I speak regularly at conferences and workshops, as well as numerous invited academic and public lectures. Details of past and upcoming talks are listed here.

Upcoming talks

16.11.2017
Normative Reserves and their Practice
New International Relations Theory (NIRT) Workshop at the University of Hamburg.

09.11.2017
Designing Against Evil: Breakthroughs in Violence Prevention
Geneva Peace Week

26.10.2017
Portraits of Violent Perpetrators
The University of St Andrews

00.09.2017
1. Change-Making in World Politics; 2. Visibility: Practices of Seeing and Overlooking (with Anna Leander); 3. The small worlds of violence, &; 4. Understanding the Grammar of the City (With Oliver Jutersonke).
11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Barcelona.

 

PAST TALKS

04.05.2017
Conjuring Global Insecurity, with Anna Leander.
Localizing Global Security: Technologies, Protocols, Territories Workshop, Dynamics of Security Centre, University of Marburg.

13.04.2017
The Germination of Abusive Violence and its Restraint
International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva.

14.10.2016
Visibility: Practices of Seeing and Overlooking
Cardiff University, Mapping International Practices Workshop, with Anna Leander.

03.10.2016
A Portrait of the Syrian Torturer
Swedish Red Cross Center for Persons affected by War and Torture, Malmö, Sweden. 

08.09.2016
Small Worlds of Violence
10th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Izmir, Turkey.

31.05.2016
The Sentimentality of Evil: Torture and Biopolitics from Below
Copenhagen Business School (CBS).

20.04.2016
Transnational Fields of Torture
Centre for Advanced Security Studies (CAST) at University of Copenhagen.

25.01.2016
Visual Knowledge and Osmotic Pedagogies of Violence

Centre for the Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC), University of Copenhagen.

14.12.2015
Transnational Fields of Torture

Centre for the Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC), University of Copenhagen.

19.08.2015
Being-Mutamash and Being-at-peace
: Virtual transformations of the Middle Eastern literary milieu

Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

31.03.2015
Learning & Forgetting Violence: Cinema and the Visual Circulation of Atrocity

The Orient-Institut Beirut, Lebanon.

10.03.2015
The Globalization of Evil: Torture and Social Theory

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

27.02.2015
The Visual Inscription and Circulation of the Standing-Reserve of Violence
International Studies Association (ISA) Venture Research Grant Workshop.

13.01.2015
Visual Breaching Emotions in the Field: Totem, Tattoo, & Hezbollah

Centre for the Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC), University of Copenhagen.

26.03.2014
Hot Tea with Sugar and the Translation(s) of Torture

Centre for Advanced Security Studies (CAST), University of Copenhagen.

 

Past conference talks

21.02.2017
Visibility: Practices of Seeing and Overlooking, with Anna Leander.
International Studies Association Catalyst Workshop, Baltimore.

24.02.2017
Visibility: Practices of Seeing and Overlooking, with Anna Leander.
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Balitmore, United States.

24.02.2017
Critical Preventions in World Politics
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Balitmore, United States.

23.02.2017
Hierarchies and Symmetries of Critique
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Balitmore, United States.

12.05.2016
Ergonomics of Violence
Centre on Conflict, Development, and Peacebuilding, Geneva.

18.03.2016
The Symmetrical Sociotechnical Mediations of Science and Torture
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Atlanta, United States.

18.03.2016
Disappearing and Reappearing Practices of Political Violence
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Atlanta, United States.

23.09.2015
The Standing Reserve of Violence
9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, EISA, Giardini Naxos, Italy. 

21.02.2015
Theorizing a Parasitic Ethnography in/of Fragments
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, United States. 

20.02.2015
Emergenc(e/y)? Dehumanize and objectify! Towards a microsociological dismantling of the standing-reserves of atrocity
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, United States.

29.03.2014
Torture and the Material-Semiotics of Globalized Evils
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Toronto, United States. 

26.03.2014
Transnational Torture and the Balance of Practice
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, Toronto, United States.

30.01.2014
Transnational Torture and the Balance of Practice
Swiss Political Science Association (SPSA) Annual Meeting, Bern, Switzerland. 

19.10.2013
We have never been civilised: An Actor-Network Theory of Torture
Millennium: Journal of International Studies Annual Conference, London, UK.

19.09.2013
Desire, Demonology, and the Desecuritization Dilemma
8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, EISA, Warsaw, Poland.