The Creative People, Products and Places (CP3) Research Centre presents a range of engaging live events throughout the year. Some of these are recorded and available for viewing one or two weeks after the event. Please note that reproduction of these recordings in any form requires written permission. 

Writing, Gender and the Natural World - Writing Country with Jeanine Leane
17 November 2022
The fifth event in the speaker series on Writing, Gender and the Natural World curated by Dr Jessica White, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and CP3. This hybrid live-Zoom event was held at the UniSA Whyalla campus. Jeanine is a Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic from southwest New South Wales. Her poetry, short stories, critique, and essays have been published in Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women’s Liberation Australian Poetry Journal, Antipodes, Overland and the Sydney Review of Books. Jeanine has published widely on Aboriginal literature, writing otherness and creative non-fiction. In her presentation, Jeanine explored some of the ways we write to and of and about Country.
Video of the presentation coming soon.

Writing, Childhood and the Natural World with writers Inga Simpson and Danielle Clode
6 October 2022
The fourth event in the speaker series on Writing, Gender and the Natural World curated by Dr Jessica White, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and CP3. This hybrid live-Zoom event formed part of the Nature Festival and was held at the Bradley Forum at UniSA City West. Writers Danielle Clode and Inga Simpson were joined in conversation with writer and UniSA academic Dr Jessica White. Danielle Clode is a narrative nonfiction writer whose work includes nature-writing, essays, science-writing, historical fiction, science fiction and children’s books. Her recent books include biography/memoirs about two female scientists: naturalist Edith Coleman in The Wasp and the Orchid and collector Jeanne Barret In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World (Picador). Her latest book is a narrative natural history about koalas. Inga Simpson is the author of the novels The Last Woman in the World, Mr Wigg, Nest, Where the Trees Were, as well as Understory: my life with trees and, for children, The Book of Australian Trees, illustrated by Alicia Rogerson.
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Writing, Gender and the Natural World - Nature/Nostalgia with Jane Rawson
14 September 2022
The third event in the speaker series on Writing, Gender and the Natural World curated by Dr Jessica White, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and CP3. A hybrid live-Zoom event, it was held at the MOD. foyer and featured writer Jane Rawson. Jane lives in Tasmania, where she works as a writer for a conservation organisation. Her latest novel, A History of Dreams, was published by Brio in 2022. Her first novel, A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists, won the Most Underrated Book Award and her second novel, From the Wreck, won the Aurealis Award and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin. She is also the author of a non-fiction guide to surviving and living with climate change called The Handbook and a novella, Formaldehyde. Her essays on climate change, nature and speculative fiction have been published widely.
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Screening of award-winning feature film Disclosure and panel discussion
25 August 2022
CP3 presented this special event at the Mercury Cinema. It included a screening of Dr Michael Bentham’s award-winning social issue drama, Disclosure, followed by a panel session to discuss the question: Can narrative fiction films achieve significant impact for social justice? Panel members included the film's writer and director Dr Michael Bentham; Amanda Paton, Deputy Director of Practice for the Australian Centre for Child Protection (ACCP) at UniSA; Kate Croser, CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation; and the founder and director of inyourskin®, Dr Tessa Opie. It was chaired by Professor Craig Batty.
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Writing, Gender and the Natural World - Unnatural Being with Jennifer Mills
18 August 2022
The second event in the speaker series on Writing, Gender and the Natural World curated by Dr Jessica White, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and CP3. A hybrid live-Zoom event, it was held at the Bradley Forum with Auslan interpreters and featured writer Jennifer Mills. Jennifer is an author, editor and critic based on Kaurna Yerta (Adelaide). Her latest novel, The Airways (2021), was recently shortlisted for an Aurealis Award for Horror. Dyschronia (2018) was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin, Aurealis (for Science Fiction), and Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. A widely published essayist and a strong advocate for the rights of writers and artists, her key interests include labour, art, climate, ecology, power, gender and the body. 
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CP3 and UniSA Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence presentation from Dr Kylie Jarrett
11 August 2022
Dr Kylie Jarrett from Maynooth University, Ireland, presented a talk titled From Commodification to Assetisation: Understanding Creative Labour in the Digital Economy. Drawing on ideas from her new book Digital Labour, which proposes the framework of “assetisation” to explain the commercialisation of subjectivity in online creator work, with implications for how we understand all kinds of immaterial labour both as economic phenomena but also as sites of worker agency.

Writing, Gender and the Natural World - Secondary Nature: The Domestic Imaginary in Nature Writing
27 July 2022
The first in a series of six speaker events on Writing, Gender and the Natural World, this Auslan-interpreted, hybrid live-Zoom event featured award-winning poet and author Eileen Chong, with readings by local poets Natalie Harkin and Bronwyn Lovell. The speaker series is curated by Dr Jessica White, with support from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and CP3.
Video of the presentation coming soon.

Reset Talks: launch of the working paper Art, Culture and the Foundational Economy
24 June, 2022
Since 1994 art and culture have been told that becoming ‘creative industries’ would lead to a seat at the government table and the resources commensurate with its new importance. Though this has failed dismally the cultural sector lack a language to go forward. Might the Foundational Economy point to a new way for the sector to think itself as part of public policy? In this lecture, Professor Justin O’Connor outlined some of the challenges and possibilities opened up by this post-neoliberal economic agenda.
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A tropic-proof container exhibition presentation - guest speaker Joana Meroz
25 May 2022
Presented by CP3 and Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, this hybrid live/Zoom event was facilitated by Dr Guy Keulemans. Guest speaker was Joana Meroz, Lecturer at the Design Cultures MA and coordinator of the Design track of the Media, Kunst, Design en Architectuur (MKDA) BA at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, presenting her talk: the Role of Environmental Factors in Configuring National Design Canons. 
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The Making of the film GeoMarkr 
12 May 2022
Presented by CP3 and Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, this hybrid live/Zoom event was facilitated by Dr Kim Munro. It featured a preview screening of the new film GeoMarkr, a collaboration between filmmaker-researcher Chloé Galibert-Laîné and video game scholar Guillaume Grandjean. A discussion on the collaboration process and Q&A followed the screening. This is a recording of the discussion with Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Guillaume Grandjean, Kim Munro and questions from audience members.
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Culture and the sustainable development goals
27th April 2022
Presented by CP3 and the Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, this event was held on Wednesday 27th April 2022 at the Hawke Centre, UniSA. As part of the CP3 program Reset - Arts and Culture, the seminar brought together leading experts from Europe who were lead contributors to a recent EU sponsored report on Culture and the Sustainable Development Goals. Co-hosted by CP3 and Reset's Dr Sam Whiting and Professor Justin O'Connor, speakers included: Jordi Pascual - United Cities and Local Governments Valeria Marcolin - Culture et Developpment Marshall Marcus - Sistema Europe.
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