2018, “Decentering an ‘Established Narrative’ on Iqbal’s Intellectual Evolution”, paper presented at ‘On the Legacy of Muhammad Iqbal‘ panel organized by Istanbul Think-House & International Graduate Students Initiative, Istanbul, Turkey, March 1, 2018.

2017, “Overcoming Nihilism Through Sufism: Muhammad Iqbal and His Philosophy”, Alliance of Civilizations Institute, Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 22, 2017.

You can read a Turkish summary of the talk written by one of the participants here, or download it from here.

Or, you can listen to the talk in English in the video below.



2017, “Nihilizmi Sufizm İle Aşmak: Muhammed İkbal ve Felsefesi, Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı, İstanbul, Türkiye, Ocak 28, 2017.

You can read a Turkish summary of the talk here.




2017, “Nihilizmi Sufizm İle Aşmak: Muhammed İkbal ve Felsefesi, İstanbul Düşünce Evi – İDE, İstanbul, Türkiye, Ocak 18, 2017.



2016, “New Horizons in Political Theory: Introducing Comparative Political Theory as a New Method and Approach”, Istanbul Medeniyet University,Istanbul, Turkey, October 31, 2016.

2013, “Through the Foreign Minister’s Eyes: Turkey – EU (Europe) Relations”, Brännpunkt Europa, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden, February 7, 2013.

2013, “History in Turkey’s Foreign Policy Discourse: An Analysis on Foreign Policy Statements and Strategic Depth”, Political Science Department, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, January 30, 2013.

2010,The Uses and Abuses of History in the Making of Turkish Foreign Policy: AK Party Period“, 3rd ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, Ireland, August 30 – September 1, 2010.

2010, “History in the Turkish Foreign Policy Discourse: AK Party Period”, Bosphorus University, Political Science Graduate Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, April 1-3, 2010.

2009, “Counter-Hegemonic Discourse in the UN Security Council Reform Debates: A Neo-Gramscian Analysis”, 5th Central European University (CEU) Graduate Conference, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, June 19-21, 2009.

2008, “Conservative Politics & Liberal Intellectuals Alliance: A Gramscian Analysis”, Turkish Political Science Association, Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 1, 2008.

2006, “New World Order and New Arrangements in International Organizations: The Necessity of a Reform in the United Nations Security Council”, Order and Disorder in a Changing World, American School of International Relations and Diplomacy, Paris, France, June 19-20, 2006.

2004, “The Transformation of the Nation-State in the Process of Globalization: The Example of European Union as a Supra-National Organization”, Global Stability and EU Enlargement Process, Aegean University, Izmir, Turkey, May 05-07, 2004.

2004, “Post-Cold War Period and the Transformation of Foreign Policy in Turkey: The Case of Justice and Development Party”, Current Issues in Political Science, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, March 31-April 02, 2004.