Conferences

Presentations at Academic Conferences, Professional Meetings

Co-presenter with Siti Maimunah. “’No One Can Say the Karonsi’e Dongi Were Not Here’: A Photovoice Study of Gendered Resistance to Mining in Indonesia.” 16th European Association of Social Anthropologists’ Biennial Conference: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe. ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon and ICS-Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal. July 22, 2020.

Presenter. “Extracting Empathy in the Time of the Coronavirus.” Creative Engagements on the Frontlines. University of Brighton, U.K. June 24, 2020.

Presenter. “Biting the Hand that Feeds: Media Co-ops Challenging Corporate
Control of the Media in Canada.”12th Annual OurMedia Conference,
Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. November 27-30, 2019.

Presenter. “‘No One Can Say the Karonsi’e Dongi Were Not Here’: A
Photovoice Study of the Gendered Resistance to Mining in Indonesia.”
Machines, Mining and Gender. Centre de recherches et de documentation sur
les Amériques , Pôle de Recherche pour l’Organisation et la Diffusion de
l’Information Géographique and Mondes Américains, Sorbonne, Paris, France.
October 25-27, 2019.

Co-presenter with Amy Savile. “Environmental activism in a monopoly news media setting: Social movement media in a rural Canadian province.”Panel: Environmental Movements and Counter-Movements. Canadian Sociological Association Conference. Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. June 2019.

Roundtable presenter. “Political Economy of Atlantic Canada.”Canadian Sociologial Association/Canadian Political Science Association Conference/Canadian Association for the Study of International Development. Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. June 2019.

Presenter. “Women in a Mine’s World: A Photovoice Study of the Resistance of Women to Mining in Indonesia.” Corporate Entanglements: Citizenship, Governance and Transnational Companies at Key Sites of Neoliberal Globalization Conference. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. December 2018.

Presenter. “‘Berta Caceres didn’t die, she multiplied:’ Honouring the resistance to Project Canada.” Society for Socialist Studies, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. June 2017.

Presenter. “Women in a mine’s world: A photovoice study of perspectives of women at a mining town in Indonesia.” Atlantic Political Science Association, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS. September 2015.

Presenter with Josephine Savarese. “Sex workers’ guide to the capitalist universe.” Society for Socialist Studies, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

Presenter/Panel Organizer/Chair. “Women in a mine’s world: capitalist barbarism and indigenous oppression as experienced by women resisting mining and shale gas in Indonesia, Guatemala and Canada.” Panel: “Mining capitalism: the barbarism of and resistance to resource imperialism.” Society for Socialist Studies, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON. May 2014.

Presenter. “Women in a Mine’s World.” Women’s Worlds Congress, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON. July 2011.

Presenter. “The role of independent media and activist journalism in covering the untold stories of poverty, human rights, and environmental justice.” Human Security Forum IV – A Forum Celebrating Resistance and Change. Centre for International Studies, Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS. March 2010.

Presenter. “Community-Based Research of the Environmental and Health Impacts of Laterite Nickel Mine and Smelter in Indonesia.” Atlantic Provinces Council for the Sciences (APICS) Environmental Studies Conference, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS. March 2008.

Poster Presenter. “Community-Based Research of the Environmental and Health Impacts of Laterite Nickel Mine and Smelter in Indonesia.” Joint Meeting of the Geological Association of Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Canadian Society of Soil Sciences, Halifax, NS. May 2005.

Presentations at Public Events, Roundtables, Seminars and Workshops

Panelist. “The Glitter and the Shadow of Gold.” Virtual Screening + Roundtable Discussion with Public Q&A by MiningWatch Canada. September 2020.

Poster Presenter. “Women in a Mine’s World: A Photovoice Project on Women and Mining in Indonesia.” The Art of Sustainability: Education Through Arts-Based Methods. Sustainable Education Alliance Annual Conference. Moncton, NB. October 2018.

Presenter. “Borderless Solidarities.” Common Cause Symposium by the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation, Sackville, NB, June 2017.

Presenter. “Quelques Arpents de Neige:” Environment, History, Activism, Education, and Governance,” Sackville, NB, March 2017.

Presenter. “Women in a mine’s world: A photovoice study of perspectives of women at a mining town in Indonesia.” Saint Mary’s University International Development Studies Lecture Series, Halifax, NS, September 2016.

Poster presenter. “Women in a Mine’s World: A Photovoice Project on Women and Mining in Indonesia.” International Articulation of Vale Impacted Peoples, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 2016.

Presenter. St. Thomas University Human Rights Week, Fredericton, NB. October 2008.

Presenter. “Environmental Racism and Colombian Coal.” New Brunswick Social Forum, Fredericton. September 2008.

Presenter. “Mining and Sustainable Development: Two Apparently Contradictory Concepts, Challenges for the WSSD.” Hosted by Third World Network. PrepComm IV, World Summit for Sustainable Development, Bali, Indonesia. June 2002.

Participation at Conferences and Workshops

Participant. Access Without Fear Workshop. No One Is Illegal Fredericton. Fredericton, NB. October 2018.

Participant. Western Mine Action Network Conference, Kamloops, British Columbia, September 2018.

Participant. Ktuhkelokepon – An awakening in the search for truth and reconciliation: A land-based workshop for the development of a Wabanaki Land-based Leadership Institute at the University of New Brunswick. Fredericton, NB. June 2018.

Participant. Western Mine Action Network Conference, San Carlos Apache Reservation, Arizona, Nov. 2016.

Participant, International People’s Conference on Mining, Manila, the Philippines. July 2015.

Participant. “Sustainable Mining, International Law, and the Rights of Women and Girls” Workshop. Faculty of Law, Western University, London, Ontario. September 18, 2015.

Participant. Western Mine Action Network Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, October 2009.

Organizer. Acadian Forest Science Conference, Fredericton, NB. October 2007.

Organizer. International Mining Workshop (on the occasion of Fourth Preparatory Committee of the World Summit for Sustainable Development). Hosted by Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM). Bali, Indonesia. May 2002.

Participant. Building A Global Mining Campaign, International Meeting of NGOs, Activists, and Community Leaders. Hosted by Mineral Policy Center. Virginia, US, December 2001.

Organizer. International Conference on Submarine Tailings Disposal/Drafter, Manado Declaration on Submarine Tailings Disposal. Hosted by Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM). Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia. May 1, 2001.