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Lauren is trawlwulwuy woman from tebrakunna country in northeast Tasmania and grew up on Awabakal Country in NSW. Her research areas encompass development studies, human geography and Indigenous studies. With an interest in decolonising practices, Lauren’s PhD focuses on relationality with Country, largely through Aboriginal cultural burning practices.

Education/Academic qualification

BInSt (Development Studies), The University of New South Wales

MDS (International Development), The University of New South Wales

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Research Outputs 2018 2019

Disembodied experts, accountability and refusal: an autoethnography of two (ab)Original women

Tynan, L. & Bishop, M., 2019, In : Australian Journal of Human Rights. 25, 2, p. 217-231 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

community development

Claiming the space, creating the future

Green, S., Russ-Smith, J. & Tynan, L., Nov 2018, In : Australian Journal of Education. 62, 3, p. 256-265 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Activities 2018 2019

  • 1 Membership of committee
  • 1 Oral presentation

Development Studies Association of Australia (External organisation)

Lauren Tynan (Member)

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Right Fire, Wrong Fire. Burning together with Country, evolving our culture with fire

Den Barber (Speaker), Lauren Tynan (Speaker), Michelle Bishop (Speaker), Jeremy Walker (Speaker)
30 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation