Talks

 

PAPERS PRESENTED

“Judging the Americas: The Views from Havana, The Hague, and Geneva” paper presented at “The League of Nations Decentred: Law, Crises, and Legacies,” Laureate Program in International Law, Melbourne Law School, July 18, 2019.

“International Courts and International Law, 1899–1945,” paper presented at “The League of Nations and International Law,” University of Copenhagen, June 13, 2019. 

“Legal Internationalisms” paper presented at “Nationalism and Internationalism in the Historical Imagination,” Critical Global Studies Institute, Sogang University, South Korea, November 17, 2018.

“A League of Courts,” paper presented at “International Law: Courts and Contexts,” PhD Summer School, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, June 18, 2018. 

“A Court by Another Name: What if the Court of Arbitral Justice had been formed?” paper presented at “Contingency in the Course of International Law: How International Law Could Have Been,” Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Amsterdam, June 15, 2018. 

“Between League, Nation, and Empire: Domesticating Internationalism in Interwar Australia,” paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Studies Association of North America Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., February 25, 2017.

“Between League and Empire: League of Nations Activism in Interwar Australia,” paper presented at the symposium “League of Nations: Histories, Legacies and Impact,” University of Melbourne, December 11, 2015.

“Documenting the History of UNESCO in Australia,” invited paper at the “Sites of International Memory” workshops, University of Sydney and University of Melbourne, August 21, 2015.

“From Distant Cattle Station to Lonely Bush: League of Nations Activism in Interwar Australia,” paper presented at the Australasian Association for European History XXIV Biennial Conference, University of Newcastle, July 15, 2015.

CONFERENCES AND PANELS ORGANIZED 

Organizer, 2019 Toynbee Prize Foundation Lecture by Prof. Lauren Benton (Vanderbilt University), “Law and Conquest in World History,” American Historical Association, 133rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 4, 2019.

Organizer, panel on “Fighting Global Inequality” at the American Historical Association, 132nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January X, 2018. 

Co-organizer (with Prof. Penny Russell, chair of Australian studies, Harvard University), conference on “New Histories of Class,” Harvard University, April 21–22, 2017.

Organizing committee, “Migration, Immigration, and Diaspora,” 17th Harvard Graduate Conference on International History, Harvard University, March 9–10, 2017.

INVITED COMMENTS 

Comment on Anna Su (University of Toronto), “The Rise and Fall of Universal Civil Jurisdiction,” Harvard International & Global History Seminar, Harvard University, April 5, 2017.

Comment on Timothy Mitchell (Columbia University), “Durability: A History of the Future, 1869–1912,” Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar, Harvard University, April 3, 2017. 

Comment on Liliana Obregón (University of Los Andes Law School), “Writing International Legal History during the Long Nineteenth Century: Lawyers as Global Historians, 1750–1900,” Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar, Harvard University, November 14, 2016.

Comment on Lisa Ford (University of New South Wales), “Keeping the Peace in the Shadow of War: The British Empire and Order circa 1763,” Harvard International & Global History Seminar, Harvard University, September 21, 2016.