Conference papers

Conference papers (by year)

2015
Invited Seminar Presentation, University of Leicester ‘Audio atmospherics: place, politics and participation through radio broadcasting’

Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference, Chicago. ‘Unlock the volume’: bringing height and depth to carceral mobilities’ (with Jennifer Turner).

Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference, Chicago. ‘A Wet World: rethinking place, territory and time’ (with Philip Steinberg).
2014
Invited Seminar Presentation, Oceans Symposium, University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus). ‘Drifting: towards mobilities at sea’

Keynote Lecture, Friction Conference, University of Nottingham. ‘Drifting: towards flows and frictions at sea’

Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference, Tampa Florida. ‘Shackled at sea: geographies of mobility and agency on the convict ship’ (with Jennifer Turner).

2013
Keynote Lecture, Hydro politics Conference, University of York. ‘Unsocial Water’

Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual International Conference, RGS London. ‘Maritime Mobilities’ Invited discussant.
2012
AHRC Connected Communities Symposium: Networking communities: mobility practices and connective infrastructures, Aberystwyth University. ‘Regulative practices of immobility: the surveillance, interception and resistances of radio pirates in the North Sea 1974-1985’

2011
Research Seminar, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield ‘Surveilling the seas: securing the oceans and air’

Final Frontiers: Oceans, Islands and Coasts, Island Institute, Rockland MA USA, ‘Affective oceans: rethinking the human/physical divide in geographies of the sea through the example of offshore broadcasting in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and Mediterranean’ (Funded by the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society)

Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual International Conference, RGS London. ‘‘Being-in-the-seascape’: dispersed places, natures and weather worlds through the audio broadcasts of Radio Caroline’.

Maritime Roundtable. Royal Holloway University of London. ‘Regulative practices of immobility: the surveillance, interception and resistances of radio pirates in the North Sea, 1974-1985’

2010
Salty Geographies: Subaltern Maritime Networks Conference, University of Glasgow. ‘A Less Than Harmonious Form of Piracy? Exploring the frictions between Dutch and British workers onboard Radio Caroline’s offshore broadcasting ships’.

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, RGS London. ‘‘More-than-human’ geographies of the sea: a case study of Radio Caroline’s ships’

Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference, Washington D.C. ‘Marginality and place myths: rumour conspiracy and Radio Caroline’s ships’.

Oceanic and Maritime Seminar Series, Kings College, Cambridge University. ‘Law, enforcement and Radio Caroline’s Ships: how offshore broadcasting changed jurisdiction over the High Seas’.

2009
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, University of Manchester. ‘Ships as ‘marginal places’: Considering the vessels of broadcasting pirate Radio Caroline’

Conference organisation (by year)

2015
Co-convener of Territory Beyond Terra sessions (with Philip Steinberg and Elaine Stratford) at the AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago.

2014
Co-convener of Military Mobilities sessions (with Peter Merriman) at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London. (Sponsored by the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group (SCGRG) and Political Geography Research Group (PGRG)).

2011
Co-convener of Maritime Roundtable (with Anyaa Anim-Addo and William Hasty) Hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London, (Sponsored by the Social and Cultural Research Group of Royal Holloway).

2010
Co-convener and chair of Geographies of Ships session (with William Hasty) at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London. (Sponsored by the Historical Geography Research Group (HGRG) and the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group (SCGRG)).

Co-convener and chair of Theorizing the Sea session (with Jon Anderson) at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London.

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