• Participation on the panel “Reassessing the Impacts of the Iranian Revolution Elsewhere” (together with Raphaël Lefèvre and Laurence Louër), 01 December 2021, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University (via Zoom)

The Invention of Moderate Islam: 9/11 and the Restructuring of Religion in the Islamic World (together with Alexander Balistreri), lecture as par of the lecture series „9/11, 20 Years on“, hosted by the University of Basel and the University of Freiburg, 25 November 2021

Super Zakirs and Absent Ayatollahs: marjiʿ-muqallid dynamics in contemporary Pakistan, paper to be presented as part of the panel “Contemporary Notions of Shiʿi Religious Authority in Practice” at the conference on “Clergy-state relations in Twelver Shia Islam”, 20-21 May 2021, ZMO Berlin (via Zoom)

Reclaiming the Citizen: Pakistan’s Shi’is and the State, invited talk, panel on “Dynamics in South Asia” of the “Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi’ism”, hosted by The Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, April 5-8 (via Zoom)

Potentials of Periphery: How Pakistan’s Religious Scholars Engage Global Islam, invited talk, Panel on “Religious Thought and Tradition among Differences”, 10th University of Michigan Pakistan Conference: Religious Landscapes, 2-3 April 2021 (via Zoom)

Strange Success: The Enduring Appeal of an Islamic State after Colonialism, invited talk, Islam after Colonialism Seminar hosted by the University of Exeter and Habib University, Karachi, 30 March 2021 (via FacebookLive/Zoom), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg8hk-kfI7Y

“We carry an inerasable image in our hearts”: What Sunni Islamists learned about religious authority from the Iranian Revolution, invited talk, Panel on “Authority in the Globalised Muslim World”, Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh, UK, 07 December 2020 (via Zoom)

A Dream of Divine Sovereignty, Realized: Pakistan, the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Iranian Revolution, invited talk, Centre for Research of History of O. P. Jindal University, India, and the History Department of the University of Leeds, UK, 16 November 2020 (via Zoom), https://vimeo.com/486320364

Islamic Socialism in the Global South, week-long series of webinars, co-organized with Dr. Layli Uddin (King’s College London), 14-18 September 2020 (via Zoom). For more information, see https://globalislamicsocialism.wordpress.com/

Hack the Middle East, workshop on digital humanities, co-organized with Valeska Huber (Free University Berlin) and Isabelle Dolezalek (University of Greifswald), 11-12 August 2020 (via Zoom), https://www.diejungeakademie.de/en/activities/projects/hack-the-middle-east/

Geopolitics, Iran-centrism, Foucault: Why it’s time to write a global history of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, invited talk, „Forschungskolloquium zur Geschichte der vormodernen und modernen Welt“, University of Lucerne, Switzerland, May 12, 2020 (via Zoom)

How Global Islam and the Iranian Revolution Parted Ways, Instagram Live Conversation with Sajjad Rizvi (University of Exeter) as part of the #ExeterConvos, May 4, 2020, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHTZ-XU5eoM

Book Talk on: In a Pure Muslim Land. Shi‘ism between Pakistan and the Middle East, Department of History, Quaid-i-Azam University, January 16, 2020, Islamabad, Pakistan

Book Launch of In a Pure Muslim Land. Shi‘ism between Pakistan and the Middle East, with Ali Usman Qasmi (LUMS/Lahore) and Alia Iqbal Naqvi (IBA Karachi) as part of theAfkar-e-Taza Thinkfest, January 12, 2020, Lahore, Pakistan

Hunting for Paradigms: Shiʿi Islam and the Challenge of History. Paper presentation as part of the panel “Islamic Histories”, organized by Sana Haroon (UMass Boston), Annual Meeting, American Historical Association (AHA), January 3-6, 2020, NYC, USA

Tunisian modernity: The al-Hana Hotel in Tunis.