CURATORIAL PRACTICES REFRAIMED:
Politics and Pedagogy in Curating Contempoary Art. (European University of Cyprus, Nicosia)
Paper on Cross-disciplinary curating of Indigenous Australian art.
NEW FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH
(University of Innsbruck) International CISLE Conference.
Paper on Classical Indigenous art in European museums: Indigenous Knowledge on display.
TRANSCULTURATION AND AESTHETICS (University of Bergen/Norway).
Paper on The 'cultural design' of Indigenous Australian art: (trans)cultural texts and aesthetics.
Guest lecture: Paintings, Politics & Land Rights: Indigenous Australian Art in Context.
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
THE CHANGES IN EPOCHAL PARADIGMS AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THEY OFFER FOR ENGLISH STUDIES (University of Ljubljana). SDAS 2012 Conference.
Paper on The 'cultural design' of Indigenous Australian art: Crossing disciplinary borderlines.
PACIFIC SOLUTIONS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (University of Barcelona).
Paper on Claiming Land by Telling Stories on Canvas.
'CROSSING THE BORDERS: REALITY, DESIRES AND IMAGINATION IN AUSTRALIAN, NEW ZEALAND AND THE PACIFIC LIVES, LITERATURES AND CULTURES' - 11th BIENNIAL EASA CONFERENCE (University of Presov/Slovakia).
Paper on The 'cultural design' of Indigenous Australian art: Crossing disciplinary borders.
'LITERATURES IN ENGLISH: NEW ETHICAL, CULTURAL AND TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES' (Concordia University, Montreal) - 2011 CISLE Conference.
Paper on Indigenous Australian Paintings: Cultural Texts for Art Lovers.
'INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE: ISSUES OF CULTURAL TRANSFER AND TRANSFORMATION' - INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON AUSTRALIAN STUDIES (University of Cologne).
Paper on Indigenous Knowledge on Display: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Classical Indigenous Art.
"6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY" (German Academy of Sciences, Berlin)
Paper on The 'cultural design' of Indigenous Australian art - Cross-cultural artworks on display.
"FOOD FOR THOUGHT" (University of Barcelona)
Paper on Helen Kunoth Ngwarai: Bush Honey Dreaming (1998) - A cultural text for art lovers.
DIS/SOLUTIONS: THE FUTURE OF THE PAST IN AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND THE PACIFIC (10th Biennial EASA Conference, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma)
Paper on "Everywhen" in Indigenous Australian Art.
MYTH, HISTORY AND MEMORY - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (University of Barcelona)
Paper on Indigenous Australian Artworks in Intercultural Contact Zones.
2008 ACS CROSSROADS: SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES CONFERENCE (University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica)
Paper on Ceremonial performances in land-claim tribunals - Producing (cultural) knowledge in land rights cases.
CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (US): SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING (NYU, NEW YORK CITY)
Paper on Artworks as (inter)cultural texts - First Nations art going global.
PUBLIC VIEWS OF THE PRIVATE - PRIVATE USE OF THE PUBLIC: Conference of the International Visual Sociology Society. (University of New York)
Paper on Body paintings in Australian land-claim tribunals: Public views of the 'secret-sacred'.
CULTURAL STUDIES NOW. (University of East London).
Paper on Culture and fine art on international art markets.
INDIGENOUS IDENTITIES IN AUSTRALIA. (Australian Embassy, Vienna).
Paper on Indigenous Australian identities: some key issues.
ANTIPODEAN CHILDHOODS: Growing Up in Australia and New Zealand. (University of Innsbruck, Austria).
Paper on "Tell the pee-the-beds it's time to get up!" - Indigenous Australian Childhoods.
SOCIOLOGY IN THE ACADEMY: ITS CURRENT & PROSPECTIVE POSITION (Oakland Marriott City Center, CA)
Paper on Fine art at the interface of the 'exotic', the 'primitive' and 'big business'.
FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.)(George Mason University, Washington, D.C.)
Paper on Fine art at the interface of the exotic, the primitive and big business.
REVISIONS OF AUSTRALIA: HISTORIES, IMAGES, IDENTITIES (University of Debrecen)
Paper on Indigenous Art at Stake: Visualisations of Memory on the Fine Art Market.
LITERATURES IN ENGLISH: PRIORITIES OF RESEARCH (University of Innsbruck)
Paper on Story Telling: The Narratives of Indigenous Australian Art. (Joint paper with Prof. Christine Nicholls)
1st INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF QUALITATIVE INQUIRY (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Paper on Qualitative Inquiry in Anti-Colonial, Intercultural Dialogues
'SHARING PLACES': TRIENNIAL EACLALS CONFERENCE (University of Malta)
Paper on Diversity in Otherness: Finding Places in Intercultural Contact Zones
'MAKING USE OF CULTURE': INAUGURAL CULTURAL THEORY INSTITUTE CONFERENCE (University of Manchester)
Paper on Indigenous Australian Art: Big Business or a Question of Identity?
Guest lecture: The 'Stolen Generation': a core issue of (Indigenous) Australian politics.
(University of Tokyo)
DIALOGUES ACROSS CULTURES. (Monash University, Melbourne)
Paper on Intercultural Dialogues at Intersections of Race, Ethnicity and Place.
AUSTRALIA - MAKING SPACE MEANINGFUL: 9th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR AUSTRALIAN STUDIES (University of Hamburg)
Paper on Creating (Intercultural) Spaces.
PROJECTING AUSTRALIA: BIENNIAL BASA CONFERENCE (University of Cardiff)
Paper on Indigenous Australian Art: Big Business or a Question of Identity?
THE PAIN OF UNBELONGING: LITERARY REPRESENTATIONS AND SOCIAL MANIFESTATIONS OF OLD COLONIAL WOUNDS IN THE POSTCOLONIAL SOCIETIES AND LITERATURES OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND(University of Grenoble)
Paper on Snow Domes in Australia: The Pain of Unbelonging in J. Slater's Short Story "Snow Domes".
ON THE EDGE: 12th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHERS (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Paper on "Dislocating the Centre: Identity Transformations in Intercultural Encounters".
CRITICAL ISSUES: INTERCULTURALISM (Milano, Italy)
Paper on "Decolonizing Methodologies: Intercultural Research Ethics at Stake".
CULTURES OF VIOLENCE: (St. Cathrine'S College, Oxford, Great Britain):
Paper on "Racism and Violence: Anti-Racist Strategies in Intercultural Contact Zones".
INDIGENOUS STUDIES FORUM: (Monash University Centre, Prato/Italy):
Paper on "Indigenous/Australian Studies in Europe: Am I working in a no-go zone?"
BORDER LINES AND BORDER LANDS: (Universite Paris X Nanterre):
Paper on "Reading petry on both sides of the borderline: an intercultural analysis of Lionel Fogarty's poetry".
SHARING THE SPACE: (Flinders University/SA).
Paper on "Diversity in Otherness: Sharing Spaces in Intercultural Contact Zones"
Guest lecture: European/Aboriginal/Australian Entanglements
(University of Tasmania/Hobart)
IMAGINING ABORIGINALITY: INDIGENOUS/EUROPEAN ENTANGLEMENTS IN CULTURE AND REPRESENTATION: International Research Forum, Monash Centre, Prato/Italy.
Paper on "Thinking Beyond Australia With 'Words Beyond Any Acceptable Meaning': an Intercultural Analysis of Lional Fogarty's Poetry".
BODIES & VOICES Triennial EACLALS Conference, University of Copenhagen.
Paper on "Diversity in Otherness: Anti-Racist Strategies in Intercultural Contact Zones".
GERMANY AND THE ARAB WORLD: The United Arab Emirates University Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Annual Conference, University of Al-Ain.
Paper on "Identitätsformationen in interkulturellen Begegnungen" (Identity Formations in Intercultural Encounters".
RECONCILIATION/S: 100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION: 6th Biennial EASA Conference, Lecce.
Paper on "Revolt and Reconciliation: an Intercultural Perspective on Black Australian Poetry".
THINKING BEYOND AUSTRALIA/BEYOND AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE: ASAL 2001 conference, University of Melbourne & La Trobe University, Melbourne.
Paper on "Thinking Beyond Australia with 'words beyond any acceptable meaning': an intercultural analysis of Lionel Fogarty's poetry".
RESISTANCE AND RECONCILIATION: WRITING IN THE COMMONWEALTH: The 12th Triennial Conference of the Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Canberra.
Paper on "Reading Indigenous Australian Poetry Within Interculturally Appropriate Intersubjective Contact Zones".
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, University Gesamthochschule Kassel.
THE DIVERSITY CONFERENCE: National Conference on Reconciliation, Multiculturalism, Immigration and Human Rights at University of Technology, Sydney, in co-operation with RMIT University, Melbourne
5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL SCIENCE METHODOLOGY of the Research Committee on Logic and Methodology (RC33) of the International Sociological Association (ISA) at University of Cologne, Germany.
Paper on "Australian Indigenous Identity: Some Aspects of Intercultural Research Analysis".
Guest lecture: An Intercultural Text Analysis of Selected Black Australian Poetry
at Faculty of Aboriginal and Islander Studies, University of South Australia, Adelaide.
COMINGS AND GOINGS: AUSTRALIA AND BRITAIN: PAST AND FUTURE: BASA conference at London University (King's College).
Paper on "Encounters Across Boderlines: Some Aspects of an Intercultural Research Analysis of Black Australian Poetry".
DEPARTURES: AUSTRALIA'S RE-INVENTIONS OF ITSELF: 5th Bi-ennial EASA conference, Universite de Toulouse Le Mirail, France.
ADVENTURES OF IDENTITY: CONSTRUCTING THE MULTICULTURAL SUBJECT. An international conference organized by University of NSW, Sydney, and Australian National University, Canberra. Goethe-Institut, Sydney.