Talks and Papers

Conferences Organized

Organizing Committee, Harvard Grad Conference on International History (Con-IH), 2018-2021

  • Co-Facilitator, 2021 Virtual Roundtable Series, Gender and Empire
  • Member and Summer Co-Facilitator, 2020 Labor and Discipline from a Global Perspective
    • Co-author with Jesús Solís, Introduction, Conference Virtual Publication
  • Member, 2019 Militarization: Methods, Approaches, and New Directions

Invited Comments

Comment on Or Rosenboim (City, University of London), “A Food Utopia? Ideas of Plenty and Italian Colonialism in Libya before WWI,” Harvard Global Political Thought Fall Seminar, October 18, 2021

Comment on Perin Gürel (University of Notre Dame), “The Politics of Beauty: Modernization Theory, Comparativism, and the Last Empress of Iran,” Harvard International & Global History Seminar, Harvard University, December 2020

Papers and Presentations

“‘I am Your Slave and Servant:’ Friendship, homosociality, and state formation in 18-19th century Ottoman Tunis, paper to be presented at the 18th Century Africa Workshop, Centre of African Studies, Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge, June 17-18, 2021

“No Doctors for Illness, No Graveyards for the Dead”: Rupture, Healing and Redress Practices of Chinese Laborers in the Greater Atlantic World, Mid- to Late-19th Century, paper presented at the London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 27 July 2019

“How dare you enslave people whereas they were born free?” Race, religion, and the re-enslavement of the Haratin in late-seventeenth century Morocco, paper presented at New Eyes on the 18th Century Symposium, Harvard Mahindra Center, Cambridge, MA, February 12, 2019

"What kind of people do we wish to be?" presentation for Teach for America Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teaching Regional Innovation Fair, New Orleans, LA, April 16, 2015