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I regularly share my research with a wide range of audiences and have recently participated in and/or organised the following events:

  • Public talk: 'Wanted: a history of homosexuality. Found: an 'archive of ordinary racism'. Organised by the Schwules Museum* Berlin as part of the exhibition Odarodle - An imaginary their-story of naturepeoples, 1535-2017, which reassesses the museum's collection and history from a postcolonial perspective. 15 September 2017.
  • Public panel discussion: ‘In the Archive(s) of Sexuality: Collections/ Metaphors/ Activism’,  featuring next to me Howard Chiang, Rohit K.  Dasgupta, Monalesia Earle & Lesley Hall. Part of Birkbeck Arts Week. 19 May 2016.
  • Public talk: ‘Dead Wilde, or, How Homophobia Shaped Modern Queer Culture'. Organised by BeBirkbeck. 27 May 2015.
  • Public workshop: 'Wills and queer legacies', part of Lines of Dissent: Queer Inheritance, the twelfth annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer History and Archives conference hosted by the London Metropolitan Archives: See 6 December 2014.
  • Workshop (AHRC-funded): 'Violence in Queer and Trans Lives: A Dialogue between the Humanities and Health Professions.' The event brought together invited participants whose work focuses on the experiences of people whose bodies and desires do not conform to binary norms and expectations. They included next to me my PhD student Monalesia Earle, a social worker who is completing a doctoral thesis on queer women of colour in contemporary literature; the University of Surrey psychologist Peter Hegarty and his PhD student Katherine Hubbard, who both work on the homophobic history of psychology; literary scholar Churnjeet Mahn, Strathclyde, who is working with queer refugee youth funded by the AHRC, and, Vernon Rosario, a UCLA-based clinical psychiatrist and historian of medicine with special interest in trans and intersex.
  • Public film screening (AHRC-funded): Anders als die Andern/Different from the Others (1919). LGBT History month screening of ‘the first homosexual movie’, followed by a panel discussion featuring Silke Arnold-deSimine, Justin Bengry and Daniel Monk. Birkbeck Cinema.