November 2018 -- BISA Workshop: External influences in South-East Europe, University of Liverpool, UK. "Telling the story they want to hear: External influences on artists in Moldova"
June 2018 -- Symposium on '1968 | 2018 Protest, Performance and the Public Sphere', University of Warwick, UK. “I am not afraid of them”: Anatol Matasaru’s use of art as protest"
May 2018 -- Aeuropaeum Graduate Workshop, University of Oxford and Maison Française d' Oxford, UK. “I am not afraid of them”: Anatol Matasaru’s use of art as protest"
April 2018 -- ISA Annual Convention, International Studies Association, San Francisco, USA. "Explaining Why Artists Produce Representations of War: The Transnistrian Conflict in Theatre"
April 2017 -- PSA Annual International Conference, Political Studies Association, Glasgow, UK. "'Conservative’ art in post-Soviet states: three types of dissent"
December 2016 -- Institut français d'Ecosse, Edinburgh, UK. Presented paper entitled "Engaged Artists in Post-Soviet Moldova: Notes from the Field"
April 2016 -- Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Presented paper entitled "Engaged Artists in Post-Soviet Moldova: Notes from the Field"
March 2015 -- BISA PGN 3rd Annual Conference, Kings College London, London, U.K.
Co-presented paper (with Vladimir Rauta) entitled "When the Black Sea Freezes: A Regional Assessment of the Transnistrian Crisis"
September 2014 -- ECPR General Conference 2014, Glasgow, U.K.
Presented paper entitled "Artistic Witnessing in Moldova"
July 2014 -- ISPP Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy
Presented poster entitled "Engaged Artists in Moldova: Explaining their Political Vocation"
July 2014 -- Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece
Course on Conflict and Political Violence
€500 Olympia bursary
June 2014 -- 10th CEEISA Convention at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Co-presented (with Olivier Lewis) paper entitled "Moldova's (Dis)integration: Russia, the European Union and the Transnistrian Conflict"