Talking‘Mapping: les ateliers d’artistes à Paris. La géographie culturelle du monde de l’art au XVIIIe siècle’, Seminar Series: Dans l’atelier: Matières, formes et savoirs du travail artistique, École normale supérieure, Paris, 9 March 2018

‘Sacred Space in the City of Enlightenment: Making the Parish Churches of 18th-Century Paris’, Early Modern History Research Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 4 December 2017

‘Finding the Artists of 18th-Century Paris: Stories in Maps’, Being Human Festival, Royal College of Nursing, London, 20 November 2017

‘Inside a Parish Church: Art & Religion in 18th-Century Paris’, Guest Lecture, Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris, 24 October 2017

‘Staging Belief: Immersive Encounters and the Agency of Religious Art in 18th-century Paris’, Conference on Collections, Displays & the Agency of Objects, University of Cambridge, 21-23 September 2017

Portrayal and Commemoration: Medal Engravers at the French Academy of Painting and Sculpture’, Conference on Full Circle: the Medal in Art History, The Frick Collection, New York, 8 September 2017

‘Objects of Learning: Houdon’s Écorché and Oppenord’s Ripa’ – co-presented with Katie Scott – Conference on Visualising Learning in France c. 1500-1830, University of St Andrews, 24-25 May 2017

The Other Palace: Versailles & the Louvre’ – Conference on Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles, National Gallery of Art, Canberra, 17-18 March 2017

‘What has Religion to do with Art? A panel on Art and the Order of Existence’ – panel speaker for launch of Thomas Crow’s No Idols (2017), University of Sydney, 15 March 2017

‘Artists in Paris: Mapping the 18th-Century Art World’ – Digital Research Seminar, Queen Mary University of London, 6 March 2017

‘Mapping Paris: Artists’ Studios in the 18th-Century City’ – History of Art Research Seminar, University of Birmingham, 16 November 2016

Mapping Paris: Artists and their Neighbourhoods in the 18th Century’ – Digital History Research Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, 19 April 2016

‘Mapping Artistic Communities in 18th-Century Paris’ – French Visual Culture Research Seminar, University of St Andrews, 24 February 2016

‘Witnessing Illusion: Looking Up in the Churches of Paris’ – Colloquium: La vraisemblance ou les enjeux de la représentation: Le théâtre et la peinture dans les discours académiques (1650-1730), Centre Allemand d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, 9-12 February 2016

‘Europa & Britannia’ – Where was Europe? Salon Series, Victoria & Albert Museum, 20 January 2016

“Living in the Louvre: the Artist’s Studio in 18th-Century Paris”, Conference – The Painting Room: New research into the painting practices of artists in the 18th century – Paul Mellon Centre for British Art and Gainsborough House, 29 October 2015

“Artists and the Church in 18th-Century Paris”, School of History Research Seminar, Queen Mary University of London, 3 November 2015

“When St Geneviève Saved Paris: Tales of Art and Religion in 18th-Century France”
History of Art Research Seminar, University of Sussex, 24 March 2015

“Artists and Scientists in the Churches of Paris'”
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, Los Angeles, 19-21 March 2015

“Other-worldly Encounters: Materiality and Religious Experience”
College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 11-14 February 2015

“The man who made the weirdest painting in 18th-century France”Pictureforwebsite_000
Immediations 10th Anniversary Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art, 17 January 2015

“Enlightenment Miracles: Art, Religion, and Histories of Secularization”
Early Modern French Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, 14 November 2014

“Rethinking Religion in 18th-Century Paris”
Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies Research Seminar, University of York, 21 October 2014

“Artists and the Church in 18th-Century Paris”
Belief and Belonging Seminar, Bailliol College, Oxford, 28 May 2014

“Miracles in the Age of Reason”
CAA Annual Conference, Chicago, 12-15 February 2014

“David’s Table: Object – Prop – Relic”
Lives of Objects Conference, Wolfson College, Oxford, 20-22 September 2013

“Exhibiting Paintings in 18th-Century Paris: Religious and Artistic Practices”
Nordic Conference for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Oslo, 28-31 August 2013

“Lebrun vs Mignard: Rivalry in the Art World of 17th-Century Paris”
AGON Colloque, Université-Paris Sorbonne, 24-25 June 2013

“Everyday Lives and Luxury Objects: François Boucher’s Shells and Charles Coypel’s Watch” (with Katie Scott)
Le Commerce du Luxe Colloque, Lyon, 21-23 November 2012

“Institutional Things: Towards a Material History of the Académie Royale” (with Katie Scott)Williams_10_Liotard
Association of Art Historians (AAH) Annual Conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, 29-31 March 2012

“Family, Friendship, and Rivalry at the Académie Royale: Case Studies in Portrait-Ethnography”
World Art Research Seminar, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 14 March 2012

“Fragonard’s Colour Box and Houdon’s Modelling Stand: Prospecting for a History of the Everyday in Art” (with Katie Scott)
CRASSH 18th-century Things Series, University of Cambridge, 6 March 2012

A Phenomenology of Vision: the Self-Portraits of Jean-Étienne Liotard
Annual RIHA Lecture 2012, Courtauld Institute of Art, 28 February 2012

“From Salon to Altar: Re-locating Religious Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris”
CAA Annual Conference, Los Angeles, 22-25 February 2012

“Painters and Parish Life in Eighteenth-Century Paris”
Enlightenment Seminar, Voltaire Foundation, Oxford, 23 January 2012

“The Violent Suicide of François Lemoyne: An 18th-Century Art History Mystery”EdgarWindPoster
The Edgar Wind Society Guest Lecture, St John’s College, University of Oxford, 14 November 2011

“The Violent Suicide of François Lemoyne: An 18th-Century Art History Mystery”
AAH ‘Art History in the Pub’, The Monarch, Camden, London, 26 September 2011

“Painting Against Time: Alternative Temporalities in the Portraits of Jean-Marc Nattier and Louis Tocqué”
International Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) Congress, Graz, 25-29 July 2011

“Painters and Parish Life: Artists and the Church in Eighteenth-Century Paris”
Art et Sociabilité, International Conference, INHA, Paris, 23-25 June 2011

“Artists’ Things: Saint-Aubin’s Joke Book and Lemoyne’s Sword” (with Katie Scott)
Material Life of Things Symposium, Courtauld Institute of Art, 18 March 2011

“Social Networking at the Académie Royale: Families, Friends and Rivals”
Oxford Art History Seminar, 27 January 2011