Talks

Invited presentations
Conference and seminar papers

Invited presentations

Global Cultural Encounters Workshop. University of Michigan, 2–4 August 2017. “Princely alliances on a global stage”

History of Education Colloquium. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 29 June 2017. “The making of a ruler for the Indian princely state of Baroda: The education of Sayaji Rao III”

“Relating Gender” International Workshop. M. S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, 3–4 October 2016. “Indian pupils and British tutors in the royal court: The making of Indian and British masculinity in the princely classroom”

South and Southeast Asian Studies Seminar. Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, 1 June 2016. “Princely education in India in the age of colonialism”

Seminar of the Research Group on Empires, Metropolises and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE). Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 10 February 2016. “The Indian princely states, the British empire and the world”

SIAS Summer Institute, “Cultural encounters”. National Humanities Center, North Carolina, 11 August 2014. “A failed encounter: Rajaram I of Kolhapur in Florence”

Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 5 May 2014. “The Indian princely states from the Great War to Independence”

Breaking Boundaries Conference. Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 24 March 2014. “Re-thinking indirect rule in India”

SIAS Summer Institute, “Cultural encounters”. Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 29 July 2014. “Baroda, the British empire and the world, c. 1875–1939”

Seminar of the Institute of History. Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, 19 May 2011. “El Imperio británico y la India: Literatura histórica reciente”

Conference and seminar papers

(forthcoming) 14th Conference of the Asociación de Historia Contemporánea. Universitat d’Alacant, 20–22 September 2018. “Los principados de la India y las fronteras de lo global”

(forthcoming) 25th European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS). École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 24–27 July 2018. “The archive of child studio photography in colonial India”

(forthcoming) Workshop “Gender and empire: A trans-imperial approach to gender politics and the colonial state, 1848–1945”. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 18–19 June 2018

(forthcoming) “Always in minority” Workshop. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 14–15 June 2018. “Dadabhai Naoroji, member of parliament in Britain, 1892–95”

(forthcoming) Seminar of the Research Group on Empires, Metropolises and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE). Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 25 April 2018. “Dadabhai Naoroji, member of parliament in Britain, 1892–95”

International History Research Seminar. London School of Economics, 7 February 2018. “The Indian princely states and America at the end of empire, 1900–1939”

South Asia Workshop. Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, 6 February 2018. “‘My visit to Free America’: Maharaja Sayaji Rao III of Baroda, anticolonial travel and the United States, c. 1900–1939”

5th Conference of the Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies (AEEII). Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 29–30 November 2017. “Righting colonial wrongs in Westminster: The case of Dadabhai Naoroji”

5th European Congress on World and Global History (ENIUGH). Central European University, Budapest, 31 Aug.–3 Sept. 2017. “Educating the royal child: The transformation of the education of young Indian rulers in the nineteenth century”

“The body in colonial India” Workshop. University of Kassel, Germany, 8–9 June 2017. “Bodily education in the Indian court: The schooling of male, young royal bodies in colonial western India”

ICAS:MP Lecture Series. M. S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, 26 August 2016. “Performing gender in princely educational spaces”

Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop. Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 25 April 2016. “Elite education and colonial improvement in India”

11th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC). Universitat de València, 2 April 2016. “Princely education in India: The case of Baroda”

1st Centre for Historical Studies–Centre of South Asian Studies Conference. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 17–19 September 2015. “Picturing Indian kingship”

Visual Constructions of South Asia Seminar. Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, 26 May 2015. “The photographic remaking of Indian kingship”

Violence and Conflict Workshop. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 11 March 2015. “Anti-colonial violence from the Indian princely states to Europe”

Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers’ Seminar. Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 9 October 2014. “Indian rulers in Britain in the late colonial period”

23rd European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS). University of Zurich, 23–26 July 2014. “Radical anti-colonialism and Indian rulers in the princely states and beyond”

“Tracking notions of progress in South Asia” Workshop. Wolfson College, University of Oxford, 16 June 2014. “Education in the making of ‘progressive’ rulers for India”

Reputations in History Conference. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 9 May 2014. “A royal reputation at stake: Sayaji Rao III of Baroda, from model maharaja to seditious prince”

24th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN). London School of Economics, 3 April 2014. “The Baroda blueprint: An Indian princely state in the building of independent India”

World History Workshop. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 6 March 2014. “Itineraries of empire: Indian rulers in Europe, c. 1870–1930”

Seminar Night. Downing College, University of Cambridge, 6 November 2013. “The Indian princely states, the British empire and the world”

History Lab Annual Conference. Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 13 June 2013. “The education of Indian rulers in the 1870s”

Graduate Research Day. Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, 6 June 2013. “A re-evaluation of the Indian princely states in the early twentieth-century empire”

Global Knowledge Workshop. Ertegun House, University of Oxford, 10 May 2013. “The Indian princely states in global networks of collaboration and resistance, c. 1900–30”

14th International “Culture & Power” Conference. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain, 24 April 2010. “Recasting Hinduism in interwar princely India”

1st Conference of the Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies (AEEII). Universidad de Córdoba, Spain, 2 July 2009. “A place of peace and romance? Controversies surrounding Simla, an enclave for the European elite in India, 1864–1888”