I have organised a number of conferences, seminars and workshops. Resources including video, transcripts and/or slides are available from most of these: for details, please follow the links! All event posters are designed by myself.

Trans Pregnancy: Fertility, Reproduction, and Body Autonomy
(14-16 January 2020)

The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

An international conference on trans and non-binary people’s practices and experiences of reproduction and fertility. Organised as part of the ESRC-sponsored “Trans Pregnancy” project.

Certifying Equality? A critical conversation on Athena SWAN and equality accreditation
(17 February 2017)

University of Warwick

A one-day event offering critical discussion on the challenges and opportunities afforded by Athena SWAN.

Organised for Warwick’s Centre for the Study of Women and Gender.

CDJ_logo_colourCommunity Development Journal 50th Anniversary Conference: Why Community Development? Continuity and Innovation

(1-3 July 2015)

University of Edinburgh

International conference organised for the Community Development Journal.


Re-theorising Gender and Sexuality: The Emergence of ‘Trans’


University of Warwick

Four-part ESRC-sponsored seminar series. Over four events, we looked at the impact of ‘trans’ discourses in a range of contexts, with contributions from academics, artists and activists. Organised in collaboration with Deborah Lynn Steinberg and Igi Moon.


Special Issue Launch: Mental Health and Community Development
(7 December 2013)

National Centre for Voluntary Organisations, London

Organised for the Community Development Journal.

genderqueer-poster_543x768Spotlight on: Genderqueer
(29 April 2012)

University of Warwick

An interdisciplinary discussion of genderqueer identity, experience and cultural, with international participation through video conferencing software.

Organised in collaboration with Igi Moon, Kat Gupta and Hel Robin Gurney.


Spotlight on: Asexuality
(24 October 2011)

University of Warwick

An interdisciplinary discussion of asexual studies. Organised in collaboration with Mark Carrigan and Igi Moon.

The event was livestreamed. Speakers from the USA and Canada participated through videoconferencing.

Trans* Education and Determination

(20 May 2011)

King’s College London

Community conference organised by and for trans people as a critical response to the (later cancelled) Royal College of Psychiatrists event Transgender: Time to Change. Organised as part of the TrED Collective.