Scholarly book chapters
Dreher, T. and P. de Souza. (2018). ‘Locating Listening’. In Paying Attention: Ethical responsiveness and the politics of difference, edited by Anshuman Mondal and Tanja Dreher. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Dreher, T. and P. de Souza. (in press). ‘Beyond Marginal Voices: Listening as participation in multicultural media’. In Media and Participation in Post-Migrant Societies, edited by Tanja Thomas, Merle-Marie Kruse and Miriam Stehling. Rowman & Littlefield International.

Refereed journal articles
de Souza, P.
(2018). ‘What Does (In)justice Sound Like? On listening, acoustic violence and the booing of Adam Goodes’, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 32(4). (special issue: Shifting the Terms of Debate). doi: 10.1080/10304312.2018.1488524.

MacDowall, L. and P. de Souza (2018) ‘I’d Double Tap That: Street art, graffiti and Instagram research’, Media, Culture and Society, 40(1): 3-22. DOI: 10.1177/0163443717703793

Major reports and research papers
de Souza, P.,
F. Edmonds, S. McGuire, M. Evans and R. Chenhall (2016) “Aboriginal Knowledge, Digital Technologies and Cultural Collections: Policy, protocols and practice”, Research Paper #4, Melbourne Networked Society Institute, University of Melbourne. 

Edmonds, F., C. Rachinger, G. Singh, R. Chenhall, M. Arnold, P. de Souza and S Lowish (2014) “What’s Ya Story: the making of a digital storytelling mobile app with Aboriginal young people”, report for the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, Melbourne.

PhD Thesis

de Souza, P. (2015) Beyond Voice Poverty: new economies of voice and the frontiers of speech, listening and recognition. Centre for Cultural Partnerships, University of Melbourne.


de Souza, P. (2006-08) Curator Notes, australianscreen. National Film and Sound Archive.

Conference papers and invited presentations

2019 ‘Listening to (ear)witness Breathless the podcast: contesting carceral logics, sounding human dignity’. International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference, UCM, Madrid, 7-11 July.

2018 ‘Slow Listening and the Unsettling Ethics of Attention in Curtain the podcast’, International Australian Studies Association (InASA) 2018: Unsettling Australia conference, University of Qld, 3-5 December.

2018 (invited speaker) EARWITNESS round table/working group, convened by Dr James Parker, Melbourne at Melbourne Law School and sound arts organization Liquid Architecture, 22 August, Melbourne.  EARWITNESS focused on the politics and ethics of responsibilised listening – particularly around questions of race, coloniality and gender – and also to certain spaces and institutions conventionally associated with witnessing: the courtroom, the prison, and spaces of containment.

2018 (invited speaker) ALL EARS reading group on ‘The Sonic Color Line: race and the cultural politics of listening’, part of Eavesdropping public program and exhibition, co- curated by Dr James Parker, Melbourne at Melbourne Law School and sound arts organization Liquid Architecture, Melbourne, 27 June and 22-23 August.

2018 ‘Listening Routes to Justice’ (with Tanja Dreher), 2018 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University, 19 March.

2017 (invited speaker) ‘Hearing race and the cultural politics of listening’, Acoustic Justice roundtable, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, 13 July.

2016 (invited speaker) ‘Beyond the Moral Case for Voice?’, Media Justice roundtable, co-convened by Dr Tanja Dreher (UoW) and Professor Gerard Goggin (USyd), University of Sydney, April.

2015 (invited speaker) ‘Listening Economies of Extraction: algorithmic and non-social listening in the post-Snowden, post-social media, post-privacy era’, as part of a panel on the Politics of Listening, curated by Liquid Architecture for Melbourne Arts Festival, ACMI Melbourne, 13 October.

2014 ‘New Economies of Voice: Voice poverty and the politics of listening’, VCA Graduate Symposium, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, July.

2012 ‘Creating Spaces for Voice: A co-creative approach to listening, recognition and dialogue’. 4th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Annual International Arts and Health Conference, Fremantle, 26-29 November.

2011 ‘Alternative Narratives of Health and Illness? Digital storytelling and visualizing voice’, conference presentation, The Language of Illness and Pain: Identity, Communication and the Clinical Encounter, Birkbeck College, University of London, November.

2011 ‘Video-as-process: Experiments in thinking with a video camera’, presentation, Culture and Community Researchers’ Network, Cultural Development Network, Melbourne, November.