Conference papers and talks
Planning White Europe, Glasgow University, Sociology Seminar Series, November 2019.
Intersectionalizing Urban Planning: Whiteness and Masculinity in a Middle-class European Neighbourhood, ISA-RC21 Conference, New Delhi, September 2019.
Securi(tizi)ng Diversity: Planning, Affect and Blackness in Berlin, BSA Annual Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, April 2019. Also presented at
- Urban societies of migration across Europe: Scopes and limits of the postmigrant perspective, Leibniz Institut für Länderkunde, May 2019 .
Where has Politics Gone? The Left, Urban Marginality and Informality in Western Europe, ISA-RC21 Conference, University of Leeds, September 2017.
Racism and the City: Neoliberalism and (Post)colonial Urbanities, SAVVY CONTEMPORARY, Berlin, May 2017 (With Noa Ha).
Embedding Ethnographic Comparison, International Sociological Association World Forum, University of Vienna, July 2016.
Racial Inequalities in Continental Europe: Expanding Diversity, International Sociological Association World Forum, University of Vienna, July 2016. Also presented at
- EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, AUGUST 2017.
- BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE, ASTON UNIVERSITY, BIRMINGHAM, SEPTEMBER 2016.
- "DIVERSITY ENCOUNTERS" CONFERENCE, HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY, BERLIN, MAY 2016.
Roma Camps as Urban Arrival Infrastructures, Workshop: 'Urban Arrival Infrastructures', University of Brussels, December 2015.
Race as governance logic: a genealogy of the camps for Roma in Italy and France, COMPAS Work in Progress Seminars, Oxford University, October 2014.
Racial Cities: Governance and the Spatial Segregation of Roma in Europe. (Public Lecture), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, July 2014.
The curious absence of 'racial domination' in continental urban Europe. 'International Symposium on Black Europe', IIRE - International Institute for Research and Education, Amsterdam, June 2014.
Racial cities: The formation and governance of stigmatized 'Gypsy areas' in urban Europe, Central European University Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest, April 2014.
Crystallizing Race into Socio-spatial Configurations: Urban Camps for Roma in Italy and France (Public lecture), Central European University Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest, January 2014.
What's inside the ethnic lens? Incorporating slum-dwelling migrants in Turin, ISA-RC21 Annual Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin, August 2013.
The formation of Romani urban areas in Western Europe, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, London, April 2013.
Comparing Stigma? An experiment in ethnographic imagination', 'Apples and Oranges. Practicing Comparison'. Goldsmith University of London, September 2012.
The Politics of Governing Roma in Europe: The case of Italy, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol, November 2011
Core margins: The making of campi nomadi and villages d'insertions in comparative perspective, 'Respect and Tolerance in Europe. Comparative Perspectives'. University of Nicosia, July 2011.
On Making Otherness(es): Roma and Everyday Life. Association for the Studies of Nationalities World Convention, Columbia University, April 2010.
Everyday Nationalism as neo-Localism. The 'Gypsy problem' in Italy from a comparative perspective in migration and national contexts. ASEN Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, London School of Economics, April 2010
Everyday nationalist exclusion: Constructing a Roma neighbourhood in a Transylvanian town, Association for the Studies of Nationalities World Convention, Columbia University, April 2009.