Public Talks

Here are some of the events where I have shared my research.

Pembroke College Oxford
The Smithsonian UK Trust Symposium
“Making the Ocean Visible: the Challenger Expedition (1872-1876)”
26 September 2019

Royal Geographical Society
RGS- IBG Annual International Conference
“Mooring and Mobility: Continuous Cruising on East London Waterways”
1 September 2017

Institute of Historical Research
Senate House, London
Maritime History and Culture Series
“Making the Oceans Visible: science and technology on the Challenger expedition, 1872-1876,”
6 December 2016

British Commission for Maritime History
New Researchers in Maritime History, Plymouth University
“The Baillie Sounder: Following the Telegraph Cable Network Through the Challenger Expedition”
15-16 April 2016

Macquarie University, Sydney
Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies: Transformations in Environmental History [link]
“Crossing Boundaries: Following the Challenger Expedition (1872-1876) Beyond the Sea”
11-13 February 2016

Antiquarian Horological Society Annual Meeting
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
“Zig-Zag Control: Regulating Time, Movement and the Merchant Marine in Allied Convoys”
16 May 2015

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Germany
‘Knowing Things: Circulations and Transitions of Objects in Natural History’ [link]
“Mobilities and Moorings: The Travel of Marine Specimens Through the Challenger Expedition (1872-1876)”
21-23 March 2015

British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference
University College London
“Microscope Images from the Challenger Expedition (1872-1876): Constructing the Oceans for Science and Empire”
7-9 January 2015