Heritage Pathway: Careers in Heritage: The World of Auction Houses

Auctioneers gavel

Held in partnership with University of Oxford Careers Service.
Behind the luxury goods, record-breaking prices and excitement of sale day work a vast and highly specialised workforce whose roles range from researchers and subject specialists to communications, events and legal experts – plus everything in between. This session will introduce the world of auction houses and provide a glimpse into the many roles that make this international, multi-billion-pound industry run, and the opportunities it offers for researchers from a range of subject backgrounds. 


  • Archie Williams, Cataloguer of Islamic Art and Oriental Carpets, Christie’s Auction House 

Chaired by Damilola Odimayo, Careers Service, Alice Purkiss and Dr Rachel Delman.  
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Queries about this event should be addressed to training@humanities.ox.ac.uk.


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