Events Organised

2014

  • Journalism and Democracy: Abundance and Decadence Symposium: [needs write up](link)

2013

  • Internationalisation Workshop: Preparing students to be global in outlook and competence RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Organised and ran the workshop, which was aimed to help teachers prepare students to become global in outlook and competence. The workshop focused on staff engagement and understanding disciplinary differences as critical to successful internationalisation. It focused on embedding, not simply adding on, internationalisation in course curricula and pedagogy.

2012

  • Equal/Local Workshop Future-proofing RMIT global reach by promoting equivalence in onshore and offshore learning RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Organised and ran the workshop which was part of the dissemination strategy for the Equal/Local grant. The workshop focused on helping staff to design learning for diverse student cohorts through the development of an adaptable curriculum and the implementation model for transnational educators

2007

  • Asian Cities Symposium 2007 – Obtained funding and organised the symposium which brought together researchers focusing on Asia from across RMIT University whose research looks at the trajectories, intersections and flows of globalization on various Asian cities.
  • Singapore Symposium 2007: Sex And The City: Remembering And Forgetting Representations Of Singapore – Obtained funding and organised the symposium which brought researchers working on Singapore who presented papers on sexuality and spatiality, explored from a range of perspectives, to address several lacunae in existing scholarship on contemporary Singapore.

2005

  • RMIT Singapore Symposium 2005: The Re-imagining of Singapore: “doesn’t begin and doesn’t end, but is always in the middle” – Obtained funding and organised the symposium which brought international and local researchers working on Singapore together to share their expertise and knowledge as well as facilitate networking. Nine papers were presented.

2004

  • RMIT & Monash Asia Institute Singapore Symposium (State Library of Victoria): – Obtained funding and organised Singapore Symposium. The symposium, held on Singapore’s National Day, was subtitled ‘Celebrating Singapore: Identity, Ethnicity, Nationalism and Civil Society’ and it brought together researchers working on Singapore to share their expertise and knowledge as well as facilitate networking.

 

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