TRAINING & GUEST SPEAKING

 

Invited research seminar/workshop speaker: Mapping the communicative ecology of island resilience. 2019-2021 RISS Project "Creating an inter-island network through multi-disciplinary research on island vitality and resilience" 2019 1st Workshop/seminar/lecture series. Research Institute for Island Sustainability, The University of the Ryuykyus, Okinawa, Japan, June 17, 2019.

 

Invited guest speaker: 'Making Waves: Radio's role in communicating social change'. VI International Winter School of Journalism and Communication: Radio-Tolerance, Dialogue and Peace, dedicated to the World Radio Day, Kazakhstan, Ile-Alatau, 6-9 Feb 2019.

 

Research trainer: research methods training workshop, Vientiane College, Laos (NZaid and AusAid scholarship program), 7-10 Dec. 2014 & 3-8 Dec. 2015

Invited Guest speaker: ‘Communicating Climate Change, Disaster and Crisis in the Pacific’. Pacific Islands Research Centre, Kagoshima University, 8 Dec-2014

 

Invited Guest speaker: Indigenizing Visual Research for Participatory Communication: The Komuniti Tok Piksa Approach. Research Seminar Presentation Hisoraki University 18 Oct-2013

 

Invited Guest speaker: ‘Challenges Facing Research Universities in the Developing World’ for the ‘Managing, Stimulating and Quality Assuring Research in Jordanian Universities’ symposium, United Nations University, International Leadership Institute, Amman, Jordan, 28-29 October 2008

 

Invited Guest speaker: ‘Challenges Facing Research Universities in the Developing World’ for the ‘Managing, Stimulating and Quality Assuring Research in Jordanian Universities’ symposium, United Nations University, International Leadership Institute, Amman, Jordan, 28-29 October 2008

 

Trainer: ‘Participatory Research Methods for Community Workers Workshop’, HELP Resource Centre (NGO), Wewak, Papua New Guinea, May 2006

 

Guest Speaker: ‘Media and Development Issues in Papua New Guinea’. Journalism Dept, QUT, Australia May 2004

 

Panel Discussant: ‘Contemporary Political and Social Issues in the Caucasus’, CEP International Student Conference, Yerevan, Armenia, 1-3 May 2003

 

Panel Discussant: ‘Caucasus Today: Same Problems, Alternative Solutions’,

CEP 5th Regional Student Conference, Tbilisi, Georgia, 27-30 March 2003

 

Facilitator/trainer: Youth Forum, Ganja Azerbaijan, 16-18 May 2003

 

Panel Discussant: ‘The Necessity for Civic Education in Higher Education

Curricula’. CEP Regional Round-Table discussion on Caucasus Higher

Education in Transition, Goudauri, Georgia, 19-21 Oct. 2002

 

Trainer/facilitator: Workshop on Student Newspapers, Open Society Institute, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, April 2002

Guest Speaker & Workshop Trainer: Political Reporting (seminar for journalism students and workshop training with Mongolian journalists), Press institute Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, 2002

With the late Prof. Ron Crocombe and Naomi Strictland at the Cool Islands Association Conference

Guest Speaker/Trainer: Seminar followed by Workshop on the Significance of Running Student Newspapers in Post-Soviet Higher Education Institutions, Journalism School, Tashkent University, Uzbekistan, April 2001

 

Panel Participant: ‘Views on International Comparative Politics Studies', CEP Eastern Scholars Round Table Discussion, Creating and Developing an International and Comparative Politics Faculty, CEP/AUCA Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 9-12 March 2001

 

Guest Speaker: Seminar on French Cultural & Audiovisual Policy, given to the European Journalism MA program students, Wales,  Oct 1999