11 December, 2019 Launch events for Maxwell Street at the Institute of Advanced Study at University College London

25 October, 2019 Lecture at the Migration program at the University of British Columbia, Canada

7 June, 2019 Interview and Discussion about Maxwell Street at Chicago State University


16 April 2015 “On Friction” Contemporary Paradigms of Migration and Mobility, Neuchatel University, Switzerland.

16 March 2015: “Fence Furthest North” Department of Geography, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

13 March 2015: Poetry Reading. Writers Read Series. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

12 March 2015: “Outline of a Theory of Place” Concordia Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, Montreal, Canada.

November 2014:  “The Fence Furthest North”  Department of Geography, Guelph University, Canada,.

3 April 2014:    “Outline of a Theory of Place”    Keynote lecture for theThere’s No Place Like Home” Symposium, Institute of Humanities Research, Arizona State University.

10 December 2013: “Assembling Place: The Case of Maxwell Street, Chicago” In the “Power of Place” lecture series – Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany.

6 December 2013:  “Assembling Place: The Case of Maxwell Street, Chicago” Keynote lecture to Feeling Space: Towards a History of Emotion, Affect and Space Conference at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

14 November 2013: “On Friction”  Keynote Lecture to Theorising Mobilities in/from Asia, National University of Singapore

13 November 2013: “Assembling Place: The Case of Maxwell Street, Chicago” National University of Singapore

8 November 2013: “On Friction” Geography@Harvard, Harvard University, Cambridge MA.

18 June 2012: “Gender and Mobilities” conference and PhD course, University of Tromso, Norway. Gender and Citizenship in a Mobile World

10 May 2012: CRASSH, University of Cambridge. Layering Territories, Making Place: The Case of Maxwell Street, Chicago

23 March 2012: Institute of Contemporary Art, London. “Culture Now” – conversation with artist, Alex Hartley.

15 March 2012: University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Producing Territory at Maxwell Street: Tracing the Interplay of Materiality, Representation and Practice in a Changing Landscape

15 February 2012: Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford. The Prosthetic Citizen: Forms of Citizenship in a Mobile World

26 January 2012: Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, University of Michigan, USA, Visualizing Mobility in the Work of Eadweard Muybridge

17 November 2011: Lennart Andersson Memorial Lecture, Karlstad,Sweden, Citizenship in a Mobile World

27-29 October 2011 : Keynote Lecture at  IUAV University Venice, Italy ‘The Next Urban Question’, Citizenship in a Mobile World


11th-26th September 2011: Voyage to Svalbard and Nowhere Island with Alex Hartley et al on boat Noorderlicht. (

4th July 2011: Talk to “Cultural Significance of Place” Research Group, Newcastle University

25th June 2011: Keynote Lecture at EURA conference 2011 – “City Without Limits” at Copenhagen, Denmark (

22nd June 2011: Public Lecture – ‘On Turbulance’  Malmo.

14th June 2011: Airport Public Art seminar at Oslo Airport

3rd June 2011: Writing/Creativity Roundtable at Nottingham University.

21st May 2011: Keynote Lecture at “Street Life” Seminar at Turku, Finland (




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