organized by the Association]
"Thinking about Coalition Governments: Comparative and European perspectives,” Keynote lecture delivered at Tribhuvan University, Kathamandu, Nepal, August 23 2007, and subsequently presented to civil society, media and politicians at meetings in Kathmandu.
‘Work for not Against Iraq’s Constitution”, Submission to the Iraq Commission, London, June 2007, also broadcast interview
“The Separation of Powers in a Theocracy”, paper presented to the Conference on the Political Economy of Theocracy, Antwerp, Belgium, June 2007.
The Future of Iraq, Colloquium, Eastern Sociological Association, Philadelphia, March 17 2007.
‘Pluralist Federations and Iraq’, The Thrower Symposium: The New Federalism, Plural Governance in a Decentered World, Emory School of Law. Emory University, Atlanta, Feb 23, 2007.
Travel and Engagements, Penn Humanities Forum, April 5 2007.
‘The Baker-Hamilton Report’, The Solomon Asch Center, University of Pennsylvania, January 2007.
‘Democracy and Federalism’, and “Summing Up’, Conference on The Constitution of Iraq: One Year On, University of Pennsylvania Law School and the National Constitution Center, in co-operation with the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton, Oct. 12 2006.
Conference presentations on Kurdistan and Iraq for various branches of the United States Government, Washington D.C., Mar. 2006, Nov. 2006, Dec, 2006, Jan. 2007.
‘Managing Hard-liners’, University of California at Irvine, November 2006.
Political Violence and Terrorism, University of Minnesota Law School, Nov. 2006.
‘Democracy and Federalism’, and ‘Summing Up’, Conference on the Constitution of Iraq: One Year on, University of Pennsylvania Law School and the National Constitution Center, in co-operation with the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton, Oct 12 2006.
‘In Defense of Iraq’s Constitution’, Hecklers, BBC Radio broadcast, London, August 2006.
‘Arrangements for Managing Oil and Other Natural Resources in the 2005 Constitution’, Conference hosted by the Department Foreign Affairs, Canada, “Iraq: Preventing Another Generation of Conflict”, May 11-12, 2006, Ottawa.
‘Keynote Address: Partitions and their History’, Conference of the Irish-British Cross-Border Association, Armagh, Ireland, January 19 2006.
‘Twenty Propositions on Political Violence and Terrorism’, presented at Oslo, Norway, Nov. 2005, Norwegian Mission to the UN, October 2005, Chatham House, London, October 2005, European Commission, 2005, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, October 2005
‘The Negotiation of a Federation in Baghdad’, inaugural lecture for the Center on Multi-Level Governance, London, Ontario, Canada, November 2005.
‘The Future of Kurdistan,’ presented at Swarthmore College, September 2005.
‘How the US May be Lucky in Iraq’, BBC Lecture, London, September 2005.
‘The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq’, presented at Chatham House, London, June 2005, University of Chicago, April 2005, MIT, April 2005, Bowdoin, April 2005, Princeton, April 2005, ASN Conference, Columbia University, April 2005, Brookings Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington D.C. September 2004, University of
Pennsylvania European Alumni, London, September 2004.
‘The IRA’, USIP_SSRC joint conference, presented at Washington D.C. September 2005, and October 2004, and Cuenca, Spain, SSRC-NUPI conference.
“The Transitional Administrative Law”, Address at the Aweza Club, Erbil, Kurdistan, March 17th 2004, reported in Khebat (Hewler, Kurdistan), April 8 2004.
Multi-national Federalism, Power-Sharing, Federacy & the Kurds of Iraq. Presented at Workshop on Autonomy Arrangements and Internal Territorial Conflict, Oslo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dec 2003.
Keynote Address, ‘Multi-national federalism, Federacy, Power-sharing & The Kurds of Iraq’, Conference on Multi-Nationalism, Power-Sharing and the Kurds in a New Iraq, Carfitz Foundation Conference Center, Washington D.C., September 12 2003.
(with John McGarry) 2003. Federalism, Conflict-Regulation and National and Ethnic Power-Sharing. Paper read at Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 28-31 2003, at Philadelphia.
‘Consociational Theory: Refinements and a Defense’, Free University of Berlin, May 23rd 2003.
‘The Past and Future of Irish Nationalism’, Re-imagining Ireland Conference, University of Virginia, May 11th 2003.
‘Partition’, Political Science department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1 2003.
‘Multiculturalism and Consociation’, East-West Common Ground Conference, Hawaii, February 2003.
Keynote Address, The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan: 10 Years On, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, December 2002.
Keynote address, ‘Consociation’, Power-Sharing, University of Western Ontario, Canada, November 2002.
‘Five Unpopular Theses on Terrorism’, conference of the US Social Science Research Council and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Amsterdam, June 17-18 2002.
Participant in ‘Conference on the NI Peace Process’, US Dept. of State & National Intelligence Council, Meridian International Center, Washington D.C., April 22 2002.
Elie Kedourie’s Nationalism: Lamentations for Lost Empires and Assaulting Heresy, paper presented at the international colloquium, National Identities and National Movements in European History, Universities of Ghent-Leuven, March 16-18, 2002, and presented at the American Political Science Association Conference, Boston, Sept. 2002.
Co-organizer of a joint conference of the Solomon Asch Center, the American Psychological Association and the FBI National Academy, ‘Countering Terrorism: Integrating Theory and Practice’, Quantico, Virginia, USA, Feb 28th 2002.
‘Partition’, Paper presented at a Conference on Partition, University of Notre Dame, December 2001.
Human Rights in a Consociational, Confederal and Double Protection System, SDLP Conference on Human Rights, Belfast, February 28 2001.