September 2020

08
Sep
2020

Webinar: Aboriginal savanna burning in Arnhem Land: Regulation, uncertainty, postcolonial possibility

Emeritus Professor Jon Altman

This webinar focuses on the operations of Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (NT) Limited, a carbon farming project operating over 80,000 sq kms of Arnhem Land. Jon will outline some of the institutional, environmental, cultural and economic challenges and barriers, the regulatory uncertainty, that make this exemplary project unnecessarily precarious. The webinar will conclude by making some broad observations about postcolonial possibility and Indigenous savanna burning in north Australia.

Arnhem land image by C Steele via flikr

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15
Sep
2020

Webinar: Navigation practices in times of extended crisis: Preliminary findings from a comparative study

Professor Kathryn (Kate) Henne, Assistant Professor Kathleen (Katie) Pine

Across different parts of the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to breakdowns and shifts in the social and technical (“sociotechnical”) assemblages on which people rely for food, shelter, work, education, socialisation and more. Individuals have had to acquire information, make decisions and accomplish tasks—such as determining whether and how to seek healthcare or other necessities—amidst changing conditions, fragmented service systems and high levels of uncertainty. This webinar presents preliminary findings from a multi-country qualitative study concerned with how different groups cope during extended periods of crisis.

Digitization network image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.jpg

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