I have given talks, papers and lectures at a number of different places, including the Royal Geographical Society, the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, the Telegraph Festival of Education, Durham University, the University of Glasgow, and the University of Oxford. Here are the most recent:


Quarterdeck Series: Defence Academy of the United Kingdom – ‘The Great Acceleration’ – 13 November 2018

Guild of Catholic Home Educators – ‘Slow Education’ – 29 September 2018

Worth School Leadership Conference – ‘Mapping the Catholic Curriculum’ – 26 June 2018

Royal Geographical Society Conference, London – ‘Preparing students for the slow university’ – 1 September 2017

Second Spring Summer School, Oxford – ‘Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene: Novels and the Liturgy’ – 11 August 2017

Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts, 1850 to the Present, Durham University – ‘Catholic Fiction in the 21st Century’ – 6 July 2017

The Telegraph Festival of Education – It’s Time for a Slow Education Revolution – 23 June 2017

The 18th Biennial Conference for the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture, University of Glasgow – ‘Death in the Desert: On Three Ways of Blurring Lines in the Sand in Contemporary Literary Fiction’ – 10 September, 2016

The Second Spring Summer School, Oxford – ‘Evelyn Waugh’ – 12 August 2016

Benedictus Research Forum, Blackfriars, Oxford – ‘Modern barriers to a Liberal Arts education’ – 24 June 2016

Quarterdeck Series: Defence Academy of the United Kingdom – ‘Literature and History: Reading the contemporary world through fiction’ – 9 March 2016

Cultivating Virtues: Interdisciplinary Approaches, Oriel College, Oxford, the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham – ‘Presentism, “A Secular Age” and interdisciplinary approaches to virtue education in British secondary education’ – 8 January 2016

The Use of the Bible in Contemporary Culture, University of Chichester – ‘Reading and re-reading the Bible through contemporary literature’ – June 26, 2015

Humanising Work Colloquium – ‘Humanising Teaching’ – St Benet’s Hall, Oxford, March 1st, 2014