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Mark Brett

  • ‘Exile and the Legacies of Dispossession’, public lecture, Otago University, July 2008.
  • ‘Diaspora and Kenosis as Postcolonial Themes’, paper delivered at conference on ‘Envisioning Postcolonial Theologies to Decolonize the Body of Christ’, United Theological College Bangalore, India, January 2010.
  • ‘God after Colonialism: A Personal View’, Dr. K. Rajaratnam Endowment Lecture, Gurukul Lutheran Theological College, Chennai, India, 19 January 2010.
  • ‘Postcolonial Theology’, public lecture at Serampore College, Kolkata, India, January 2010.
  • ‘Teaching the Bible in Asia’, Society of Asian Biblical Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, June, 2010.
  • ‘Indigenous Spirituality, Land, and Human Rights’, response to Tom Calma, Social Justice Commissioner, MCD Centenary Conference, Melbourne, July 2010.
  • ‘Natives and Immigrants in the Social Imagination of the Holiness School’, paper for the European Association for Biblical Studies meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece, August 2011.
  • 'Hermeneutics in Three Dimensions’, Chiou Lian Hua Biblical and Theological Lecture Series, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, September, 2011.
  • ‘Reading the Hebrew Bible in Settler Colonial Societies’, National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan, September, 2011.
  • ‘What binds us together?’, public lecture, gathering of theological colleges, Samoa, 3 May, 2012.
  • ‘A Suitably English Abraham’, Society of Biblical Literature, Vienna, July 2014.
  • ‘The Persian Imperial Context of the Pentateuch’, Oceanic Biblical Studies Association, Samoa, September 2015.
  • ‘Exploring Cultural Identity’, panel discussion with Charlene Delos Santos, Surrender, 2016.


Ian Dicks

  • ‘Beyond Surface Change: Understanding People's Worldview, through, Stories, Rituals and Symbols’, 4D Journey Seminar, SA Baptist Union, Adelaide, June 2012.
  • ‘Addressing A People Group's Religious Heritage: Scripturalist, Sufi and Traditional Religion’, Contextual Mission Seminar, Global Interaction, Melbourne, January 2013.
  • ‘Be As Intentional About Understanding Culture And Worldview As About Understanding Language’, International Congress on Language Learning, Colorado Springs, Oct 6-11, 2013.
  • ‘Yawo Belongings: The Yawo Social Structure And How It Influences Establishing Community Movements To Jesus’, CMTJ Conference, Global Interaction, Malawi, February 2014.
  • ‘Becoming An Accepted Outsider For Sharing Deeply With Insiders’, CMTJ Conference, Global Interaction, Indonesia, March 2014.
  • 'Sharing The Gospel In Honour Orientated Communities’, CMTJ Conference, Global Interaction, Indonesia, March 2014.


Jason Goroncy

  • ‘Humanising the Public Commons: A response to Simone Sinn’s “Religious Communities and Civil Society”’. A paper at the ‘Religion and State – A Comparison between Christianity and Islam’ symposium, Geneva, Switzerland. 2015.
  • ‘Social Identity, Ethnicity, and the Gospel of Reconciliation’. World Communion of Reformed Churches Global Theology Network Meeting, Rüdlingen, Switzerland. 2013.


Oh-Young Kwon

  • ‘1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1: The Corinthian Practice of Greco-Roman Domestic Cults and Paul’s Response to it and its Evaluation from a Korean-Confucian Christian Context’, presented at the 2011 American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature Conference in Spokane, Washington, USA, May 13-15, 2011.
  • ‘Works of Law: An Evaluation of the Reformation and New Perspectives on Paul from a Korean-Confucian Christian Context’, presented at the 2010 Society of Asian Biblical Studies conference, Hong Kong. June 14-16, 2010.
  • ‘T’oegye, a Confucian Giant: A Contribution of T’oegye’s Legacy of Wisdom and its Social Consequences in 21st century Korea’, presented at the 2008 Asian Pacific Research Council – Asia Pacific Future Network Signature Event, the Globalising Religion and Culture in Asia-Pacific Conference, Adelaide, 1-5 December 2008.
  • ‘A Contribution of Cicero’s legacy to the Reconstruction of the rhetorical situation of 1 Corinthians 1–4’, presented at the 2008 Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting program unit Paul and Pauline Literature in Auckland, New Zealand, 6–11 July 2008.
  • ‘1 Corinthians 12:12–13: An Ethnic Analysis and its Evaluation from a Korean Ethnocentric Christian Context’, presented at the Society of Asian Biblical Studies 2008 Conference in Seoul, Korea, 14–16 July 2008.


Anne Mallaby

  • Association for Theological Field Education (ATFE) conference presentation January 2015, ‘Art: A Conversation Partner in the Supervision Process’.
  • British and Irish Association for Practical Theology (BIAPT) presentation July 2013 ‘Being Human: Being Wise – Art as theological conversation’.

Siu Fung Wu

  • ‘Paul’s Mission and Hope for the Poor’, ETHOS Conference Workshop (2012).
  • ‘Salvation and Social Justice’, Surrender Conference Workshop (2012).
  • ‘Sweatshop: Mission possible’ Melbourne School of Theology Global Update (2011).
  • ‘Follow Christ by practising love: Exploring the interface between salvation and social justice’, World Vision Theological Forum (2010).
  • ‘Christ as Lord and the Extent of Micah’s Mandate’, in Zadok Papers, Autumn 2010.