Professor Felix Driver FBA

Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge

Elected 2011

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.

Current post

Professor of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London

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