‘Fish Bodies, the City and the Black Atlantic: Thinking the North Sea in the Long Nineteenth Century’, Amsterdam Centre for Urban History Seminar, 19 Oct 2023.


‘The vertical in low landscapes: Visualising East Anglia and the Low Countries in the long nineteenth century’, European Society of Environmental History Conference, University of Bern, 22-26 Aug 2023.

‘In support of promiscuity, or, Environmental urban history as urgent work’, part of the roundtable The past, present and future of urban-environmental history, at the conference 5o Years of the Urban History Journal, University of Leicester, 11-13 July 2023.

‘The North Sea, Water Agency and the Making of Coastal Space, 1800-1950’, DocTalks x MoMA, 1 November 2022, online.

‘Urban Ports as Infrastructures of Global Mobility: Nineteenth Century London and Antwerp’, Cities in the Flow, European Association for Urban History Conference, University of Antwerp, 31 Aug-3 Sep 2022 (delayed from 2020).

Convenor of ‘Watery Habitations’ Roundtable, European Society of Environmental History Conference, 4-8 July 2022 (delayed from 2021)

‘Changing port environments in nineteenth century Antwerp and Rotterdam’, Urban History Group Conference, online, 9-11 June 2021 (delayed from 2020)

‘Colonial Town Planning and Techno-Futurism: Ecological Disaster in the Writings of W. H. McLean’, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Annual Symposium Architectural History + Climate Change, online, 9-18 June 2021

‘The Many Niles of Colonial Modernity’, European Society of Environmental History online seminar series Environmental History Today, 29 April 2021

‘Rewriting River Time on the Nile and the Thames’, The Material Life of Time, The second international Temporal Belongings conference, online via QiQo Chat, 15-17 March 2021

‘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