“Liberal Approaches to Comprehensive Doctrines in Public Discourse and Islam,” Paper presented at the 115th Annual American Political Science Associate (APSA) Conference at the Marriott Wardham Park Hotel. September 1, 2019, Washington D.C.
“Islam and Liberalisms—Enlightenment Liberalism, Political Liberalism, and Islamic Modes of Discourse,” Paper to be presented at the 2018 Manchester Center for Political Theory (MANCEPT) Workshops in Political Theory—Political Theory and the Question of Religion. University of Manchester. September 10-12, 2018, in Manchester, England.
“‘And Part Not with My Revelations for a Trifling Price’—Understanding Islam’s Aniconism through the Lens of More Recent Post-Structuralist Thinking,” Presentation to be given at the International Institute of Islamic Thought’s (IIIT) two-day academic conference in honor of Shaykh Dr. Taha Jabir Al-Alwani on the theme of “Renewal of Islamic Thought: Contemporary Issues,” on October 23-24, 2017, at IIIT in Herndon, VA (USA).
“Islam and its Inherent Incompatibilities with Political Liberalism,” Presentation given at the 45th European Political Research Consortium (ECPR) 2017 Joint Sessions of Workshops, University of Nottingham; — Workshop; Political secularism and religious difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, 25-30 April, 2017. Nottingham, England.
“Al Maslaha—Reconsidering Economic Justice in an Islamic Governed State,” Paper presented in closed panel at the 24th World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), 26 July, 2016. Poznań, Poland.
“The Case of Turkey—Soft Power, Modernization, and Economic Growth,” Balkans Conference—Democratic Regimes; The Special Case: Turkey, Eötvös Loránd University, December 11-12, 2015. Budapest, Hungary.
“Digital Era Governance: A Way to Re-Engage Civil Society via Bureaucracy?” Paper presented at International Research Congress on Social Sciences, 4-5 May, 2015. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“WWI and Propaganda Poster Art: Comparing the United States and German Cases.” Paper presented at;
- International Conference on WWI, the Ottoman Empire, and the Balkans at the International University of Sarajevo, 20 September 2014. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. [Keynote Speaker]
- Lecture Workshop Series for Graduate Students at Marmara University Dept. of Political Science and International Relations, 6 October, 2015. Istanbul, Turkey.
“WWI and Propaganda Poster Art: Comparing the United States and German Cases.” [One of the Keynote Speakers] Paper presented at the International Conference on WWI, the Ottoman Empire and the Balkans at the International University of Sarajevo, 17-21, September 2014, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“A Modern Approach to Political Leadership in an Islamic State: Considering the Compatibility between Ancient Greek Thought, 20th Century Shi’a Political Thought, and Contemporary OIC-member States.” Paper presented at the International Political Science Association (IPSA) Conference, 20 July, 2014. Montreal, Canada.
“The Trajectory of the Development of Islamic Thought—A Comparison between 2 Earlier and 2 Later Scholars.” Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, 5 April, 2014. Chicago, IL.
“’I am the God of My Own Tribe:’ Weinstein and Islam.” Short Course/Workshop paper presentation at American Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, 28 August, 2013. Chicago, IL.
“Bureaucracy and Modernity: A Comparative Qualitative Analysis of Public Administration in the West and OIC States.” Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, 14 April 2013. Chicago, IL.
“Relations Between Muslims and Others Living in Non-Muslim Societies.” Paper presented at the Purdue International Relations, Comparative, American and Theory Paper Series, 30 Nov. 2013. West Lafayette, IN.
“A Starting Point for Considering Future Islamic State Leadership.” Paper presented at
“The Importance of Historical Understanding: Evaluating Counternarcotics Policy and Narcotics Production in Afghanistan.” Paper presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, 3 April 2011. Chicago, IL.
“American Counternarcotics Strategy and International Law.” Paper presented at the International Public Affairs Organization Annual Meeting, 25 March 2011. Bloomington, IN.
“Progressive Declines: A Look at the Retrenchment in Organized Labor and Women’s Rights in the 1970s.” Paper presented at the Northeast Political Science Association Conference. Boston, MA. 11 Nov. 2006.