Please note the conference program is subject to change
INVITED plenary panel presenters
An exciting selection of inspiring and creative presenters from a range of discipline and service areas
Knowledge for Sustainable Futures.
This panel will engage with critical theories around Indigenous knowledges, activism and/or climate justice, to stimulate critical dialogue about approaches that have been produced in various countries and contexts such as those from the global south and indigenous knowledges from around the world promoting sustainable futures.
Jesica Fernandez (USA), Mariolga Reyes Cruz (Puerto Rico), Mohi Rua (NZ)
Southern Theories, Psychologies and the Decolonial Turn.
This panel will engage with knowledges and psychologies, critical theories and ways of working that have been produced in various countries and contexts, often referred to as the global south. The panel will respond to the ‘decolonial turn’, intersectional feminist theory, critical race scholarship, and Indigenous knowledges around the world, to discuss how these can advance community research and action towards goals of liberation, community and wellness.
Raewyn Connell (Aus), Kopano Ratele (South Africa), Pat Dudgeon (Aus), Nuria Ciafolo (Mexico), Linda Waimaire Nikora (NZ),
Creating Inclusive Cultures and Healthy Communities.
This panel will engage with how various social actors challenge structural violence, oppression, inequity and injustice in different contexts and countries with a view to advance community research and action towards goals of liberation, community and wellness.
Paola Balla (Aus), Urmitapa Dutta (India/USA), Monica Madyaningrum (Indonesia)
Fostering and Sustaining Anti-Capitalist Solidarities
Regina Langhout (USA), David Fryer (Aus), Garth Stevens (SA), Thomas Teo (Canada), Ignacio Dobles (Costa Rica)