Changing the story book: Re-narration and re-storying as pathways to transformation


Kanika Samuels-Wortley, Aileen Marwung Walsh, Dr Deb Cleland, Associate Professor Kate Henne


Room 1.04, Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, ANU


Tuesday, 24 September, 2019 - 12:30 to 13:30

Conversations series 2019: Narration and renarration as regulation

Re-storying is a powerful strategy that has been used in different contexts, particularly to re-centre marginalised or silenced voices. Re-storying dominant narratives can challenge tacit knowledge and taken-for-granted beliefs. What, then, is the potential for re-narration to lead to transformations in regulation and governance?


  • The weight of “fitting the description”: Black youth’s narratives of Canadian policing
    Kanika Samuels-Wortley (University of Waterloo)

  • What is Aboriginal agency?
    Aileen Marwung Walsh (ANU)

  • Using restorative justice to tell the stories of more-than-human victims of environmental crime
    Dr Deb Cleland (ANU)

Associate Professor Kate Henne (RegNet, ANU)



Jill Mowbray-Tsutsumi

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