Creating a Database of Colonial Documents:  Operation Legacy in the Caribbean

Caribbean Digital X Conference, Yale University

December 8, 2023 (New Haven, Connecticut).

Imaginer l’horizon du pays sud sous l’angle d’histoire

Séminaire de l’Atelier des Études Transnationales, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.

22 mars, 2019 (Paris, France).

Radical Caribbean Thought and 21st Century Human Trafficking Discourses

Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association.

June 7, 2018 (Havana, Cuba).

Rethinking the Problem of Contemporary Slavery: Insights from a Historian.

Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association.

November 4, 2017 (Montréal, Canada).

L’enfance et les discours humanitaires aux Antilles.

Conférence annuelle de l’association des études Caribéennes.

9 juin, 2016 (Port-au-Prince, Haïti).

The Problem of Child Slavery in the 21st Century:  Is Critical Applied History the Answer?

Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association.

November 7, 2014 (Toronto, Canada).

Remembering the Children:  Re-thinking Slave Systems in French West Africa.


Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University.

April 18, 2012 (New Haven, Connecticut).

Replenishing the Slave Population: The Impact of Demand and Supply on Child Imports to Jamaica, 1775-1807.

L’Enfant dans l’esclavage, Colloque avignonnais sur l’Esclavage et la Main-d’œuvre forcée, Association Jardin des Cultures d’Europe

20 mai, 2004 (Avignon, France)

Operation Legacy in the Caribbean: The removal and destruction of colonial records

Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians.

June 13, 2023 (San Juan, Puerto Rico).

New Strategies for the Battle Against Modern Day Slavery.

The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center.

April 26, 2018 (Bellagio, Italy).

Critical Applied History and the Caribbean Historian:  Writing Useable Histories.

Association of Caribbean Historians Annual Conference.

May 14, 2017 (Lowlands, Tobago).

Slavery and Memory in Present Day Humanitarian Discourses.

Conférence internationale ‘La mémoire de l’esclavage dans tous ses états. Perspectives internationales comparées.

April 21, 2016 (Ottawa, Canada).

The Problem of Contemporary Child Slavery:  Reflections on Using a Critical Applied History Approach.

When Is a Child a Slave? Children’s Labor and Children’s Rights, University of Connecticut.

October 18, 2013 (Storrs, Connecticut).

Forced Migrations:  Rethinking African Children in Atlantic Slave Systems.

Alexandrian Society Symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University

April 24, 2012 (Richmond, Virginia).

Children, Childhood, and Systems of Slavery in French West Africa.


Life Cycles, Slavery, and the Aftermath of Slavery workshop, Humboldt University.

November 23, 2011 (Berlin, Germany).

Ideas of Childhood: Enslaved Children in Jamaica, 1776 – 1838.

Annual Society for Caribbean Studies Conference, National Archives.

July 5, 2006 (London, United Kingdom).