Conferences

“Why do Peace Negotiations Succeed or Fail? Legal Commitment, Transparency and Inclusion in Colombia (2012-2016) and Turkey (2012-2015),” presented at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) 2018 World Convention, Columbia University, May 2018

“Turkey’s Judiciary and the Question of Impunity,” presented at the Keyman Institute Conference, Northwestern University, October 31, 2017

“Judicial Activism without Activist Judges: The Curious Case of Colombia’s Supreme Court (2006-2010),” presented at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Oslo, Norway, September 2017

“Short- and Long-Term Truth Commission Impact in Latin America,” presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) International Congress, Lima, Peru, April 2017

“Cycles of Universal Jurisdiction: Ideas and Legal Mobilization,” presented at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, April 2017

“Turkey’s Judiciary and the Question of Impunity,” presented at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 2016

“Turkey’s Judiciary and the Question of Impunity,” presented at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2015

“Judges Discover Politics: Off-the-Bench Judicial Activism in Contemporary Turkey,” presented at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2015

“Turkey’s Judiciary and the Question of Impunity,” presented at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) 2015 World Convention, Columbia University, April 2015

“Cycles of Universal Jurisdiction: Ideas and Legal Mobilization,” presented at the International Criminal Justice: The State of Play conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, March 2015

“Paths to Peace: Comparing Recent Peace Negotiations in Colombia and Turkey,” presented at International Studies Association (ISA) 2015 Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2015

“Judges at War: Exploring Judicial Behavior during Political Violence,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2014

“Never Again? Truth Commissions and Conflict Prevention,” presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2013

“The Domestic Origins of the Regional Integration Norm: The Case of Latin America,” presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, April 2013, and Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) Annual Conference, Victoria, BC, June 2013

“Is Turkey Coming to Terms with its Past? Politics of Memory and Majoritarian Conservatism,” presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, April 2013, and Law on the Edge Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, July 2013

“La verdad y sus otras consecuencias: el activismo de jóvenes líderes en la estela de la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación del Perú,” presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) International Congress, San Francisco, CA, May 2012

“History, Ethics, Politics: Rethinking the Legacy of Truth Commissions,” presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, April 2012, and American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., September 2010

“Between Immanence and Transcendence: Truth Commissions’ Struggle for Truth and Memory,” presented at the Historical Justice and Memory Conference, Melbourne, Australia, February 2012

“Situating Truth Commissions’ Historical Narratives in Context: Chile and Peru,” presented at the Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia Latin American Studies Working Paper Series, 2011-2012

“The Past in the Present: Recognition and Constitutionalism in the Wake of Past Violence and Injustice,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2011

“Why Does Truth Matter? Evaluating the Aftermath of Truth Commissions in Chile and Peru,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2010

“One Truth among Others: A Critical Evaluation of the Political Construction of Truth by Truth Commissions,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2010

“Genocide Recognition as Social Memory: History, Memory and the Nation in Genocide Laws,” presented at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) 2010 World Convention, Columbia University, April 2010

“Coming to Terms with the Past: An Emerging Political Norm,” presented at the “Coming to Terms with the Past” Workshop, October 31–November 2, 2008, Yale University

“Forgiving the Unforgivable? An Ethico-Political Approach to Political Violence and Forgiveness,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2008

“Memory-truths in Politics: towards an Interactive Theory of Collective Memory,” presented at the Interdisciplinary Memory Conference, New School for Social Research, February 2008

“Violence and Power in the Works of Arendt, Benjamin and Agamben,” presented at 9th Political Science Graduate Students Conference, McGill University, May 2007

“Heroes and Fools: The Idea of Responsibility in Nietzsche and Arendt,” presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 2007