CAEPR Seminar Series


Tracy Deasey
(02) 6125 0587
CAEPR Seminar Series


Wednesdays 12.30 to 2.00pm
12.30 - 1.30pm:  Presentation (40 mins) and questions (20 mins)
1.30 - 2pm:        Extra time for informal discussion - bring your lunch!


Room 2145 (Jon Altman Room), Level 2, Copland Building #24 (Kingsley Place behind the Street Theatre), Australian National University, unless otherwise noted.
See this map of the Copland Building's location (Building #24)              

Seminar streaming audio and podcasts

At the discretion of presenters, some CAEPR seminars are now made available through this website as audio podcasts, together with appropriate handout materials. Links will be found beneath the seminar abstract. Certain types of seminar presentation, including works in progress and thesis reports, may not be appropriate for podcast. The discussion following a presentation is not recorded.

Upcoming events

Aboriginal electoral power in the Northern Territory: Reality and potential viewed from the 2019 Federal election

12.30–1.30pm 21 Aug 2019

Abstract It is often said that, as 3% of the Australian population, Aboriginal people have no electoral power. But in the Northern Territory, Aboriginal...

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Past events

‘Settled reconciliation’ in education policy and practice: How celebrations of reconciliation can silence Indigenous diversity and agency, and perpetuate racism

14 Aug 2019

Abstract Since Australia’s formal reconciliation process began almost thirty years ago, the education system has been viewed as having a critical role in un-...

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Disruption in First Nations Education

7 Aug 2019

Abstract Education is often described as the single most important key in turning around social disadvantage and economic marginalisation as well as in...

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Indigenous Affairs in a social media age: Q&A session with Luke Pearson on IndigenousX

30 Jul 2019

Indigenous Affairs in a social media age: Q&A session with Luke Pearson on IndigenousX Policy making is changing in the social media age, and perhaps...

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From mission control to Aboriginal control?: The ‘safety zone’ and bilingual education at Shepherdson College, Galiwin’ku, 1973-1983

29 May 2019

Abstract A confluence of factors brought bilingual education to some remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory throughout the 1970s—including...

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Lenses of change and the business of process: Towards an ecological praxis of engagement

22 May 2019

Abstract: Engagement with Indigenous peoples is embedded in an ecological holistic world consisting of webs of social, political, cultural and economic...

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A Treaty Together: How We Move Forward to Heal the Nation

20 May 2019

Alwyn Doolan a Gooreng Gooreng Wakka Wakka man has met with over 50 indigenous sovereign First Nation Peoples on his 8500km Message Stick Walk to Canberra. He...

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Language ecologies: a tool for understanding linkages between Indigenous languages and well-being

15 May 2019

Abstract There has been growing acknowledgement of a connection between First Nations people’s languages and their well-being, based on Indigenous voices and...

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Why can’t we agree? What the literature and experience of other jurisdictions can teach Australia about agreement-making between First Nations and States.

1 May 2019

Abstract Agreements between industry and Indigenous groups are increasingly ubiquitous, as evidenced by an ever increasing number of Indigenous Land Use...

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Lived experiences of the Cashless Debit Card Trial, Ceduna, South Australia

24 Apr 2019

This paper concerns the lived experiences of individuals subject to the first Cashless Debit Card (CDC) trial in the Ceduna region of South Australia. First...

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Observing the Strong Culture, Strong Families program as an innovative indigenous justice/prison program designed by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal male detainees and their children

27 Mar 2019

The seminar presents the findings of research generated from a formalised collaboration and partnership between the two presenters, Deborah Evans who is CEO of...

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