2017

  • ‘Logan of Matjiesfontein’. South African Historical Society Conference, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. June 2017.
  • ‘Cricket and Empire’. Invited Keynote Lecture. MCC History and Literary Society, Lord’s Cricket Ground, London, UK. May 2017.
  • ‘Cricket and Colonial Politics in South Africa’. Sports Africa Conference. University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. April 2017.
  • ‘Empire, War and Cricket’. Conference Organiser and Keynote Speaker. Inaugural Anglo-Boer War Conference, Matjiesfontein, South Africa. April 2017.

2016

  • ‘Sport and Apartheid’. Invited Keynote Lecture, ‘Discrimination through Sport: A Global Perspective’ International Conference, Shoah Museum, Paris, France, December 2016.
  • ‘The History of Cricket in North America, 1830-1900’. British Society of Sports History Annual Conference. Edinburgh University, UK. September 2016.
  • ‘Commercialisation and Media in Sport’ Invited Keynote Lectures, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore, August 2016.
  • ‘Cricket and English Identity in North America, 1830-1900’. North American Society of Sports History conference, Georgia Tech University Atlanta, USA, May 2016.

2015

  • ‘Race and Critical Theory’. Invited Keynote Lecture, St Mary’s University, UK, November 2015.
  • ‘Cricket, War & Empire’. Invited Seminar, International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK, November 2015.
  • ‘The Legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa’. ‘Sport 4’ International Conference. Oxford University, September 2015.
  • ‘Rugby in Pre-Apartheid South Africa’. ‘World in Union’ 2015 Rugby World Cup Official Conference. Brighton University, UK. September 2015.
  • ‘Empire, War and Cricket in South Africa’. British Society of Sports History Annual Conference. Swansea University, UK. September 2015.
  • ‘Creating Leisure’. Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference, Bournemouth University, UK. July 2015.

2014

  • ‘Sport and City Branding’. European Association of Sports Management Annual Conference. Coventry University, UK. September 2014.
  • ‘Cricket and Corruption in Colonial South Africa’. British Society of Sports History Annual Conference. Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. September 2014.
  • ‘English Equestrianism and Hunting in Rural Virginia’. The AHRC ‘Global English’ Conference. Northumbria University, UK. July 2014.
  • ‘Sporting Mega Events: A Case Study of South Africa 2010’ Invited Seminar. Coventry University, UK. June 2014.
  • ‘Sport and Corruption in Colonial South Africa’. ‘Negotiating Integrity’ ERC – funded International Conference, Department of Anthropology, Goldsmith’s, University of London, UK. April 2014.

2013

  • ‘Sports Management Examined – The Case of the 2010 FIFAWorld Cup’ Invited Lecture. The South Africa Washington International Program (SAWIP). Washington, D.C. USA, July 2013.
  • ‘The FIFA 2010 World Cup – Lessons Learnt’ Invited lecture, Department of Sport Studies, University of Stirling, Scotland. April 2013.
  • ‘South African Cricket and Colonial Identity’ Invited seminar paper, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands. April 2013.
  • ‘Session Chairman – ‘Sport and Innovation’. Inaugural ‘Futures in Sport Business’ Conference. CPUT and Western Cape Government, Cape Town, March 2013.

2012

  • ‘The Politics of South African Sport’ Invited Paper. Research Seminar Series, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. October 2012.
  • ‘The 2010 FIFA World Cup’. Invited Seminar, School of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Georgia, USA, September 2012.
  • ‘Sport and Culture in South Africa’. Invited Lecture. College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA, September 2012.
  • ‘Successes and Challenges of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa’. Invited Seminar, Academy of International Sport, George Mason University, Virginia, USA, September 2012.
  • ‘Re-branding South Africa – The 2010 FIFA World Cup’. British Society of Sports History Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, UK, September 2012.
  • ‘Cricket and English Colonial Identity in South Africa, 1880 – 1910’. The ‘Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities in a Global Context’ Conference, Carnegie Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, July 2012.
  • ‘Issues and Controversies in Hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup’. The 4th International Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK, June 2012.
  • ‘Politics, Sport and Colonial Identity in South Africa’. Invited Lecture for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the Western Cape Sports Association, Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, February 2012.
  • ‘The Politics of Sport in South Africa, 1890 – 1910’. Invited Seminar for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, January 2012.

2011

  • ‘Effective Teaching and Research in South African Sport’. Research and Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, December 2011.
  • ‘The Race for Supremacy’. Invited Lecture for the Sport and History Leisure Series, UK Universities. Senate House, University of London, UK, October 2011.
  • ‘Sport, Africa and the Archive’. Invited Paper for SCOLMA (the UK Libraries and Archive Group on Africa) Annual Conference, The National Archives, London. June 2011.
  • ‘Women, Sport and Afrikaner Mythology’. Invited Paper for ‘Women’s Sport in Africa’ Conference, Oxford University, March 2011

2010

  • ‘Logan of Matjiesfontein’. Invited Seminar for the Department of History, Stellenbosch University. October 2010.
  • ‘The White Man’s Game? Cricket, Race and Identity in pre-apartheid South Africa’. ‘Beyond Boundaries’: Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference. University of the West Indies, Barbados, July 2010.
  • ‘Soccer in Higher Education as a Catalyst for Cultural Exchange’. Invited Lecture for UNISA and VU University, Amsterdam World Cup 2010 Seminar Series. UNISA, Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010.
  • ‘Cricket, War and Empire in South Africa’. Invited Seminar for the Department of History, University of Cape Town. June 2010.

2008 – 2009

  • ‘The Global Development and Spread of Modern Sport’. Invited Visit and Lecture Series, Taiwan, December 2008: Department of Sport and leisure Studies, National Dong Hwa University, Hualian City; College of Sports and Recreation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei; Departments of Sport Science, National Taiwan Sports University, National Taichung University and National Chung Hsing University,
    Taichung City.
  • ‘The Race for Supremacy: The Politics of White Sport in South Africa’. Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference. School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. December 2008.
  • ‘South African Cricket and the Expansion of Empire, 1850 – 1910’. South African Sports History Conference. Stellenbosch University, South Africa. June 2008.
  • ‘Studying South African Sports History: A Current Perspective’. South African Sports History Conference. Stellenbosch University, South Africa. June 2008.
  • ‘South African Politics and Cricket, 1890 – 1910’. Political Studies Association Sport and Politics Group Annual Conference. Liverpool Hope University, UK, February 2008.
  • ‘South African Sports History: Issues and Controversies’. 11th ISHPES International Congress: Sport in History: Promises and Problems. University of Stirling, UK, July 2009.

2006 – 2007

  • ‘Craven and Churchill’, Invited Lecture. The Danie Craven Bursary Fund Dinner, House of Commons, London. November 2006.
  • ‘The 1906 Springboks’, Invited Lecture, International Conference on South African Rugby. Rugby and Empire. England RFU, Museum of Rugby, Twickenham Stadium, London. September 2006.
  • ‘South African Cricket and the Expansion of Empire, 1888 – 1910’, British Society of Sports History conference, St Martin’s College, Lancaster. September 2006.
  • ‘Rebuilding a Nation’, International Conference on Social Science in Sport. 8th ISHPES Seminar. Sport, Nation, Nationalism. Faculty of Sport Ljubljana, Slovenia. August 2006.
  • ‘Rugby and South African Politics’, Political Studies Association Annual Conference. Liberty, Security and Challenge of Government. University of Reading. UK, April 2006.
  • ‘Rugby and Afrikaner Nationalism pre Apartheid’. Invited Lecture, International Conference on Rugby: ‘From Local to Global’. The Historical Research Centre, Paris, France. October 2007.
  • Session Chairman at British Society of Sports History Conference, University of Stirling, UK, August 2007.
  • ‘Cricket and Empire in South Africa’. Seminar on International Cricket. Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, UK, March 2007.

2004 – 2005

  • ‘PhD Methodology’, International Summer School: Sport, Socialisation and Education, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2004.
  • ‘Rugby, War and Reconstruction in South Africa’, North American Society of Sports History conference, Monterey, USA, May 2004.
  • ‘Tours of Reconciliation’, British Society of Sports History conference, University of Leicester, UK, April 2004.
  • Session Chairman at British Society of Sports History conference, University of Glamorgan, UK, Sept. 2005.
  • ‘Sport and the South African War’, Sport and War conference, International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, June 2005.

2001 – 2003

  • ‘Beating Them at Their Own Game’, War and Society in Africa conference, South African Military Academy, Western Cape, South Africa, Sept 2001
  • ‘Rugby and Nationalism’, Sport and Politics conference, University College Northampton, UK, Feb 2002.
  • ‘Cricket and the Anglo – Boer War’, The State of Play international conference, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, Nov 2003.
  • ‘Cricket and Imperialism’, PhD seminar, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, Oct 2003.
  • Chairman at VIIIth Congress of the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport, Urbino, Italy, July 2003.