INVITED TALKS AND EXPERT INPUTS
Evidence based policy making in the migration/integration policy fields, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, December 5 2022.
The rise of illiberal democracy & the politicization of migration. Workshop on migration politics in liberal and authoritarian regimes, Humboldt University Berlin November 12 2022.
Integration and Diversity in Vienna, VHS Vienna, Department for International Affairs, October 21 2022.
Immigrant Integration and Human Rights: Local Perspectives, Danube University Krems (with Fatme Khalil Hammoud), September 28 2022 (in the capacity as policy officer of the City of Vienna).
Democracy in Crisis. European Forum Alpbach, Seminar Chair (with Julia Mourao Permoser), August 29- 2.September 2022.
The puzzling „status quo tendency“ of EU migration governance. « plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose». Semi-Plenary Migration Governance IMISCOE Conference, Oslo, June 24 2022.
How do democracies fare in an age of polarization. Workshop on Democracy, Science and Politics. University of Vienna, May 5 2022.
Illiberalismus und Anti-Migrationspolitiken als grenzüberschreitendes Muster der autoritären Wende?, Conference “Rechtsstaat & Demokratie unter Druck”, Panel “Die internationale Dimension der autoritären Wende”, March 25, 2022, Juridikum, University of Vienna
CIVICA Panel on “Postcolonialism and Human Rights: Migration and Expulsion from Europe”, March 10, 2022, Discussant
Migration & Illiberalism, Seminar lecture (Seminar led by Professor Mathias Möschel), March 2, 2022, CEU, Legal Studies, Vienna Campus.
Migration and the illiberalism crisis in the EU. Conference Panel “The Rule of Law Crisis and the Migration Crisis Shaping the Future of Europe”, January 22, 2022, Central European University
Gendered vulnerabilities in displacement contexts: A focus on the EU & governance. Webinar on Gendered Vulnerabilities in displacement contexts organized by the Maghreb Action for Displacement And Rights (MADAR) Network Plus and the Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM), November 18, 2021
The Claims of Rejected Asylum Seekers. Solidarity in EU refugee and asylum policy Workshop, Kings College London, June 8, 2021. (with Eszter Kollar, KU Leuven)
Deterring Bad Faith Migrants or Constraining Good Faith Refugees? The Claims of Rejected Asylum Seekers, NovaMigra & Universität Duisburg Essen Workshop, May 26, 2021. (with Eszter Kollar, KU Leuven)
Immigrant Integration Post-Covid. Le forum de l’intégration, Concordia University, April 28, 2021.
Towards the Decolonization of (EU) Migration Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, March 3, 2021. You can watch the video here.
From the Migration Crisis to the New Migration Pact. Migration and Differentiation in EU Law and Governance. DCU Brexit Institute, January 14, 2021.
“Interculturalism and the Mediterranean”, Thinking Biennale “Rethinking the future of a diverse and democratic Mediterranean” Barcelona City Council, October 14, 2020.
Europe, racial discrimination, and social justice”, Debating the Future of Europe Series: Can Europe promote social justice? European Institute at Columbia University, October 13, 2020.
Migration, Mobility and Covid 19″, Migrants and Covid 19: Ethical and Political Perspectives Across Borders, CEA Global Dialogues, September 29, 2020.
Cabinet of the President of the European Commission. Expert Input on Migration in Roundtable on The State of the Union in 2020: Society and Democracy, July 30, 2020.
“The Effects of Migration Narratives on Public Opinion”. Webinar ‘Drivers of Public Opinion and 7 Recommendations to Communicate on Migration’. Migration Policy Group and EU Fundamental Rights Agency, March 18, 2020.
“The Politicization of Immigration and Immigrant Integration in the European Union”, Conference Series ‘The Future is Intercultural’, Caixa Foundation, Barcelona, January 23, 2020.
Expert Input, Roundtable ‘Local Immigrant Integration Policies’, The City of Barcelona, Barcelona, January 24, 2020.
Expert Input, Roundtable ‘Getting to a Credible Narrative on Migration and Migration Policies’, International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Annual Conference, Vienna, November 21, 2019. See output here.
“Immigrant Integration in Europe”. Panel ‘Rethinking Integration and Responding to the Nationalism’, Ralf Dahrendorf Forum, CEPS, LSE, the Hertie School of Governance, Brussels, November 5, 2019.
Expert input, Stakeholder Meeting on Effectively Communicating on Migration. Research Platform on Migration and Asylum, Brussels, November 4, 2019. See output here.
“Communication about Migration in a Polarized Environment”. COMPAS Autumn Academy, Oxford University, September 19, 2019.
“The European Union. From Politics to Politicization”. Conference ‘Immigration Policy in an Era of Globalization and Crisis’, College de France, Paris, June 25, 2019. You can watch the video here.
“Migration, Populism and Gender”. Siena University, November 18, 2018
“Immigration Politics in Europe”. New York University, Florence, October 16, 2018.
“Governing Migration in Europe in the Wake of the Crisis”. Conference ‘Promoting Knowledge for Evidence-based and Sustainable Migration Policy in Libya’, International Center for Migration Policy Development, Tunis, June 26, 2018.
“The Politicization of Immigration in Europe. A Challenge for and Shaped by Governance” New York University, Florence, February 27, 2018.
Making Sense of the Refugee Crisis. IV Bilbao European Encounters, Refugees Europe, Basque Institute for Democratic Governance, December 18, 2017. Watch the conference and all keynotes here.
“The Refugee Crisis in Europe and North America Compared”. Workshop ‘The Framing of Crises in Europe’, Centre for European Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, December 7, 2017.
“Gender nationalism of the populist radical right- an ‘extreme typicality’.” Conference ‘Populism and Citizenship’, Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity, University of Potsdam, July 6-8, 2017.
“Governing Urban Diversity”. Superdiversity Academy. Max Planck Institute for the Study of Ethnic and Religious Diversity, Berlin, April 9. 2015.
“Freedom of Movement and the Welfare State in the European Union”, Conference ‘Migration and Social Policy’, University of Austin, October 24, 2014 (with A. Geddes).
“Interculturalism a Corporatist Style Multiculturalism?”. European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop ‘Interrogating interculturalism as a New Paradigm: Assessing Foundations and Policies’, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, May 29, 2014.
“The Religious Conversion of the Austrian Populist Right”. Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota, April 24, 2014.
“Old Wine In New Bottles? The European Radical Right”. Discussion on European Parliamentary Elections: Why We Need to Pay Attention. American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, April 23, 2014.
“Governing Immigrants in the Hibernian Post Metropolis Dublin and the Former Imperial City Vienna”, Conference ‘Migration in Urban Contexts’, Network of Excellence: International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE), Vienna, April 4, 2013.
“The Veiling Controversy in Austria”. Max Weber Conference ‘Unveiling Colonialism in the Republic’, European University Institute, Florence, March 14, 2012.
“Governing Urban Diversity”. Conference ‘The Welfare State and the Issue of Migration in Europe’, Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, Vienna, October 10, 2011.
“Collective Memory and Contemporary Debates about Immigrants in Austria. Does 1956 Matter?”. Workshop ‘Ninenteen Fifty Sixes, Resistance and Memories in the Eastern Bloc’, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity College Dublin, October 7, 2011.
“Unveiling the headscarf debate”, Conference ‘La Polysémie du Voile: Enjeux politiques et sociaux’, Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Politiques, Paris, June 25, 2007.