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Conference Presentations

Hamilton M; Gray R; Botfield J; Newman C; Drysdale K; Persson A; valentine K; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2019, 'Linked lives and chronic illness: extending life-course analysis to families affected by blood borne viruses', presented at The Australian Sociological Association 2019 Conference, Sydney, 26 November 2019 - 28 November 2019

Newman C; Persson A; Gray R; Drysdale K; Bryant J; valentine K; Hamilton M; Wallace J, 2019, 'The secret-keepers and the super-sharers: understanding the family life of blood borne viruses today', presented at The Australian Sociological Association 2019 Conference, Sydney, 26 November 2019 - 28 November 2019

Mitchell E; Kelly-Hanku A; Mek A; Nake Trumb R; Persson A; Worth H; Bell S, 2019, 'Caring masculinities in the context of HIV serodiscordant relationships in Papua New Guinea', presented at Joint Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conferences, Perth, 16 September 2019 - 19 September 2019

Persson A; Kelly-Hanku A; Mek A; Mitchell E; Worth H; Nake Trumb R; Bell S, 2019, 'Polygyny, serodiscordance and HIV risk in Papua New Guinea: a qualitative exploration', presented at Joint Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conferences, Perth, 16 September 2019 - 19 September 2019

Persson A; Newman C; Hamilton M; valentine K; Wallace J; Bryant J; Gray R; Drysdale K, 2019, 'Risk perceptions and testing in families living with mixed HIV status', presented at 2019 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, Perth, 16 September 2019 - 19 September 2019

Newman C; Persson A; valentine K; Gray R, 2019, 'Understanding the family life of transmissible infections', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 09 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

Drysdale K; Newman C; Persson A, 2019, 'Mapping Intimacy: unanticipated methodological insights in researching familial relationships in the context of stigmatized infectious disease', presented at IIQM Qualitative Methods Conference, Brisbane, 01 May 2019 - 03 May 2019

Hamilton M; Botfield J; Newman C; Persson A; Bryant J; valentine K; Wallace J, 2018, 'Hidden carers? Understanding the needs of carers of people with HIV in the contemporary treatment era.', presented at Carers NSW 2018 Biennial Conference, Auckland, 01 November 2018 - 03 November 2018

Newman C; Persson A; Drysdale K; Hamilton M; valentine K; Bryant J; Wallace J; Gray R; Rance J; Botfield J, 2018, 'Open doors and family secrets: Negotiating communication agreements among families affected by HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C', presented at IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress 2018, Auckland, 01 November 2018 - 03 November 2018

Persson A; Newman C; Kelly A, 2018, 'The many (interconnected and relational) strands of HIV: Qualitative findings from Australia and Papua New Guinea', presented at IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress 2018, Auckland, 01 November 2018 - 03 November 2018

Newman C; Persson A; Drysdale K; Hamilton M; valentine K; Bryant J; Wallace J; Gray R; Rance J; Botfield J, 2018, 'Exploring the role of families in HIV treatment decisions and practices.', presented at Australasian HIV Conference, Sydney, 24 September 2018 - 26 September 2018

Hamilton M; Botfield J; Persson A; Newman C; Bryant J; valentine K; Wallace J, 2018, 'Hidden carers? A scoping review of the needs of informal carers of people with HIV in the contemporary treatment era', presented at Australasian HIV Conference, Sydney, 24 September 2018 - 26 September 2018

Newman C; Drysdale K; Persson A; Rance J; Hamilton M; valentine K; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2018, 'Mediating biosocial possibilities: The deployment of biomedical technologies in HIV and viral hepatitis family disclosure narratives', presented at 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science: TRANSnational STS, Sydney, 24 September 2018 - 26 September 2018

Persson A; Newman C; Drysdale K; Hamilton M; valentine K; Bryant J; Gray R; Rance J; Botfield J, 2018, 'Understanding divergent family responses to a blood borne virus diagnosis', presented at Australasian HIV Conference, Sydney, 24 September 2018 - 26 September 2018

Drysdale K; Newman C; Persson A, 2018, 'Family intimacies: conceptualising serodiscordance in families living with or affected by stigmatized infectious disease through family mapping methodologies', presented at 12th Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Shanghai, 12 August 2018 - 15 August 2018

Newman CE; Persson A; Drysdale K; Rance J; Hamilton M; valentine K; bryant J; Wallace J, 2018, '"I found out I have HIV but it's all good, I'm on medication": The deployment of biomedical technologies in HIV and viral hepatitis family disclosure narratives', presented at 2018 In Sickness and in Health Conference, Sydney, 07 June 2018 - 09 June 2018

Persson AS; Newman C; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J; valentine K; Botfield J, 2017, 'Understanding the needs of families affected by blood-borne viruses: The case for extending the concept of “serodiscordance”.', presented at 29th Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference, Canberra, 06 November 2017 - 08 November 2017

Newman CE; Persson A; Holt M; Callander D; Manolas P; Schmidt H; Gordon T; Rutherford A; Ooi C; de Wit J, 2017, 'Sexual health professional perspectives on the politics of belonging for heterosexually-identified men who have sex with men', presented at TASA Conference 2017: Belonging in a Mobile World, Perth, -

Newman CE; Lea T; Aggleton P; Persson A; Kumar S, 2017, 'Uncovering evidence of belonging: ‘counter-exclusion’ narratives in the Queer Generations study', presented at TASA Conference 2017: Belonging in a Mobile World, Perth., Perth, -

Newman CE; Persson A; de Wit J; Holt M; Callander D; Schmidt HMA; Gordon T; Manolas P; Ooi C; Rutherford A, 2016, '‘The Secrecy is Immense’: Expert Views on Engaging Heterosexually-Identified Men Who Have Sex with Men With Sexual Health Promotion and Care', presented at 2017 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, Adelaide, 14 November 2016 - 16 November 2016

Persson A; Newman CE; Ellard J, 2016, 'Biomedicine and Serostatus Borderlands among Couples with Mixed HIV Status', presented at 2017 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, Adelaide, 14 November 2016 - 16 November 2016

Persson A; Newman C; Ellard J, 2016, 'Telling intimate tells: Stigma, stories and serodiscordant sexuality in the biomedical age.', presented at Narrative Impact Symposium, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 01 May 2016 - 01 May 2016

Newman CE; Persson A; Ellard J, 2016, '‘As a family… it is a big thing’: Managing HIV serodiscordance in family life', presented at 14th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, Sydney, 31 March 2016 - 01 April 2016

Persson A; Newman CE; Ellard J, 2016, 'Breaking binaries? Serostatus borderlands among couples with mixed HIV status', presented at 14th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, Sydney, 31 March 2016 - 01 April 2016

Newman CE; Persson A; de Wit J; Holt M; Callander D; Schmidt HMA; Gordon T; Manolas P; Rutherford A; Ooi C, 2016, 'Ever at the margins? Expert views on the challenges of defining and reaching heterosexually-identified men who have sex with men for health promotion and care', presented at 14th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, Sydney, 31 March 2016 - 01 April 2016

Newman C; Persson AS; Miller A; Brown R, 2015, '‘Just take your medicine and everything will be fine’: The complexities of responsibilising young people who have grown up with HIV under neoliberalism', presented at TASA Conference 2015: Neoliberalism and Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific, Cairns, 23 November 2015 - 26 November 2015

Newman C; Persson AS; Ellard J, 2015, 'Making families, eliding differences: Accounts of HIV serodiscordance and family life', presented at TASA Families Symposium: The Changing Face of Families and Relationships, Melbourne, 30 October 2015 - 31 October 2015

Newman C; Persson AS; Holt M; Mao L; de Wit J, 2015, '‘That’s not a good enough reason for me’: Appreciating consumer doubts about HIV medicine', presented at TASA Health Symposium: The Politics of Knowledge in Health Care: Science, Evidence and Experience, Newcastle, 26 June 2015 - 26 June 2015

Persson AS, 2015, 'Intimate citizenship: Stories of serodiscordance, stigma and science', presented at IASSCS X Conference: Literacies and Sexualities in Cultural, Fictional, Real, and Virtual Worlds, Dublin, 17 June 2015 - 20 June 2015

Persson AS, 2014, 'TasP and perceptions of sexual safety in serodiscordant couples', presented at National Gay Men’s HIV Health Promotion Conference, Sydney, 08 April 2014 - 09 April 2014

Newman C; Persson A; Miller A; Cama E, 2014, 'Navigating different (biomedical) worlds: Clinician perspectives on the challenges of transitioning young people with HIV into adult care.', presented at promises&limitations: the 13th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, UNSW, Sydney, -

Persson AS, 2014, 'YouMe&HIV: CSRH Showcase—Emerging perspectives on HIV treatment as prevention in the ‘real world’', presented at promises&limitations: the 13th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, UNSW, Sydney, -

Newman C; Mao L; Persson A; Holt M; de Wit J, 2013, '“Health seems to come second”: Views on treatment as prevention among people with HIV not currently taking treatment', presented at 25th Australasian HIV Conference, Darwin, Australia, -

Dodds C; Bourne A; Dowsett G; Flowers P; Friedman S; Kippax S; et al ; Persson A; et al , 2013, 'ARVs for prevention: A research agenda for the social sciences (plenary).', presented at IAPAC conference, London, UK, -

Newman C; Persson A; Miller A; Cama E, 2013, 'Bridging two worlds: Clinician perspectives on the challenges of transitioning young people with HIV into adult care', presented at 25th Australasian HIV Conference, Darwin, Australia, -

Dodds C; Persson A; Vernooij E, 2013, 'Professional ambivalence: The views of HIV service providers about ARVs for prevention in three settings (poster).', presented at IAPAC conference, London, UK, -

Persson AS, 2013, 'Selling TasP to Serodiscordant Couples: The Perspectives of HIV Service Providers', presented at 2nd International HIV Social Science and Humanities Conference, Paris, Francer, -

Persson A; Newman C; Hopwood M; Kidd M; Canavan P; Kippax S; Reynolds R; de Wit J, 2012, 'No ordinary mainstream illness: How doctors working in general practice make sense of HIV and affected communities today', presented at 24th Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 01 October 2012

Persson A; Newman C, 2008, 'Making Monsters: Heterosexuality, Crime and Race in Recent Western Media Coverage of HIV', presented at Everyday Lives: The 10th Social Research Conference on HIV, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases, UNSW Sydney, 01 March 2008

Persson AS; Ellard JM, 2004, 'An Unusual Intimacy: How Stories Become Research', Vol. 1

Persson A, 'Biomedical prevention and serodiscordant sexuality: Researching intersections and upshots', presented at Margins and Belonging: 14th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases, UNSW Sydney, 31 March 2016 - 01 April 2016

Persson A, '“Risk and “responsibility” in the narratives of women diagnosed with HIV', presented at 24th Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Persson A; Ellard J, 'Bridging the sero-divide: The de-stigmatising potential of serodiscordant stories (poster)', presented at AIDS2014: 20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Persson A, 'Does the Swiss Consensus Statement matter to heterosexuals living with HIV?', presented at 21st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Brisbane, Australia

Persson A; Barton D, 'Entering the Closet: Living with HIV Heterosexually', presented at 17th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Hobart, Australia

Persson A, 'HIV-negativity in serodiscordant relationships: Absence, enactments, liminality', presented at The XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Persson A; Barton D, 'Masculinity and Sexuality in the Context of Heterosexual HIV', presented at StigmaPleasurePractice: The 9th Social Research Conference on HIV, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases, UNSW Sydney

Persson A, 'Reflections on the Swiss Consensus Statement in the context of qualitative interviews with HIV-discordant heterosexual couples', presented at 19th WAS World Congress for Sexual Health, Gothenburg, Sweden

Persson A, 'Risk in serodiscordant couples: Context and culture (plenary)', presented at AIDS Impact, Santa Fe, USA

Persson A, 'Sero-sharing and Sero-silence: Managing HIV in Serodiscordant Heterosexual Relationships', presented at AIDS Impact, Marseilles, France


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