Professor Craig Clunas
History of Art, East Asia, China
- Art history
Craig Clunas is Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at the University of Oxford, and an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. He has published extensively on the art history and culture of China. Much of his work concentrates on the Ming period (1368-1644), with additional teaching and research interests in the art of 20th century and contemporary China. He has worked as a curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and taught art history at the University of Sussex and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford in 2004, and in 2012 he delivered the 61st AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, under the title 'Chinese Painting and its Audiences'. In 2014 he co-curated the exhibition Ming: 50 Years that Changed China at the British Museum. He is a Fellow of the Academia Europaea and an Honorary Research Fellow of the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou.
University of Oxford Professor of the History of Art
Jan 2007 -
SOAS, University Of London Percival David Professor of Chinese and East Asian Art
Jan 2003 - Jan 2007
University of Sussex Professor of Art History, School of Cultural and Community Studies
Jan 1997 - Jan 2003
Professor Sir Simon Schama
Early modern European social, political and cultural history; history of the Jewish people; history of art and culture
Professor Julian Hoppit
The economic & political history of Britain, 1650-1850, including the history of economic thought.