Talks

I am an experienced public speaker, having appeared on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio London and BBC2 Newsnight and frequently give lectures, as well as chair and introduce events on a variety of subjects.

Lectures on Hawksmoor

Regency Society (Brighton), 8 February 2017

East End Preservation Society, 28 September 2016

London Fortean Society, 14 September 2016

Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 July 2016

Greenwich Society, 1 July 2016

Sir John Soane's Museum, 14 March 2016

Birkbeck, University of London, 4 March 2016

Northumbria University, 17 February 2016

University of Oxford, 25 January 2016

Royal Academy of Arts, 30 November 2015

Rye Arts Festival, 23 September 2015

Royal Academy of Arts, 16 April 2012

Lectures on 'Mavericks'

Hay Festival, 3 June 2016

Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival, 12 March 2016

Academic papers

‘The Afterlives of Architecture’ at the conference Writing Buildings at the Kent School of Architecture, 16 July 2016

‘Hawksmoor in the 20th Century’ at the conference Art and Its Afterlives (Fourth Early Modern Symposium) at the Courtauld Institute of Art, 17 November 2012

‘“Mere Gothique heaps of stone”? Uses and abuses of the “Gothic” in James Ralph’s Critical Review (1734)’ at the conference ‘Gothic’ and its Legacies at the Courtauld Institute of Art, 10 December 2009

‘Narratives in space: Bridgeman and Vanbrugh’s garden at Stowe, c. 1714–1726’ at the conference accompanying the exhibition Building the Future: Birmingham’s Architectural Story at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, 6 June 2009