Selected Presentations

‘English Merchants, the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and African Slavery in Early Barbados, 1640-1672', Centre for the Study of International Slavery, University of Liverpool, 15 March 2022.

‘London Merchants and the Origins of the Barbados Sugar Boom, 1640-1660’, British and Imperial History Workshop, University of Chicago, 21 February 2022.

‘Barbados and the Racialisation of Labour in England’s Global Empire, 1650-1690', Economic and Social History of the Early Modern World Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London, 29 October 2021.

‘English Merchants, the Brazilian Sugar Trade, and the Rise of Caribbean Plantation Economies’, invited talk delivered at Topics in Early Modern Studies Seminar, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 22 June 2021.

Paper delivered at ‘A Tarnished Past: Higher Education and the Business of Slavery’, a webinar organised by the Centre for the Legacies of British Slave-Ownership at UCL, 1 June 2021.

‘London Merchants, the English Civil War, and the Financing of the Barbados Sugar Boom, 1643-1660’, paper presented at the British Group of Early American Historians Conference, University of Birmingham, 6-8 September 2019.

‘English Overseas Trading Companies and Global Networks of Migration in the Seventeenth Century’, paper presented at the Terres Lointaines: Compagnies, Commerces, Colonies (XVII ème -XVIII ème siècles) Conference, The University of Poitiers, 10 – 12 October 2018.

‘The Global Dimensions of the Barbados Sugar Boom, c. 1640-1690’, paper presented at the 24th Annual Omohundro Institute Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, 14 – 17 June 2018.

‘Theory and Practice in the Construction of Slave Labour Regimes: The Case of the English East India Company, c. 1660-1683’, paper presented at the European Social Science History Conference 2018, Belfast, U.K., 4 - 7 April 2018.

‘“By the original constitution these are lookt upon to be a sort of slaves to the Company”: Asian coolies, enslaved labourers, and the peopling of East India Company colonies, 1668-1730’, paper presented at the ‘Slavery and Forced Labor in Asia, c. 1250-1900’ conference, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 1 – 3 June 2017.