Conference Papers


‘Changing port environments in nineteenth century Antwerp and Rotterdam‘, Urban History Group Conference, University of Warwick, 8-9 April 2021 (delayed from 2020)

‘Urban ports as infrastructures of global mobility: nineteenth century London and Antwerp’, Cities in the flow. Networked flows mis/matching urban life, European Association for Urban History Conference, University of Antwerp, 1-4 Sep 2021 (delayed from 2020)


‘Making colonial environments in the Anglo-Egyptian Nile Valley, 1880s-1920s’, World History Workshop, University of Cambridge, 17 Oct 2019

‘Connecting worlds: Alexandria and Port Said as port cities of the imperial Nile valley’, The Pursuit of Global Urban History: A Dialogue Between Two Fields, University of Leicester, 11-12 July 2019

‘Engineering the Nile valley: Khartoum North and the first Aswan Dam as products of Anglo-Egyptian hydropolitics, 1899-1935’, Infrastructure, culture, and identity in the modern city (19th-21st centuries), European Association for Urban History Conference, University of RomaTre, 29 Aug-1 Sep 2018

‘On the fringes of planning history: William McLean, Edwin Sarsfield-Hall and the unwritten history of Khartoum North, c.1900-1935’, Urban History Group Conference, Keele University, 5-6 April 2018

‘Running up the Nile for a change of air: Architecture, space, and time in an Edwardian traveller’s account of the Anglo-Egyptian Nile valley’, Geographies of World History, University of Cambridge, 30 September 2017

‘Environment and imperial space in Anglo-Egyptian Khartoum: a case study of All Saints’ Cathedral’, Architectural History Workshop, 20 May 2017

‘Constructing the Nile Valley: Empire, Environment and Building, 1880s-1920s’, Water conference organised by the Northern Nineteenth-Century Network, Leeds Trinity University, 7 April 2017

‘Colouring the City: Environment and urban form in Touba and Khartoum’, New Researchers in Modern Urban History, Institute of Historical Research, London, 4 July 2016

‘Crowd-funding Colonial Architecture: The funding, design and reception of All Saints’ Cathedral, Khartoum’, Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities conference, University of Stirling, 5-6 December 2015