Professor Felix Driver
Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge
Felix Driver is an historical geographer committed to scholarship and public engagement in the arts and humanities, including collaborations with museums and creative practitioners. He has undertaken research projects on the cultural history of collections and collecting, the visual culture of exploration, geography and empire, and imperial cities. He has supervised collaborative research projects with the British Library, the Science Museum, the V&A, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Geographical Society. Currently he is Principal Investigator of the Mobile Museums project in collaboration with Kew Gardens.