Gender history; oral history; the Caribbean Diaspora.
Some recent keynote and plenary addresses are: University of Michigan, Atlantic Studies Initiative (2004); National Archives (2003); ESRC Transnational Communities (2002); 4th International Metropolis Conference (1997); Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture (1997); Narrating Selves and Others conference, Antwerp 1997.
Recent invited presentations include University of Pittsburg (2008); Carnegie Mellon University (2008); German Historical Institute (2008); Centre for Documentation and Research, Sarajevo (2006); Akademie Schloss Solitude (2005); Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University (2004); Masaryk University (2002); Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (2002)
Research group membership
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society