This is a selection of talks and presentations gave in workshops and conferences:

2017. Place, Place-Making and Population Movement: Cultural Inscriptions in Southern Georgia. Paper presented in then panel on Caucasus Studies at the occasion of 33. German Oriental Studies Conference, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, 21.09.2017.

2017. Tradition, Recht und lokale Rechtspraktiken in Georgien. Paper presented at the occasion of the lecture series „Konflikte in Gegenwart und Zukunft“, organized by the Center for Conflict Studies (CCS)  and the Interdisziplinären Seminar zu Ökologie und Zukunftssicherung (ISEM) of the Philipps-Universität Marburg, 30.01.2017.

2016. Einschreibungen in umkämpfte Räume: Religiöse Orte in Georgien. Trial lecture at the occasion of the search procedure for the position of professor for social anthropology at the University Fribourg (CH), 19.05.2016.

2015. Über Probleme zu Problemen: Mit Problembasierten Lernen zu Flüchtlingen im Südkaukasus. Paper presented in the Krisen und Konflikte in der Lehre: Neue fachdidaktische Konzepte (Convenors: Stéphane Voell and Thorsten Bonacker) on the occasion of the conference of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) in Marburg, 03.10.2015.

2015. Ein Ganz normaler Autounfall? Konfliktvermittlung zwischen traditioneller und staatlicher Rechtsprechung. Paper presented in the Department of Ethnology of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 25.06.2015.

2015. Legal Imaginaries from the Highlands: Traditional Law in Albania and Georgia. Paper presented at the conference Ethno-Cultural Diversity in the Balkans and the Caucasus at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, 02.-04.03.2015.

2014. Traditionelles Recht in Südgeorgien. Trial lecture at the occasion of the search procedure for the position of professor for Caucasus Studies at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 17.06.2014.

2012. Project on Security Systems in the Northern Caucasus. Paper presented in the workshop Sharia, Adat and the Law in Transitional Dagestan, organised by Centre for Independent Social Research CISR (St Petersburg) and the Dagestanian State University in Makhachkala (Dagestan, Russian Federation), 13-14.12.2012.

2011. Recht, Tradition, Männer: Zur heutigen Rolle des traditionellen Rechts in Georgien und Albanien. Paper presented in the „Institutskolloquium“ of the Institute of Ethnology of the University in Hamburg, 13.12.2011.

2011. A Car Accident in a Svan Village (Kvemo Kartli). Paper presented in the symposium Perceptions of the State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus: Anthropological Perspectives on Law and Politics (Convenors: Stéphane Voell, Natia Jalabadze, Lavrenti Janiashvili & Elke Kamm) in Batumi, 14-18.11.2011. This presentation has been published.

2011. Introduction into the Conference. Paper presented in the symposium Perceptions of the State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus: Anthropological Perspectives on Law and Politics (Convenors: Stéphane Voell, Natia Jalabadze, Lavrenti Janiashvili & Elke Kamm) in Batumi, 14-18.11.2011.

2011. Against Essentialism. Paper presented in the symposium Caucasus, Conflict, Culture: First Symposium on Anthropology and the Prevention of Conflicts in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia (Convenors: Stéphane Voell & Ketevan Khutsishvili) in Tbilisi, 31.10.-05.11.2011. This presentation has been published.

2011. „Tragbares Swanetien“: Ikonen und Eid im georgischen Tiefland. Paper presented in the workshop „Körperbilder und Bildkörper: Rituelle Ökologien und sakrale Landschaften im Mittelmeerraum“ (Convenors: Michaela Schäuble and Martin Zillinger) on the occasion of the conference of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) in Vienna, 14-17.09.2011.

2011. Dissussant for the Closing Discussion of the Workshop Capital Cities in Transformation: Spaces, Actors and Transfers (Organisers: Madlen Pilz & Melanie Krebs) at the Humboldt University Berlin, SFB 640, Institute for European Anthropology, 08-09.09.2011.

2011. Kulla and Koshki: Identity and Traditional Law in Albania and Georgia. Paper presented in the conference „Southeast European (Post) Modernities“ of the International Association of Southeastern European Anthropologists (InASEA) in Regensburg, 28.04.-01.05.2011.

2011. Einführung: Raus aus der Defensive! Paper presented together with Tatjana Thelen at the workshop „Raus aus der Defensive! Kritische Standortbestimmung und Zukunft der Beziehung Ethnologie – Europäische Ethnologie“ (Convenors: Stéphane Voell and Tatjana Thelen). Workshop of the Regionalgruppe Europa of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) in Marburg, 25-26.02.2011.

2011. Ehrvorstellungen im traditionellen Recht im heutigen Georgien und Albanien. Paper presented in the conference „Ehre und Schande in historischen und zeitgenössischen Diskursen (Interdisziplinären Forum)“, organised by the Elitenetzwerk Bayern in Regensburg, 28.-29. 01.2011.

2011. Berufsfeld Forschung. Paper presented at the workshop „Berufsfelder in der Forschung: Zweite Berufsfeldveranstaltung des Fachbereichs Gesellschaftswissenschaften und Philosophie, organised by the Philipps Universität Marburg, 21.01. 2011.

2010. Research on Traditional Law in Kvemo Kartli (Report on Work in Progress). Paper presented in the workshop „Traditional Law in the Republic of Georgia“ (Convenors: Stéphane Voell, Lavrenti Janiashvili, Natia Jalabadze, Elke Kamm), organised in association with the Institute of History and Ethnography (Tbilisi, Georgia) in Tbilisi, 01.10 2010.

2010. Ethnology, Ethnography or Anthropology? Lecture at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University for the students of the B.A. Ethnology, 30.09.2010.

2010. Practice of Traditional Law in Svan Villages in Kvemo Kartli. Paper presented in the workshop Law in the Caucasus: anthropological perspectives on legal practice (Convenors: Stéphane Voell and Lavrenti Janiashvili) on the occasion of the conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Maynooth, 24-27.08. 2010.

2010. Presentation of the Research Project „The Revitalisation of Traditional Law in the Republic of Georgia“. Paper presented in the conference Between Europe and the Orient; A Focus on Research and Higher Education in/on Central Asia and the Caucausus, Volkswagen-Foundation, in Tbilisi, 19-21.05.2010.

2010. Traditionelles Recht in Georgien. Paper presented together with Elke Kamm the AnthroLab, Cultural and Social Anthropology, Philipps Universität in Marburg, 04.02.2010.

2009. Aufführungen traditioneller Ordnungen in Albanien und Georgien. Paper presented in the workshop „Kontakt- und Bruchzonen in Landschaften des Mittelmeerraums“ (Convenors: Michaela Schäuble and Martin Zillinger) on the occasion of the conference of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) in Frankfurt am Main, 02.10.2009.

2009. Traditional Law in Kvemo Kartli and the Reaction of the State. Paper presented in the workshop „Traditional Law in the Republic of Georgia“. (Convenors: Stéphane Voell, Lavrenti Janiashvili, Natia Jalabadze, Elke Kamm), organised in association with the Institute of History and Ethnography (Tbilisi, Georgia) in Tbilisi, 16.09.2009.

2009. Die Revitialisierung von traditionellem Recht in Georgien: Vorstellung. Paper presented in „Marburger AnthroLab“, Cultural and Social Anthropology, Philipps University Marburg, 05.02.2009.

2008.  „… denn darum, wie um eine Achse, drehte sich fast alles andere“: Das nordalbanische Gewohnheitsrecht „Kanun“ in der albanischen Ethnologie im Sozialismus. Paper presented at the conference „Die wissenschaftliche Selbstbeschreibung der sozialistischen Gesellschaft: Soziologie und Ethnologie/Ethnografie in Ostmittel- und Südosteuropa 1945-1989“, organised by the Collegium Carolinum in Bad Wiessee (Tegernsee), 20-23.11.2008. This presentation has been published.

2005. „Das Lächeln der Töchter“: Traditionelle Clan-Strukturen und Gewohnheitsrecht im postsozialistischen Albanien. Paper presented in the University of Hamburg, on the invitation of the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft, Deutsch-Albanische Freundschaftsgesellschaft and Nebenfachstudiengang Osteuropastudien der Universität Hamburg, 21.09.2005. This presentation has been published.

2004. North Albanian Customary Law Kanun as a „Habitus“. Paper presented in the workshop „At the Heart of (Every?) Society? Reintegrating Legal Anthropology into Social Anthropology“ (Convenors: Werner Zips und Franz von Benda-Beckmann) on the occasion of the conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Vienna, 08-12.09.2004.

2003. Mediating with the Past: Nongovernmental Conflict Management Organisations in Albania. Paper presented in the workshop “Exporting Democracy? Civic Identity, Citizenship, Nationalism” (Convenor: Klaus Roth) on the occasion of the conference of the International Association for Southeast European Anthropology (InASEA) in Graz, 20-23.02.2003.

2002. The Kanun in the City: Albanian Customary Law as a Habitus and Its Persistence in the Suburb of Tirana, Bathore. Paper presented in the Max Plack Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale, 28.10.2002. This presentation has been published.

2002. The Practice of the Internet in Albania. Paper presented in the workshop „Modern Orality: Anthropological Perspectives on the Multimedial Present“ (Convenors: Ingo W. Schröder and Stéphane Voell) on the occasion of the conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) in Copenhagen, 14-17.08.2002.

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