Interviews and Media

This page includes a list of interviews with me, public talks, and media coverage of my research.


“A snail walk”, Do it (Australia), Kaldor Art Project and Serpentine Galleries, 2020. Catalogue available here.

In conversation with Professor Nick Enfield,” Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre podcast, 2020.

How do you feel about snails?” a short interview with Paul McIntyre on ACB Hobart Evenings, 28 October 2020.

Amelia Nichele, “Your at-home guide to appreciating snailsCosmos Magazine, 19 October 2020. This research has been developed into a set of teaching resources for schools, available here.

Ben GJ Thomas, “Thinking With Eels” podcast, Caraboo Projects, 2020.

Lydia Baan Hofman, “Experimenteren met kraaien” (in Dutch), The Dutch Review of Books, 2020.

Mark Molloy (2020) Interview on my book, The Wake of Crows, on New Books Network, podcast, 2020.

Kate Evans: “Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their ‘extinction stories'”, The Guardian on 25 Apr 2020. You can read the full article here.

Elke van Riel: “Hoe kraaien ons de wereld beter doen begrijpen” VN, The Netherlands, 2019. You can read the Dutch article here.

“Biodiversity and extinction: can we achieve justice for all?” Sydney Ideas public talk, 19 June 2019. Roundtable discussion at the University of Sydney with Marisol de la Cadena, Ravi Agrawal, Sophie Chao, and Danielle Celermajer.

ShARC Podcast interview with Peter Sands on The Wake of Crows, April 2019.

Céline Lauer: “Humanity is poorer for the death of birds,” Die Welt, 9 June 2018. You can read the German article here.

New Books Network interview with Carla Nappi on Flight Ways, April 2015.

The Meaning of Extinction,” interview on The Philosopher’s Zone, ABC Radio National, 23 November 2014.

Why the Current Mass Extinction Matters,” interview on National Geographic Book Talk, 20 August 2014.

Extinction Studies” interview on Consider This, KZYX Radio, Friday 1 August 2014.

Undoing Forever,” audio documentary by Britt Wray, CBC Ideas, 2014.

Back from the Brink,” interview on Life Matters, ABC Radio National, 28 April 2014.

“Environmental Humanities: something new under the sun?” interview with Jan Oosthoek as part of the Exploring Environmental History podcast (number 58, 18 Jan 2014).