Lectures / Invited papers
'Manuscripts: The Archaeozoology of Animal Skin' and 'Venetian Vellum: Parchment Books in the Renaisssance', USA East Coast tour, 7-16 April 2014- Library of Congress and Folger Shakespear Library, Washington; the Winterthur Museum and Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, University of Pennsylvania; the Morgan Library, New York; the Yale Centre for Conservation and Preservation and Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven; Weissman Centre for Preservation and Conservation, Harvard University and MIT Libraries, Boston, 7-16 April.
'Machiavelli's Adverse Fortune: New Light on the Composition of De principatibus', at '500 Years of the Prince' roundtable, Department of History, Harvard University, 3 Dec. 2013.
'The Politics of Advice: Addressing Princes', at 'Machiavelli and Modern Politics: Quincentenary celebration of the Prince', Shanghai Normal University and Tianjin Normal University, China, 25-29 May 2013.
'Pop Go the Classics; Vernacular Humanism as a Stylistic Ideal', Early Modern Seminar, All Souls College, Oxford, 6 March 2013.
'Neighbourhood Watch in Renaissance Florence: Public Proclamations and the Moral Economy of the Streets', University of Bristol, 25 Feb. 2013.
'Quattro cavallari in cerca d'autore: Machiavelli per le strade di Firenze', Museo Bargello, Florence, 15 Feb. 2013.
'Machiavelli's Cesare Borgia", University College Dublin, Public Lecture series 2013-14, 16 Oct. 2013.
'Trust me I'm an author. Boccaccio's Decameron and the rhetoric of ambiguity', British Library, London, 30 Sept. 2013.
'Who's Afraid of Machiavelli', BBC1 TV 'Imagine' series presented by Alan Yentob, 26 Nov. 2013.
'Dan Brown's Inferno'. BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio Scotland, 14 May 2013.
'Machiavelli bandit' feature. BBC Radio 4 'Today' with John Humphrys; BBC TV News; TG1 Rai Italy; WBUR Radio USA; La Repubblica; Der Spiegel, Voice of Russia and related news agencies, 18-19 Feb. 2013.