This is an overview of various appearances I made as guest speaker or moderator at public events.

 

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PUBLIC APPEARANCES



2022     |     FLEMISH PEACE INSTITUTE

Key note speaker at internal roundtable on the state and future of the field of peace and conflict studies (28 June)


2022     |     ISSAM FARES INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & LEBANESE-PALESTINIAN FIALOGUE COMMITTEE

Key note speaker at closed roundtable 'The Palestinian Refugees File in Lebanon' (13 June)


2022     |     GSV EXCALIBUR

Key note speaker at conference Code Red organised by History student association GSV Excalibur at Radboud University Nijmegen (26 April)


2022     |     KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

Speaker at launch of paperback edition of my book Hybrid Political Order and the Politics of Uncertainty - Refugee Governance in Lebanon (23 February)


2022     |     FRAGILE TRUTHS PODCAST

Main conversation partner in the episode 'Strategic Confusion: Lebanese Refugee Governance' of the Knowledge Platform on Security and Rule of Law (KPSRL) podcast (1 February)


2021     |     HOPES-LEB CONSORTIUM

Panel member at the event: 'Creating Opportunities Through Learning - Higher Education in Emergencies' (30 November)


2021     |     KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM FOR SECURITY AND RULE OF LAW

Co-organizer and moderator of the event: 'Exploring the Intersections of Climate Change, Access to Justice, and Rule of Law' (17 June)


2021     |     RADBOUD REFLECTS

Actualiteitencollege: 'Pauze in geweld tussen Israel en Palestina' (26 May)


2021     |     STATE OF THE ART CONFERENCE - MOVING ACROSS BORDERS: POLICY AND RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON MIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT (DUTCH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS)

Expert contributor to the sub-session 'Building the Resilience and Self-Reliance of Refugees: Unpacking Strategies for Perspectives in the Region' (25 March)


2021     |     MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH HOTSPOT GLOCAL (RADBOUD UNIVERSITY)

Host and facilitator of public lecture 'Accountability and Justice for Syria' by Nynke Staal (12 March)


2021     |     THE WEST WING (YOUTH THINK TANK DUTCH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS)

Expert session on European migration policy (19 February)


2021     |     MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS & MUSEUM VAN BEELD EN GELUID

Henriette van Lynden lezing: 'Coming of Age: 10 jaar Arabische lente' (26 January)


2020     |     RAAD VAN STATE (Council of State)

Kenniscafe: 'Voorbij de papieren werkelijkheid: informele Palestijnse vluchtelingenkampen in Libanon' (12 November)


2020     |     RADBOUD REFLECTS

Actualiteitencollege: 'Corona en de vergeten vluchteling' (17 September)


2019     |     LUTFIA RABBANI FOUNDATION 

Speaker at the Foundation's 40th anniversary event Promoting Euro Arab Dialogue Today and Tomorrow (21 November)


2019     |     KING'S COLLEGE LONDON 

Co-lead of a reflexive workshop on Ethics and Epistemic Politics in Migration Research (13 November)


2019     |     MAASTRICHT ACTS FOR GLOBAL GOALS DAY 

Facilitator of the interactive session 'The SDGs and International Refugee Policy - A Critical Reality Check' (25 September)


2019     |     ANTHRO SCREENING ROOM 

Discussant for the film 'Capital of Mea La' on daily life in the largest Karen refugee camp in Thailand at the University of Amsterdam (25 April)


2019     |     MOVIES THAT MATTER FILM FESTIVAL

Discussant for the film 'The Tower' on the life of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon's Bourj el Barajneh camp (30 March)


2019     |     NEDERLANDS PALESTINA KOMITEE

Speaker at event on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon organised by the Dutch Palestine Committee (14 March)

 

2017     |     NPO1

Guest at Dutch national radio program to speak about my doctoral research (17 February)

 

2016     |     HUMANITY HOUSE

Moderator at CafĂ© Humanitair 'On the Road to Resilience' (30 November)

 

2015     |     UTRECHT UNIVERSITY

Speaker at debate night 'Status is Everything: Vluchtelingen, Asielzoekers, Migranten' (11 November)