Selected Conference, Workshop and Seminar Presentations:
2016 Learning to taste: writing the senses in a glass of wine. The Worlds in a Wine Glass: Wine Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. London.
2016 The unproduction of wine: eliding technology in natural and post-modern wine making. Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food.
2016 Sensing ethical consumption: wine and sustainability. Invited lecture, Plumpton College.
2015 Waiting for the consumer to catch up: sustainability and the taste of wine in Austria. Oxford Food Forum Annual Conference.
2015 The rise and fall of modern wine. Newnham College, Cambridge.
2014 Plotting counter-revolution: narratives of treason and state power in early socialist Mongolia. Association for Asian Studies.
2013 Tracing the wine-chain: creating and recreating emotions from wine-making to wine-tasting. CUSAS seminar, University of Cambridge.
2013 The Violence of History: Differential social memory and political violence in Mongolia. Workshop on the production of history. Halle, Germany.
2012 Intimate documents: trust and secret police files in post-socialist Mongolia. “The Entangled Tensions of Intimacy, Trust and the Social” Workshop, University of Bergen, Norway.
2011 In documents we trust: secret police files in the rehabilitation of the repressed in Mongolia American Anthropological Association.
2011 A most important issue: the slow extermination of the Buddhist establishment in early socialist Mongolia. International Conference, the Anthropology of Political
Violence, St. Andrews.
2010 The language of violence: remembering counter-revolutionaries and traitors in socialist Mongolia. Ideals, Narratives and Practices of Modernities in Former and
Current Socialist Countries, Cambridge.
2010 Archived relations: repression, rehabilitation and the secret life of documents in Mongolia. The political life of documents, Cambridge.
2009 Archived relations: repression, rehabilitation and the secret life of documents in Mongolia. American Anthropological Association.
2009 Archiving Repression: State Relations, Political Violence and the Rehabilitation of Documents in Anthropology. St. Andrews University.
2009 Rethinking political violence: Buddhism and the state in early socialist Mongolia. ACMS Research Fellowship Seminar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
2009 Resorting to violence: the repression of Buddhist lamas in 1930s Mongolia. Buddhism in Mongolia: Rebirth and transformation, Smith College.
2009 Chinggis Khaan: an unexpected national hero. Reinventing Eurasian identities: Ghengis Khan revisited, Kahn Institute, Smith College.
2008 A ghost in the archives: repression, rehabilitation and the secret life of documents in Mongolia. The Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies, Harvard
2008 Forgetting the lamas: the politicization of death in post-socialist Mongolia. Contemporary Mongolia: Transitions, development and social transformations.
University of British Columbia.