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Professor Clare Anderson

'A Global History of Exile in Asia, c 1700 - 1900', paper, Exile in Colonial Asia Conference, Australian National University, 29 - 30 July 2013.

'After Emancipation: Empires and Imperial Formations', keynote lecture, Workshop on Convicts, Slaves and Indentured Labour, Centre for Colonialism and its Aftermath (CAIA), University of Tasmania, 5 August 2013.

'The Carceral Archipelago', New History Lab, University of Leicester, 15 November 2013.

'A Global History of Exile in Asia', Centre for Modern Indian Studies, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, 27 November 2013.

'A Global History of Convict Labour', Department of History, University of Lancaster, 15 January 2014.

Chair, The Global Archive Roundtable, The Gerald Aylmer Seminar, the Institute of Historical Research, 2 February 2014. Watch the session.

'Slaves, convicts and penal colonies in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds: global circulations in comparative perspective, c 1780 - 1939',  How Migration Makes Meaning: A Conference on Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, New York University, Abu-Dhabi, 31 March – 2 April 2014.

'After Emancipation: Empires and Imperial Formations', Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation [WISE], Public lecture, University of Hull, 8 May 2014.

'The Carceral Archipelago of the Indian Ocean World: the Cape, Mascarene Islands, India and Australia', Public lecture, Durban and Cape Town as Port Cities: Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean conference, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, 17 - 20 September 2014.

'Significance and Objectives of a Global History Approach', Historiographies of Confinement: Reconsidering Basic Concepts and Evaluating New Perspectives for a Global History of the Prison Workshop, University of Bern, 17 - 18 October 2014.

'The Andaman 'Local Born': Convicts and their Descendants in the Bay of Bengal, 1858 to the present day', Belonging Across the Bay of Bengal: Migrations, Networks, Circulations Conference, Princeton University, 31 October 2014.

[Rapporteur], Thinking Futures: the Protected Vulnerable Tribal Groups [PTVGs] of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Conference, Port Blair, 4-5 December 2014.

[With Hilary Marland, University of Warwick], 'New directions in penal history: comparative and global approaches', Reconfiguring the British: Nation, Empire, World 1600-2000 Seminar, IHR, 29 January 2015.

'A Global History of Penal Colonies', A History of Penal Regimes in Global Perspective, 1800-2014 Conference, Harvard University, 5-7 March 2015.

[With Lauren Bell, WISE, University of Hull], 'Convicts, Enslavement and the Slave Trade: perspectives from new research on penal transportation', Centre for the Study of International Slavery/ School of History seminar, University of Liverpool, 5 May 2015.

'Servants, Slaves, Masters and Slave-holders: Textures of Enslavement and Convict Transportation in the British Empire', Second Cosmopolis Conference: Abolition and the Idea of Slavery in Global Perspective, 1750-1950, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 18 June 2015.

'Introduction to the Carceral Archipelago project', The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960, University of Leicester, 13 September 2015.

'The Penal Colony of French Guiana in the 19th Century: Climate, Degeneration and Descent', workshop on Prisons and Health, University of Warwick, 7 December 2015.

'A Global History of Penal Colonies', Department of Humanities seminar, Sheffield Hallam University, 16 March 2016.

Keynote Lecture, Free and unfree workers in Atlantic and Indian Ocean port cities (1700-1850) conference, University of Pittsburgh (with the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and the Collège d’Études Mondiales, Paris), 6-7 May 2016.

’The Carceral Archipelago: transnational penal circulations in global perspective', Global History Research Seminar, University of Zurich, 19 May 2016.

'A Global History of Penal Colonies', Maritime History Seminar, Institute for Historical Research (with the National Maritime Museum), 24 May 2016.

'Global Penal Transportation', Digital Panopticon: Penal History in a Digital Age', Keynote Lecture, University of Tasmania, 22-24 June 2016.

'Empire Everywhere and All At Once: perspectives from British imperial penal colonies', 2 Snapshots of Empire Conference, University of Sussex, September 2016.

'The Andaman Islands', AHRC Islands Network, University of Winchester, 8 September 2016.

‘The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational circulations in global perspective, 1415-1960’, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, 21 September 2016.

'Convicts, Collaboration and Conflict: connected histories of penal colonisation', Public Lecture, Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions Conference, University of Wollongong, 23 November 2016.

‘Her Majesty's Penal Settlement at Mazaruni in the nineteenth century: a colonial history’, Public Lecture, Ministry of Public Security/ University of Guyana, 3 February 2017.

‘A Visit to Mazaruni Prison, Guyana: an historian reflects on contemporary incarceration’, UWI Mona (Jamaica), 15 June 2017.

‘The Andaman Islands Penal Colony: race, class, criminality and the British Empire’, ENIUGH Conference, Budapest, 1 September 2017.

'Convicts and Penal Colonies in 19th-Century Science and Collecting: A Global Perspective', Thomas Bock Symposium, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, KCL, 13 December 2017.

'A Global HIstory of Penal Colonies', Keynote Lecture, Four Centuries of Labor Camps Conference, IISG, Amsterdam, 15 June 2018.

'Convict transportation and the making of Britain’s imperial world', Keynote Lecture, Australian Historical Association conference, ANU Canberra, 5 July 2018.

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Dr Adam Barker

'Invisible Prisons: Indigenous carcerality and colonial mobility in the settlement of the Great Lakes region, 1814-1914', presented at the Carceral Archipelago and Four Centuries of Labor Camps research workshop, International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam, 21 September 2016.

'Deathscapes of Dispossession: imperial violence, settler colonialism, and war memorials in Ontario, Canada', presented at Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 23-25 November 2016.

'Prisons of Grass: Incarcerated bodies, the reserve system, and punitive elimination of indigeneity in early 20th century Canada', presented with Emma Battell Lowman at «Corps en peine» conference, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Bordeaux, France, 7-9 December 2016.

'Carcerality and Indigeneity: the roots of ‘Indian territory’ and Settler society in North America', presented at Carceral Geography Conference, University of Birmingham, UK, 13 December 2016.

'Carcerality and Indigeneity: settler colonialism, ‘Indian territory’ and confinement in North America', presented at Association of American Geography Conference, Boston, MA, USA, 5-9 April 2017.

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Carrie Crockett

'Engendering Sakhalin: The Agency of Female Prisoners on Sakhalin', The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960, University of Leicester, 16 September 2015.

'Gender in the Russo-Asian Borderlands: The Women of Sakhalin Island', Silence in the Archives conference, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, 7 November 2015.

'The Evolution of Biocriminality in Late Imperial Russia,' workshop on Prisons and Health, University of Warwick, 7 December 2015.

‘Soviet Childhood on Northern Sakhalin’’ American Association for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies, Washington D.C., 19 November, 2016.

‘Crossing into Exile: Carceral Transportation and the Great Trakt’, Carceral Geography Conference at Birmingham, 13 December, 2016.

‘Economic Intersections in a Penal Zone: Sakhalin island, 1869 and beyond’, Fifth European Congress on World and Global History, Budapest, 2 September 2017.

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Dr Christian De Vito

'Convicts and convict labour in the Spanish Empire (ca. 1750-1800). Circulations, contexts, and agency,' International Institute of Social History (IISH), Amsterdam, research seminar, 12 May 2014.

'Presos desnudos o en uniforme. Trabajo forzado y circulacion de presidiarios en el Imperio Espanol (1750-1800), Esclavitud y trabajo forzado en Espana e Hispanoamerica (SS. XVI-XIX)' conference, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 26 May 2014.

'Convict labour and convict circulation in the Americas in the long 19th century (1760s-1898). Comparative and entangled perspectives,’ Work and Compulsion: Coerced Labour in Domestic, Service, Agricultural, Factory and Sex Work, ca. 1850-2000s 50th anniversary ITH conference, Linz, Austria, 25-28 September 2014.

'The "exceptional normal:" Convict labour in late colonial Spanish America,' Translocal- and micro-histories of global labour roundtable, Third International "Worlds of Labor" Conference, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 26-29 November 2014.

'Labour/Migrations,' Session at the conference 'Storia d'Italia e storia globale,' Fondazione Istituto Gramsci, Rome, Italy, 4-5 December 2014.

'Translocal- and micro-histories of global labour,' Writing workshop with Anne Gerritsen, Warwick University, United Kingdom, 23-24 January 2015.

'Convict labour in the southern borderlands of Latin America (ca. 1750-1910s),' Latin American History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London, United Kingdom, 27 January 2015.

'Micro-spatial history,' Lunch seminar, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 10 February 2015.

'Global labour history. A new historiographical perspective,' seminar delivered at the University of Modena and Reggion Emilia, Modena, Italy, 17 March 2015.

'Convict labour in the southern borderlands of Latin America, ca/ 1750-1910s. Comparative perspectives,' Lecture at the IMHCH/Conicet, research group of the Floridablanca project, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4 May 2015.

'Micro-spatial history. Towards a new global history?' Lecture in the workshop Conexões. Seminário de História Global e Transnacional, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8 May 2015.

'Global labour history: Concepts and Practices' and (in Italian) 'Labour precariousness and flexibility in historical and global perspective' (double lecture), University of Milan-Bicocca, Master in 'Critical Theory of Society,' Milan, Italy, 14-15 May 2015

'“Muy Señor mio…”. The petitions of the prisoners of Cadiz (1785-1790) and Buenos Aires (1763-1800) and the Cuban deportees (1869), and their importance for the study of convicts’ agency on spatiality in punishment,' Workshop on 'Suppliques,' convened by Alain Blum and Simona Cerutti, Moscow, Russia, 29-30 May 2015.

'Entanglements and Disentanglements of Coerced Migrations: Convict Transportaiton and the Slave Trade to and within Spanish America, 1701 - c. 1820s', The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960, University of Leicester, 15 September 2015.

Lectures on Labour Studies, Master in Critical Theory, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy, 10-11 December 2015.

First Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN), Turin, Italy, 14-16 December 2015.

American Historical Association Conference, Atlanta, USA, 7-10 January 2015.

'The Space Between: Connecting Microhistory and Global History,' convened by Maxine Berg and John-Paul Ghobrial, University of Warwick, Venice, Italy, 26-28 February 2016.

'Subaltern Workers of the World: Introduction to Global Labour History,' University of Padua, Italy, 29 February 2016.

European Social History Conference (ESSHC), Valencia, Spain, 30 March - 2 April, 2016.

'Global Convict Labour in the Long Twentieth Century: Repression, Forced Migration and Gender', 11th European Summer School Ravensbrueck 'Camps in the Twentieth Century. Labor, Repression and Forced Migration from the Perspective of Gender History', Ravensbrueck, Germany, 30 August 2016.

'Punitive Pluralism and Convict Transportation in the Spanish Empire', Carceral Archipelago and Labour Camps projects workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 21 September 2016.

Discussant on the session 'Nordic States and Free/Unfree Labour', Nordic Social and Labour History Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 29 November 2016.

'The prison and the penal colony. Shifting relationships, geographies and functions of punitive regimes in nineteenth and twentieth-century Ecuador', Forced labour, confinement & repression: European, Imperial & Post-Colonial Perspectives, University of Leicester, 25 January 2017.

Lectures on Labour Studies, Master in Critical Theory, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy, March 2017.

Discussant on all the sessions on 'Trabajos no libres y trabajos libres: esclavismos, transiciones y flexibilizacion y precarizacion laboral', Trabajo y trabajadores: Congreso Latinoamericano y del Caribe, La Paz, Bolivia, 3 May 2017.

'Micro-Spatial History', Workshop 'The social in the global: requirements of graduate training', Oldenburg, Germany, 11 June 2017.

Discussant on the session 'Spain', Conference 'Negotiating Status and Scope of Action - Interrelations between Slavery and Other Forms of Dependency in Early Modern Europe', University of Bremen, Germany, 16 June 2017.

‘Presos desnudos: Convict transportation and the material culture of poverty, punishment and labour coercion’, ENIUGH Conference 2017, Budapest, 31 August 2017.

Convenor of the session 'Penal transportation, deportation and exile in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Perspectives from the colonies', ENIUGH Conference 2017, Budapest, 1 September 2017.

Co-convenor of the sessions 'New approaches to the Free and Unfree labour question' and 'Moments (or degrees) of coercion', European Labour History Network Conference (ELHN), Paris, 2 November 2017.

'Storia globale del lavoro: teoria, metodi, temi', Lectures, University of Padua, Italy, 13-14 November 2017.

'La spazialita' del lavoro. Lavoro "globale", catene delle merci e organizzazione translocale', Lectures, University of Milan-Bicocca, 4 May 2018.

Convict transportation and micro-spatial history, in Conference 'A Different Point of View: Scales, Spaces and Contexts in Histories of the Local and the Global', The University of Warwick , 17-19 May 2018.

'Administracion de violencia y de castigos en la regulacion del trabajo libre y no libre (siglos XVI-XX)', Roundtable at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 25 May 2018.

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Kellie Moss

‘Free or Unfree Labour: The British Empire and the Establishment of the Swan River Colony’, New History Lab, University of Leicester, 11 October 2013.

‘Convict Connections: The Transportation of Convicts to Western Australia 1850-1868’, University of Leicester Postgraduate Conference, University of Leicester, 20 May 2014.

‘Global Integrations of Convicts in Western Australia’, The Inaugural Conference for the Imperial and Global History Network, University of Exeter, 19-20 June 2014.

‘Labour, Exploitation and the Swan River Colony’, University of Leicester Postgraduate Conference, University of Leicester, 19 May 2015.

‘Research Introductions: Western Australia’s Convict System.’, Australia in the World: A Work in Progress Workshop, University of Leicester, 26 June 2015.

‘(Dis) connected convict systems: The transportation of imperial and indigenous convicts to and within Western Australia’. The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960, 13-15 September 2015.

‘Sickness and Mental Illness in Western Australia 1829-1868’. Prisons, Penal Colonies and the Medical Humanities’ Joint meeting of Warwick/UCD and University of Leicester Prison Projects, 7 December 2015.

‘The Swan River Experiment: Convicts, Contracts and Coercion in Western Australia’, Joint project with the Carceral Archipelago project and the Forced Labour Camp Project, 21 September 2016.

‘Carceral Confinement in Western Australia: A System of Integration or Exile?’, Carceral Geography Conference 2016: Confinement, Crossings and Conditions, Birmingham, 13 December 2016.

‘Networks of Labour: Carceral Confinement in Western Australia 1850-1868’, Fifth European Congress on World and Global History, Budapest, 31 August – 3 September 2017.

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Dr Lorraine Paterson

'Ethnoscapes of Exile: Political Deportees from Indochina in a Colonial Asian World,' and 'Penal Transportation, Deportation and Exile in the 19th and 20th centuries: Perspectives from the Colonies', Fifth European Congress on World and Global History, Budapest, 1 September 2017.

'Global Southeast Asia' Keynote lecture, University of Brawijaya 55th Anniversary Conference, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Eastern Java, Indonesia, 17 October 2017.

'Penal Islands of French Indochina,' three interlinked public lectures, National University of Vietnam, Hanoi, 7, 9 & 11 November 2017.

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Katherine Roscoe

'Beyond the boundaries of location: incarceratory and resistant spaces on Rottnest and Cockatoo Islands, 1839-1890', Social History Society Conference, University of Northumbria, 9 April 2014.

‘“Removed wholesale to some island”: Prison islands as frontier spaces in the establishment of Australia.’ History and Space, Birkbeck, University of London, 18 June 2014.

'Rottnest Island and the imperial context for Section 70', Governing West Australian Aborigines, University of Western Australia, Perth, 14 November 2014.

‘The Transportation of Aboriginal Convicts as “de facto” Political Prisoners in Mid-Nineteenth Western Australia’, Political Prison Conference, Dundee University, 19 June 2015.

‘Australian Convict Islands in the Nineteenth Century’, Australia In The World, University of Leicester, 26 June 2015.

‘Locating Penal Transportation: space and punishment on Australian islands in the long nineteenth century’, International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 9 July 2015.

[with Kellie Moss], ‘(Dis)connected convict systems: the transportation of imperial and indigenous convicts to and within Western Australia’, The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960, University of Leicester, 14 September 2015.

'A Colonial "Carceral Archipelago": Governing Australia's Prison Islands,' Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers Workshop, Institute of Historical Research, 28 September 2015.

'Indigenous Prisoners' Bodies and Public Health Policy in Western Australia, 1882-1886,' workshop on Prisons and Health, University of Warwick, 7 December 2015.

'Australia's Carceral Islands', PGR/ECR Work-in-Progress workshop Conceptualising Islands in History, University of Leicester, 23 February 2016.

‘Island Networks of Penal Expulsion’, European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, 30 March 2016.

‘Carceral Islands of Australia: Comparisons, Connections and Continuities’, An Empire of Islands, University of Southampton, 13 April 2016

'Rottnest Island Prison and Aboriginal Public Health Policy', Science and Islands in the Indian Ocean, University of Cambridge, 16 Sept. 2016.

'Not-so-natural prisons: carceral islands in colonial Australia', World History Workshop, University of Cambridge, 3 Nov. 2016.

'Maritime Mobilities & Permeable Prisons: Theorising Prison Islands in Colonial Australia', Carceral Geography Conference, University of Birmingham, 13 December 2016.

‘Australia’s prison islands: the impact of the sea on convict life and labour’, British Maritime History, Institute of Historical Research, London, 9 May 2017.

'Not Such "Natural Prison": Sailors, Smuggling, and Escape from Australian Prison Islands', School of History, Politics & International Relations Postgraduate Conference, University of Leicester, 16 May 2017.

‘Convict Builders of British Imperial Dockyards’, European Labour History Network 2nd Congress, Nanterre (France), 2 November 2017.

'Convicts as Empire Builders: Unfree labour in Bermuda and Gibraltar's dockyards', Director's Seminars, Institute of Historical Research, 29 November 2017.

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Co-presented events

Professor Clare Anderson, Dr Christian De Vito, Takashi Miyamoto, Carrie Crockett, Katherine Roscoe

Panel - 'Carceral Archipelago: Space, circulation and penal confinement in global perspective, c 1750 - 1939', Fourth European Congress in World and Global History, ENIUGH, Ecole normale supérieure Paris, 4 - 7 September 2014.

Professor Clare Anderson, Dr Christian De Vito, Katherine Roscoe

'A Global History of Penal Colonies', Global History and Culture Centre seminar, University of Warwick, 18 November 2015.

Carrie Crockett, Kellie Moss, and Katherine Roscoe

Panel - 'Carceral Archipelago: Convicts, Labour and Indigenous peoples', Postgraduate Conference, School of History, University of Leicester, 19 May 2014 - Kellie Moss, ‘Labour, Exploitation and the Swan River Colony’; Katherine Roscoe, ‘Naturally Most Indolent’: Labour vs. Punishment in policy towards Indigenous convicts on Rottnest Island; Carrie Crockett, Convicts taking Captives? Another look at the Aleut- Promyshlenniki power dynamic, 1700-1900.

Panel - 'The Carceral Archipelago,' Postgraduate Conference, School of History, University of Leicester, 2015 - Carrie Crockett, ‘Unlikely Administrators: Political Exiles on Sakhalin Island’; Kellie Moss, “Convict Connections: The transportation of convicts to Western Australia, 1850-1868’; Katherine Roscoe, ‘“Removed wholesale to some island”: Prison islands as frontier spaces in the establishment of Australia.’

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Seeking candidates

Expressions of interest are invited from post-doctoral researchers working on topics related to global history, colonialism and colonial societies, across the British and European Empires, and particularly in areas linked to the project, with a view to sponsorship by the School of History for Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, Marie Curie, Newton International or Wellcome Trust fellowships. Please contact Clare Anderson in the first instance: ca26@le.ac.uk