CONFERENCES & PAPERS
2022 13th Conference of the Hunter and Gather Society (CHAGS 13), University College Dublin, Ireland
Delivered two papers:
The World Heritage Trap: Statism and the fabled Joint-Management of Kakadu National Park
The State, Extractivism, and Cultural Loss: Understanding and articulating indigenous cultural loss and compensation in Northern Australia
2022 Centre for Native Title Anthropology Conference, Virtual Paper
Measuring damage and loss in Aboriginal Australia: a comparative approach to sacred site damage issues as indicators of loss in Native Title compensation matters
2021 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, Virtual Panel Discussion
Whose values? Whose Voice? The anthropology of Indigenous heritage protection laws in Australia.
2021 AACAI WA and Anthropological Society of WA. Sundowner Talk (with Naomi Howells)
‘Never Again?’ How the Northern Territory’s best practice heritage protection legislation could have prevented the destruction of Western Australia’s Juukan Gorge.
2017 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, University of Adelaide
Broken Promise Man: The State, Miners and Indigenous Responses at McArthur River, Northern Territory
2015 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, University of Melbourne
Sacred sites and Developing the North: the protection of Indigenous scared sites in Australia’s Northern Territory.
2014 Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, Darwin
Durlg (Dreaming) Dredging and Development: Sacred Landscapes in Darwin and Bynoe Harbours.
2013 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, Australian National University
Convened and chaired panel session: World’s Apart? Development, Sacred Site and Cultural Heritage Management
Delivered paper: Bootu Creek Site Damage: Social and Cultural Impacts of a Desecration Case in the NT
2012 World Archaeology Conference, Dead Sea, Jordan
Djang, Lawk and Ore: Sacred Sites, Archaeology and mining at Mt Todd, Northern Territory (with Ryan Barruwei)
2011 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, University of Queensland
Djang and Ore: Conflicts over Sacred Bodies and Ore Bodies in the Northern Territory.
2009 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, Deakin University
Rehabilitating Sites, Rehabilitating People: Remediation of Guratba (Coronation Hill) in the Upper South Alligator Valley region, Kakadu National Park.