Keynotes, Conferences, and Broadcasts
2016 Invited speaker: 'Living with Ecological Wisdom', Conference on Foundations for an Ecological Era, Sathya Sai Samskruta Sadanam, Bangalore, April.
2016 Public lecture: 'Ecofeminism in the Contemporary World', Alternatives Forum, Joshi Socialist Foundation Conference Hall, Pune, April.
2016 Yugaantar workshop with Aseem Shrivastava and Satish Kumar: 'Philosophy for an Ecological Age', Bhoomi College, Bangalore, April.
2016 Roundtable on Undisciplined Environments with Alf Hornborg and David Barkin, International Conference of the European Network of Political Ecology, Konigs Technical Institute, Stockholm, March.
2016 Workshop: 'Eco-socialist and Eco-feminist Perspectives', Red/Green Alternatives, Breaking with Neoliberalism, International Transform Conference, Copenhagen, March.
2016 Lecture: 'A Post-Development Reading of the Sustainable Development Goals', Global Dynamics Research Initiative (ISG), Roskilde University, March.
2016 Workshop: 'On Ecofeminism', Institute for Critical Theory, Humboldt University, Berlin, March.
2015 Panel: 'The Rise and Rise of Neoliberal Scientism', NTEU/FOE Conference on Exposing the Privatised University, University of Queensland, November.
2015 Panel: 'The Politics of Happiness', Reboot the Future, Greens NSW Conference, University of Technology Sydney, October.
2015 Panel: 'Psychoanalysing the Androscene', Social Agency in a Globalising World: Where Now?, Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre UTS and Institute for Cultural Research UWS, University of Technology Sydney, July.
2015 Panel: 'Class Theory for an Earth Democracy', Reading Capital, Class and Gender Today, Historical Materialism Australasia Conference, University of Sydney, July.
2014 Broadcast, Beth Mathews interviewer: 'Ecofeminism', Radical Philosophy Program, Radio 3CR, Melbourne, September.
2014 with James Goodman, Panel: 'The "Green Economy" and its "Other": Class War takes a New Turn?', Crisis, Resistance, and Rights: Critical Political Economy Perspectives, CPERN Midterm Conference, University of Vienna, September.
2014 Panel: 'Elite Ecology', States, Social Reproduction, Capital: Historical Materialism Conference, Sydney Mechanics School of the Arts, September.
2014 Staff seminar: 'Earth System Governance for a Green Economy', Society, Work, and Development Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, August.
2014 Public lecture: 'We are cooling down the Earth! Ecological voices from the global South', Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, August.
2014 Workshop: 'Ecofeminists debate philosophy: From deep ecology to eco-socialism', Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, August.
2014 Workshop: 'A neoliberal 'Green Economy' or the Commons?', Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, August.
2014 with James Goodman, 'Beyond Environmentalism: "Living Well" and "Bio-Civilisation"', RC24/RC47 Session on Alternative Lifestyles and Political Activism, XVIII International Sociological Association World Conference, Yokohama, July.
2014 Keynote: 'On the Vicissitudes of an Earth Democracy', Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories, 5th ASLEC-ANZ Biennial Conference, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, June. https://vimeo.com/112245598
2014 Staff seminar: 'Can Earth Systems be Governed?', Political Economy Department, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney, May.
2013 Plenary: 'Women, Globalisation, and Ecological Feminism', World March of Women 9th International Conference, Sao Paulo, August.
2013 Interview with Christine Schickert: 'Doing Ecological Feminist Research', DFG Research Group in Post-Growth Societies, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Aug: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmUeNe6IstM
2013 ‘The Idea of Earth System Governance’, Working Paper, Kolleg Postwachstumsgesellschaften, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, July.
2013 Forum Exchange with Ulrich Brand: ‘A green system of accumulation: Regulation or Landnahme?’, Kolleg Postwachstumsgesellschaften, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, May.
2013 ‘The Meta-Industrial Thesis’, Volterra Summer School, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, April.
2013 Keynote:‘From Green New Deal to Earth System Governance‘, Dimensions of Political Ecology: Conference on Nature/Society, University of Kentucky, Lexington, March.
2012 ‘Reading Ecofeminism’, Culture, Philosophy and the Environment Seminar, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa (by skype) October 2012.
2012 With James Goodman: 'Beyond the Green Economy: Contradictions of ecosystem pricing', Life and Debt Conference, University of Technology Sydney, July.
2012 Sociologists Without Borders panel: 'Will the WSF Occupy Rio+20?', Left Forum, New York, March.
2012 CNS panel: 'Women, Peasant Resistance, and Eco-Sufficiency in China', Left Forum, New York, March.
2012 Panel: 'Prefiguring A Synergistic Economy', Left Forum, New York, March.
2012 Panel: 'How Do We Determine What Really Matters? Monetary and Non-Monetary Value', SEARCH Foundation Roundtable, NCOSS, Sydney, January.
2011 Public lecture: Questioning Sustainability: 'A methodological note on 'economic reason' and ecological crisis', First South-South Forum for Sustainability, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka8XJFEdav8&t=2m
2011 Keynote: '"Protecting the Body of Mother Earth": Global Climate Justice post-Cochabamba', Plenary on Ecological Justice and Cultural Diversity, First South-South Forum for Sustainability, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s76XIp0IWTc
2011 Invited panel: 'Environmental Movements and Development Ideology: A meta-industrial perspective', Australian Academy of Social Sciences Colloquium, University of Technology Sydney, December.
2011 Plenary: 'A Synergistic Economy: Learning from the global South', The Australian Sociological Association Conference, University of Newcastle, December.
2011 Lecture: Gender and Ecology, Gender Studies Program, University of Technology Sydney, October.
2011 Radio interview: 'The New Water Paradigm', 3CR, Melbourne, May.
2011 Staff seminar: 'Water and the Complexities of Climate: Some Deep Questions', Political Economy Department, University of Sydney, May.
2011 Public lecture: 'Global Justice and the New Water Paradigm', Citizen Advocacy, Jozef Safarik University, Kosice, April
2011 Lecture: 'Climate Strategy', Capitalism, Socialism, Ecology Lecture Series, Human Ecology Program, Lund University, March
2011 Staff seminar: 'Eco-Socalism or Ecofeminism?', Human Ecology Program, Lund University, March
2010 Plenary: 'UN Climate Politics and Global Justice', Climate Justice Conversations, Friends of the Earth, Mechs Sch of the Arts, Sydney, November.
2010 Panel: 'Market Logic and its Other', Contesting Markets Symposium, University of Sydney, October.
2010 Lecture: Gender and Ecology, Gender Studies Program, University of Technology, Sydney, October.
2010 Panel: 'Climate Change and Cultural Autonomy', Asia Pacific Research Network Conference, Baguio City, July.
2010 Plenary: 'Eco-Sufficiency and Peace', International Peace Research Association Conference, University of Sydney, July.
2010 'Living Well (buen vivir)', From Global Crisis to Green Future, Left Renewal Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, May:
2010 'A Strategy for the Commons', Key Forces in Climate Change Conference, University of Sydney, March.
2010 'Living an Activist Life', Island Thinking Workshop, Pittwater, March.
2010 International Women's Day Workshop: Marrickville Community Centre, Sydney, March.
2010 International Women's Day Address: 'The Value of Tears', Belconnen Community Centre, Canberra, March.
2010 Broadcast: 'Women and Climate Action', Radio 2SER Sydney, March.
2009 Public lecture: 'Eco-sufficiency and global justice', Transdisciplinary Studies, University of Poznan, November.
2009 Paper: 'Climate Change: Common but Differentiated Responsibilities', Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November.
2009 In conversation with Silvia Federici: 'Embodied Debt: Ecological Debt', Bluestockings Centre, New York, November.
2009 Invited panel: 'Eco-Sufficiency and Vernacular Science', Asia-Pacific Science, Technology, and Society Network Conference, Convention Centre, Brisbane, November.
2009 Paper: 'Climate Change: Common but Differentiated Responsibilities', Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November.
2009 Paper: 'From Metabolic Rift to Metabolic Value', Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November.
2009 Workshop with Jo Tenner, Women's Environment Network, Green New Deal Conference, University of Melbourne, November.
2009 Invited panel: 'Gender and Climate Change', Powershift Conference, UWS Parramatta, July.
2009 Workshop: 'Eco-Sufficiency', SEARCH Foundation, Sydney, June.
2009 Sociologists Without Borders panel: 'Pursuing Environmental Justice', Activist-Academic Dialogues: World Social Forum, Belem, January.
2008 Staff Seminar: 'Capacity Building for the Global North? Some critical reflections on ecological economics', Political Economy, SSPS, University of Sydney, October.
2008 Keynote: 'How the Ecological Footprint is Gendered: Implications for eco-socialist theory and praxis', International Environmental Politics Conference, Shandong University, Jinan, May.
2007 Alternative Donne panel: 'Saving Women, Saving the Earth', Circolo Culturale e Politico Cicip & Ciciap, Milan, December.
2007 International panel: 'Ecofeminism and Global Warming', Armonia Workshop, University of Bologna, December.
2007 Keynote: 'Women, Labour, and Life on Earth', Matriarcato e Montagna, VII Convegno Internazionale, Sardagna, December.
2007 Lecture: 'Women, Peace, and Ecology', Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, December.
2007 Invited plenary: 'Yes it's true, Global Warming is Gendered', Asia-Pacific Environmental Conference, University of Sydney, November.
2007 Paper: 'How Global Warming is Gendered', Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Conference, University of Technology Sydney, November.
2007 Invited international panel on Ecofeminist Perspectives: 'Economics, Reflexivity and the Humanity-Nature Metabolism', United States Society for Ecological Economics Conference, Pace University, New York, July.
2006 Invited international panel on Ecofeminist Perspectives: 'Ecological Economics and the Humanity-Nature Metabolism', International Society for Ecological Economics Conference, New Delhi, December.
2006 Moderator: 'Reasons Why We Need a Global Moratorium on GM', International Society for Ecological Economics Conference, New Delhi, December.
2006 Invited paper: ‘Institutionalised Disconnection and the Grand Narrative: A plea for deep deliberative democracy in EU policy, presented to the EU Thematic Network on Sustainability Strategy, Brussels, September.
2006 Keynote: 'Why Environmental Ethics Needs its Other', Globalisation, Environmental Ethics, and Environmental Justice Conference, Michigan State University, August.
2006 Panel: 'Engendering political Ecology', sponsored by the Centre for Civil Society, University of Kwa-Zulu-Natal and Capitalism Nature Socialism, Durban, August.
2006 Panel on Science, Technology, and Risk, 'Humanity contra Nature: A Critical reflection on the Genetic Engineering Industry, RC24 Session, international Sociological Association Conference, Durban, July.
2005 Paper: 'Neo-Liberal Denial: an ecofeminist reading of GE' Capitalism Nature Socialism Conference, York University, July
2005 Invited plenary: 'Ecological Integrity or the Logic of Denial?', Conference of the Global Ecological Integrity Group, Venice, July.
2005 Discussion group: 'What is Genetic Engineering and How does it touch our lives?', Island Thinking Circle, April.
2004 Paper: ‘Beyond Dualism', Feminism Contesting Globalisation, UK and Ireland Women’s Studies Association Conference, Dublin University College, July.
2004 Invited panel on Negotiating the Genetic Border: ‘Reproducing-Nature-Reproducing-Culture’, US National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Milwaukee, June.
2004 Public address: ’Greetings from the Global South’, Perspektivenkongress, Technischen Universitat Berlin, May.
2004 Workshop: ‘Ecofeminism as Politics’, Perspektivenkongress, Technischen Universitat Berlin, May.
2004 Public lecture: ‘EU Sustainability Strategy Under Stress’, Sustainability Strategy Conference, Victor’s Residenz Hotel, Berlin, May.
2004 Seminar: ‘On Ecofeminism’, Race, Gender and Science Course, Women’s Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, April.
2004 Public lecture: ‘Gene Technology, Ecofeminism and People’s Science’, Women’s Studies Research Consortium, Mt Holyoke, April.
2003 Paper: ‘Global Alternatives and the Meta-Industrial Class’, Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, November.
2002 Launch: ‘Hawthorne’s Wild Politics’, Gleebooks, Sydney, August.
2002 Paper: ‘Ecological Resistance and the Meta-Industrial Class’, RC24 Modernity, Postmodernity and Environmental Sociology Section, International Sociological Association Conference, QUT, July.
2002 Paper: ‘Global Resistance and the Meta-Industrial Class’, RC47 Globalisation and Social Movements Section, International Sociological Association Conference, QUT, July.
2002 Keynote: ‘Nature’s Design: Lines, Circles, and Genes’, Section on Genetic Engineering, Technoscience and Other Knowledges, Environment, Culture, and Community Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, July.
2002 Invited plenary: ‘The Meta-Industrial Class in an Era of Bio-colonialism’, International Workshop: Beyond Market and Plan, Political Science Department, York University, Toronto, March.
2001 Paper: ‘The Capitalist Division of Labour and the Meta-Industrial Class’, RC24 Environment and Society Meeting (ISA), Cambridge University, July.
2001 Paper: ‘Why Ecopolitics Needs a Theory of the Meta-Industrial Class’, Kyoto Environmental Sociology Conference (ISA), Bukkyo University, October.
2001 Discussion group: ‘Brauchen Wir eine okofeministiche Politik?’, Das Network Women and Life on Earth, Internationalen Frauenzentrum, Bonn, February.
1995 Invited plenary: ‘How Green is Your Paradigm Shift?’, Catalyst Conference, University of Canberra, July.
1995 Invited plenary: ’Technological Domination:Community Action’, Visions of Freedom Conference, University of Sydney, March.
1994 Broadcast interview: 'Communities and Catchments’, 7.30 Report, ABC TV, November.
1994 Paper: ‘Ecofeminism as an Indigenous Knowledge’, Department of Anthropology and Asian Studies, University of Newcastle, September.
1994 Broadcast feature: ‘Old Mines and Railways’, Green and Practical, ABC Radio National, September.
1994 Paper: ‘Nature as Whipping Boy: technocratic logic in NSW’, Association for Environmental Education Conference, Cairns, September.
1994 Workshop: ‘Ecofeminism, Science, and Social Change’, Students, Science and Sustainability Conference Macquarie University, Sydney, July.
1994 Public lecture: ‘Ecofeminism as Politics’, Environment Week, Macquarie University, March.
1994 Broadcast interview: ‘Our Struggle for Wombarra Streams’, AM Program, ABC Radio National, Wollongong, February.
1993 Workshop: ‘Ecofeminism Here and Now’, Green UTS, University of Technology, Sydney, September.
1992 Public lecture: ‘Women and Development: Addressing Basic Needs’, International Education Forum, New York University, November.
1992 Invited international panel: ‘Ecofeminismo en questao’, Rio Ciencias '92, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, May.
1992 Workshop: ‘The Politics of Earth Summit’, Socialist Scholars' Conference, Manhattan Community College, April.
1992 Invited public lecture: ‘Earth Summit - Some Hidden Agendas’, Women's Studies Program, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, April.
1991 Staff seminar: ‘Social Ecology and The Man Question’, Women's Studies, Australian National University, October.
1990 The Cardozo Lecture: ‘Ecofeminism and Contemporary Politics’, Faculty Centre at Kingsborough, City University of New York, November.
1990 Staff seminar: ‘Ecology - deep, social, and feminist’, Environmental Conservation Education Programme, New York University, October.
1990 Public lecture: ‘Ecofeminism, some classic statements’, Wolfe Institute, City University of New York, October.
1989 Discussion group: ‘What is ecofeminism?’, Friends of the Earth, University of Adelaide, October.
1989 Paper: ‘Ecofeminism looks at the Growth Ethic’, Eco-Politics IV Conference, University of Adelaide, September.
1989 Invited plenary: ‘Living with Nature: reciprocity or control?’ International Development Ethics Association Conference, Autonomous University of the Yucatan, Merida, July.
1989 Invited plenary: ‘Green Politics in Australia’, USA National Green Gathering, Eugene, June.
1989 Invited Address: ‘Ecofeminism and peace’, Third Unitarian Church, Chicago, May.
1989 Public Lecture: ‘Ecofeminism and the Left’, Open University of the Left, Chicago, April.
1988 Forum: ‘International Update on Women's Studies’, National Women's Studies Association Conference, University of Minnesota, June.
1987 Workshop: ‘Developments in Feminism Overseas’, Women's Action and Information Group, Sydney, November.
1987 Workshop: ‘Green Politics in Europe and the USA’, Rainbow Alliance, University of Sydney, November.
1987 Guest speaker: ‘Hidden currents in French feminist theory’, Maison des femmes, Paris, September.
1987 Staff seminar: ‘The Crisis in Feminism’, Women's Studies Centre, University of Oslo, August.
1987 Invited panel: ‘Ecology, Science and Technology', National Conference for a New Politics, Amherst, July.
1987 Invited lecture: ‘Ecofeminism as post-Enlightenment Discourse’, Philosophy and Ethics Strand, Conservation and Resource Studies, UC, Berkeley, April.
1987 Invited seminar: ‘Ecofeminism as an International Movement’, University of California, Santa Cruz, April.
1987 Panel with Charlne Spretnak and Lilo Wolny: ‘Green Politics’, Conference on Ecofeminist Perspectives, University of Southern California, March.
1987 Broadcast interview: ‘Women, Environment and Peace’, Pacific Islands Satellite Link up, Suva, April.
1987 Public lecture: ‘New Social Movements’, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of the South Pacific, Suva, April.
1986 Workshop: ‘Gender and Science’, Women in Science Enquiry Network, University of Sydney, September.
1986 Invited staff seminar: ‘The postmodern question’, Politics Department, University of New England, August.
1986 Graduate seminar: ‘Feminist Theory’, Centre for Social and Cultural Studies in Education, University of New England, August.
1986 Workshop: ‘Women and the Greens’, Getting Together Conference, University of Sydney, April.
1986 Workshop with Elaine Alinta: ‘Ecofeminism’, Marxist Summer School, University of Sydney, January.
1985 Broadcast interview: ‘The Green Movement in Australia’, Crystal Set, Radio 2SER-FM, Sydney, November.
1985 Paper: ‘Women and Environmentalism’, Permaculture Conference, Otford, October.
1985 Discussion group: ‘What is ecofeminism?’, Enviro Club, University of Sydney, October.
1985 Invited staff seminar: ‘On Deep Ecology’, Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Brisbane, October.
1985 Workshop: ‘Educating for Social Responsibility’, Technology and Social Responsibility Conference, University of Sydney, August.
1985 Broadcast interview with Paul Carter: ‘Writing About Ideas’, Arts Illustrated, ABC Radio National, August.
1985 Broadcast interview: ‘Social Responsibility in Engineering’, Morning Talkabout, Radio 2SER-FM, Sydney, July.
1985 Broadcast book review: ‘Wexler's Emma Goldman: an intimate life', First Edition, ABC Radio National, May.
1985 Broadcast book reviews: ‘Schell's The Abolition' & 'Sharp's Apocalypse Now', First Edition, ABC Radio National, March.
1985 Paper: ‘Socialism and Ecology’, Marxist Summer School, University of Sydney, January.
1984 Invited address: ‘Ecology, Feminism and Green Politics’, Salon A-Muse, Melbourne, October.
1984 Workshop with Frank Fisher: ‘Difference - the importance of Other world views’, Environment Ethics and Ecology Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, October.
1984 Invited lecture: ‘The Ecofeminist Analysis and Environmentalism’,
MA Course in the Conserver Society, Graduate School of Environmental Sciences, Monash University, October.
1984 Broadcast book reviews: ‘Kelly's, Fighting for Hope' & 'Bahro's From Red to Green', First Edition, ABC Radio National, September.
1984 Broadcast interview: ‘Prospects for a Green Party in Australia’, Politics Magazine, Radio 2SER-FM, Sydney, September.
1984 Paper: ‘From Feminism to Ecology’, Women and Labour Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, July.
1984 Invited paper: ‘Consumer Society and Instrumental Culture’, Social Control Conference, University of Sydney, June.
1984 Broadcast interview: ‘Holding It Together’, Women and Work Series, Radio 2SER-FM, Sydney, April.
1983 Invited staff seminar: ‘No Dams: reformist or radical politics?’, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Newcastle, October.
1983 Invited workshop: ‘Dialectical methods and feminist sociology’, Feminism in Social Theory Group, Swinburne University, Melbourne, September.
1983 Workshop: ‘Psychoanalysis, culture, ecofeminism', Deep Ecology Conference, Ballina, September.
1983 Keynote: Theory Symposium, ‘Feminist Social Theory: the Challenge to Sociology?’, Conference of the Sociological Assoc. of Australia and New Zealand, University of Melbourne, August.
1983 Invited plenary: ‘Deep Ecology: a critique’, Environment, Ethics, and Ecology Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, August.
1982 Staff seminar: ‘Specularity and the Sociology of Knowledge’, School of Sociology, University of New South Wales, September.
1982 Invited paper: ‘The Politics of Difference’, Australasian Political Studies Association Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, August.
1981 Workshop: ‘On Contradiction in neo-Marxist Writing’, David McLellan Graduate Circle, Politics Department, University of Kent at Canterbury, January.
1979 Paper: ‘Towards a Critical Structuralism’, Theory Symposium, ANZAAS Conference, University of Auckland, May.
1978 Paper: ‘On Dialectics’, Theory Section, Conference of the Sociological Assoc. of Australia and New Zealand, University of Queensland, Brisbane, August.