‘There is No God and We Are His Prophets: The Ambiguity of Redemption in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, day conference on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, Cultures of Climate Change series, Cambridge University, 6th May 2009.
‘A Theology of Extinction? Tipping Points, Climate Change and Political Culture’, Religion in Dangerous Environmental and Climate Change, Trondheim, October 2008.
‘Approaching the Tipping Point: Climate Risks, Faith and Political Action’, EcoThee, Crete June 2008.
‘What is Rescue! History?’, panel presentation at Rescue! History: Climate Change, the Past and the Future, Birmigham University, April 2008.
‘Resisting a Politics of Fear in the War on Terror’, at Theology, Religion and Practice Research Seminar, Durham University (December 6, 2006)
‘Terror and Utopia: Apocalyptic Desire, Resistance, and the War on Terror’, at Alternative Futures and Protest Cultures (19–21 April 2006, Manchester Metropolitan University).
‘Theology and Global Protest Movements’, at A World for All? The Ethics of Global Civil Society, (4-7 September 2005, Edinburgh University).
‘Utopia and Dystopia: Performance as Contestation of a Politics of Fear’, at Performance and Possibility: Theatre for Social Change in the 21st Century, (17-18 September 2005, Hope University, Liverpool).
‘Creation Eschatology and the Rhetoric of Global Crisis’, Society for the Study of Theology annual conference, Thinking through faith: the places of reason in theology, (April 2005, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra).
‘Politics of Fear’, at University of Manchester / Lancaster University day conference, Religion and Political Life, (6 March 2003, University of Manchester).