• Alijani, S. (2019) Business Panel Chair, “China-EU-USA: Cooperation, Competition or Coopetition? What’s in it for African economic and business development?” NCIB 5th Annual conference, NEOMA Confucius Institute for Business, November 21, 2019, NEOMA Business School, Paris, France.
  • Alijani, S. (2019) Discussant, “Financialization and Sustainability,” AFEP-IIPPE Congress, International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy, and Association française de l’économie politique, Sciences Po Lille, July 3–5, 2019.
  • Alijani, S. (2019) Session Chair, “Institutions and Entrepreneurship Policy,” Academy of Management, August 10–13, 2019, Boston, USA.
  • Alijani S. (2019) Session Chair and Discussant, “Finance and Economy for Society: Inclusion, Empowerment and Sustainability,” European Academy of Management Symposium, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), EURAM, June 25–28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alijani S., Sun, W. Robinson, S. (2019) Symposium proponent and panelist, “Social Innovation Pathways: Public Engagement and Participative Democracy,” European Academy of Management Symposium, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), EURAM 25-28 June, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alijani S., Previati, D., Méric, J., Daniele, L., Gangi, F., Vanvitelli, L. (2019) Symposium proponent and panelist,   “Lending and Equity Crowdfunding and Traditional Financial Services: Competition or Coopetition,” Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), EURAM, June 25–28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alijani S., Homberg, F., Herath, D., Worely, C. (2019) Symposium proponent and panelist, “Organizational Design and Agility: Implications for Society, Business and Environment,” Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), EURAM, June 25–28, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alijani S. (2019) “De l’agilité à la performance organisationnelle : l’analyse des fondements de la gouvernance transformationnelle” (Conference session 460), Governance & Innovation, Association francophone pour le savoir 87th ACFAS Congress, May 27–30, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada.
  • Alijani S. (2019) « De la coopération à la confrontation : l’étude des pays du Conseil de coopération du Golfe » (Conference session 429), Mondes arabes post-2011 : acteurs, évolutions sociopolitiques et (en)jeux géopolitiques, Association francophone pour le savoir 87th ACFAS Congress, May 27–30, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada.


  • Organised a workshop titled “On the Spot Accounts: The Indian Economy, 1850-1947,” at Lyon University 2, March 2019.
  • Attended the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET) 23rd Annual Conference at Sciences Po Lille, May 2019.
  • Attended the French Economics Association (AFSE) Annual Conference at the University of Orleans, June 2019.


  • Piani, Claudio, Elena Berg, and Wei-Tse Hung. “Adaptation of Seed Beetles to Fluctuating Temperatures.” Poster presentation given at the European Geosciences Union meeting in Vienna, Austria, April 2019.
  • Berg, Elena, Martin Lind, Shannon Monahan, Sophie Bricout, and Alexei Maklakov. “Kin Selection and Sexual Conflict in Seed Beetles.” Talk given at the joint meeting of the Animal Behavior Society and International Ethological Congress in Chicago, Illinois, July 2019.


  • “Lifetime between diachrony and synchrony.” Invited lecture. English Department, Research Center Factuality and Fictionality, University of Freiburg/Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies, Germany, December 2019.
  • “La morfologia della vita umana.” Keynote lecture. International conference. History, Narration, Big Data: Morphology and Historical Sequence. Centro Studi Arti della Modernità, University of Turin, Italy, November 2019.
  • “Der Angst ein Gesicht geben: Metaphor as Handlung [Giving a face to anxiety: Metaphor as action]. Invited lecture. 7th Berlin Symposium on Narrative Medicine: Metaphors in Medicine. Institut für Geschichte der Medizin und Ethik in der Medizin [Institute of History and Ethics of Medicine], Charité University Hospital, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, October 2019.
  • “Time, Life and Narrative.” Conference Rethinking a Lifetime: Perspectives from Antiquity Until Present. Invited Lecture. Einstein Center Chronoi, Berlin, Germany, October 2019.
  • “Memory, Time, and Simultaneity in W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz.” Invited Lecture. Department of Literature, University Oslo, Norway, September 2019.
  • Invited Seminar. Research group Literature, Cognition, Emotions, University of Oslo, September 2019.
  • “I Have Many Sick Hearts: Stories About Illness, Borders, and Life.” Keynote Lecture. CHCI Medical Humanities Network Summer Institute Health Beyond Borders. Columbia University Global Center Paris, Reid Hall, France, June 2019.
  • “Variations of Language Awareness: Writing and Narrative.” Invited talk. Conference on Literacies, Cultures, and Minds. University of Calgary, Canada, May 2019.
  • “Juggling How Many Balls at Once? On Autobiographical Simultaneity.” Invited talk. Conference on Uses and Abuses of Storytelling: Theorizing the Intersections of Narrative, Memory and Identity. University of Turku, Finland, February 2019.


  • Discussant and paper presentation at the World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) annual conference, Thailand, September 2019.
  • Discussant and paper presentation at the Business and Entrepreneurial Economics (BEE), Croatia, May 2019.


  • Just Sites conference launch – presenting paper on Habré book, Copenhagen, December 2019.
  • “When Human Rights are a Baseline, Not a Mandate: The Emerging Human Rights Jurisprudence of the East African Court of Justice.” Southern Criminology Conference Bogotá Colombia, November 2019.
  • Book launch, Model(ing) Justice, AUP, October 2019.
  • EUROCRIM Transitional Justice pre-conference, Ghent, September 2019 – presenting paper on South Sudan.
  • European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Edinburgh, June 2019 – organizer of 2 panels on transitional justice.
  • Council for European Studies (CES), Madrid, June 2019 – presenting paper on Danish citizenship revocation.
  • Law and Society Associations (LSA), Washington DC, May 2019 – presenting paper on terror law in Denmark; book launch for Model(ing) Justice.
  • Book launch, Model(ing) Justice at iCourts, University of Copenhagen.
  • “Un-Belonging: Terrorism, Citizenship, and the Return of Banishment.” International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019.
  • Transitional Justice for South Sudan conference, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, February 2019.


  • Coladonato, Valerio. Panel chair and conference paper: “Silvio e gli altri: mediazioni e sfasature dell'immaginario politico tra Italia e Francia”, Global F(r)ictions 2. Immagini e narrazioni dell'Italia nel contesto globale, University of Bologna, June 19-20, 2019.
  • Coladonato, Valerio. Conference paper: “Spaghetti, dollari e spolverini. Il successo francese di C'era una volta il West”, Il segno del Leone. Giornata di studi per ripensare Sergio Leone a trent'anni dalla scomparsa, Roma Tre University, Rome, May 17, 2019.
  • Coladonato, Valerio. Conference paper:“Populism as Melodrama: Making Political Pathos Visible in Contemporary Cinema”, conference of the  Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Seattle, March 13-17. 2019.
  • Coladonato, Valerio. Conference paper: “Luxe et séduction des classes populaires : Eva Perón, Lady Diana, Beyoncé”, La tentation du luxe, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH), Paris, February 12, 2019.
  • Coladonato, Valerio. Co-organizer (with Lynda Dematteo and Mariella Pandolfi) of the series Analyses critiques des configurations identitaires populistes: 8 research seminars, lectures, and invited talks between January and May 2019, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris.
  • Coladonato, Valerio. Research talk: “Le populisme dans les derniers films de Nanni Moretti et Paolo Sorrentino. Réception française et médiation culturelle de la politique italienne”, seminar Analyses critiques des configurations identitaires populistes, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), April 9, 2019.


  • Culp, Julian. 2019. Book launch workshop on Democratic Education in a Globalized World, Chair for Political Theory, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. Book launch panel on Democratic Education in a Globalized World, Human Development and Capability Organization, University College London.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. Book launch workshop on Democratic Education in a Globalized World, Center for Critical Democracy Studies, The American University of Paris.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. “Bildung und Gerechtigkeit,” Inaugural Lecture (Antrittsvorlesung), Department of Philosophy, Goethe University of Frankfurt.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. “Is there a Universal Grammar of Justice?,” New Universalisms Workshop, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), Delmenhorst, Germany.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. “The Bi- and Multinational Education of Migrant Children.” Brown Bag Lunch Seminar, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Princeton University.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. “Discourse Ethics, Epistemology, and Educational Justice,” North American Association for Philosophy and Education, University of St. Mary of the Lake, Illinois, conference participation.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. “Ideale und Kritik: Zur Aufgabe und Methode politischer Philosophie,” International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg (Austria), conference participation.
  • Culp, Julian. 2019. Commentary on Morganne Ollier, Translating Science into Climate Action Conference, The American University of Paris.
  • Conference organization, Translating Climate Science into Political Action, led by Elena Berg and Claudio Piani.
  • Lecture series organization with Rob Reich and Ted Lechterman on Philanthropy, Power and Democracy, Center for Critical Democracy Studies, AUP, with Jessica Feldman and Peter Hägel.
  • Guest lecture organization by Regina Kreide on Crossing Out Borders, George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, AUP.
  • Guest lecture organization by Jiewuh Song on The International Criminal Court, George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, AUP.
  • Guest lecture organization by Lukas Sparenborg on Climate Justice and Responsibility, Department of History, AUP.


  • Dege, M. and Strasser, I., (2019). “Meaning Making in Psychology: Qualitative Methods and Intersubjectivity in Research and Teaching.” The Qualitative Report – TQR, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, January 16–18.
  • Dege, M. and Strasser, I., (2019). “Digitally Naïve: Working with Students and Digital Technologies.” International Society for Theoretical Psychology, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19–23.
  • Dege, M., (2019). “The Quantified Self.” International Society for Theoretical Psychology, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19–23.


  • “Style and the Violence of Passivity in Samuel Beckett’s How It Is.” Invited talk at The Hermeneutics of Violence Workshop, part of Interpreting Violence: Narrative, Ethics and Hermeneutics, Turku, Finland, August 2019.
  • Co-organized (with Vincent Lloyd, Villanova University) and hosted an interdisciplinary symposium at AUP – Beckett, Phenomenology and Ecology – which brought together an international group of philosophers and Beckett scholars for a day-long discussion and laid the groundwork for a larger conference to be held at Trinity College Dublin in December 2020, Beckett and the Anthropocene. Paris, June 2019.
  • “Translation as Ecstasy’s Mediation: Beckett contra Rimbaud,” paper presented at the annual conference of the Samuel Beckett Society, Beckett and Translation, Almería, Spain, May 2019.
  • “Writing the Body: Style and the Non-Human,” paper presented at the conference, Beckett and the Non-Human, Brussels, Belgium, February 2019.


  • Invited research paper presentation “Power and Techniques of the Self in Moroccan Sufism: The Tariqa Qadiria Butshishiya, an Islamic Counterreformation?” ANU Canberran, February 2019.
  • Artificial intelligence workshop, Transform AI annual conference. Workshop on “Digitalization and Culture,” Paris, April 12, 2019.
  • Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut 2019 at the American University of Beirut, May 3–5, 2019.
  • Invited analyst and reviewer of research projects at the Qatar National Research Council, September 10–14, 2019.
  • Chair and discussant of keynote “Ghassan Hage No Way: Australia from the Radical Point of Non-Belonging.” Theme: Alter/Natives, European Australian Studies Association Toulon, September 17, 2019.
  • Invited guest speaker at the Salon du Livre Maghrebin Oujda, “Transmission Maroc en France spiritualité et technologie numerique.” Morocco, October 9–13, 2019.
  • Third Mediterranean Forum: Sarajevo-Dubrovnik Constellation. Section: Digitalisation – 4.0 Revolution and Increasing Digitalisation in Society, invited keynote “New Digital Routes Are Creating a New Sense of Space in the Mediterranean,” Sarajevo, Bosnia, October 25–26, 2019.
  • Invited speaker, conference: Sufism and Development. Paper: “Digital Technologies and Techniques of the Self Madagh,” Morocco, November 5, 2019.
  • Moderated Civic Media conference at AUP, Listening and Transformation: Acoustics and Civic Life. Co-organised with Jessica Feldman, November 13, 2019.
  • CSAA Conference 2019: Cultural Transformations. Paper: “Reciprocal Translations: Islam and France.” University of Queensland, Brisbane, December 4–6, 2019.
  • GLAA Conference on Humanitarian Innovation and Entrepreneurship: SDG Impact Through Service-Learning, Hong Kong, December 16–17, 2019.


  • Co-director (with Professor Marie-Françoise Alamichel) of four seminars devoted to the cultural, political and literary representations of cities for the research group Savoirs et Espaces Anglophone (SEA), Paris-Est (UPEM).
  • All Things James Baldwin. “Signatures of Witness.” James Baldwin panel discussion and book launch. Alice Craven and William Dow (eds.), Of Latitudes Unknown (2019). With Bill V. Mullen, James Baldwin: Living in Fire (2019) and Yule Caise, The American University of Paris. October 4, 2019.
  • Panel moderator. “Express Cities.” Représenter la Ville : les Mots, les Gestes et l’Esprit. Savoirs et Espaces Anglophone (SEA), Université Paris-Est UPEM. September 12–13, 2019.


  • Earhart, Robert. “Haunted Management: Film as Metaphor, Representation and Affect for Management Pedagogy” Standing Conference on Organisational Symbolism, Kings Manor, University of York, Exhibition Square, York, July 9, 2019. Management Stream Presentation.


  • Several seminars organized by IKARIAN (with Fréderic Pierrucci) for experienced French lawyers, senior executives and general counsels on “Responsabilité Pénales des Dirigeants et Analyse des Sanctions du US Departement du Justice,” April 2, May 16, October 24, 2019. 
  • Training Session for French prosecutors, judges and investigators on “La Responsabilité Pénale des Personnes Morales,” organized by the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature (Directors-Vice Procureur, TGI de PARIS, Premier Vice-Procureur TGI Nanterre), December 17, 2019.
  • Masterclass on mergers and acquisitions, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), organized by colleague Doris Speer, December 4–5, 2019.
  • "Compliance et Gouvernance – Le Cas Alstom" (with Fréderic Pierrucci and Marcus Asshoff), Le Cercle des Administrateurs de SCI PO Alumni – October 24, 2019.
  • Conference paper presentation – “Mass Torts: Dispute Resolution in France and the USA: The Vioxx and Mediator Cases Compared” – at the University of Missouri, ASCL Annual Meeting, October 17, 2019.
  • Conference paper presentation at ALSB Annual Meeting: “Assaulting the New Citadel: Individual Responsibility Vs. Corporate Irresponsibility, Addiction, Lack of Choice and Fraud as Bases for Legal Redress for Third Parties.” Montreal, August 10, 2019.


  • Moderator at expert seminar, “JCPOA: Can Europe keep it alive?” at AUP, February 11, 2019.
  • Participant and presenter on migration and cultural hybridity at 19th Forum de Bamako. “Nouvelles identités entre l'Europe et l'Afrique (y compris la diaspora africaine transatlantique) via la littérature francophone,” February 22–24, 2019.
  • Presentation of research at the 5th biennial conference of ERGOMAS (European Research Group on Military and Society), “Vo Nguyen Giap: Leadership and the Evolution of Vietnamese Strategic Culture.” Lisbon, Portugal, June 17–21, 2019.


  • “Radical Protocols and Systemic Failures: Designing Digital Tools in Social Movements,” at the Annual Conference of the Institute for Protest and Movement Research, Weizenbaum Institut for the Networked Society, Berlin, 2019.
  • Panel moderator, "Theater, Space, and Time," Digital Civil Society Conference, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2019.
  • "The Romantic Agon of the MIDI Protocol," with Martin Scherzinger, SIGCIS (Special Interest Group for Computing, Information, and Society), Society for the History of Technology annual conference, Milan, 2019.
  • "Inclusion, Distribution, Decentralization: How Democratic Social Movements Design Communication Technologies, and What They Tell Us About Theory," Democratic Theory and Practice (Political Theory Specialist Group), Political Science Association of Ireland annual conference, Maynooth, Ireland, 2019.
  • Co-facilitator, "Coding Caring: Human Values for an Intimate AI," study-workshop, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2019.
  • Presentation of "Hold Up Half the Sky," Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany, 2019.
  • Invited talk, Department of Political Science, Trinity College, Dublin, 2019.
  • “We Are Nature Defending Herself: Decentering the Human Through Collective Listening and Coordinated Silence in Climate Protest," Voice and Environment, ICI Berlin, 2019.
  • Invited talk, “Radical Protocols: Designing Digital Tools in Social Movements, from Tahrir to Occupy to République,” Center for American Studies and Research, American University of Beirut, 2019.
  • “Channel: Technology and Infrastructure,” Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential, Rotterdam, 2019.


  • Presentations at the Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, December 4–6, 2019.


  • Gilbert, Geoff. “Occasion: Crisis, Collective Violence, and Price-Setting in Zola, 1871.” Risk, Violence, and Collective Agency conference, Institut des études avancées, Paris, May 22, 2019.
  • “Language, Work, and Shared Lives: Juliana Spahr’s Poetics of the Commons,” Cultural Literacy and Cosmopolitan Conviviality conference, Lisbon, May 11, 2019.


  • Participated in a roundtable (with Daniel Medin and invited guests) at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin on The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume IV, March 2019.
  • Chaired two sessions at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, August 2019.
  • Plenary lecture at an international conference on “Translation and Space” at the University of Modena: “Translating Distance: Epistolary & Editorial Spaces,” Italy, May 2019.


  • Organized Lecture Series: Philanthropy, Power, and Democracy.
  • Organized Lecture Series: Philanthropy, Power, and Democracy.Talk by Theodore Lechterman: “Famine, Affluence, and Democracy: The Politics of Effective Altruism,” February 25, 2019.
  • Discussant at talk by Rob Reich (Stanford University): “Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better,” April 3, 2019.


  • “Affect and Emotion Theory in Contemporary Politics,” invited talk for Global Communications Research Seminar, American University of Paris, April 2019.
  • “Quel est la situation post-verité en France ? Considerations des cas récents,“ Forum francophone de Recherche (initiative de l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie and The American University of Paris), Paris, France, April 25, 2019.
  • “Donald Trump’s Emo-Truth Politics: A Critical Cultural Approach,” Cultural Studies Association annual conference, New Orleans, May 28, 2019.
  • “Post-Truth and Liberal Democracy: Origins and Futures,” Plenary Speaker Address, 7th International Congress on Social Sciences, Paris, July 17, 2019.


  • “‘Oncques n’y prindrent mal’: les semeurs de la peste de Rabelais.” Journée d’études – L’art de déjouer le mal: penser “la partie prophylactice et conservatrice de santé,” Basel, Switzerland, October 18–19, 2019.


  • “Choosing to Keep the Feuilleton: Handwork as Valorization of Popular Literature.” Cultural Production in the Nineteenth Century – Transgressions: Censorship and Self-censorship, Université Paris 7, Paris, June 18, 2019.
  • “Scissors of Enchantment, or How to Cut a Book from Your Newspaper.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Sarasota, Florida, October 31–November 2, 2019.
  • “On the Persistence of the Mummy Paper Idea in France.” Modern Language Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois, January 3–6, 2019.


  • “Beyond Technologies of Self: Pushing Back the Boundaries of Medieval Conduct.” Twelfth Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Sydney, February 5–8, 2019.


  • Public lecture, "Le Transsibérien," Université Populaire de Poissy & Association Linguarik; Théâtre Blanche de Castille, Poissy, September 22, 2019.


  • Invited Speaker, Washtenaw Reads, January 2019.
  • Invited Speaker, National Undergraduate Literature Conference, Weber State University, April 2019.
  • Invited Speaker, American Library in Paris, May 2019.


  • Levinson, Sharman (2019) “Circulations of Concern with the ‘Uncertainty of Signs of Death’ in mid–18th Century France: A Historical and Cultural Translation Perspective.” 24th annual meeting of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences, (University of Vilnius) Vilnius, Lithuania, July 8–11, 2019.
  • Levinson, Sharman (2019) "Repetition of the Singular and Accumulation of the Exceptional in Jacques-Jean Bruhier D’Ablaincourt’s (1742)." Dissertation sur l’Incertitude des signes de la mort et l’abus des enterremens et embaumens précipités. 38th Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences, (Central European University) Budapest, Hungary, July 4–6, 2019.


  • “Automated reasoning in normative detachment structures with ideal conditions.” Conference talk at ICAIL 2019.
  • “NAI: The Normative Reasoner.” Demo in ICAIL 2019.
  • “The NAI Suite – Drafting and Reasoning over Legal Texts.” Conference talk in JURIX 2019.
  • “The NAI Tutorial.” Half-day tutorial in ICAIL 2019.
  • “Automated Reasoning on Legal Texts.” Invited tutorial in ReMeP 2019.


  • “Artists’ Academies and the Ideation of ‘Divine Things’ in the Age of Reform,” Renaissance Society of America (RSA), Toronto, March 17–19, 2019. Paper presented.
  • “‘The Flux and Fog of Matter’: Materiality and the Senses in Sebastiano del Piombo’s Devotional Painting,” Fellows Seminar Series, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto, February 8, 2019. Paper presented.
  • “The Artist’s Faculties and the Artistic Process,” The Renaissance Society of America (RSA), Toronto, March 17–19, 2019. Panel co-organized with Colin Murray.
  • The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Graduate Forum, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto, January 15, 2019. Panels chaired.


  • Presentation of paper “Dalit Feminist Resistance” at the annual Law, Culture and the Humanities conference, Ottawa, Ontario, March 22–23, 2019.
  • Organized public lecture by Alain Badiou, “Ontologie et mathématiques,” hosted at AUP, June 17, 2019.


  • "The Impacts of Trump's Withdrawal from Syria," SOAS University of London, Khalili Lecture Theatre, March 5, 2019.
  • "Dans la tête de Bachar Al-Assad," Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, March 14, 2019.
  • "Syrie, notre propre humanité en question," French Parliament and Association Revivre, Paris, March 25, 2019.
  • "Dans la tête de Bachar Al-Assad," Association Medina, Bourges, March 26, 2019.
  • "Samir Kassir, intellectual libanais, palestinien, syrien et français assassiné à Beyrouth," Institut des cultures de l’Islam, Paris, May 2, 2019.
  • "De Santiago à Beyrouth : des luttes pour une vraie démocratie," Mediapart, November 9, 2019.
  • "Liban : soulèvement ou révolution?" Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, November 28, 2019.
  • "Liban : la révolution d’une nation?" IRemmo, Paris, December 2019.


  • “A Conversation with Eduardo Halfon,” CWT event at AUP, November 2019.
  • “Arabic Literature in Translation: A Masterclass.” Workshop for young writers of promise from the Arabic world; mentors include Alaa Al-Aswany and Adania Shibli. Sponsored by Foundation KfW Stiftung and the Commonwealth Foundation. Frankfurt, October 2019.
  • “A Conversation with Alaa Al-Aswany,” panel at The Politics of Translation: Arabic Literatures in Europe, Frankfurt, October 2019.
  • “Publishing Arabic Literature in Translation,” panel with Lynn Gaspard (Saqi Books), Elisabeth
  • Jaquette (American Literary Translators Association), Pierro Salabè (Hanser Verlag), Adiana Shibli (Palestinian author) at The Politics of Translation: Arabic Literatures in Europe, Frankfurt, October 2019.
  • “Saison der Wirbelstürme : A Conversation with Fernanda Melchor and Angelica Ammar.” Award Ceremony of the HKW International Literaturpreis, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, June 2019.
  • “Writer as a Literary Activist” with Mikhail Shishkin and Jacek Dehnel. Bibliotopia Festival, Fondation Jan Michalski, Montricher, May 2019.
  • “Reversing the Gaze” with Aminatta Forna. Bibliotopia Festival, Fondation Jan Michalski, Montricher, May 2019.
  • “The White Review Roundtable on Translation” with Nina Leger, Daniel Levin Becker and Zeljka Marosevic, Shakespeare & Company, Paris, May 2019.
  • “European Dreams and Fictions” with Jonathan Coe, Olivia Rosenthal, Sophie Lewis and Claudia Durastanti, Beyond Words French Literature Festival, Institut Francais London, May 2019.
  • “A Conversation About the French Edition of Temporada de Huracanes” with Fernanda Melchor and Joachim Schnerf. CWT event at AUP, March 2019.
  • “Berlin als Schaffensort (series)” with Dag Solstad and Audun Lindholm. Sponsored by Royal Norwegian Embassy in Berlin and Norwegian Literature Abroad, Literaturhaus-Berlin. March 2019.
  • “Beckett als Briefschreiber” with Dan Gunn, Gyorgy Dragoman, Chris Hirte, Ulrich Matthes and Ulrich Peltzer, Akademie der Künste (German Academy of the Arts), February 2019.
  • “What Does the Fox Say?” with Dubravka Ugresic, Bergen International Literature Festival. Bergen, February 2019.
  • “Translating Sorrow” with James Montgomery (about Cahier 32), Bergen International Festival, February 2019.
  • “What Is Literary Quality?” with Ane Farsethås, Jennifer Makumbi, Kari Marstein, Peter Nielsen, and Eirik Vassenden, Bergen International Literature Festival, Bergen. February 2019.


  • Medved, M. I. “Broken Brains, Shattered Rationality?” Presented at the Literacies, Cultures and Minds Symposium. Calgary, Canada, May 2019. Invited talk.
  • Kenyon, K. M., Hiebert-Murphy, D., Ristock, J., and Medved, M. I.Situating the Empowerment Experiences of Women in Domestic Violence Shelters.” Presented at the 3rd European Conference on Domestic Violence, Oslo, Norway, September 2019. Conference presentation.
  • Medved, M. I. “Apples, Currants, and Machines.” Presented at the 7th Annual Berlin Symposium of Narrative Medicine, Berlin, Germany, November 2019. Conference presentation.


  • “Une image des dialecticiens et des théologiens dans le Kitāb al-Ğadal d’Avicenne,” colloquium in Naples for the Société Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie Arabe et Islamiques, September 2019.


  • European Advertising Academy (ICORIA), Krems, Austria, June 27–29, 2019. 
  • Odonkor, Evelyn, M. “Values and Consumer Attitudes: An Empirical Investigation Across a Selected Sample of Sub-Saharan African Countries,” International Conference on Contemporary Marketing Issues, Crete, Greece, July 10–12, 2019.
  • Odonkor, Evelyn, M. “Making Equal Opportunity Meaningful,” GLAA Conference for Humanitarian Innovation & Entrepreneurship: SDG Impact through Service-Learning, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December 16–17, 2019.


  • Pantel, J.H. “Ecological and Evolutionary Contributions to Metacommunity Structure.” Presented at the University of Konstanz Limnological Institute seminar series, Konstanz, Germany, July 2019. Invited talk.
  • Pantel, J.H. “Quantitative Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics: Numerical Signatures of Varying Sources of Phenotypic Novelty.” Paper presented at Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Turku, Finland, August 2019. Invited talk.
  • Pantel, J.H. “Stability and Resistance to Invasion in Ecological Networks – What Can We Learn from Natural Community and Ecosystem Structure That Can Help Build Stable Autonomous Communities?” Paper presented at Transnational Institute of Social Ecology meeting, Athens, Greece, October 2019. Invited talk.
  • Pantel, J.H. “Quantitative Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics: Numerical Signatures of Varying Sources of Phenotypic Novelty.” Presented at Women in Aquatic Sciences Networking Event, Konstanz, Germany, September 2019. Invited talk.


  • “Circulations: Researching with Affect Theory,” invited talk for Global Communications Research Seminar, The American University of Paris, February 2019.
  • “Deterioration: Infrastructures Becoming Visual” presented at Infrastructures and Inequalities conference, University of Helsinki, October 2019.


  • C Piani, T Hung, and E Berg. “Adaptation of seed beetles to fluctuating temperatures.” Geophysical Research Abstracts 21, European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2019, Vienna.


  • “Lisser les plis du réel ? Un monde à portée de mots (Maylis de Kérangal).” Colloquium: Origami – Is There Something New Between the Folds? The Fold in Literature and Arts Origami, du nouveau entre les plis ? Le Pli dans la littérature et les arts, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, May 23–24, 2019.


  • Rast, R., M. Starren and M. Watorek. “Measuring the Language Input, Uptake and Intake of Learners Abroad.” Study Abroad Research in European Perspective: Input in Study Abroad and Views from Acquisition. Focus on Constructs, Operationalisation and Measurement Issues, COST Action Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, January 24, 2019.
  • Watorek, M., H. Majoub, R. Rast and C. Vincent. “Reconnaissance des items lexicaux dans un flux sonore par les débutants francophones apprenant le polonais et l’arabe.” Journées d’étude sur l’acquisition lexicale, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, November 21, 2019.


  • “The body performing witness: exploring in film the the embodied experience of simultaneous interpreters at atrocity tribunals” International Conference Translating Performance / Performing Translation.” École Universitaire de Recherche ArTeC.  Paris, France. Invited Talk, December 2019.
  • American Fringe filmmakers, Cinematheque Française. Panel leader, November 2019.
  • Outsider Art Film Series, Paris Outsider Art Fair, American Center for Art and Culture, Paris, France, discussion leader, October 2019.


  • TEDxLaPosteBSCC Matière(s) – Attention, numérique, et dématérialisation – Paris, April 1, 2019.


  • "De la sorcellerie à la sagesse :  Hérodote, Ovide, Apulée, Saint Augustin." Conference on Magie, Féerie, Sorcellerie Médiévales. Université de la Haute Picardie, Amiens, France, March 13–15, 2019.


  • “La Mission et la transmission de la parole épique dans les Caraïbes.” La Transmission dans la Caraïbe, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France, April 11, 2019.
  • “Invocation and Illumination: ‘Metaphoric Montage’ in Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer.” Third Biennial Cultural Literacy in Europe Conference, Catholic University of Lisbon, Portugal, May 10, 2019.
  • Roy, Sneharika. “Marx, Subaltern Studies and Amitav Ghosh: The Enterprising Subaltern in Amitav Ghosh’s Economic Sagas.” ACLALS (Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies), The University of Auckland, New Zealand, July 16, 2019.


  • Kalamazoo, International Congress on Medieval Studies, invited to participate in roundtable session sponsored by the International Medieval Society, Paris, entitled, “Introduction to Libraries and Archival Work: Conducting research in Paris and France.” May 2019.
  • Conference organization – on the organizing committee (comité scientifique) for the journées d’études: “Looking across the Atlantic: Circulations d’idées entre la France et l’Amérique du Nord en art medieval, INHA Paris, June 12–13, 2019.


  • “Bermuda and Great Britain” – Hamilton, Bermuda, May 2019.
  • “Bermuda: The History, Culture and Wealth of a Diverse Nation” – Hamilton, Bermuda, May 2019. 
  • “The Bermuda Triangle: The Myth, the Mystery and the Money” – Hamilton, Bermuda, May 2019.
  • “Brexit and the Future of the EU” – Rock Valley College – Rockford, Illinois, USA, October 2019.
  • “The Chilean Fjords: Nature’s Gift of History and Beauty” – Santiago, Chile, December 2019.
  • “The Falkland Islands: The History and the Controversy” – Falkland Island, (BT), December 2019.
  • “Punta Arenas: A Diverse Port City of Economic Success” – Punta Arenas, Chile, December 2019.  
  • “Montevideo: The History and Success of Uruguay Capital City” – Montevideo, Uruguay, December 2019.   
  • “Buenos Aires: A Beautiful City with a Complicated Past” – Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 2019.


  • Schiff, B. “Conceptual Shell Games.” Uses and Abuses of Storytelling: Theorizing the Intersections of Narrative, Memory and Identity. University of Turku, Finland, February 16, 2019.
  • Schiff, B. “Structural Straightjackets.” Social for the Study of Narrative Conference. University of Navarra, Spain, May 31, 2019.
  • Schiff, B. Keynote address. The Summer Course for Narrative Study. Aarhus University, Denmark, July 2019.
  • Schiff, B. “The Hermeneutics of Darkness: Interpreting Perpetrators on their Crimes.” Hermeneutics and Violence Workshop. University of Turku, Finland, August 28, 2019.
  • Schiff, B. Invited roundtable presentation. Epistemologies of Memory Conference at Kings College London, September 12–13, 2019.
  • Schiff, B. “Are Small Stories Another Category of Narrating?” Small Stories: A Research Paradigm Across Data and Disciplines Workshop, University of Freiburg, Germany, November 22, 2019.


  • “Food Without Borders/Nourriture sans Frontières,” Keynote address at the University of Bordeaux-Agen, with Anne Luneau and Caroline Schneider (Ravel teachers who collaborated on the project), September 30, 2019.


  • Workshop hosted for the UC Davis Summer Program in France.
  • Workshop hosted for L’Institut Français de la Mode.
  • Two printmaking workshops hosted for Trinity College, Paris.


  • “Abhumanism After World War II Paris: A Periphery Within a Centre,” International conference Art in the Periphery, Instituto de História Contemporânea da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa e Instituto de História da Arte da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, March 15, 2019.
  • “La politique du corps sain : sport et société dans l’entre-deux-guerres,” Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valence, January 29, 2019.
  • “La Crise de personnage” and “De duo au collectif,” High School Notre-Dame, Valence. Collaboration with the Musée de Valence and the Region Auvergne-Rhônes-Alpes, February 7, 2019.
  • “La Renaissance,” High School Loubet, Valence. Collaboration with the Musée de Valence and the Region Auvergne-Rhônes-Alpes, April 11, 2019.
  • “Le Futurisme,” Université du Temps Libre, La Rochelle, May 28, 2019.
  • “La revue Documents: redéfinir le primitif et la civilisation,” Université du Temps Libre, La Rochelle, October 17, 2019.


  • “Lost in Reflection: Clothes’ Mirrors and the Self,” The Annual Conference of the Association for Art History. Brighton, Brighton University, April 2019 (with Lucia Ruggerone).
  • “Fashion Education: Learning and Teaching Fashion in Theory and Practice,” professional development workshop for fashion educators, Berlin Center for Higher Education, Germany (with Prof Franziska Schreiber) April 1, 2019.
  • “Fashion Education Retreat,” two-day professional development workshop for fashion educators, Gutshof Sauen, Berlin Center for Higher Education, Germany, with Prof Franziska Schreiber, September 30–October 1, 2019.




  • “Robots in the Wild,” workshop within the Eleventh International Conference on Social Robotics, member of organizing committee and keynote speaker, Madrid, Spain, November 26–29, 2019.
  • RE-IMAGINING AI, Scholars, Artists and Designers in Dialogue (participating Al scholar), Basel, Switzerland, June 20–21, 2019.


  • AUP TLC Mellon Seminar, “Student-Faculty Collaboration in the Liberal Arts: Lessons Learned from the GLCA-Library of Congress Program,” November 25, 2019, with Michael Stoepel.


  • Walji, Nahid. “A Conjectural Refinement of Strong Multiplicity One.” 33rd Automorphic Forms Workshop, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 7, 2019.
  • Walji, Nahid. “On the Occurrence of Hecke Eigenvalues in Sectors of the Complex Plane.” Padova University, Italy, October 30, 2019.


  • Presentation of book The Trial of Hissène Habré at the international conference Beyond, Between and Below the International Criminal Courts in the panel “Alternative International Criminal Justice Sites,” ICOURT (with K. Carlson) University of Copenhagen, December 2019.
  • Invited to participate in the panel “The Viewpoint of Academics” in the international workshop Measuring the Impact of Anti-Terrorist Laws on Human Rights in France. Among the participants were the UN special rapporteur on counter-terrorism. Sciences Po, November 2019.
  • Participation in the panel "Is the International Criminal Justice ‘Model’ Justice?" The American University of Paris, October 2019.
  • Organized the panel “Terror, Rights and Belonging: Dignity Before the Law and Courts” and presented research at the Law and Society Annual Conference, Washington DC, June 2019.
  • Invited to present a paper at the Cardiff Centre of Law and Society Annual Conference “Wars on Law, Wars Through Law? Reflections on the Past and the Present of the War on Terror,” Cardiff University, UK, May 2019.
  • Trial Watch Conference, The Clooney Foundation: invited to present my work on French courts during a workshop with the participation of George and Amal Clooney who launched the Trial Watch project, Colombia University, NYC, April 2019.
  • “Le retour des combattants terroristes étrangers dans l’Union Européenne,” European Council for Foreign Relations, Paris office, invited to speak in a round table, March 2019.


  • Panel Discussant, “How Young People Understand and Engage with News,” with Lynn Schofield Clarke (University of Denver), Paul Mihailidis (Emerson College), Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics and Political Science), Neil Thurman (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München). Academy Colloquium, The Audience Turn in Journalism, a collaborative research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research and conducted by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Groningen with twelve news industry partners, Amsterdam, January 22–25, 2019.
  • “The Trump-Bump: Journalism Education in an Age of Change,” paper presented at the 5th ECREA Journalism and Communication Education TWG conference, Trial and Error III. Business as Usual? On the Relationship Between Industry and Education for Media Professionals in Times of Change. Salzburg, May 17–18, 2019.
  • Session Moderator, “Ethical Challenges for Teaching and Undertaking New Forms of Journalism,” at the 5th World Journalism Education Congress, Université Paris Dauphine, July 10, 2019.


  • Invited talk, “La France, ce n’est pas Michel Houellebecq,” GLITS Research Seminar, Goldsmiths University London, February 14, 2019 [Modern and Contemporary France special issue launch].
  • Invited talk, “La France, ce n’est pas Michel Houellebecq,” AUP Forum francophone interdépartemental de Recherches et d’enseignement, Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, March 28, 2019.


  • Chair and commentator, “Indigenous Catholicisms and the Second Vatican Council,” American Historical Association conference, Chicago, Illinois, January 5, 2019.
  • “Decolonization, Global Catholicism, and China.” Invited participant on the plenary panel “Missions and Decolonization” at the International Conference on Global History and Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, April 4–6, 2019.
  • “1919 and the Crisis Within Global Christianity.” Invited Participant at the Kandersteg Seminar, Remarque Institute, New York University, April 10–14, 2019.
  • Co-organizer (with Stephen Sawyer) of The Making of a World Order: A Reappraisal of the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles, international conference at The American University of Paris, May 23–25, 2019.