Rethinking the Modern: Colonialism, Empire, and Slavery Conference
July 2011, Birmingham Midland Institute
Panel discussant, along with Robert Beckford and Robbie Shilliam, following a showing of Dr. Beckford’s film ‘Empire Pays Back’.
Further information about the conference can be found here.
Early Career Workshop on Historical Sociology
January 2011, University of Warwick
The Bermuda Archives ‘History Speaks’ Lecture Series
June - October 2009, Bermuda
I co-organized the lecture series, which teamed researchers to give papers which focused on a specific theme. The topics and speakers included:
‘St. David’s Island’s Native American Connection’ by Dr. Rosalyn Howard (University of Central Florida) and St. Clair Brinkie Tucker (Bermudian Author);
‘17th Century Dissidents’ by Dr. Heather Kopelson (University of Alabama) and Laura Andrews (University of Cambridge);
‘An Emancipation Journey: Abolition to Garveyism’ by Dr. Quito Swan (Howard University) and Kristy Warren (University of Warwick);
‘The Push for Equality Prior to Emancipation: Early 19th Century Black Religious Teachers and the Humanitarian Revolution’ by Dr. Clarence Maxwell (Millersville University) and Theodore Francis (University of Chicago);
‘Richard Norwood’s 17th Century Surveys and their Continued Influence on the Modern Mapping of Bermuda’ by Dr. Michael Jarvis (University of Rochester) and John Arthur (Department of Lands, Buildings & Surveys).
Breaking Boundaries: Time, Space and Ideas
March 2009, University of Warwick
The Department of Sociology’s 3rd Annual Postgraduate Conference was held on 7 March 2009. I was on the conference’s organising committee along with Michelle Kempson, Ty Hayes, Milena Kremakova, Katy Pilcher, Katrina Bragg, Rowenna Baldwin.
The conference focused on "breaking boundaries" between research times and spaces, crossing disciplines, using new methodologies, and identifying new research areas and problems. Further information can be found here.