Selected Presentations

Water and Drought Histories, History Matters, 6 May 2020.

Crazy Weather: the physical and emotional effects of extreme weather, National Library of Australia Fellowship Presentation April 2018  part 1:

part 2:

Hear Rebecca Jones and Tom Griffiths on Late Night Live, ABC RN with Phillip Adams, August 2018 here's the link

Hear Rebecca Jones interviewed by Geraldine Doogue ABC RN, November 2017

‘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.