• “Peacekeeping Missions in Urban Environments: The Legacy of UNMIL.” Presentation. United Nations HQ, NYC. May 2018.
  • “The Environmental Impacts of UN Peace Operations.” Policy-paper launch, presentation and panel discussion. International Peace Institute, NYC. April 2018.
  • “Peacekeeping, and Sustaining Peace, through the lens of Urban Planning and Development.” Workshop and presentation. IPK, NYU. April 2018.
  • “Urbanistas. Bringing the Female Perspectives Forward.” Panel discussion. Vera List Center for Arts and Politics. The New School. April 2018.
  • “Living Emergency: Israel’s Permit Regime in the Occupied West Bank” by Yael Breda: A book presentation and conversation. Respondent. Berggruen Institute, NYU. April 2018.
  • “BLUE. The Legacy of UN Peace Operations.” Lecture. Harvard GSD. November 2017.
  • “Border Ecologies.” Public Lecture Series. Harvard GSD, November 2017.
  • “The Legacy of Peace Operations.” Keynote. Basel Peace Forum. January, 2018.
  • “Building Peace. The Fregile Side of Architecture.” Workshop and Panel Discussion. Basel Peace Forum. January, 2018.
  • “Base of the Future: Design for Legacy.” Curating a Breakout Session. 2017 Future Force Conference. The Hague. February 2017.
  • “Sustaining Peace in an Urban World.” Presentation. United Nations HQ, NYC. December, 2016.
  • “BLUE: Architecture of UN Peacekeeping Missions.” Presentation. In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. November 2016.
  • “Design and Activism. Contested territories and spaces of intervention.” Lecture. Parsons. The New School. November 2016.
  • “The Architecture of War and Peace.” Midsummer night lecture. Academy of Architecture. Amsterdam University of the Arts. July 2016.
  • “Reflecting on Venice: Design Positions at the Front.” Thursday Night Lecture. The New Institute. Rotterdam. July 2016.
  • “How can European cities welcome refugees?” Public discussion. Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. May 2016.
  • “X Agendas for Architecture.” Book launch and discussion. Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. May 2016.
  • “Whose Side Are You On?” Discussion. Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. May, 2016.
  • “Drone. UNMANNED.” Book launch and a discussion. Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. May 2016.
  • “BLUE: Architecture of UN Peacekeeping Missions.” Opening speech. Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. May 2016.
  • “Reporting from Mali.” Lecture. Thursday Night Lecture series. Het Nieuwe Instituut. Rotterdam. May 2016.
  • “Examine Violence Through Lens of Architecture.” Lecture. The University of Kentucky’s Gaines Center for the Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Design. February 2016.
  • “Blue: Islands in Cities.” Presentation at the Global Peacekeeping Alliances meeting. United Nations HQ NYC. January 2016.
  • “Architecture and Conflict: The Unrecognized Palestinian Villages in Israel.” Lecture. The Cooper Union. November 2015.
  • “Architecture and Conflict.” Lecture. Institute for Public Knowledge, NYU. November, 2015.
  • “Architecture and Conflict: Visualizing Conflict and Designing Interventions.” Lecture. School of Architecture. Syracuse University. November 2015.
  • “Reimagining the peacekeeping mission: legacy scenarios for Camp Castor in Mali.” Workshop curator and presenter. Het Nieuwe Instituut. Rotterdam. January 2015.
  • “Missions and Missionaries.” Seminar curator and presenter. Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. November 2014.
  • “Retreat.” Panel discussion. Istanbul Design Biennale. Turkey.  November 2014.
  • “The Good Cause.” Design and activism. Lecture. The Architecture Museum. TU Munich, Germany. October 2014.
  • “Activist Architecture.” Lecture and round-table discussion. Berlage School of Architecture. Delft. The Netherlands. October 2014.
  • “Political domesticities.” Panel discussion. Venice Architecture Biennale. September 2014.
  • “Drone Salon.” Curator and presenter. Het Nieuwe Instituut. Rotterdam, May 2014.
  • “2014-1914 and the view from above.” Exhibition Openning. Het Nieuwe Instituut. Rotterdam, May 2014.
  • “The legacy of  UN missions.” Workshop curator and presenter. Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. March 2014.
  • “Into the wild.” in Blowup innovation. Workshop and lecture. V2 Institute, Rotterdam. November 2013.
  • “Architecture and conflict, Isreal-Palestine.” Lecture. GSD Harvard University. April 2013.
  • “Seamless Territory.” Lecture. GSAAP, Studio-X NY. Columbia University. April 2013.
  • “Architecture and Conflict.” Lecture. Studio General. Wageningen University. January 2012.
  • “History, collective memory and politics: engagement and architecture.” Lecture in Capita Selecta, Architecture Faculty. TU Delft. December 2011.
  • “Design and conflict.” Lecture in Capita Selecta, Zuiderkerk. Amsterdam. April 2011.
  • “Atlas of the Conflict, Israel-Palestine.” Book presentation. Princeton University. November 2010.
  • “Atlas of the Conflict, Israel-Palestine” in Productive disagreement Series. Book launch and conversation. Storefront for Art and Architecture, NYC. November 2010.
  • “Mapping for change.” Lecture. Mediamatic, Amsterdam. October 2010.
  • “Urban Stories: Reading Cities. Learning from the South.” Lecture. ETH. October 2010.
  • “Jank Edition: Lexicon.” Event. Lecture and conversation. Publication Studio. Portland. June 2010.
  • “Ideological planning.” in Toward Just Metropolis. Lecture. Berkeley University. June 2010.
  • “Green Zone Red Zone, Baghdad – The Hague.” Lecture. Gemak. The Hague. January 2009.
  • “Faculties of architecture, archiphonix.” Public conversation Dutch pavilion. Venice Architecture Biennale. August 2008.
  • “One Land Two Systems and Platform Paradise.” Curator series of public events and presentations. Ein Hawd. Israel . July-August, 2008.
  • “World Up. Rebellious Cartography.” Lecture in FEST, Sardinia. Italy. June 2007.
  • “Resourcefulness, developing alternative planning strategies in Post Soviet landscape” Workshop. The State Academy of Fine Arts. Tbilisi. Georgia.  February 2007.
  • “Displacement and reconstruction in the South Caucasus.” Lecture. Rietveld Academy. Amsterdam. February 2007.
  • “Reconstruction of Memory.” Lecture and seminar curator. DeBalie, Amsterdam. February 2007.
  • “One Land Two Systems and discriminatory planning policies.” Seminar curator and presenter. De Balie, Amsterdam. February 2006.
  • “Archive of Displacement.” Lecture. Mozeshuis, Amsterdam. December 2005.
  • “Planning and politics.” INDESEM. Workshop leader. Faculty of Architecture. TU Delft. June 2005.
  • “One Land Two Systems.” Conference initiator and curator. Mediametic, Amsterdam. June 2004