Conferences, Workshops and Seminars
2016 “Green Enough for Green: Assembling the Green Economy in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.” Presented at the Political Ecologies of Conflict, Capitalism and Contestation (PE-3C) Conference in Wageningen, the Netherlands (07-09 Julyl 2016).
2016 “Pragmatism and Politics: Translating the Green Economy in an Indonesian Frontier.” Presented as part of Frontier Assemblages: Political Economies of Margins and Resource Frontiers in Asia, InterAsian Connections V, a four-day workshop at Seoul National University Asia Center (27–30 April 2016).
2016 “Mainstreaming Green: Negotiating the Politics of Development in Indonesia’s Emerging Green Economy.” Presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, in San Francisco, California, USA (29-02 April 2016).
2015 “Pragmatism and Politics: Translating the Green Economy in an Indonesian Frontier.” Presented at the European Association for South East Asian Studies Conference, in Vienna, Austria (11-14 August 2015).
2015 “Growing the Economy: Oil palm and green growth in East Kalimantan, Indonesia” Presented at the Land Deal Policy Institute’s Land Grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand (05-06 June 2015).
2013 “Selling to Save: The Cultural Politics of REDD+ in East Kalimantan.” Presented at the European Association for South East Asian Studies Conference, in Lisbon, Portugal (02-05 July 2013).
2013 “Seeing REDD: Climate Change and the Violence of Green Growth.” Presented at the Grabbing Green Conference, in Toronto, ON, Canada (17-19 May 2013).
2013 “Seeing REDD: Climate Change and the Violence of Green Growth.” Presented at the Association of American Geographers' Annual Meeting, in Los Angeles, California, USA (09-13 April 2013).
2013 “Dreams of Green and Realities of REDD: Structural Violence and Green Growth in East Kalimantan” Presented at the 10th Northeastern Conference on Indonesia: “Social Dynamics of Sustainable Development in Indonesia”, at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (29-30 March 2013).
2011 “An Analysis of Trade-offs at Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam” Presented at the ACES 2011 Conference: “Conservation Conflicts: strategies for coping with a changing world”, in Aberdeen, Scotland (22-24 August 2011).
2010 “Negotiating Conservation and Human Well-Being; Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Working in a World of Trade-Offs” Presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (17-21 November 2010).
2010 “Tradeoffs between conservation and development in Vietnam” Presented as part of the ‘Landscape Approaches to Conservation and Development – Guidelines and Recommendations Built on a Combination of Scientific Knowledge and Multiple Field Experiences’ Side Event at the Convention on Biological Diversity Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP 10), in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan (18-29 October 2010.)
2010 “Integrating Problem Formulation in Tools, Methods and Approaches for Articulating Trade-offs in Conservation and Development: The case of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam.” Presented at the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Conference, in Depensar, Bali, Indonesia (15 July 2010.)
2009 “Multicultural Perspectives on Landscape Change” Presented at the University of Georgia 10th Annual Geography Undergraduate Conference, Athens, Georgia, USA (10 April 2009).
Invited Presentations and Lectures
2016 “Smallholders and the Politics of Sustainable Oil Palm in Indonesia” Invited speaker for MUN 105Y “Global Problem Solving”, Munk One Program, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto Toronto, ON (03 March 2016).
2015 “The Politics of Subnational Green Growth in Indonesia” Invited Seminar at Mulawarman University, Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia (09 March 2015).
2015 “Oil Palm and Global Environmental Governance: Where does the local fit?” Guest lecture for GEOG C45 “Local Geographies of Globalization”, University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Geography, Toronto, ON (29 March 2013).
2011 “Understanding Trade-offs and Embracing Complexity: Seeking Wisdom and Humility in the Selection of Tools, Methods and Approaches” Special invited lecture presented at Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands (25 January 2011).
2009 “FOLK: Exploring Local Knowledge and Culture on the Margins” Invited Guest Lecture for Inquiry of EcoJustice Issues (ESCI 8310) at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA (13 October 2009.)