Continuity versus Change in Southern Africa’s Transition, official book launch of A Taste of Bitter Almonds to a capacity crowd in the library, University of Johannesburg, 12 April 2016
Class Struggle Without Borders: The Recolonisation of Africa and the Future of the Left, public lecture, at the invitation of the Socialist Caucus, University of Zambia, August 1998
Democracia Direta nos Movimentos Sociais Sul-Africanos (Direct Democracy in the South African Social Movements), 1st Encounter of Latin American Popular Autonomous Organisations (ELAOPA), Jornadas Anarquistas / World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 23 January 2003
Basic Anarchist Principles and How they Apply to the Social Movements (Based on the Brazilian Experience), BMC Red & Black Forum, Vlakfontein, 16 March 2003
What is Anarchist-Communism?, ZACF Red & Black Forum, Wits University, 16 February 2008
Four Tools for Workers’ Control of the Poor Community, ZACF Red & Black Forum, Meadowlands, Soweto, South Africa, 26 April 2008
On the Need for a Socially-Oriented Journalism, seminar with Aubrey Matshiqi & Anton Harber, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 May 2008
The Anarchist as Journalist, colloquium with professors of international affairs & communications, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico, 26 November 2009
Reporting Conflict in Transitional Societies, public lecture with photographs by Michael Schmidt, James Oatway and João Silva, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico, 27 November 2009
Two Key Challenges Facing Small Commercial Publications in Rural South Africa, presentation at the Media Development & Diversity Agency’s Learning Forum, Johannesburg, 12 February 2010
(De)constructing Counter-power, series of public lectures at the Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario), Centre for the Study of Theory & Criticism, University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario), McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario), University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, followed each night by a presentation at an activist / community centre, Canada,15-20 March 2010
Anarchism’s Global Proletarian Praxis, public talk given at the DIRA Bookstore, hosted by Common Cause and Union Comuniste Libertaire, transcribed by Marie-Eve Lamy, Montreal, Canada, 18 March 2010, online here
Conflict in Transitional Societies: a Journalist’s Perspective, presentation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, with photographs by Michael Schmidt, James Oatway and João Silva, Honiara, Solomon Islands, South Pacific, 20 October 2010
Covering Elections in the SADC Region: Citizen-driven Journalism versus Political Spin in a Tough Media Environment, lecture at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism / International Institute for Journalism Summer School for SADC Journalists, Johannesburg, 15 November 2010
Seismic Shifts: An Overview of Social Unrest in SA from 1994, Social Unrest & Safety Seminar, Institute for the Advancement of Journalism / International Committee of the Red Cross, Johannesburg, 3 May 2011
The IAJ: Grooming the Emergent Layers of African Journalism Leadership since 1992, presentation to the Networking Partners’ Meeting, International Institute for Journalism, Berlin, Germany, 6 July 2011.
Covering Conflict in Transitional Societies, presentation to journalism students, University of North Carolina, with photographs by Michael Schmidt, James Oatway and João Silva, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, 6 October 2011.
Conflict-Sensitive Reporting & Journalist Safety, presentation to Power Reporting: the African Investigative Journalism Conference, Wits University, with photographs by Michael Schmidt, James Oatway and João Silva, Johannesburg, 2 November 2011.
Oral Submission to the Press Freedom Commission, presentation to the PFC on behalf of the Professional Journalists’ Association of South Africa, Johannesburg, 30 January 2012.
Outcomes Based Education Training Methodology, presentation to ZACF internal education session, Wits University, Johannesburg, 22 April, 2012.
Critical Mass: Anarchist Revolutionary Models in the Global South, presentation prepared for St Imier International Anarchist Congress, St Imier, Switzerland, August 2012. Unable to attend Congress, so presentation done at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 11 September 2012.
Conflict-Sensitive Reporting & Journalist Safety, presentation to Summer Academy, Institute for the Advancement of Journalism & International Institute for Journalism, with photographs by Michael Schmidt, James Oatway and João Silva, Johannesburg, 29 November 2012.
Conflict-Sensitive Reporting: Analysis, Context & History, discussion with Union of African Journalists students, Cairo, Egypt, 6 June 2013.
In the Shadow of a Hurricane: Riding the Storms of Capitalist Crisis, presentation for Cartography of Revolutionary Anarchism book launch, Café Mexicho, Johannesburg, 9 November 2013.
After Mandela: The Implosion of ANC Alliance Politics?, public talk at the Museum of City and Sea, Wellington, New Zealand, 13 March 2014
In the Shadow of a Hurricane: How Anarchists Build Counter-power, presentations on IATH research and publications at the Wellington Anarchist Bookfair, New Zealand, Victoria Trades Hall, Melbourne, & Sydney Anarchist Bookfair, Australia, 16, 19 & 22 March 2014.
In the Shadow of a Hurricane: How Anarchists Build Counter-power, presentation on IATH research and publications at the Philosophy Faculty, University of Ljubljana, hosted by the Federation of Anarchist Organisations, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 21 May 2014
Drinking with Ghosts, at Written in Cement: Joburg Authors Telling their Stories, part of the Joburg Festival 2014, in conversation with Rian Malan, il Giardino Decor, Johannesburg, 2 October 2014
Drinking with Ghosts, official book launch, in conversation with Rian Malan, il Giardino Decor, Johannesburg, 9 December 2014
What is Investigative Journalism?, presentation to third-year journalism students, Monash University, Johannesburg, 17 April 2015
Father Michael Dubrovnik and Brother Leonard, launch of Mzilikazi wa Afrika’s book Nothing Left to Steal, University of Johannesburg, April 2015, online at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHR0wvpNKRo
Cutting the Distances: City-to-City Inspirations for Building Safe Havens, Safe Havens 2015 conference, Malmö, Sweden, 11 December 2015
A Taste of Bitter Almonds, community book launch with former ANC exile SIfiso Ntuli, Roving Bantu Kitchen, Johannesburg, 7 April 2016
Continuity versus Change in Southern Africa’s Transition, official book launch of A Taste of Bitter Almonds, with Prof Ylva Rodny-Gumede, University of Johannesburg, 12 April 2016, online here
The Southern African Cities of Refuge Project, presentation at the Southern African Human Rights Defenders Network (SAHRDN) conference, Johannesburg, 4 July 2016
Verité and Veracité, talk with Hamilton Wende after the screening of the Beate Arnestad documentary Seeking Truth at Arusha, Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre, 11 July 2016
UAVs over Africa, presentation on behalf of ProJourn and the Professional Society of Drone Journalists to the Conference on Emerging Technologies in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Ekurhuleni, 17 November 2016
Migration Memory Encounter, chairing a conversation between migrant writers Jude Dibia (Nigeria/Sweden) and Kagiso Lesego Molope (South Africa/Canada), Inkonst, Malmö, Sweden, 3 December 2016
Shoe-leather & Paper: The Importance of Field Reporting & Archival Research, presentation to World Association of Newspapers’ 25th Conference, Chennai, India, 12 September 2017
Democracy and Diversity in Light of the Zimbabwean Coup, Radio Freedom (Podcast 1), chair, Cliff Central, Johannesburg, 20 November 2017
The Liberalisation of the Airwaves in Zimbabwe in the post-Coup Era, Radio Freedom (Podcast 2), chair, Radio Days Africa, Wits University, Johannesburg, 6 July 2018
Writing Narrative Non-fiction, presentation at the South African Book Fair, Johannesburg, 8 September 2018
Acting in Time: Intervention and the Rohingya Genocide, chairing a debate with Judge Richard Goldstone, David P. Kramer and Shabnam Mayet, Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre, 14 November 2018
El Sindicalismo Revoluctionario, Comunismo Libertario y Control Territorial (Revolutionary Syndicalism, Libertarian Communism and Territorial Control), talk at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla City, Mexico, 21 January 2019