Nahua Communities in the Pulque Trade of Early Colonial Mexico, 1550-1668
'Putting Maguey on the Map: The Cultural Geography of the Early Colonial Pulque Trade in Mexico' Intoxicating Spaces: Global and Comparative Perspectives, 19th-21st July, online conference organised by the University of Sheffield, the University of Oldenburg, Utrecht University and the University of Stockholm. *Awarded the prize for Best ECR/Postgrad paperby unanimous decision from the conference committee*
'"Such Abundance That We Could Not Forbid It": Nahua Cultural Resilience and the Failure of the 1570 Pulque Ban' Challenging Narratives of European Conquest and Commemoration: The Fall of Tenochtitlan 500 Years On, online conference organised by the Centre for the Study of Religion and Conflict (Nottingham Trent University), 12th-13th August 2021.
'What Happened at María's House: Conflict, Community and the Criminalisation of Tepache in Early Colonial Mexico' Drinking Studies Network Conference 2021, unaffiliated online conference (in solidarity with the academic boycott of the University of Leicester), 13th-14th November 2021.
'Christianity in Pictures: Indigenous Visual Language and Hybridity in Early Colonial Mexican Catechisms' School of History, Politics and International Relations (HyPIR) Postgraduate Conference 2019, 9th May, University of Leicester.
'“That None Shall Cause Her Any Grievance”: Native Women, Litigation and Power in the Colonial Mexican Marketplace' Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies PGR Community Forum 2019, 21st-22nd June, University of Nottingham.
'Tochtli's Night Out: Reconstructing Drinking Practices in Prehispanic Mexico through Storytelling' Digital Story presented at Midlands3Cities Research Festival 2018, 24th May,University of Birmingham
'In Octli Veritas?: Looking at Nahua Responses to Early Spanish Colonialism through Pulque Production and Consumption' PILAS (Postgraduates in Latin American Studies) Annual Conference 2018, 4th-5th June, University of Liverpool.
'Las mujeres nahuas en el comercio del pulque durante el periodo colonial temprano en México, 1550-1668'
Jornadas 2018: Diversas Visiones en Torno a la Historia, 21st November, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City.
Public Engagement & Impact
Invited as joint speaker at University of Nottingham Diversity Festival: talk entitled "Moving Beyond Performance: Embedding Anti-Racism and Inclusion"
Other Research Interests
Visual cultures of Latin America
Indigenous histories of colonial Mexico
History of the Spanish Empire in the Americas
Social and cultural history of alcohol
Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)
Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PiLAS)
Drinking Studies Network
American Society for Ethnohistory
History Tutor, The Access Project
Guest Tutor- HS3691: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, University of Leicester third-year module
Associate Tutor- HS1001: Barbarism and Civilisation: Medieval and Early Modern Europe (c. 800-1700), University of Leicester first-year module
Organiser, SPLAS Postgraduate Forum, 22nd-23rd June, University of Nottingham
Planning Committee, M3C Research Festival, 24th May, Maple House, Birmingham
Organiser, HyPIR Postgraduate Conference 2019, 9th May, University of Leicester
Midland3Cities SDF (Student Development Fund) bid for cost of Spanish tuition- awarded £125
Midlands3Cities CDF (Cohort Development Fund) bid for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Postgraduate Community Forum, in conjunction with University of Nottingham PhD students- awarded £1777
Society for Latin American Studies Postgraduate Travel Grant- awarded maximum grant of £600 towards travel costs for the IDIEZ/University of Utah Summer Nahuatl Program
SDF bid for travel, tuition and accommodation costs of attending the IDIEZ/University of Utah Summer Nahuatl Program- awarded £4100
Beca Teixidor from the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)- awarded a monthly stipend of 15000 MXN (approx. 500 GBP) plus 15000 MXN towards flight costs.