Conferences and presentations
Invited presentation, The Grant Arms Wildlife Book Festival, Grant Arms Hotel, Scotland, 30/3/2018
J. A. Baker: His Life and Legacy
Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, The Burroughs Lecture, Nov 2017, Lakeside Theatre, Colchester, United Kingdom, 29/11/2017
Wigtown Literary Festival
Invited presentation, Wigtown Literary Festival, Wigtown, Scotland, 9/2017
Essex Radical Writing Retreat April 5-7 2017
Roger Deakin event, Norwich Writers Centre, April 30th 2017
'The Oak Papers', The Memory of Trees Conference, University of Liverpool, April 20th 2017
'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
Back into the Wild: Towards a New Nature Writing ( March 2016), University of Essex.
Lecture series on Wild Writing, Moscow University of Economics, May 2015
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.
Bones: Essex Book Festival, (8 March 2014), 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.
Tidal Margins at The Peter Peers Gallery, Aldeburgh (21-26 September 2012)
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.
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
Essex Book Festival: J. A. Baker: A Wild Essex Writer (20 March 2010), Colchester Library, Colchester, Essex.
On J. A. Bakers The Peregrine (18 March 2009), Halstead Library, Halstead, Essex.
BBC Essex, On J. A. Baker, 12 March 2009
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
Leading a series of writing workshop events at this inaugural Radical Writing Retreat based at the Othona Centre at Bradwell On Sea
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