ACADEMIC TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Zooming In and Out: Experiences of Public Programming at a HE archive / library in a Pandemic’, Invisible Reconstruction Conference on 1 September 2021, UCL, University L’Aquila, Ritsumeikan University
‘Fading Rainbows: engaging school audiences during the pandemic’, Catalysts for change: transforming our practices, collections, and communities through times of crisis, DCDC 2021, Online, 28 June - 2 July 2021.
‘From Materiality to Spirituality. Post-Colonial Ethical and Cultural Developments and the Future of Museums’, with Lucia Patrizio Gunning, Heritage out of Control: Inheriting Waste, Spirits and Energies, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Online, 17-19 May 2021
‘Politics in the Archive – Workshop’, with Daniel Payne and Indy Bhullar, The Library Transforming: Research Libraries UK 2021 Online, 17 – 19 March 2021.
‘Education, the professions and fertility: Frances Wood’s statistical study’, Professional Women: the public, the private, the political – Women’s History Network Conference, LSE Library, 6-7 September 2019.
‘In Partnership: Learning and Engaging with the Suffrage Resources at The Women’s Library @ LSE’, Education, College Women and Suffrage: International Perspectives, Royal Holloway University of London, 13-14 June 2018.
‘Museum Fictions: Creating History through Objects and Display - Keynote’, Historical Fictions Research Network, Anglia Ruskin University, 27 February 2016.
‘Fitting aesthetics and the archaeology of race’, The Aesthetics and Ethics of Archaeology, University of Durham, 6-7 November 2014.
‘The Petrie Museum of “Race”’, UCL Joint Institute of Graduate Studies, 11 May 2014.
‘Subtext or Main Text?: Xena and Spartacus in the Museum’, delivered by / with Amanda Potter, Classical Association Conference, University of Nottingham, 11-16 April 2014.
Respondent to Dr. Kate Nichols, ‘”Mr. Leighton’s present picture is not Greek but oriental”: painting the people of antiquity’, Collecting Greece in the Nineteenth Century: text, image, knowledge, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 13 February 2014.
‘Skull Triangles: Flinders Petrie, Craniometry and Race’, Field Notes: Histories of Archaeology and Anthropology, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 25 November 2013.
‘A Look at Anno Domini: Race Theory, the Bible and Egypt’, Visions of Egypt: Literature and Culture from the Nineteenth Century to the Present, University of Hull, 6-7 September 2013.
‘Greek Faces? The Early Reception of Roman Mummy Portraits’, The National Gallery History Group, National Gallery, 11 April 2013.
‘Francis Galton’s Centenary: Commemorating Contentious Legacies – A Case Study in Bethlem’, with Sarah Chaney, Challenging History, City University and Tower of London, 23-25 February 2012.
‘The Case of the Petrie Museum: Resurrecting Hammers Mummies in the 21st Century’, with John J. Johnston, Cinema and Antiquity, University of Liverpool, 12-14 July 2011.
‘Back to the Petrie?’ Talk and screening of film produced on restitution issues, Museums and Restitution Conference, University of Manchester, 8-9 July 2010.
‘Lifelike Portraits or Funerary Goods? The Case of the Hawara Mummy Portraits’, Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, 15-17 April 2010.
Respondent to Dr Elizabeth Prettejohn Keynote, Exhibiting Antiquity, Birkbeck University of London, 18-19 September 2008.
‘Artist in the House: Mary Severn Newton’, Ruskin, Venice, and 19th Century Cultural Travel, Venice International University / Organised by University of Lancaster, 26 September 2008.
‘The Role of Museums and Exhibitions in the Reception of the Classical World’, Panel with Kate Nichols, Current Debates in Reception Studies, The Open University, 18-20 May 2007.