“Conflict Prevention on Both Sides of the Atlantic”, Subcommittee on Civilian Crisis Prevention and Integrated Conflict Management in the German Bundestag, German Embassy, Washington, DC, USA — 2011

Conference Presentations (Selected)

“From Negotiation Avoidance to Negotiation Willingness: Enhancing Ripeness in the Middle East Conflict”, Bridging the Academic / Policy Divide, ISA ISSS-ISAC Joint Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA — 2013

“Drug markets, security and foreign aid”, Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement seminar, International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) / Chatham House / International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Chatham House, London, UK — 2013

“Considerations for an Engagement with Armed Groups” (online), Specialized Training on Gender in Humanitarian Action (ATHA) / Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA — 2012

“Breaking the Deadlock in the Middle East Peace Process” (organizer), Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, USA — 2012

“Engaging Armed Groups. Options and Strategies” (online), Humanitarian Assistance 9: Peace Building and Humanitarian Engagement, Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA — 2012

“The Effects of Exile Rebel Leadership in Civil War”, Third Convention of the International Politics Section of the German Association for Political Science, LMU Munich, Germany — 2011

“Opportunities and Limits of Engaging Non-State Armed Groups“, FCO-LSE Workshop, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, UK — 2010

Invited Talks

with Stephanie Fischer, “Peer Reviews and Alternative Assessments. Addressing Feedback Challenges in an Online or Remote Environment”, NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy— 2020

“Non-State Actors in World Politics” (German) as part of a seminar on International Relations at the Federal Academy of Public Administration of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Berlin, Germany — 2009

“Civil Society Actors in Development Cooperation” (German), Cusanuswerk Conference on New Actors in Development Cooperation, Mainz, Germany — 2008


(2013) with Benoît Gomis, “Narco Wars: Part 2”, in: intersec – The Journal of     International Security, March 2013: 14-16.

(2013) with Benoît Gomis, “Narco Wars: Part 1”, in: intersec – The Journal of International Security, February 2013: 20-22.