Conference Presentations

Bergmann, Iris 2017. Sustainability, Welfare and Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing. Invited presentation at the International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation Annual Congress. Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 6-12 January. Available to view online.

Bergmann, Iris 2016. Mental models of thoroughbred welfare and the future of thoroughbred racing. Presented at Equine Cultures in Transition – Human-horse relationships in theory and practice: changing concepts of interaction and ethics, Conference of the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Stockholm, 27-29 October.

Bergmann, Iris 2015. Sustainability as a framework for Thoroughbred protection – why and what does it entail? Invited presentation at the Pferdeheilkunde (PHK) Forum: Business and Ethics of Racing and the Role of the Veterinarian. Palais Biron, Baden-Baden, Germany 28-30 August.

Bergmann, Iris 2015. What is the nature of the welfare model for Thoroughbreds espoused by the Thoroughbred racing industry? An analysis of key documents published by selected industry bodies. Invited presentation at the Pferdeheilkunde (PHK) Forum: Business and Ethics of Racing and the Role of the Veterinarian. Palais Biron, Baden-Baden, Germany 28-30 August.

Bergmann, Iris 2015. Sustainability, Animal Protection and Thoroughbred Racing. Presentation at “Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism”, a Conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 12-15 July.

Bergmann, Iris 2015. Thoroughbred racing and the sustainability of welfare concepts. Presentation at the International Minding Animals Conference 3, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 13-20 January.

Bergmann, Iris 2014. Sustainability, the Animal and the Anthropocene. Presentation at the  Institute of the Australian Geographers/New Zealand Geographical Society Conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 30 June – 2 July. Slides and notes pdf 800KB

McManus, Phil; Davison, Aidan; Roberts, Sue; McGreevy, Paul; Ruse, Karen; Bergmann, Iris and Graham, Raewyn 2014. The many worlds of jump racing: thoroughbreds, conflicting values and media discourse. Presentation at the  Institute of the Australian Geographers/New Zealand Geographical Society Conference, University of Melbourne, 30 June – 2 July 2014.

Bergmann, Iris 2014. Sustainability and Animal Protection – How do they intersect, where do they collide? Presentation at Critical Animal Studies in the Asia-Pacific, Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania Conference, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, 26-27 April. Slides and notes pdf 700KB

Bergmann, Iris 2012. Images of Farm Animals – Plurality of Readings and their Implications. Presentation at the International Minding Animals Conference, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 4-6 July.

Bergmann, Iris 2011. Mapping Welfare Drivers – A Systems Approach. Presentation at the Seminar of the Centre for Animal Welfare, UQ: Who Drives Animal Welfare in Australia, Griffith University South Bank Campus, Brisbane, Australia, 14 February.

Bergmann, Iris and Cecily J Maller 2009. What Factors Lead Australians to Support or Actively Reject Factory Farming? Presentation at the International Inaugural Minding Animals Conference, Newcastle University, Newcastle Civic Precinct, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 13-18 July.

Bergmann, Iris 2008. otherWISE – Youth Leadership for Sustainable Consumption – A community capacity building program for Australia. Presentation at the 15th Biennial National Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE), Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 9–12 July.

Bergmann, Iris & Katherine Pears 2007. Youth Leadership for Sustainable Consumption – otherWISE. Presentation at the Conference of the Victorian Association for Environmental Education (VAEE), Melbourne, 31 Aug – 1 Sept.

Bergmann, Iris & and Keith Skamp 2001. Teachers’ Perceptions of the Value and Impact of Learnscapes: Implications for Practice. Presentation at the Future is Here – A Conference for Environmental Education of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE), Melbourne, 14-18 Jan.

Bergmann, Iris 1999. A Place for Ecological Identity in Organisational Management. Presentation at the Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE): Southern Crossings Pointers for Change, Sydney, 14-18 Jan.

Bergmann, Iris 1999. A Grasp on the Complexity of Environmental Thinking: A Photographic Approach. Presentation at the Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE): Southern Crossings Pointers for Change, Sydney, 14-18 Jan.

Bergmann, Iris 1998. The Role of Creative Photographic Work for the Development of Understanding of Ecopolitical Issues, In: N. Graves (Ed.), Education and the Environment. (pp.349 384). World Education Fellowship, London.

Bergmann, Iris 1997. Visual Imagery for Environmental Concept Formation. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education: Researching Education in New Times, Brisbane, Australia, 30 Nov – 4 Dec.

Publications

Bergmann, Iris 2015. Sustainability, thoroughbred racing and the need for change. Pferdeheilkunde 31(5), 490-498. pdf 130KB

Bergmann, Iris, Tania von der Heidt and Cecily Maller 2010. Cognitive dissonance and individuals’ response strategies as a basis for audience segmentation to reduce factory farmed meat consumption’, in Rebekah Russell-Bennett and Sharyn Rundle-Thiele (Eds), Connecting Thought and Action. Proceedings of the 2010 International Nonprofit & Social Marketing conference (INSM), Brisbane 15-16 July, 32-35. Summary

Bergmann, Iris 2010. What is the Role of The Arts in the face of this? An Exploration in the Context of Whole Systems Thinking and Change for Sustainability. PAN Philosophy Activism Nature 7, 23-32.

Bergmann, Iris 2009. Enhancing and Supporting TVET for Sustainable Development: Towards a Synthesis. In: John Fien, Rupert Maclean and Man-Gon Park (Eds.) Work, Learning and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Neil, Cameron, Matthew Bentley, Lisa Ryan, Daniel Donahoo and Iris Bergmann & John Fien 2009. Learning for ‘otherWISE’: being wise about consumption. In: Peter B Corcoran and Osano, Philip M (Eds.) Young People, Education and Sustainable Development: Exploring Principles, Perspectives and Praxis. Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

Skamp, Keith & Iris Bergmann 2001. Facilitating learnscape development, maintenance and use: teachers’ perceptions and self reported practice. Environmental Education Research 7(4), 333-358

Bergmann, Iris 2000. How to Grasp Environmental Complexities? Photographic Narratives and Environmental Concept Formation. Australian Journal of Environmental Education 15/16 (December), 9-16.

Reports, Technical Writings and Policy Submissions

Bergmann, Iris 2013. Supporting the Uptake of Skills for Sustainability in Australia, Report on Work Package 1, International Leading Practice. Submitted to the Industry Skills and Productivity Branch, Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE), Funding Agreement DIISR 13/00659.

Bergmann, Iris 2013. UNESCO Green School Action Project – Climate Change Education in Banjarmasin South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. Report: Field Research in Jakarta and Banjarmasin, 5-10  November 2012.

Bergmann, Iris 2013. UNESCO Green School Action Project – Climate Change Education in Banjarmasin South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. Teachers’ Guide for Innovative Classroom Lessons for Upper Primary and Lower Secondary Schools. Biodiversity, Forest, Water, Waste, Energy. UNESCO Jakarta Office EDU Unit and RMIT University. Unpublished Manuscript. (Supplementary Section also available.

Freeman, Carry P, Jan Deckers and Iris Bergmann 2012, Winter. Meat – Report on the Minding Animals International 2012 Meat Roundtable. Newsletter of the International Society for Environmental Ethics 23(3), 38-42.

Bergmann, Iris 2012, September. Report on the Minding Animals International 2012 Equine Roundtable. News Bulletin of the Australian Animal Studies Group 17, 22-23.

RMIT EU Centre 2012. Green Economy – Green Skills. High Level Policy Briefing and Symposium, Report. Edited by Iris Bergmann. European Union Centre at RMIT University, Melbourne.

Bergmann, Iris 2010. otherWISE – Youth Leadership for Sustainable Consumption – A Community Capacity Building Program for Australia. Summary Report 2006-2008. RMIT University, Melbourne.

IYPF and RMIT University 2010. otherWISE – Youth Leadership for Sustainable Communities – A Community Capacity Building Program for Australia. Manual for Communities, Facilitators, Youth. Edited by Iris Bergmann. RMIT University, Melbourne.

Bergmann, Iris and Cecily Maller 2009. Policy Review Submission for the review of food labelling law and policy in Australia and New Zealand.

Skamp, Keith & Iris Bergmann, Ros Taplin and Kristina Cooke 2007. A Review of Air Quality Education. Australian Research Institute in Education for Sustainability: Sydney. Available at www.aries.mq.edu.au/projects/airquality/

Bergmann, Iris 1998. Visual Imagery and Concept Formation about Environmental Issues through Creative Photography. Unpublished PhD Thesis. Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia.

Book Reviews

Bergmann, Iris 2012. The handbook of sustainability literacy: Skills for a changing world by Arran Stibbe (Ed.). Environmental Education Research. 18(5), 719-722. pdf 101KB

Bergmann, Iris 2011. Every Living Being – Representations of Nonhuman Animals in the Exploration of Human Well-Being by Marie-France Boissonneault. The Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 16, 175-177.

Bergmann, Iris 2009. Green frontiers: environmental educators dancing away from mechanism by James Gray-Donald and David Selby (Eds). Environmental Education Research 15(6), 733 – 736

Bergmann, Iris M 2008. Watching Wildlife by Cynthia Chris. Visual Studies 23 (3), 287-289.