'The Rout of the Gipsey: John Clare In and Out of Essex, ' John Clare Society, Epping Hall, Epping, 8th October 2016
Co-ordinating and Introducing J. A. Baker: Official Launch of the Archive -- A Day of Talks and Discussions on J. A. Baker's Life, Work and Legacy, Albert Sloman Library, University of Essex, 6th July 2016
‘On John Clare’ introductory talk for showing of ‘By Our Selves’, Wivenhoe, April 2016
Wild Writing Laboratory: writing workshop, University of Essex, March 2016
Lecture series on Wild Writing, Moscow University of Economics, May 2015
‘Bones’: Essex Book Festival, (8 March 2014), University of Essex
‘Green Knowledge’, Association for the Study of Literature in the Environment (ASLE) conference, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge (September 2015). Chairing panel on ‘New Nature Writing’ comprising four MA Wild Writing students from Essex.
‘Oriental Expressions: British Visions of Arabia in a Post-Colonial World’ at British Abroad: from the Grand Tour to Mass Tourism, University of Newcastle, 1-2 April 2010
‘“No Camels; No Little Brown Boys”: Seeing Arabia after Suez, Aden and Thesiger’ at After Empire? Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds, 26-7 September, 2008
‘Imperial Eyes: Imperial Spies. British Travel and Espionage in Southern Arabia, 1891-1946’ at Perspectives – Postgraduate Conference, University of Essex, 10 May 2008
‘Imperial Eyes: Imperial Spies. British Travel and Espionage in Southern Arabia, 1891-1946’ at New Directions in Travel Writing II – Postgraduate colloquium, Nottingham Trent University, 4 January 2008
‘Surveying the Scene: Towards an Understanding of British Travel Writing on Arabia since 1882’ at New Directions in Travel Writing – Postgraduate colloquium, Nottingham Trent University, 6 January 2006
SELECTED PUBLIC APPEARANCES
‘Back into the Wild: Towards a New Nature Writing’ ( March 2016), University of Essex.
Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London (23 April 2012)
Wigan Literary Festival (12 April 2012)
Essex Book Festival: ‘Trees Shall be Our Books’ (3 March 2012), University of Essex.
‘Out of Essex: Re-imagining the Literary Landscape’ (1 March 2012), Hedingham Heritage Society, Hedingham, Essex.
Book launch: ‘From Cairo to Baghdad’ (1 December 2011), University of Essex.
Essex Book Festival: ‘A Conference of Birds’ (12 March 2011), University of Essex.
‘Out of Essex’ (10 March 2011), Halstead Heritage Society, Halstead, Essex.
Essex Book Festival: ‘J. A. Baker: A Wild Essex Writer’ (20 March 2010), Colchester Library, Colchester, Essex.
‘On J. A. Baker’s The Peregrine’ (18 March 2009), Halstead Library, Halstead, Essex.
‘Tidal Margins ’ at The Peter Peers Gallery, Aldeburgh (21-26 September 2012)
BBC Essex, ‘On J. A. Baker’, 12 March 2009