The Listening Project

Tanja was a founding co-convenor of The Listening Project, funded by the ARC’s Cultural Research Network (2008 – 2010).

Feminist Research Network

Tanja is an active member of the Feminist Research Network at the University of Wollongong, and was the founding convenor (2013 – 2014). The Feminist Research Network at UOW supports staff whose work is influenced or inspired by diverse feminisms. The network brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, and at all stages of career development. Activities include research workshops and public lectures, a reading group and social events, women’s mentoring and community engagement. The network supports feminist practice and approaches the university itself as a site of intervention. FRN also maintains close relationships with the student-led UOW Feminist Society (FemSoc).

Community and Activist Media in the Illawarra

Community and Activist Media Illawarra is a pilot project that aims to connect community groups and media activists, and develop networks with UOW media researchers Tanja Dreher, A/Prof Bronwyn Carlson (FIRE) and Dr Sukhmani Khorana (Media and Communications).

Forum on Indigenous Research Excellence

UOW’s Indigenous Research Network.

UTS Shopfront

Having worked as the Research Manager at UTS Shopfront in 2004 – 2007, Tanja maintains an active relationship as an Advisory Board member for the Gateways ejournal. UTS Shopfront aims to build strong and sustainable communities. The University-wide community engagement program provides capacity development for community based organisations, supports community engaged scholarship, and facilitates UTS students to develop leadership skills.