Colloquium Series of the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study. “The Role of Long-Distance Cultural Exchange in the Rise of Modern Philosophy: Some Case Studies and Some Questions,” Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, January 30, 2011.
Leibniz and Reality: A Symposium of the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Universität zu Hannover. “Perception and Appetite: From Physiology to Metaphysics,” Hannover, Germany, March 25-26, 2011.
18th-Century Colloquium Series of the Department of History, Princeton University. “ ‘Like salt in cured ham’: Chemical Pietism and the Role of the Soul in the Body, 1700-1720,” Princeton, New Jersey, March 30, 2011.
Cultures of the Internet: Identity, Community, and Mental Health: a Workshop of the Advanced Study Institute of the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University. “Extended Minds and Prosthetic Souls: Some Implications of the Internet for the Concept of Personhood,” McGill University, Montreal, April 26-29, 2011.
Workshop on the Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy. “‘Between Divination and Prediction: Epistemological Problems of Medical Diagnosis in Leibniz's Directiones ad rem medicam pertinentes,” Department of Philosophy, Princeton University, May 7-8, 2011.
Colloquium Series of the Eötvös Loránd University. “Classification and the Concept of Race in Early Modern Science: A Cognitive Approach,” Budapest, Hungary, May, 2011.
L’art de lire: Un colloque de l’ENS Lyon. “Peut-on lire la Genèse comme histoire naturelle? Du figurisme jésuite au Telliamed,” Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France, May, 2011.
Ninth International Leibniz Congress. “Between Natural History and Theodicy: Leibniz on Human Racial Difference,” Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Universität zu Hannover, Hannover, Germany, September, 2011.
Annual Lecture Series of the Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh. “Towards a Science of the Past: Archaelogy, Abductive Inference, and Intellectual History,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October, 2011.