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I’ve delivered talks at 200+ events across countries like Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Turkey, UK and USA at universities including Amsterdam, Arizona State, Boston, Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Georgia State, Groningen, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, King’s College London, KU Leuven, Lund, LUISS, Manchester, Oslo, Oxford, Sciences Po Paris, UCD, UConn, Uppsala, Vanderbilt and Yale among many others and venues like Carlsberg Akademi, Durham Book Fair, the Edinburgh Fringe, Institute for Public Policy Research-North, Northern Stage, Sunderland Civic Centre and the Houses of Parliament. Note: this is a list of academic talks and it does not include speaking engagements with television or radio.
Selected speaking engagements:
2017 Invited speaker, Department of Philosophy, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland.
12 October 2017 Invited speaker, Department of Philosophy, Durham University, UK.
8 October 2017 Keynote speaker, On Becoming British, Durham Book Festival, UK.
5-8 September 2017 Speaking on the varieties of natural law theories, Society of Legal Scholars annual conference, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
27 July 2017 Invited speaker, UK immigration, Show Racism the Red Card, Unison Northern Headquarters, UK.
19 June 2017 Invited speaker for Refugee Week, Newcastle: City of Sanctuary, Newcastle City Library, UK.
6 June 2017 Keynote speaker, Durham University Alumni Event on UK’s General Election 2017, London Marriott County Hall, UK.
26 April 2017 US book launch and book signing, R J Julia Booksellers, Connecticut, USA. Recent authors at R J Julia include Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Julie Andrews.
24 April 2017 Invited speaker, Rethinking Just War, Center for Global Ethics and Politics & Social and Political Theory Working Group, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA.
19 April 2017 Arizona State University Distinguished Alumnus Public Lecture receiving Distinguished Alumnus Award from School of Politics and Global Studies, Can we test for citizenship? Lessons in what not to do, Arizona State University, USA.
18 April 2017 Invited speaker, What are our obligations to the global poor? School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University, USA.
6 April 2017 Gave evidence on immigration and integration to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration, Westminster, UK.
24 March 2017 Invited speaker, Labour’s immigration policy, Sedgefield Labour Party, UK
15 March 2017 Raising Profile, Durham Law School, UK.
8 February 2017 Invited speaker, Unaccompanied Child Migrants, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees, Houses of Parliament, UK.
1 February 2017 Invited speaker, What should be Labour’s immigration policy?, St Nicholas and Gilesgate Labour Party, Durham, UK.
16 January 2017 Invited speaker, Labour’s immigration policy – what should it be?, Newcastle North Labour Party, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
30 October 2016 Invited speaker, ‘How to talk about immigration’, Unison Ambassadors Group, Show Racism the Red Card, Unison Northern Region Headquarters, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
27 September 2016 Invited panellist, ‘Immigration after the EU Referendum: get it right or risk irrelevance?’, Policy Network & Barrow Cadbury Fund panel, Labour Party annual conference fringe, Liverpool, UK. Panel included Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future), Rachel Reeves MP, Tim Roache (General Secretary, GMB) and chaired by Sonia Sodha (Chief Leader Writer, The Observer).
5 September 2016 Paper on problems with Ronald Dworkin’s legal principles, Society of Legal Scholars annual conference, University of Oxford, UK.
29 August 2016 Invited speaker, The Theory and Practice of Punishment East and West, City University of Hong Kong, China.
27 July 2016 Invited speaker, The “Brexit” Campaign: The 2016 Referendum on UK Membership of the European Union one-day workshop, part of the International Association for Media Communication Research (IAMCR), University of Leicester, UK.
26 July 2016 Invited speaker, Show Racism the Red Card, North Shields, UK.
5 July 2016 Invited speaker, Border Security Aspects of International Security, International Centre for Parliamentary Studies, Westminster, UK.
- Former contributors to programme include British Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron MP, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Sir Richard Branson.
20 June 2016 Invited speaker, Is There Life in the UK Citizenship Test? Café Culture, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
16 June 2016 Invited speaker, EU Referendum Debate, St Chad’s College, Durham University, UK.
14 June 2016 Invited speaker, Britishness workshop, Ustinov College, Durham University, UK.
6 June 2016 Invited speaker for debate on capital punishment, Durham Union Society, Durham University, UK. Other speakers are Robert Buckland MP, Peter Hitchens and Gloria Laycock.
4 June 2016 Invited speaker, Should the British citizenship test be a barrier or a bridge? TEDx Durham University, UK.
12 May 2016 Invited speaker, On the EU Referendum & possible impact on trade from US Presidential elections, International Trade Committee, North East Chamber of Commerce, Durham County Cricket Club, Chester-Le-Street, UK.
29-30 March 2016 Invited speaker, ‘Becoming British – UK Citizenship Examined’, Ville et Migrations (Cities and Migration) conference, Sciences Po-Paris / University of Sorbonne – Paris / College des Bernardins, Paris, France.
11-12 March 2016 Keynote speaker, ‘Punitive Restoration’, ‘Policing and Prisons’, 6th Annual Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy, Bowling Green State University, USA.
1 March 2016 Invited speaker, How is the death penalty justified?, Amicus/Amnesty International Society of Durham University, UK.
29 February 2016 Invited speaker, ‘Becoming British’, Durham University Philosophy, Politics and Economics Society, Durham University, UK.
18-19 February 2016 Invited speaker, on political philosophers and the media, ‘Normative Interventions’ conference on relation between political theory and political practice, University College London, UK.
27 January 2016 Invited speaker, ‘Punitive Restoration’, Legal and Political Theory Seminar, University College London, UK.
13 January 2016 Invited speaker, ‘Punitive Restoration’, Social Futures Institute public lecture, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK.
12 January 2016 Invited panellist, Immigration, Stockton area Labour Party, Stockton, UK.
19 November 2015 Invited speaker, Harvard Political Theory Colloquium, Harvard University, USA.
17 November 2015 Invited speaker, Philosophy Department, Suffolk University, Boston, USA.
16 November 2015 Invited speaker, Philosophy Department, Vanderbilt University, USA.
10-12 November 2015 Invited speaker, School of Global Politics, Arizona State University, USA.
2 November 2015 Invited speaker, Department of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
20 October 2015 Invited speaker, Durham European Law Institute & Human Rights Centre Joint Roundtable on the Refugee Crisis, Durham University, UK.
14 October 2015 Invited speaker, ‘Testing Citizenship’, Immigration, Democracy and Justice Workshop, DIReCT, University of Milan, Italy.
13 October 2015 Invited speaker, Author meets critics roundtable on Thom Brooks & Martha C. Nussbaum (eds), Rawls’s Political Liberalism, Politeia, University of Milan, Italy.
4-5 September 2015 Invited speaker, Global Justice: New Directions in Research and Advocacy conference, Ghent University, Belgium.
2 September 2015 Paper on ‘good citizenship’ rules for permanent residency and citizenship in the UK, Society of Legal Scholars conference, University of York, UK.
14 June 2015 Invited speaker, Magna Carta and the changing face of revolt Liberteas exhibition, St Chad’s College, Durham, UK.
8 June 2015 Invited speaker, Newcastle Constituency Labour Party – Jesmond Branch, UK.
28-29 May 2015 Invited speaker, Global Justice workshop, University of Oslo, Norway.
18 May 2015 Invited speaker, Magna Carta symposium, Centre for Global Constitutionalism, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, UK.
30 April 2015 Invited seminar speaker, University of Chester, UK.
15 April 2015 “Why Hegel Matters” -Public Lecture, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK.
9 April 2015 Author meets critics conference on Punishment
9 April 2015 Invited seminar speaker, LUISS, Rome, Italy.
26 March 2015 Invited keynote speaker, Hegel and Theology Conference, University of Manchester, UK.
25 March 2015 The Impact of Political Theory Roundtable, Houses of Parliament, UK.
5 February 2015 “Punitive Restoration” – Invited seminar speaker, All Souls Criminology Seminar, All Souls College, Oxford, UK.