Conferences organised by the Historic Droughts project or attended by project partners are listed on this page, follow the links to find out more about each event.

Historic Droughts Symposium - March 2016

Presentation at the Historic Droughts Symposium

On 22nd March 2016, a public symposium was hosted by the Historic Droughts project at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Wallingford. The aim of the day was to foster discussion on current scientific and decision-maker perspectives on the use of historical drought information in contemporary drought management, under the broad theme "Understanding past droughts to inform decision-making in future".

Read more about the Symposium here

Oral History Society Annual Conference 2016

The Oral History Society held their annual conference 8th-9th July 2016 at the University of Roehampton, London. The interdisciplinary conference investigated the extent to which the written word is redundant in oral history. Rebecca Pearce, University of Exeter, presented on the use of narratives and transcripts of oral histories in the Drought Inventory. 

Read more about the conference here