“Post-war human rights work in El Salvador,” Post-war politics and human rights: Life and work of Ralph Sprenkels (09.03.69-14.9.19), Utrecht University, Netherlands, 27 March, 2019 (cancelled due to COVID-19).
“Imagining Otherwise in Sonora,” Depth of Field, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany, 22-24 July, 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19).
“Mattering Stories,” Stories that Matter: Exploring (re)presentation and communication of hydro-social research, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Cologne, Germany, 27 September, 2019.
“Digital Storytelling as Engaged Research Practice: Visual Anthropology in Governmental, University and Community Contexts,” The Art of Scientific Storytelling Conference, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Switzerland, 14 January, 2019.
“Reflective Practice through Audiovisual Montage,” International Summer School, University of Zürich, Switzerland, 17 July 2019.
“Designing for Collaboration,” Flucht und Migration Panel, MA Design, Design & Kunst, Hochschule Luzern, May 1, 2019.
“Digital Storytelling as Engaged Research: Visual Anthropology in Governmental, University and Community Contexts,” The Art of Scientific Storytelling Conference, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, January 14, 2019.
“‘Where are the ‘Happy’ Stories? Migrant Representations of Ireland,” Nordic Summer University, Faro, Sweden, August 3, 2018.
“Whose Story is it? Introduction to methods of ethnographic filmmaking,” Ethnocineca Film Workshop, Vienna, Austria, April 6, 2018.
“First Person Plural: Short Films by University of Bern Anthropology Students,” Reitschule, Bern, Switzerland, March 15, 2018.
“Thinking through audiovisual inquiry.” Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland, November 6, 2017.
‘Radical forms, engagements, and ideas: The ethnographic in the documentary,’ Ethnocineca Film Workshop, Vienna, Austria, March 31, 2017.
“Co-creative documentary and the politics of listening,” Hobby Center for Public Policy, Department of English, University Houston, USA, October 18, 2016.
“Participatory research through media ethnography: Co-Creative Documentary,” Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, January 28, 2016.
“The Sense of Listening: Disrupting Asylum Narratives,” Annual Conference of the Swiss Ethnological Society, Nov. 12-15, 2015, University of Bern, Switzerland.
“Are we listening yet? Participatory knowledge production through media practice,” Voices of Change: Storywork in Activism, Education and Public Service, September 25-27, 2015, Amherst, MA., USA.
“The Visual Worlds of Stories,” Digital Storytelling Festival, June 16, 2013, Cardiff, Wales.
“Beyond the Story Circle: Getting Your Voice Heard?” Create, Act, Change: 5th International Digital Storytelling Conference, May 8-10, 2013, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
“Thinking through Images,” European Network for Knowledge Diffusion on Digital Storytelling, March 4-8, 2013, Malta.
“Ethical Borders and Crossings: Critical Mediations in Participatory Research Practices Engaging with Film, Photography, and Digital Storytelling,” American Anthropological Association Meetings, November 14-18, 2012, San Francisco, USA. (Panel Organizer).
“On the Borders of Listening: Visualizing Voice and Implicating Practice in Collaborative, Multimedia Ethnography,” American Anthropological Association Meetings, November 16, 2012, San Francisco, USA.
“Thinking through Image and Voice — Participatory Visual Ethnography with Migrants in Ireland,” October 10, 2012, University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland.
“Un Retrato Audio-visual del Asilo: Vivencias Construidas desde la Imagen y la Palabra,” International Oral History Association Conference, September 4-7, 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
“Visualizing Voice and Contextualizing Images: Digital Storytelling as Collaborative Inquiry,” Digital Storytelling Festival, June 7th, 2012, Cardiff, Wales.
“Encountering “Other” Stories Through Collaborative Research Practice,” Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative, May 15, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
“Social documentary, engaged listening and embodied objects: Digital storytelling with migrants in Ireland,” American Anthropological Association Meetings, November 16 – 20, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
Digital storytelling presenter and co-facilitator, Aspen Summer Words Literary Festival, June 19 – 24, 2011, Aspen Writer’s Foundation: The Aspen Institute, Aspen, USA.
“Digital storytelling as inquiry interface: Collaborative media ethnography with migrants in Ireland,” June 16, 2011, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.
“Contar desde la comunidad: Digital storytelling en Irlanda,” VIII Congreso Iberoamericano de Psicodrama, 15-21 May, 2011, La Habana, Cuba.
“Serving Sectors and Social Applications,” International Digital Storytelling Conference, June 26-27, 2009, Obidos, Portugal.
“Representing Reality Beyond Vérité: New Forms for Documentary,” Guth Gafa Documentary Film Festival, June 13, 2009, Donegal, Ireland.
“Communities of Practice and Digital Storytelling,” Living Cultures – Contemporary Ethnographies of Culture Conference, Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2009 (Paper accepted and presented in absentia).
“Narrating Migration through Digital Storytelling, Case Study: Undocumented in Ireland: Our Stories,” March 26-28, 2008, Migration Studies in Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. (Conference Co-Organizer, and Presenter).
“Digital Storytelling as Qualitative Research Method,” 28 February 2008, Trinity Race and Ethnicity MPhil Seminar, Dublin, Ireland.
“The Politics and Ethics of Digital Storytelling with Undocumented Migrants in Dublin,” 21 February 2008, European Migration and Trafficking Workshop, School of Ecumenics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
“Archival Forensics and Memory Poetics in Transitional Justice Projects: The Salvadoran Association in Search of Disappeared Children,” July 27-31, 2006, Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas, Tepoztlán, Morelos, México.
“Emergent Literacy and Language Development in Latino Children Project,” April 7-11, 2006, American Educational Review Association (AERA), San Francisco, USA.
“The Poetics of Memory: Auto-ethnography and the Salvadoran Association in Search of Disappeared Children,” March 30-April 2, 2005, Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies, Tucson, Arizona.