forthcoming, 2021

9th-10th October. Galline Promises: Urban Chicken-keeping through a Vegan Lens, International Association of Vegan Sociologists Conference. Registration free, TBA.


Urban Metabolism. May 2021. The Animal Turn. Podcast.

More-than-human precarity. January 2021. Anarchist Essays: Anarchist Research Group, Loughborough. Podcast.

Vegan geographies and embodied politics. October 2020. Beyond Species. Podcast.

past (selected)

9th September. A Badger, a Tree, and a Geographer Walk into a City: More-than-Human Precarity and Loss in Birmingham, British Animal Studies Network Conference.

31st August-3rd September. The Chicken City: Researching (with) domestic chickens during multispecies pandemics, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual Conference, London. Recording available to attendees here.

31st August-3rd September. (Re-)thinking the academic conference space: Feminist perspectives, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual Conference, London. Recordings available to attendees here and here.

27th July 2021. Cultures, Politics and Histories of Vegan Practice [book event] with Dr Eva Giraud (Keele University, author of ‘Veganism: Politics Practice, and Theory’), Sheffield Animals Research Centre. Online, tickets free but registration required, https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cultures-politics-and-histories-of-vegan-practice-tickets-158126846655

21st July 2021. Anthropocene atmospheric animals: Ruminations with climate cattle, with Jonathon Turnbull and Adam Searle. Heroes and Villains in the Anthropocene Seminar Series, Brunel University London. https://www.brunel.ac.uk/research/Centres/Global-Lives/Seminar-series/Heroes-and-Villains-in-the-Anthropocene

7th-8th July 2021. Labour, Collaboration, Conflict, and Discovery: Finding Animals in the Royal Geographical Society Archives. Animal History Group Conference, London, https://animalhistorygroup.org/summer-conference-2021/

3rd June 2021. A conduit for value? More-than-human experiments with chicken metabolism. Cultures of Unsustainability Conference, University of Turku, https://sites.utu.fi/unsus/en/

Wary welcomes and welcome warnings. Practicing Historical Geography, Historical Geography Research Group, RGS-IBG, 24th November 2020

Vegan histories, presents and futures, Birmingham Vegan Festival 2020 [postponed by Covid-19]

Animals, archives and activism: befriending vegan pasts, presents and futures, Vegetarian Society, University of Warwick, 9th May 2019

Animal, archives, and activism: the changing spaces and meanings of vegan politics and ethics in the UK, Human Geography Seminar Series, University of Birmingham, 22nd January 2019

The Case of the Little Brown Dog: Whose Bodies Matter? Embodying Geographies: Research intensive diversity work; University of Birmingham, 9th October 2017

Moving further away to return closer? Entangling pasts, present and futures of veganism; More-than-human field/work session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, RGS London, 28th-30th August 2019

Befriending Beyond the Archive: Animals, Activism, and Archives; More-than-human geographies of empathy’ session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, RGS London, 29th August-1st September 2017

Imagining through the Archive: Animal Rights Histories in the UK; ‘Placing knowledges in Social and Cultural Geography’ session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, 29th August-1stSemptember 2017

Befriending the Archives: Richard D. Ryder at the British Library, GEES Doctoral Researcher Conference, University of Birmingham, 3rd May 2017

Animal Voices II: The representative for animal-Others,  RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, 28th August-1stSeptember 2016

Animal Voices: Re-considering representation, ethics, and practice in human—animal studies, Animal Agency: Language, Politics, Culture, University of Amsterdam, 12th-13th May 2016


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