Presentations and Media

Conference presentations, talks, and media appearances by TIDE team members. All filmed talks are also available on the TIDE YouTube channel.

 

2021

January
Working, Lauren. ‘From Jaguar Animism to University Play: Appropriation as Translation’, TORCH Oxford and Empire lunchtime series.

February
Das, Nandini and Stevenson, Emily. ‘Hakluyt and Empire’, TORCH Oxford and Empire Lunchtime series.

March
Das, Nandini. ‘Rainsong in Five Senses: India and the Sound of Rain’, BBC Radio 3 [download].

Working, Lauren. ‘Introducing New Generation Thinkers 2021‘, BBC Radio 3 [download].

April

Das, Nandini. ‘ABL 113: Research and creative work: TIDE Project: travel, transculturality and identity in England‘, A Bit Lit.

Das, Nandini. ‘Nandini Das on the Early Age of Travel’, Hidden Histories podcast.

Das, Nandini; Roberts, Tom; Smith, Haig; Stevenson, Emily; Working, Lauren. ‘Projects: TIDE Project’, Sheffield Early Modern Discussion Group, University of Sheffield.

Working, Lauren. ‘”Not as a poet, but a pioneer”: Fancy and the Colonial Gaze in William Davenant’s Madagascar (1638)’, Early Modern English Literature Seminar, University of Oxford.

May

Das, Nandini. ‘Parnassus to “stranger earth”: The Scholar’s Place in Early Modern England’, XXXI Congreso SEDERI [keynote].

Stevenson, Emily and Working, Lauren. ‘Global Networks at the Early Modern Inns of Court: From Middle Temple to Manoa’, Early Modern Inns of Court Seminar Series, supported by the University of Reading.

Working, Lauren. ‘Free Thinking: The Botanical Past’, BBC Radio 3 [download].

Working, Lauren. ‘RHS Whitfield Prize 2021 – Shortlist Videos: Lauren Working’

June

Das, Nandini. ‘Anti-Racism and Career Development in Shakespeare and Early Modern Studies’, King’s College London.

Working, Lauren. ‘In the Footsteps of Felipa Flowers’ Blue Moccasins: Indigenous Objects in Oxford and London’, Indigenous Mobilities conference, University of Kent.

July

Das, Nandini. ‘Keynote Roundtable: Sound and Race’, Early Modern Soundscapes Conference.

Working, Lauren. ‘Bacchus’ New Muse: Wine, Tobacco, and the “Intoxicating Enchantments” of Early Stuart Wit Sociability’, Intoxicating Spaces conference, University of Sheffield.

Das, Nandini; Melo, João; Roberts, Tom; Smith, Haig; Stevenson, Emily; Working, Lauren. ‘TIDE: Keywords Launch’, On Belonging 2, University of Oxford.

Roberts, Tom. ‘Cities of Strangers: a virtual walking tour of immigrant London, c. 1550 – 1620’, On Belonging 2, University of Oxford.

Smith, Haig. ‘‘Corporation as/for Governance’, On Belonging 2, University of Oxford.

August

Stevenson, Emily and Working, Lauren. ‘Globes, Networks, & the Early Modern World’, TIDEfest, University of Oxford.

 

2020

January

Working, Lauren. ‘The Making of an Imperial Polity‘, New Books in British Studies podcast.

February
Das, Nandini and Melo, João. ‘The Kristapurana’, BBC Radio 3.

March
Das, Nandini. ‘The Essay: Women Writers to Put Back on the Bookshelf, Lady Mary Wroth’, BBC Radio 3 [download].

April
Das, Nandini. ‘Free Thinking: Sounds of Shakespeare: Shakespeare’s Bookshelf’. BBC Radio 3 [download].

July
Das, Nandini. ‘Free Thinking: First Encounters’, BBC Radio 3.

August
Working, Lauren. ‘Dispossession in Lace: Ruffs in Jamestown and Materializing White Authority’, Materializing Race: Objects and Identity in #VastEarlyAmerica virtual conference.

September
Working, Lauren. ‘The Mayflower and Native American History‘, BBC Radio 3 [download].

November
Das, Nandini. ‘Impacting Policy with Early Modern Research, with Nandini Das’, Society of Renaissance Studies.

Working, Lauren. ‘A World on the Table: Still Life Paintings and their Global Stories’, Arts of Place network, University of Birmingham.

December
Stevenson, Emily. ‘Richard Hakluyt writing Russia’, Early Modern Graduate Forum, University of Oxford.

 

 

2019

February
Das, Nandini. Gresham’s World: Global Traffic, Trade and the Metamorphosis of England, Gresham College.

Working, Lauren. ‘Arts & Ideas, Scented gloves and gossip: civility and news in the Renaissance’, BBC Radio 3 [download].

May
Melo, João. ‘Moderate punishments thwart great evils’: Thomas Stephens and the colonisation of the Goan imaginary’, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon.

Roberts, Tom. ‘The Transcultural tokens of Commedia dell’arte: the arlequino in the Early Modern English Imagination’, School of the Arts Postgraduate Conference, University of Liverpool.

Smith, Haig. ‘Roger Williams: The Role of Native American Rights and Defining a Protestant Identity in Opposition to Massachusetts Theocracy’, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon.

Stevenson, Emily. ‘Mapping the Levant in London’, School of the Arts Postgraduate Conference, University of Liverpool.

Stevenson, Emily. ‘Mapping Principal Navigations in the Levant’, Re-Imagining the Mediterranean conference, University of Warwick.

June
Smith, Haig. ‘Religious agents and the development of civic urbanism in early America’, World History Association Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Working, Lauren. ‘Coming of Age with Empire: Performing Colonization at the Inns of Court’, The Early Modern Inns of Court and the Circulation of Text conference, King’s College London.

July
Melo, João; Robert, Tom; Working, Lauren. ‘TIDE: Keywords session’ Early Modern Studies Conference, Durham University.

Roberts, Tom; Stevenson, Emily. ‘Network Analysis and Mapping’ workshop, Early Modern Studies Conference, Durham University.

Melo, João; Stevenson, Emily; Working, Lauren. ‘Global Lives, Global Objects’, Early Modern Studies Conference, Durham University.

September
Working, Lauren. ‘The Material Politics of Appropriation: Native American Objects in Early Modern England’, Rethinking Objects Conference, Newcastle University.

Das, Nandini. ‘Tales of Tudor Travel: The Explorer’s Handbook‘. BBC 4, aired 11 September 2019.

October
Working, Lauren. ‘Microcosms: Illuminating the Global in Portraiture’, Revisiting Representations in History teachers’ seminar, National Portrait Gallery, London.

December
Working, Lauren. ‘Anne of Denmark’s Imperial Gaze’, London Renaissance Seminar at the National Portrait Gallery.

 

2018

March
Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: Memory, Transculturality, and the Incorporated Self’, Early Modern Exchanges Seminar, University College London (Invited Talk).

Das, Nandini. ‘Everyday Strangeness: Strangers in The Comedy of Errors’. ‘Languages of Tudor Englishness’ seminar. Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Melo, João. ‘Writing on Mogor: The Afterlives of the Jesuits’ Accounts on Mughal India, 1580–1650’, Renaissance Society of America annual conference, New Orleans.

Smith, Haig. ‘Influencing English Expansion in the Seventeenth Century: Chaplains and their Travel Accounts’, Renaissance Society of America annual conference, New Orleans.

April
Working, Lauren. ‘The Strawberry and the Flame: The Heart as Agent in Anglo-Native Exchange’, American Indian Workshop, Ghent.

Christofides, Roger. ‘“In the face of the fabulous new”: Hamlet in the uncanny valley’, ‘Shakespeare and Science Fiction’ conference, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (keynote speech).

May
Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe and India’, Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Aberdeen (Invited Talk).

Roberts, Tom. ‘“By the Venecian shipps’: Resituating the Italians in Elizabethan London’, Sixteenth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research, Coventry; School of the Arts Postgraduate Conference, University of Liverpool.

Roberts, Tom. ‘Italian Space in Elizabethan London’, Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Exeter.

Stevenson, Emily. ‘Writing the Virginia Company’, School of the Arts Postgraduate Conference, University of Liverpool.

June
Christofides, Roger. ‘“Goats and monkeys!”: Geopolitics in Othello’s Cyprus’, ‘Shakespeare Studies Today’, British Shakespeare Association annual conference, Queen’s University, Belfast.

Das, Nandini. ‘“no walke without a recreation”: Will Kemp’s Jig’, Paris Early Modern Seminar (Invited Talk).

July
Das, Nandini; Melo, João; Smith, Haig; Working, Lauren. ‘Roundtable: Transcultural Civility’, Society for Renaissance Studies Eighth Biennial Conference, Sheffield.

Das, Nandini. ‘Arts & Ideas: What do you call a stranger?’, BBC Radio 3.

September
Das, Nandini. ‘William Harborne’s embassy to Istanbul’. Hakluyt Editorial Symposium. University of East Anglia, Norwich.

October
Melo, João. ‘“Exceeding great enemies”: Jesuit missionaries, English merchants and Mughal diplomatic intrigues’, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain (Invited Talk).

Working, Lauren. ‘The Material Politics of Empire: Artefacts and Anti-Spanish Sentiment at the Jacobean Inns of Court’, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain (Invited Talk).

 

 

2017

February
Das, Nandini. ‘Cross-Cultural Diplomacy Compared: Afro-Eurasian Perspectives (16th-18th Centuries)’ workshop, Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick.

Melo, João. ‘Cross-Cultural Diplomacy Compared: Afro-Eurasian Perspectives (16th-18th Centuries)’ workshop, Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick.

Working, Lauren. ‘The Passions of Empire: Sense and Conquest in Jacobean London’ (Invited Talk), Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Liverpool.

March
Working, Lauren. ‘The Passions of Empire: Sense and Conquest in Jacobean London’, Renaissance Society of America annual conference, Chicago.

April
Working, Lauren. ‘The Powhatan in Jacobean Political Thought’, (Invited Talk) Jamestown: 1619 workshop, Dartmouth College.

Working, Lauren. ‘“These seedes, which yet vnpolisht are”: Tobacco and the Social Life of Conquest’, (Invited Talk) Intoxicants and Empire: Space and Material Culture workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

May
Das, Nandini. ‘“Tide in the affairs of men”’, Immigration and Identity in Early Modern England (Invited Talk). Bergen, Norway.

June
Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: “A Gather’d Self”’ (Invited Talk), Kent-IHR PEIC Seminar Series, Kent.

Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: Eyewitness to a Changing World’, Hakluyt Society Annual Lecture, London.

July
Working, Lauren. ‘Objects of Resistance, Emblems of Survival: Clothing, History, and the Question of Cultural Appropriation’, American Indian Workshop on ‘Art as Resistance’, Goldsmiths, London.

September
Das, Nandini. ‘Thomas Roe’s Companies’, Hakluyt Society Symposium, University of Kent.

Melo, João. ‘A Brief History of Failed Intentions: the short-lived experiences of joint-stock companies in the Portuguese colonial empire’, (Invited Talk) The Corporation as a Protagonist in Global History workshop, London.

Smith, Haig. ‘Religion in England’s seventeenth century overseas corporations’, (Invited Talk) The Corporation as a Protagonist in Global History workshop, London.

Smith, Haig. ‘“Assemblies of their own Nations”: Perceptions of South Asian Religious Diversity in Seventeenth-Century East India Company Correspondence’, Hakluyt Society Symposium, University of Kent.

October
TIDE panel on ‘Institutions and Empire at Home and Abroad’, Anglo-Iberian Relations conference, Zafra, Spain:

Melo, João. ‘“A continuous movement of disorder”: the rise of Bombay and the Hindu communities of the Estado da Índia’.

Smith, Haig. ‘“Pitiful, ignorant malitious polititians, the Inquisadores of Goa”: the Portuguese in Goa and the defining of English religious governance in Bombay’.

Working, Lauren. ‘Youth, Smoke, and Broken Bodies: anti-Spanish sentiment at the Middle Temple at the outbreak of the Thirty Years’ War’.

November
Working, Lauren. ‘Eating Hearts: Cannibalism and Friendship in Seventeenth Century England and America’, Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, Durham University.

Das, Nandini. ‘Sir Thomas Roe: Memory, Transculturality, and the Incorporated Self’, Early Modern Britain Seminar, Oxford (Invited Talk).

 

 

2016

October

Melo, João. ‘The political and religious dimensions of the Jesuit mission to the Mughal Empire and Ethiopia compared’, Locality and Globality in Early Modern Cultural Encounters, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

Melo, João. ‘Race and empire in Portuguese historiography and anthropology, 1950–1990’, The Making of the Humanities V, John Hopkins University, Baltimore.

November

Das, Nandini. ‘Hakluyt and India’ (Invited Talk), Hakluyt and the Renaissance Discovery of the World, Hakluyt 400 Centenary Conference, Oxford.