A prolific public speaker, Chamindra regularly guest lectures internationally. Her speaking engagements cover a wide range, from specialist guest lectures [a selected list appears below], to masterclasses, specialist facilitation and training solutions, and speeches in the political sphere.
7 October 2020: Decolonial Politics, Feminist Futures: Perspectives on Global SOGIESC Advocacy in the New Decade. Keynote address, Queer History Month 2020, McGill University, tio’tia:ke/Montréal, Turtle Island (Canada).
13 February 2020: ‘Decoloniality, transfeminism and love: The personal as political’. University of Victoria, BC, Canada
16 April 2019: ‘Intersecting Decolonialities: Peacebuilding, Racial Justice and Queer Feminist Fault lines’, University College Dublin.
20 March 2019: ‘Developing Global South and Indigenous Queer Solidarities’ – guest lecture at Victoria University, Te-Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.
23 September 2018: ‘Fighting for Trans Liberation: an Intersectional Feminist Perspective’ – guest intervention at the World Transformed Festival, in conjunction with the 2018 annual conference of the British Labour Party, Liverpool, UK.
3 May 2018: ‘Pride: A Sri Lankan Perspective’, inaugural annual Pride Speech, co-hosted by Chathra, The Community Welfare Development Fund and the Education Renaissance Programme], International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo.
10 April 2018: ‘Decolonial Dialogues, North to South: Towards an Intelligible Conversation’, Hosted by the Decolonial Platform. University College Dublin.
6 March 2018: ‘Power to the People: On Transfeminist Solidarities beyond the Ivory Tower’, University College Dublin, Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities.
22 February 2018: ‘Solidarités transféministes dans un contexte international peu solidaire’, intervention invitée à Université du Québec à Montréal/Réseau québécois en études féministes [RéQÉF].
15 February 2018: ‘Repenser le transféminisme : vers des perspectives émancipatrices et transnationales’, Chaire de Recherches Canada “Polethics”, Université de Montréal.
25 January 2018: ‘A Transfeminist Discourse that Resembles Us?’, Referat Genderforshung, University of Vienna, Austria.