Professor Chris Gosden

Chris Gosden’s Oxford career started in 1994 as a curator-lecturer at the Pitt Rivers Museum, working on the history of collections and their relevance to post-colonial relations and identity.

In addition to writing books and running research projects – most recently on the history of the English landscape and on Celtic art – Chris has undertaken archaeological fieldwork, including in Papua New Guinea, Borneo and Turkmenistan.

Chris is a fellow of a number of learned societies, including the British Academy, as well as a trustee of the Art Fund and the British Museum.