‘Slow Catastrophes: exploring adaptation to drought in nineteenth and twentieth century Australia’ Disastrous Pasts: New Directions in Asian Disaster History, National University of Singapore, 21st-22nd November, 2016.
‘Slow catastrophes: responding to drought in Australia 1880s-2000s’, Dynamics of Social Change and Perceptions of Threat, University of Tubingen and German Historical Institute, London, September 2014.
‘Oral sources and the Gippsland environment’, Gippsland Environment: Past, present and future, Centre for Gippsland Studies, Churchill, October, 2010 (with Sue Hodges).
Slow catastrophes: using historic farm diaries to explore drought resilience, ‘Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change’ (27 - 29 May 2016, British Museum & Royal Anthropological Institute conference).
Slow catastrophes: a historical perspective on drought resilience, American Society for Environmental History, Seattle, 30 March – 3 April 2016.
The Big and the Small of Environmental History, ‘Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies’ Macquarie University, 10 – 13 February, 2016.
Resilience and conflict in relationships with the land, ‘Conflicts in History’, Australian Historical Association Conference, University of Queensland, July, 2014.
Slow Catastrophe’s: how did people survive drought? ‘Mobilities and Mobilisations in History’, Australian Historical Association Conference, University of Wollongong, July, 2013.
Green Harvest? Australian organic farming, environment and health, Agri-Food XVII Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Agri-Food Research Network, Monash University, Gippsland, November, 2010.
Health and Environment in the History of Australian Organic Farming, World Congress of Environmental History, Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 2009.