2013 Convenor and Main Speaker in the ACCEPT PLURALISM European Conferences,
in Nicosia, Cyprus on 27-28 September 2012, http://www.accept-pluralism.eu/Events/ACCEPTPLURALISMEuropeanConferences/NicosiaSep2012.aspx
in Brussels, Belgium on 6-7 March 2013, http://www.accept-pluralism.eu/Events/ACCEPTPLURALISMEuropeanConferences/BrusselsMarch2013.aspx
2012 Invited to deliver a Keynote Lecture on Ethnic and Religious Diversity in 21st Century Europe: Towards a Plural Nationalism Approach, at the German Sociological Association Conference for 2012
which will focus on the topic: Diversity and Cohesion, to take place in Bochum and Dortmund on 1-5 October 2012.
2012 The Externalisation of EU Migration and Asylum Policies, talk presented at an international workshop organised by the Medecins Sans Frontieres, Athens, 19 April 2012.
2012 Convenor and main speaker of a workshop Assessing the Capacity of the Greek Media to Reflect Diversity and Promote Migrant Integration, organised in the framework of the MEDIVA project, Athens, 29 March 2012.
2012 Albanian Migrant Livelihoods during the Greek crisis, paper presented at a conference organised by the Albanian Institute of International Studies, Tirana, 27 March 2012.
2011 Convenor and Chairperson of the Workshop on Migrants and Roma in Greek Schools: a Relevant discussion at a time of Crisis? Co organized by the ACCEPT PLURALISM Research Project, the NGO Antigone and the Goethe Institute in Athens, on 20 December 2011.
2011 Invited speaker presenting a paper on Migrants Livelihoods during the Greek crisis and a paper on The Greek Paradox: Promoting Migrant Integration at a time of Crisisat a Conference on Migration policies in Southern Europe and the Balkans co-organised by the Institute of Strategic and Development Studies – Andreas Papandreou (ISTAME) and the University of Leicester in Athens on 19 December 2011.
2011 Invited speaker presenting a paper with Dr. Ruby Gropas on Migrants and the Nation in Southern Europe. Between Social Toleration and Political Exclusion’, at a Conference on ‘Fear and Anxiety over national identity. Contrasting North American and European experiences’ organized by INED, Paris and CUNY, New York City and funded by the Russell Sage Foundation, 9-10 December 2011, New York City.
2011 Convenor and main speaker of the METOIKOS Workshop Circular Migrations in Europe, co organized with the National Research Council (CNR), in Rome at the CNR Auditorium, on 6 June 2011, 11:00-16:00 hours.
2011 Convenor and main speaker of the METOIKOS Workshop Between Facts and Challenges of Circular Migration: The Case of Albania and Greece, European University Institute, Florence, METOIKOS project. Workshop held at Titania hotel, Athens, 12 April 2011, 17.00-21.00 hours.
2011 Invited to contribute as a speaker to the Workshop on Inter-faith Dialogue organized by the Embassy of Indonesia in Athens and the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 12 April 2011, Athens, Divani Caravel hotel, 9.30-14.30.
2011 Invited for the Annual Lecture, department of Cultural Studies, University of Southampton, 30 March 2011 on Circular Migration between Europe and its Neighbours. A Comparative Analysis.
2011 Oxford Debate with title: The building of a mosque in Athens can only be a good thing. Panelists: Tariq Ramadan, Douglas Murray, Anna Triandafyllidou, Sotiris Roussos, Melanie Phillips, Chayad Ayubi, in Athens, Gennadeios library, 28 Febryary 2011, organized by Intelligence Squared.
2011 Invited Speaker to the EDUMIGROM Final Conference on Ethnic Differences in Education across Europe, 11-12 February 2011, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.