Conferences

  • 2016. "The Influence of Interethnic Contact on Social Cohesion in 20 European Countries." Australian Political Studies Association (AuPSA) annual meeting, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, September 26-28.
  • 2016. "State Recognition, Legitimacy, and Tolerance: Muslim Immigrants in the Europe." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 7-10. Council of European Studies (CES) annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14-17.
  • 2016. "Dimensions of Religiosity: A Multilevel Analysis of Social Trust, Political Trust, and Outgroup Prejudice in 70 Countries." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 7-10.
  • 2015. "Outgroup Prejudice from an Evolutionary Perspective: Survey Evidence from Europe." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 16-19. Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES) annual meeting, University of Missouri, Columbia, May 27-30.
  • 2015. "Accommodation of Islam (AOI) Index." Western Political Science Association (WPSA) annual meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2-4. Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 16-19.
  • 2014. "The Policy Components of Citizenship Regimes: The Multiculturalist Citizenship Policies and the Muslim Minorities in the West." WZB Berlin Social Science Center, international conference on the "Causes and consequences of immigration and citizenship policies". Berlin, Germany, June 26-27.
  • 2014. "Islamophobia: Western Europe and Canada." International Studies Association (ISA) annual meeting, Toronto, Ontario, March 26-29.
  • 2013. "Anti-Muslim Sentiments in the West: A Comparative, Multilevel Analysis." Center for Race & Gender Studies annual international conference on the study of Islamophobia. University of California, Berkeley, April 18-19.
  • 2011. "Political Legacies and Minority Integration." Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) annual meeting, Washington, D.C., December 1-4.
  • 2011. "Comparing Consolidated Democracies: State Policies Toward Muslim Minorities in the West." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March 31 - April 3. Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, Columbia University, New York, April 14-16. American Political Science Association (APSA) annual meeting, Seattle, Washington, September 1-4.
  • 2010. "The Ban on the Veil as an Islamic Identity-Constitutive Measure in Turkey." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 22-25. International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) annual meeting, San Francisco, California, July 7-10.
  • 2010. "The Meanings Attached to the Veil: An Interpretive Inquiry into the Islamic Hijab in the Writings of Fatma K. Barbarosoğlu and Cihan Aktaş." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 22-25.
  • 2010. "Inter-War Period Nationalism: An Obstacle to Turkey's E.U. Bid?" International Studies Association (ISA) annual meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 17-20.
  • 2009. "The Changeless Nature of Secularist Nationalism in Turkey: A Comparative Study." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2-5.


Workshops and Symposiums

  • 2015. "State Recognition, Legitimacy, and Tolerance: Muslims in the West." Paper presented at the workshop titled Religion and the Political Participation and Mobilization of Immigrant Groups: A Transatlantic Perspective organized by the Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM), University of Liège, Belgium, May 11.
  • 2015. "The Evolution of Textbooks in Turkey: More Democratic, but Still Denialist." Paper presented at the symposium titled December to Varkiza: Memory, Political Discourse, and the Greek Civil War organized by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, February 20.


Other Activities

  • Chair. 2016. "Prejudice and Ethnic and Religious Minorities," panel at the Australian Political Studies Association (AuPSA) annual meeting, Sydney, Australia.
  • Chair. 2016. "Accommodating Religious Practice in Secular Europe," panel at the Council of European Studies (CES) annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Discussant. 2016. "Innovations in Political Psychology," panel at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Chair. 2015. "The One about Psychological Responses to Economic Conditions," panel at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Discussant. 2014. "The Institutionalization and Transformation of Citizenship Regimes in Fifteen Post-Soviet States, 1990-2013," paper at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, international conference on the "Causes and Consequences of Immigration and Citizenship Policies", Berlin, Germany.
  • Discussant. 2012. "Kurdish Politics," panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Organizer. 2012. "Explaining Genocide and Its Aftermath," panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Chair. 2012. "Remembering the Population Exchange" panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Chair. 2011. "The Politics of European Integration in the Middle East," panel at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) annual meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Discussant. 2011. "Civic National Culture and Human Rights Policies," panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Discussant. 2010. "Representations of Culture and Nation," panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Chair. 2010. "Measuring Identity," panel at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) annual meeting, New York.
  • Chair. 2009. "Kemalism and its Legacy," panel at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.