Conferences and teaching experience

Events organised

Friedrich Engels and Geography, RGS (with IBG) Annual International Conference, London, September 2021 (subject to organiser confirmation).

Marxism and Nature, one-day conference, London, 15 October 2016 (speakers included Ted Benton and Ian Angus).

Co-organised a session: “Circulating Approaches to Biopolitics in the Anthropocene”, RGS (with IBG) Annual International Conference, Exeter, 4 September 2015.

Co-organised “Denaturalising Disaster” workshop, University of Westminster, 18 September 2015.


As an invited speaker

“The Pragmatics and Politics of the Anthropocene”, LISS-DTP, London, June 2018

“The Importance of Being Radical”, Oxford Real Farming Conference, Oxford, January 2017.

“The Anthropocene: Are we in a new Geological Epoch and Why Does it Matter?” King’s Climate Exchange, London, October 2016.


Conference presentations

“Engels and the Dialectics of Nature”, part of Engels200, hosted by Revista Nueva Realidad, Online, November 2020.

“The Urban Political Ecology of Friedrich Engels”, Historical Materialism Conference, Online, November 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Du2JNZF94U 

“Ecotherapy and the Alienation from Nature Debate”, Historical Materialism Conference, London, November 2019.

“Mental Distress, Ecotherapy and Alienation from Nature”, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference, London, August 2019.

“Marxism and Ecology in an Anthropocene Epoch”, Marx after 200 Years, Nottingham, September 2018.

“Towards a Marxist Animal Geography?” Political Ecologies of Conflict, Capitalism and Contestation (POLLEN Conference), Wageningen, July 2016.

“The Dialectical Biologists”, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference, Exeter, September 2015.

“Change, Agency and Contradiction: The Dialectical Biologists”, Performing Dialectics, Queen Mary University of London, January 2015.

“The Production of Nature and the New Materialist Turn”, Historical Materialism Conference, London, November 2014.

“Materialism and Non-human Liveliness”, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, April 2014.

“Dialogues with Biology”, London Conference in Critical Thought”, June 2013.


Teaching 

LSE, Department of Geography and Environment

Guest Teacher: GY121: Sustainable Development: 1st year undergraduate (term 1 2020/2021).

Guest Teacher: GY205: Political Geographies: 2nd year undergraduate (term 1 2020/2021).

Queen Mary University of London

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Society, Medicine and Health, Blizard Institute, 1st year undergraduate (term 2 2019/2020).

King’s College London, Department of Geography

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Critical Geopolitics, 3rd year undergraduate (term 2 2020/2021).

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Geopolitics of Natural Resource Disputes, postgraduate (term 2 2020/2021).

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Environmental Science and Policy Making, postgraduate (term 2 2020/2021).

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Research Skills, Department of Geography: 2nd year undergraduate (term 1 2020/2021).

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Health, Lifestyles and Cities, Department of Geography: Postgraduate (term 1, 2019/2020); 3rd year undergraduate (term 1, 2019/2020).

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Water and Development, Department of Geography: 2nd year undergraduate (term 1, 2019/2020).

Seminar leader: Geopolitics, Power and Place, Department of Geography: Postgraduate (term 1, 2017/18); 3rd year undergraduate (term 1, 2016/17).

Provided one-to-one advice to students as part of the Study Café: All levels (2019-2021).

King’s College London, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine (GHSM)

Seminar leader: Introduction to Global Health I: 1st year undergraduate (term 1, 2019/2020).

Seminar leader: Introduction to Global Health II: 1st year undergraduate (term 2, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021).

Marking support: Social Aspects of Genomics and Personalised Medicine: 3rd year undergraduate (term 2, 2017/18).