- March 28, 2019 discussant at the Low Carb(on) Lunch on "Teaching Climate History" organized by the Harvard Environmental History Working Group, Harvard University.
- June 11-14, 2019 panel co-organizer Natural Catastrophes and Risk Management in the United States and presentation of the paper “Comprehensive-Risk” or “Flood-only”? The Controversies surrounding the National Flood Insurance Program in the Wake of Hurricane Betsy (1965) at the conference Risk and the Insurance Business in History, Seville, Spain.
- July 22-26, 2019 presentation of the paper Unfamiliar Environments: The 1494-96 Famine on Hispaniola – ‘Indigenous Ploy’ or Climate Anomaly?, Panel Climatología histórica e Historia del clima en las Américas, siglos XVI al XX at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History, Florianópolis, Brasil.
- Interview with the History News Network (HNN) on "What I'm Reading" (March 25, 2019).
- Interview with German radio WDR about the recently organized international conference "Contact - Conquest - Colonization" (October 11-13.2018) and Bielefeld University's Collaborative Research Center "Practices of Comparing" (October 11, 2018).
- Interview with WWLTV about 300 years of Hurricane History in New Orleans and my new book Changes in the Air (April 14, 2018).
Recently Organized Workshops and Conferences
The art work for the posters of the three environmentally themed workshops was done by the fabulously talented student assistants of Bielefeld's Center for InterAmerican Studies and Latin American History Department, Alina Muñoz and Nadine Melzer; credits for the design of the Contact-Conquest-Colonization poster go to the Collaborative Research Center's Communications Manager, Rebecca Moltmann.