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Dr Gareth Williams

Gareth is a curator at the British Museum and Honorary Reader at University College London. He is also Senior Researcher in the research project 'The Viking Phenomenon' and Academic Advisor to the Jorvik Viking Centre. He curated the exhibitions 'Vikings: life and legend' at the British Museum in 2014 and 'Viking Voyagers' at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in 2015. He is currently involved in the development of a new Viking Museum in Oslo. Gareth has published extensively on Anglo-Saxon and Viking history and archaeology, and is currently completing two books on aspects of Viking warfare.