Public Engagement

Guest Speaker, ‘Gender Sidestreaming: Explaining gender mainstreaming in national militaries and international peacekeeping’. Dutch United Nations Student Association, Groningen University Chapter, 19 April 2021.

Speaker, ‘Breaking Barriers: Women in Peacekeeping’. United Nations Action For Peacekeeping (A4P). Hosted by A4P WPS Champions Ireland, Germany, South Africa and Bangladesh and Namibia, Webinar, 8 March 2021.

Moderator & Discussant, ‘Women and Strategic Affairs: A singular voice?’.  Embassy of France to the Netherlands, 8 March 2021

Moderator & Discussant, The Challenges for Female Peacekeepers in the Field, Webinar, Dutch Peacekeeping Network, 25 November 2020.

Panel Co-Chair, 1325 20 Years On: The Evolution of the Women Peace and Security Agenda, Public Webinar, Women in International Security Netherlands (WIIS-NL), International Centre for Counter Terrorism (ICCT), and Chair of UN Studies in Peace and Justice, 11 November 2020.

Speaker, The Challenges to the Women Peace and Security Agenda in the COVID Era, Public Webinar, British Embassy in the Netherlands, The Hague, 5 November 2020.

Panel Chair, ‘Gender Inclusive Foreign Policy’, Public Round Table Event, with Ambassadors for Yemen, UAE and Palestine, Women Ambassadors Group in The Hague and Leiden University, 6 March 2020.

Moderator, ‘Safer Field Research in the Middle East and North Africa’, Public Seminar, Leiden University Centre for Islam in Society (LUCIS), Leiden University, 5 March 2020.

Speaker, ‘Area Studies and IR: Incompatible Roommates?’, Public Round Table Event, Global IR and Regional Worlds, Leiden University, 6 February 2019.

Speaker, ‘Credibility and Local Cooperation in Peacekeeping’, Public Seminar, Diplomacy & Global Affairs Speaker Series, Leiden University, 18 October 2018.

Speaker, ‘Mission Impossible: Building Credibility in the Middle East’, Seminar, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), UNIFIL Base, Naqoura, South Lebanon, 5 December 2016.

Speaker, ‘Islam from the Inside: The dilemmas facing Australian-born Muslim Converts’, Public Seminar, Australia in the Age of Terror: Responding to the Threat, National Security College, Australian National University, 27 September 2016.

‘Peacekeeping in Lebanon’, Seminar, Canberra Girls Grammar School, 25 August 2016.

Speaker, ‘Qualitative Research on the Edge’, Public Seminar, The Qualitative Research Network, Australian National University, 16 August 2016.

Speaker, ‘Lebanon and Regional Security Threats’, Public Seminar, University of the Third Age, Canberra, 2 August 2016.

Speaker ‘Peacebuilding in Lebanon’, Government Seminar on Political Islam, Australian National University, 14 July 2016.

Speaker, ‘Women & The Veil’, Public Seminar, ANU International Relations Society, Australian National University, 27 April 2016.