speaking and events

Historian-in-Residence, New York University-Abu Dhabi, February 2017

“Colonisation and Population, c. 1830”, Keynote Lecture, Eric Richards Symposium, Adelaide, 31 January 2017

“Contagious Edges: Disease at continental and cultural limits”, Crossroads in Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, 15 December 2016

“Pacific history and world history”, Global History Lecture Series, Heidelberg University, 17 November 2016

“What is maritime history?”, Institute for Historical Research, London, 11 October 2016

Deep Time and Global History, Harvard University, 28 September 2016.

The Harvard Lecture, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 18 June 2016.

“Julian Huxley’s Reproductive Futures”. Philomathia Forum Public Lecture, University of Cambridge, 23 May 2016.

“Malthus & China”. Annual Lecture, Centre for Contemporary History, University of Birmingham, 7 March 2016.

“Malthus, Cook, and Bennelong”. Perret Distinguished Lecture, 24 February 2016, Clare College, University of Cambridge.

“Terraqueous Histories”. Inaugural Lecture, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge,  8 October 2015. http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/events/professor-bashford-inaugural

“The Total Archive: Dreams of Universal Knowledge from the Encyclopaedia to Big Data”, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 19-20 March 2015

“Malthus and Emigration”, University of Oxford, 17 February 2015

“Global Population”, Cambridge Humanities Lectures, 20 November 2014

“Malthus and Abolition”, Institute for Historical Research, University of London, 17 November 2014

“Quarantine and Oceanic Histories: Reflections on the Old World and the New”, University of Malta, 7-8 November 2014

Rethinking Pacific Histories, with David Armitage, Lisa Ford, Patricia O’Brien, Damon Salesa, Australian Historical Association, 9 July 2014.

Professor David Arnold and Professor Alison Bashford, ‘The End of Empire? Disease, Population and Technology in the Age of Emergent Globalization’, University of Manchester, 6 May 2014. (more)

Launch of Global Population  by Professor David Armitage

Launch of Pacific Histories by Professor Iain McCalman, Australian Historical Association, Brisbane, 9 July 2014.

Launch of The Cambridge History of Australia, by Professor David Armitage, King’s College, London, 22 January 2014.

“Quarantine: local and global histories”, Global Science, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 21 January 2014. (more)

Discussion of Global Population: History, geopolitics, and life on earth (Columbia University Press: 2014) with Simon Szreter and Chris Bayly, St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, 16 January 2014.