INVITED PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
“Universal Visions & National Ambitions: Reconfiguring Civilization in Early Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe,” New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania, 2019.
“Relations of Gratitude? Nineteenth-Century French Philanthropy, Elementary Education, & Hellenophone Southeastern Europe,” Modern Greek Studies Program, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2018.
“‘Civilization-Speak,’ Balkan Leaders & French Philanthropist in Early Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe,” Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2017.
“The Global Balkans and the Nineteenth Century,” Department of History, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2016.
“A Tale of Two Debts: Modern Greece and Europe,” Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst, IL, 2016.
“Imperial and Culinary Crossroads: A Brief History of Romania,” Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst, IL, 2015.
“European Civilization, ‘French Influence,’ and the Accidental Nation-State,” Department of Hellenic Studies, Simon Frasier University, Vancouver, BC, 2014.
“Schools and the Accidental Nation-State: Education Reform in Early Nineteenth-Century France, Greece, and Romania,” European History Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2014.
PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
“A Bright Future Behind Them: The Egyptian Campaign’s Role in Shaping Southeast European Political & Cultural Identities,” Empire after the Empire: From Napoleon Empire to the Age of Empire, Sciences Po—Grenoble, 2021 (accepted).
“French Civilization & the Development of Balkan National Identities, 1800-1850,” Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies, Washington, DC, 2020 (accepted).
“Discipline & Discipline: Foucault, Prison Education, & Historical Scholarship,” Society for French Historical Studies, Indianapolis, IN, 2019.
“‘Mama Read with Me’: International Politics, Family Networks, & Female Education in Wallachia & Moldova, 1815-60,” Society for Romanian Studies, Bucharest, 2018.
“The Science of Philanthropy: Giving, Religion, and Transculturation in the Early Nineteenth-Century Balkans and Europe,” Modern Greek Studies Association, Stockton, NJ, 2017 (accepted).
“Why Teach in Prison?,” Crossroads: The Future of Graduate History Education, Madison, NJ, 2016.
“Home Schooling: Boys, Mothers, and Elementary Education in the Early Nineteenth Century,” Romanian Studies Conference, Bloomington, IN, 2016.
“A New Kind of Conquest: French Liberals, Soft Power, and Post-Napoleonic Europe,” The Society for French Historical Studies, Nashville, TN, 2016.
“A Different Kind of Debt: France, Greece, and Civilization,” American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA, 2016.
“An Insertion of the Public Sphere in the Private: Elementary Education and the Family in the Early Greek State,” Modern Greek Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, 2015.
“Romanian Unification and European Civilization: Simeon Marcovici’s National and International Aims,” Society for Romanian Studies Congress, Bucharest, Romania, 2015.
Roundtable: “Against the Canon: New Approaches to the Romanian Historiography,” Romanian Studies Conference, Bloomington, IN, 2015.
“Europe’s Borderland: The Balkans, the Nineteenth Century, and ‘French Influence,’” American Historical Association, New York, NY, 2015.
“Between Culture and Politics: Identity, the Balkan Enlightenment, and the Greek War of Independence,” The Byzantine Studies Association of North America, Vancouver, Canada, 2014.
“Politics in the Guise of Good Deeds: Philanthropic Organizations, the Liberal Opposition, and the 1838 Law on the Insane,” The Western Society for French History, San Antonio, TX, 2014.
“Patriotic Mothers and Fit Sons: Elementary Education in the Early Greek State,” The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
“From Civilization to Nation: Lancastrian Schools in the Balkans before and after the Greek State,” American Historical Association, Washington, D.C., 2014.
“On the Edge of Civilization: Lancastrian Schools and the Transition from an Orthodox Commonwealth to Balkan Nationalism,” Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Boston, MA, 2013.
“From Civilization to Nation: Lancastrian Schools in the Balkans before and after the Greek State,” Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium, Bloomington, IN, 2013.
“Spies and Greengrocers: The Symbolic Uses of Secret Police Files under Communism,” Romanian Studies Conference, Bloomington, IN, 2009.
“Romanian Identity in Exile: Intellectual Émigrés in Paris, 1947-1989,” Society for Romanian Studies Congress, Constanta, Romania, 2007.
INVITED WORKSHOP PARTICIPATE
Paper title TBA, New Dimensions of 1821, Center for European Studies & the Institute for Southeast European Studies at the University of California Berkeley & the Hellenic Studies Program at Sacramento State, 2021.
“Comment: The Politics of Caring” Eighteenth-Century Studies Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2015.
“Comment: Civilization & the Other,” Eighteenth-Century Studies Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2014.