Talks and Presentations

Invited Talks:

Mar 2017. ‘The Times and Places of Smoking and Eating: Theories of Practice and Public Health’, Anthropology of Health Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University.

Nov 2016. ‘How do Hospitals and other Complex Institutions Shape Energy and Travel Demand?‘, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Melbourne.

Jan 2016. ‘Capturing Practice, Chasing Rhythm: Epistemological Challenges and Experimental Solutions for Studying Practices’, DFG (German Research Foundation) Research Training Group “Self-Making: Practices of Subjectivation in Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspective, University of Oldenburg.

Nov 2015. ‘Institutional Rhythms: Opportunities for Energy and Mobility Demand Management’, NHS Sustainability Day Roadshow, NHS Sustainability Day, Liverpool Royal Hospital.

Feb 2015. ‘Theories of Practice and Public Health’, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.

Conference Presentations:

Nov 2016. ‘Fixity and Flexibility in Hospital Discharge: Temporal Rhythms and How to Entrain Them’. The Australian Sociological Association’s Annual Conference, Melbourne.

Apr 2016. ‘Changing Patterns of Activity on the Hospital Ward: A Question on Conceptualising Change in Energy Demand’, Conceptualising Change in the Dynamics of Demand and Steering Energy Demand, The DEMAND Conference, Lancaster.

Apr 2016. ‘The Socio-Temporal Organisation of Energy Demanding Practices’, Environment and Society, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Birmingham.

Mar 2016. ‘The Socio-Temporal Organisation of Energy Demanding Practices’, Reimagining ‘Smart’ and Low-Carbon Urbanism, American Association of Geographers’ Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Feb 2016. ‘Institutional Rhythms: The Socio-Temporal Organisation of Energy Demanding Activity in Hospital Life’, Environment and Human Health – Social Perspectives, BSA Climate Change – Environment and Health and London Medical Sociology Study Groups Study Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Oct 2015. ‘Practice as ‘World’: Conceptualising the Material Equipment of Activity’, Animals, Automated Devices and Ecosystems: A Symposium on the Agencies of Dynamic Non-Humans in Theories of Practice, Beyond Behaviour Change Research Program, RMIT University, Barcelona.

May 2015. ‘Practices, Rhythms and Institutions’, Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester.

Apr 2015. ‘Learning Exercise Routines and Habits: Lessons on Embodying Practice from the World of Combat Sports’, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, The University of Chicago.

Jun 2014. ‘Institutional Rhythms: Opportunities for Energy and Mobility Demand Management’, presented to the Practices, Building Environment and Sustainability Early Career Network, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

Feb 2014. ‘Embodied-Knowledge-in-Practice: Learning Ashtanga Yoga’, Sociology Departmental Seminar, University of Manchester.

Jul 2013. ‘Arrhythmia, Training and Syncopation: Shaping the Rhythms of ‘Everyday’ Life’, Intellectual Party Summer Conference 2013, Lancaster University.

Jun 2013. ‘Scheduling Routine Practice: Syncopating the Rhythms of Mixed Martial Arts’, The Fourth International Conference on Sport and Society, The University of Chicago.

Jul 2012. ‘Changing Routine: Becoming Situated Practice in the Rhythms of Mixed Martial Arts’, The Third International Conference on Sport and Society, Cambridge University.

Jul 2012. ‘Changing Routines’, Intellectual Party Summer Conference 2012, Lancaster University.

Sep 2011. ‘Escaping Practices: The Scheduling of ‘Leisure’ Practices in Everyday Life’, The 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association, University of Geneva.

Jul 2011. ‘Escaping Leisure Practices’, Intellectual Party Summer Conference 2011, Lancaster University.

Jul 2010. ‘Ordering Practices’, Intellectual Party Summer Conference 2010, Lancaster University.