“The End of Ideology and the Third World” paper for a conference titled, “Inventing the Third World: In Search of Freedom in the Global South, 1947-1979” South Asian Studies Program & Fung Global Fellows Program at Princeton University, Feb 28-29, 2020.
“Political Theology and Polytheism: Jan Assmann’s Critique of Carl Schmitt,” Paper for “Global Carl Schmitt” conference, Cambridge University, November 12, 2019.
“Is There an Alternative to Religious Freedom,” Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom, October 3, 2019.
“Religious Freedom and the Cold War,” Hawaii Pacific University, March 20, 2019.
“The Origins of the End of Ideology Debate: An Alternative History” Global Intellectual History Seminar, University of Amsterdam & Utrecht University, March 12, 2019.
“The Origins of the End of Ideology Debate: An Alternative History” Oxford Political Thought Seminar, March 8, 2019
“From The End of Ideology to the End of History: The Strange Revival of a Discredited Idea“, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (seminar: Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War), March 7, 2019.
“Populism and the Contemporary Human Condition” University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, February 14, 2019
“Realism, Liberal Internationalism, History: Conceiving a New Research Agenda,” Workshop: Duke University Center for International and Global Studies, February 8-9, 2019
“Religious Diversity and the Secular University: Seminar on Historiography” CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), Cambridge University, January 17-18, 2019.
“Between Isolationism and Détente: Raymond Aron’s Critique of Kissinger and Kennan” International Security Studies, Yale University, December 4, 2018.
“Franco-American Ideas and the Making of Postwar Industrial Society” Panel participant Society for US Intellectual History annual conference, Chicago, November 8-11, 2018
Special seminar (with Daniel Bessner and Martin Woessner), Intellectual History Group at University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 6-7, 2018.
“Raymond Aron, Liberalism, and the Question of Antisemitism,” Tocqueville Lectureship Series, Indiana University, October, 29.
The Many Faces of Liberalism, CUNY Graduate School. Participant for panel on “Religious Freedom as Liberal Right,” October 2, 2018
“Post-Secularism: Origins and Future” Humboldt University , July 11, 2018.
“The Neoconservative Moment in France: Raymond Aron and the United States”, Freie Universität Berlin, July 10, 2018.
“The Crises of Secularism Since 1989: A Global Perspective” Keynote address: Global History Graduate Student Conference: İstanbul Şehir University, June 23, 2018
“Populism: Perils and Promises” Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum, June 19, 2018
“Trump and a New American Grand Strategy?” Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum, June 18, 2018.
“Raymond Aron and the French Origins of Neoconservatism” Political Thought and Intellectual History Seminar, Cambridge University, May 29, 2018.
“Understanding Post-Secularism in a Populist Age” Universidad de Granada May 16, 2018
“American Decline and the end of the Bipolar World Order: Raymond Aron’s Neoconservative turn of the 1970s.” Center for European Studies University of North Carolina, April 17, 2018
“The Crises of Secularism Since 1989” Religious Studies Department at Fordham University, April 10, 2018.
“Raymond Aron and the French Origins of Neoliberalism” 20th Century Seminar, Johns Hopkins University, April 4, 2018
“Raymond Aron, Jimmy Carter and the Neoconservative Origins of the Critique of International Human Rights” Centre de Theorie Politique Université Libre de Bruxelles, March 21, 2018
“On The Limitations of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Black Atheism for a Politics of Liberation”, American University of Paris, March 19, 2018
“Raymond Aron, Jimmy Carter and the Neoconservative Origins of the Critique of International Human Rights” March 13, 2018 Cambridge University, Department of Politics and International Studies
“The Intellectual Evolution of Stanley Hoffmann’s Relationship with Raymond Aron” February 20, 2018, Center for European Studies Harvard
“The Study of Political Theology in the Age of Trump” Political Theology Network Inaugural Conference, Emory University, February 16, 2018
“Raymond Aron, Liberalism, and the Question of Antisemitism” Yale University French Department, February 14, 2018
“The Protestant Reformation 500 Years After Luther” A conversation with Michelle Sanchez and Zachary Davis, Harvard Divinity School/Ministry of Ideas Podcast, November 16, 2017
“Exclusion Versus Exploitation: On the Crisis of Liberalism in the Age of Trump” invited talk at City College (New York) Political Society, November 9, 2017
“The Return of Anti-Protestantism: the Catholic Origins of Religious Freedom’s New Critics on the Left” invited talk at Appalachian State University, November 2, 2017
“Anti-Protestantism and its Contemporary Legacy” invited talk for Religions and Public Life at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University, November 1, 2017
“Raymond Aron’s Critique of American Modernization Theory” invited talk for conference, “R. Aron au XXIe siècle,” EHESS, June 22-23, 2017
“A Global Conservative Christian Revolution” invited talk, Jackson School of Government at the University of Washington, May 23, 2017
“The Intellectual Origins of Stanley Hoffmann’s Critique of Hans Morgenthau’s Political Realism” conference paper for “Raymond Aron Beyond the Hexagon” hosted by the Center for Critical Democratic Studies at the American University of Paris, May 5, 2017
“Do Religious Freedom Laws presuppose a Protestant definition of Religion?” Conference on the Five Hundred Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, City University of New York, May 3, 2017
“Are we Experiencing a Global Conservative Christian Revolution?” Invited talk at UC Santa Barbara, April 25, 2017
Concluding Remarks for “What Comes after the Critique of Secularism” workshop, UC Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, April 10, 2017
“Religious Realignments in the Age of Trump” Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, Feb 22, 2017
“The Theological Origins of Claude Lefort’s Conception of Democracy” Vernacular Theologies Conference, UC Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, February 16-17, 2017
“A Different Take on French Liberalism: Raymond Aron, Jimmy Carter and the Neo-conservative Origins of the Critique of International Human Rights” Bay Area Consortium for the History of Ideas in America, February 5, 2017
“The End of Ideology: An Alternative History” UC Berkeley Intellectual History and Theory Working Group, January 26, 2017
“Raymond Aron and American Modernization Theory” Fondation Maison Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, May 30, 2016
“Raymond Aron, Decolonization and Development” School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations at the Central European University Budapest, April 6, 2016
“Foucault and the neo-liberalism Debate: On the Limitations of a Contextualist approach,” Foucault and Neoliberalism Conference, Center for Democratic Studies at the American University of Paris, March 25-26, 2016
“Religious Freedom and its New Critics” Religion and Politics Working Group, European University Institute, Florence Italy, Feb 8, 2016
“Raymond Aron and the 1955 Congress for Cultural Freedom Conference in Milan”, London School of Economics, January 2016
“The End of Ideology and the 1955 Milan Congress for Cultural Freedom” Sciences Po’s Cold Warriors Conference, November 26-27.
“Religion and the Left since 9/11”, forthcoming paper for Yale Law School’s Law and Religion conference, November 6-7, 2015.
“Political Decisionism in the work of Raymond Aron and Friedrich Hayek” Political Decisionism seminar hosted at NYU’s Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, October 16-17, 2015
“Liberal Dictatorship: Raymond Aron’s Critique of Friedrich Hayek’s Concept of Liberty”, Cold War Conference hosted at the Società Geografica Italiana in Rome, September 17-18, 2015
“Three Rival Critiques of Theological Genealogy” Cambridge University May, 25, 2015
“Raymond Aron’s critique of Hans Morgenthau’s Political Realism”, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, June 9, 2015
“Inverse Marxism: Raymond Aron’s Critique of Friedrich Hayek’s Neoliberalism”, Society for French Historical Studies, April 18, 2015
“Three Rival Critiques of Theological Genealogy” Towards a Critique of Secularism Conference, KU Leuven, December 11, 2014
“Raymond Aron et la critique des idéologies”, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, November 18, 2014
“Raymond Aron, Decisionism and the Origins of Rational Choice Theory”, Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique, May 20, 2014
“Julien Freund and the Robert Hepp Controversy”, University of London Institute Paris, December 7, 2013
“Jan Assmann and the Theologization of the Political”, New School for Social Research, April 9, 2010