NYU SHANGHAI 2020

Viewing Mocha from Sea, Air, and Land,” Henry Luce Foundation Indian Ocean Distinguished Lecture, Center for Global Asia, NYU Shanghai, October 23/24, 2020.

ART IN ISOLATION PODCAST SERIES 2020

The Story of Coffee,” with Seif El Rashidi, Art in Isolation Podcasts, hosted by the Asia House and the Barakat Trust, Episode 2.2, October 2020.

NEW BOOKS NETWORK 2020

Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen’s Age of Coffee,” interviewed by Ahmed AlMaazmi and Jenny Peruski for the Indian Ocean series of the New Books Network, August 20, 2020.

OTTOMAN HISTORY PODCAST 2020

“Indian Ocean Exchange in Early Modern Yemen,” interviewed by Zoe Griffiths for the Ottoman History podcast, March 6, 2020, episode 453.

SYDNEY ASIAN ART SERIES 2018

“Boxes Fit for Kings: Aromatic Gifts around the Late-Seventeenth- and Early-Eighteenth-Century Indian Ocean,” Sydney Asian Art Series, University of Sydney, October 17, 2018. 

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT 2017

“The Trouble with Mobility: The Complex History of the So-Called Indian Wedding Chair,” The Philippe Jabre Lecture Series in Art History and Curating, American University of Beirut, April 5, 2017. 

GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2013

“Chairs, Writing Tables, and Desks: On the Postures of Commercial Documentation in the Early Modern Indian Ocean,” delivered at the conference, Early Modern Objects in Motion, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 2013.