public lectures

01/2018 – 12/2016 – Roundtable on the Rule of Law with German Foreign Office, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Development (RSF – Hub Free University of Berlin)
11/2017 – Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung: From the Muslim Brotherhood to the lslamic State
09/2017  – German Police Academy Lübeck: Jihadistisch-Salafistischer Terrorismus: Analyse aktueller Bedrohungen für die Innere Sicherheit Deutschlands
09/2017 – ECPR European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Oslo: Alternative modes of governance among Jihadi-Salafist Groups
05/2017 – Middle East Discussion Group, University of Victoria: The Future of ISIS
03/2017 – Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg: The Caliphate of the 21st Century
03/2017 – Public Debate CDU-Mitte „Terror Prevention in Berlin“
02/2017 – IFSH Hamburg: Peace in the Caliphate?
12/2016 – Roundtable on Conflict Prevention with German Foreign Office, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Development
11/2016 – University of Erfurt: Success and Limits of the so-called „Islamic State“ (Audio Online)
10/2016 – HSFK and MPI Halle: On Terrorism and State Terror
12/2016 – Hamburg Institute for Social Reserach: Violence and Control in Civil Wars – Violent State-Making
09/2016 – ECPR Prague: Violence and Worship: The “sacralization of violence” in IS‘ ” Online Campaign
07/2016 – BRISMES British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Annual Conference, Wales: From the “virtual Umma” to statehood: The “Islamic State” as an answer to the challenges of modernity?
06/2016 – ISASR Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions, Irland: Daesh’s Weltanschauung – Political or Religious Revolution?
06/2016 – Hamburg Institute for Social research: The EU’s New Partners in the Middle East
02/2016 – Melanchton-Akademie Köln: Violence as Worship
02/2016 – Berlin College of Cold War Studies: How the Germans brought Thier Communism to Yemen
01/2016 – Free University of Berlin: Wielding the Feather: How Academia counters the so-called Islamic State
11/2014 –  Center for Global Studies, UVic: Moscow, Marxism and the ‘Hawks of Hadramaut’ – East Germany’s Policy of Socialist State- and Nation-Building in Southern Yemen
12/2013 – German Foreign Office and German Orient Institute:Yemen’s Future – Between Fragility and Freedom“: Who is the urban Adeni?
09/2013 – 20th International DAVO-Congress Münster, Dt. Orientalistentag: Asymmetric Sovereignty in Yemen
04/2013 – Annual Conference MEICON BC: Theorizing Identities in Yemen
04/2013 – University of Victoria: Yemen and the Arab Soring: Twe Years After
11/2012 – University of Victoria: Introduction to Socialism in Political Thought
02/2012 – Free University of Berlin: Germany 20 Years After Reunification
07/2011: Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation: Berlin’s Divided History
06-07/2010 – Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation: Myths of the GDR