Mare Omnium: A Shared Approach to Mediterranean Security. Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI). 3 December 2020:

Book Talk.  The Origins of the Syrian Conflict: Climate Change and Human Security. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Middle East Centre. November 2020:

Undercurrents: Water Weaponization in Syria, and Mental Health in Politics. Chatham House. 15 October 2020:

Reducing the Risks of Climate-Related Water Conflicts, World Water Week. Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). 28 August 2020:

Washington, DC. Webinar/Panel on Climate Change, Conflict and Water Politics in the Arab World. Arab Center Washington (ACW). 8 July 2020:

Project SEPAD (Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianization) – SEPADPOD – Richardson Institute, Lancaster University – 9 July 2020:

Washington, DC. Babel Podcast on the relationship between climate change and human insecurity- Center for Strategic and International Security (CSIS), June 2nd 2020:

Washington, DC: Physical Destruction and Prospects for Reconstruction: A Middle East Perspective. Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. 10 February 2016:

Beirut, Lebanon: The Governance of Transformation in the Arab Region: Strengthening Peace Enablers. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA), 2 December 2015:

New-York, NY: Transnational Militant Movements and the Arab Region. Carnegie Corporation. 2 October 2015:

Denver University, Center for Middle East Studies. Panel on “Sectarianization: ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the Future of the Middle East” (with Steve Heydemann and Joshua Landis). 1 October 2014:

Deauville, France: Has the Arab Spring become a Desert Storm? Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society- Global Meeting. 10-12 October 2012:

New-York, NY: Colloquium on Implications of the Arab Uprisings. Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). 29-30 March 2012:

The Conflict in Syria. Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Princeton, NJ. 7 February 2012.