.
Exhibition curator, Burton Bros. of Dunedin: Photographs of New Zealand and Fiji by a Late Nineteenth-Century Commercial Studio. 2015–16.
Exhibition curator, Star House Pole: Early Images of the Haida Totem Pole in the Pitt Rivers Museum. 2014.
Exhibition curator, Surviving Tsunami: Photographs in the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake. 2013–14.
Exhibition curator, Travels in Finland and Bosnia-Herzegovina: An Ethnographic Collection of Sir Arthur Evans. 2013.
Research seminar invitee and principal speaker (University of Oxford, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies), ‘Samurai Abroad: Photographs of the Takenouchi Mission to Europe (1862)'. 2013.
Research and content developer, Bibliography of Works by Sir Wilfred Thesiger (1910–2003). 2013.
Overseas guest lecturer (Rikkyo University), ‘Curating Photographs in the Pitt Rivers Museum'. 2012.
Exhibition curator, Reading the Ruins: Alfred Maudslay and the Maya Site of Quirigua, Guatemala. 2012.
Conference invitee and speaker (De Montfort University, Photographic History Research Centre), Curating Photographs in the Museum. 2011.
Exhibition curator, The Last Samurai: Jacques-Philippe Potteau’s Photographs of the Japanese Missions to Europe, 1862 and 1864. 2011.
Exhibition curator, Among the Pueblos: John K. Hillers (1843–1925), Photographer of the American Southwest. 2010–11.
Exhibition curator, Wilfred Thesiger in Africa: A Centenary Exhibition. 2010–11.
Exhibition curator, The Burial of Emperor Haile Selassie: Photographs by Peter Marlow. 2010.
Exhibition curator, Carolyn Drake: Photographs of Central Asia. 2009–10.
Exhibition curator, Across the Caucasus: Photographs and Manuscripts from the John F. Baddeley Collection. 2009.
Exhibition curator, Studio Cameroon: The Everyday Photography of Jacques Touselle. 2007–8.
Exhibition loan courier and catalogue contributor, A New Flowering: 1000 Years of Botanical Art. 2005.
Exhibition curator and loan courier, Wilfred Thesiger’s Iraq, 1949–1958: Photographs of Travel. 2004–5 & 2005–6 (different venues).
Research and content author, Congo Journey: Photographs and Documents from Robert Hottot’s Expedition to Central Africa, 1908–9. 2004.