A selection of invited papers and other research activities since 2008
2010-11 and ongoing: working as the art historian on the team, led by Isabelle Doumet-Skaf, conserving the 13th-century wallpaintings at the church of Mar Tadros, Behdaidat, Lebanon
2011, Aug. Short paper as part of the roundtable, Sinai through the Ages: a place of cult and pilgrimage, organised by Prof. Maria Panagiotidou, University of Athens, at the 22nd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2011, Feb: seminar paper, Byzantine seminar series at the Centre for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham, organised by Dr Ruth Macrides.
2010, June: Paper at the conference Images of Alterity in East and West: Images of the Other in Medieval and Early Modern Times, organised by Prof. Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch and Dr. Anja Eisenbeiss of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Assymetries in Cultural Flows," University of Heidelberg.
2010, May: Tenure of the 2010 Society for the Study of early Christianity Visiting Fellowship at the University of Macquairie University, Sydney, Australia, during which commitments included giving the keynote paper at the Society's conference.
2010, May: Delivery of the Sir Joseph Burke lecture at the University of Melbourne, presented by the Fine Art network in collaboration with the Department of Art History in the School of Culture and Communication.
2009: Paper at the 26th Harlaxton Medieval Symposium, Lincolnshire, Ritual and Space in the Middle Ages, organised by Prof. Frances Andres, University of St. Andrews.
2008: June: Paper at the conference Oriental Christianity, Judaism and Islam between the death of Muhammad and Tamerlane (632-1405) Dolná Krupá, Slovakia, organised by Prof. Marian Galik of the University of Bratislava under the auspices of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung.
2008, May: Paper at the conference Coptic Culture Past, Present and Future, organised by the Coptic Orthodox Church, UK (H.G. Bishop Angaelos with the assistance of Dr. Mariam Ayad, University of Memphis, TN)