Presentations

Leonard, L. (2022). Launch seminar – Centre of Excellence: Adaptation and Resilience: An overview. Including chairing of panel discussion on community engagement for adaptation and resilience in Africa. College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of South Africa, Johannesburg, 25 February.

Leonard, L. (2019). Examining South Africa’s post-apartheid risk society and civil society response to macroeconomic risks, Guest lecture, Department of Sociology, University of Orebro, Sweden, October.

Leonard, L. (2019). Reflexive Scientisation and alternative expertise, Visiting Scholar presentation, Environmental Sociology Unit, University of Orebro, Sweden, October.

Leonard, L. (2019). How mining is threatening the sustainability of the nature tourism sector, International Social Sciences Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 23 – 26 September.

Leonard, L. (2019). Plagiarism in Research, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, School of Human and Ecological Sustainability, College Presentation, Johannesburg, 21 August

Matshusa, K., Leonard, L. and Thomas, P. (2018). Examining geotourism potential at Kruger National Park. Paper presented at the 7th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Conference, City of Tshwane, 6-10 August

Leonard, L. (2018). Environmental Justice in Southern Africa – Rotary New Dawn Club presentation, Parkview Golf Club, Johannesburg, 28 November.

Leonard, L. (2018). Why, Where and How to publish – University of Johannesburg, College of Business and Economics – 2nd Doctoral Forum – May.

Leonard, L. (2018). The PhD journey – University of Johannesburg, College of Business and Economics – 1st Doctoral Forum – January.

Leonard, L. (2017). Civil society actions against neoliberal risks in South Africa: Exploring opportunities for collective engagement, PolitSci Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, December.

Leonard, L. (2016). Governance of mining development in South Africa, Paper presented at International Conference of Economic and Social Sciences, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia, October.

Leonard, L. (2016). Examining civil society social capital relations against mining development, Paper presented at the Arts and Science Conference, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, April.

Leonard, L. (2014). Civil society and the creation of shared values and goals against market inequalities: The case of the World Social Forum, Paper presented at the 31st Pan Pacific Conference, Osaka, Sakai City, Japan, June. ISBN:1-931649-27-4. *

Leonard, L. (2014). The potential for civil society leadership in forging a common vision against industrial risks: Environmental justice in Africa, Paper presented at the 31st Pan Pacific Conference, Osaka, Sakai City, Japan, June 2014. ISBN:1-931649-27-4. *

Leonard, L. (2014). Carbon trading and environmental justice: The case of the Bisasar landfill, Durban, South Africa, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Information Management, Durban, June

Leonard, L. (2014). Tackling climate change in the global South: An analysis of the Global Methane Initiative multilateral partnership, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Information Management, Durban, June.

Leonard, L. (2014). The World Social Forum as a sub-political space for environmental justice: The case for South African grassroots empowerment within a network society, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Information Management, Durban, June.

Leonard, L. (2014) ‘Sustainability: Myth or Reality in South Africa, Guest lecture, Utalii College Kenya, October

Leonard, L. (2015) ‘Resource extraction, environmental justice and tourism, Guest lecture, Utalii College Kenya, November

Leonard, L. (2013). Civil Society in South Africa: The search for authenticity against macroeconomic risks”. Journal of Arts and Science Conference, Munich, June.

Leonard, L. (2013). Organising for environmental justice: A comparison of Germany and South African civil society reflexiveness against industrial risks”. Pan Pacific Business Association, Johannesburg, 3-4 June. ISBN 1-931649-27-3.*

Leonard, L. (2013). Environmental Health Practitioners and construction and contestation over industrial risk: The case of local groundwater contamination in Merebank, Durban, South Africa”, Pan Pacific Business Association, Johannesburg, 3-4 June. ISBN 1-931649-27-3.*

Leonard, L. (2013). Grassroots empowerment against South African macroeconomic risks”. Pan Pacific Business Association, Johannesburg, 3-4 June. ISBN 1-931649-27-3.*

Leonard, L. (2011). Risk Society Theory and industrial risks: Environmental justice in Durban, South Africa”, Journal of Arts and Science, Germany, 26 Nov – 2 Dec.

Leonard, L. (2011). Civil society reflexiveness against urban industrial risks for environmental justice, International Social Science Conference, Izmir, Turkey, 5 – 10 October.

Leonard, L. (2011). Mobilisation and protest against industrial risks: Environmental Justice in Durban, South Africa”, Conference entitled ‘Gender in Question: Rights, Representation and Substantive Freedom’, South African Sociological Association (SASA), University of Pretoria, 10 – 13 July.

Leonard, L. (2011). Another political ecology of civil society reflexiveness against urban industrial risks: Environmental justice in Durban, South Africa”, Empire, Nation, Cosmopolitanism – Cultural Studies Workshop 2011, Jaipur, India, 23-28 January.

Leonard, L. (2010). Civil Society Leadership and Industrial Risks, Conference entitled ‘Decade of Dissent’ – Organised by the South African Research Chair in Social Change – University of Johannesburg, and the Social Movements and Popular Protest Working Group (South African Sociological Association), Johannesburg, 12 – 14 November.

Leonard, L. (2007). “Civil society and industrial risks: The case of Durban, South Africa”, Royal Geographic Society, South Kensington, London, August

Leonard, L. (2005). “Civil society and the Africa Stockpiles Program”, UNEP Workshop, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, October 2005.

Leonard, L. (2005). “Incineration: Why we say no: The case against cement kilns”, IPEN NGO meeting, Stockholm Convention on POPs (COP1), Uruguay, South America, May.

Leonard, L. (2005). “NGO perspective on health care waste in Southern Africa”, Basel Convention, March 2005, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Hazardous waste incineration and the effects on the agricultural sector”, Lichtenburg municipality, November, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “The effects of hazardous waste disposal by the cement industry”, National Union of Mine Workers (NUM), November, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Obsolete Pesticide disposal in South Africa: The case of the cement industries”, Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Conference – NGO Forum, October, Nairobi, Kenya.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Health care waste management in South Africa: The case of Edendale and Ngwelezana hospitals”, Community waste exchange Skills Share, June, San Francisco, United States.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Mercury poisoning in South Africa: The case of Thor Chemicals”, UNEP Mercury conference, June 2004, Pretoria, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Mercury in soaps and human health effects”, UNEP Mercury conference, June, Pretoria, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Alternatives technologies as opposed to incineration”, National Waste Exchange, Edendale Hospital, May, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Health care waste incineration: The case of Ixopo incinerator”, National Waste Exchange, Edendale Hospital, May, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Incineration Vs a zero waste approach”, National Waste Exchange, Edendale Hospital, May 2004, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Alternative waste treatment technologies for rural areas”, Pro-bio diversity Conservationists health care waste conference, April, Uganda.

Leonard, L. (2004). “Incineration and the Air Quality Bill”, Parliamentary hearings: To Members of the Portfolio Committee, February 2004, Cape Town, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2003). “Procurement in Southern African health care institutions”, International health care waste skills share, November 2003, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2003). “Medical waste management in Africa”, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) International Meeting, October 2003, United States, Montana.

Leonard, L. (2007). “Waste Management in Africa: The case of Swaziland, South Africa and Mozambique”, International Health Care Waste Management conference in Africa, September, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Leonard, L. (2003). “Health care waste management in South Africa”, Srishti Health Care Waste Exchange, May 2003, India, New Dehli.

Leonard, L. (2003). “Peacock Bay Environmental Services: The Campaign against the hazardous waste incinerator”, Global Anti-Incineration Alliance (GAIA) conference, April, Penang, Malaysia.

Leonard, L. (2003). “Waste management without incineration”, Global Anti-Incineration Alliance (GAIA) conference, April, Penang, Malaysia.

Leonard, L. (2002). “The impacts of incineration on human health and the environment: The case of the Ixopo medical waste and Sasolburg hazardous waste incinerators” World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), groundWork Corporate Accountability Workshop, September, Johannesburg.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Environmental justice in South Africa: The case of South Durban”, June, Exchange of Young Executives (EYE), Holland.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Greening hospitals in South Africa”, International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) Conference: Implementing the Stockholm Convention, Arusha, Tanzania.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Threats of a new hazardous waste incinerator: The case of Peacock Bay Environmental Services”, International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) Conference: Implementing the Stockholm Convention, Arusha, Tanzania.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Environmental justice in South Africa: The case of groundWork”, National Civil Society Strategy Workshop on Health Care Waste and Incineration, April, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2002). “The problems with incineration: Why do we say no”, April, National Civil Society Strategy Workshop on Health Care Waste and Incineration, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Health care waste in South Africa: A reality check”, National Civil Society Strategy Workshop on Health Care Waste and Incineration, April, South Africa.

Leonard, L. (2002). “Health care waste in Africa: A civil society perspective”, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) International Meeting, March, Mexico.

Leonard, L. (2001). “The potential for waste reduction at South African hospitals”, Bert Israeli hospital, May, United States, New York City.

Leonard, L. (2001). “Health care waste in South Africa: The case of KwaZulu-Natal”, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) International Meeting, May, United States, North Carolina.

Leonard, L. (1999). “The potential for Ecotourism in KwaZulu-Natal: The case of St Lucia”, 31st Annual Geography National Conference, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape.