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  • The Visual Archives of Sexology, Birkbeck, 2 December 2017 (Wellcome Trust ISSF funded symposium, co-organised with Katie Sutton, Australian National University).
  • Graphic Details: Communities of Experience?, JW3 London,12 November, 2015. Co-organised with the artist and curator Sarah Lightman, this major international conference was the first UK-based event dedicated to the contribution of Jewish women to comics (sponsored by the UCL Slade School of Fine Art, Stirling Maxwell Centre, University of Glasgow, McFarland Publisher, and Space Station 65 exhibition centre).
  • Homophobia Rewritten: New Literary and Cultural Perspectives on Violence and Sexuality, Keynes Library Birkbeck, 13 June 2014. (AHRC-funded symposium).
  • Sexology and Translation: Cultural and Scientific Encounters Across the Modern World, 1860-1930, Keynes Library Birkbeck, 12 June 2012 (Wellcome Trust-funded symposium). Click here for further information.
  • Sex and Race in Critical Discourse, 25 February 2010. Co-organized with Jonathan Mackintosh (Interdisciplinary work-in-progress seminar).
  • Queer 50s, Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, 5-6 May 2009. Co-organized with Matt Cook (2-day international conference).
  • Bedrocks and Beyond: The Launch of The Birkbeck Institute of Gender and Sexuality, 21 January 2008 (BiGS launch).
  • Victorians Disciplining Race, 15 November 2006 (Symposium at the Institute of English Studies, sponsored by the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Birkbeck, and BAVS).
  • The Age of Experiments, 1800-1900, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 4-6 ¬†September 2003. Co-organized with Lyn Pykett (Annual conference of the ¬†British Association of Victorian Studies).