Conferences

Conferences, Section Panels, Talks, Seminars and Workshops organized or convened

(2018) Member of the Organizing Committee, 4th International Conference, “Barriers to Inclusive Growth in Developing Countries and Emerging Markets” (Academy of Business and Emerging Markets, Hotel H2O, Manila Ocean Park Complex, August 1-3).

(2018) Organizer and Programme Chair of the 1st UP-IIS International Conference on “The Role of the State, Education, Community Outreach, Responsible Media, and Religio-Cultural Dialogues in Countering Violent Extremism” (UP-IIS, November 30-December 01).

(2018) Organizer of the Co-IRIS symposium for the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies or WOCMES (Seville, Spain, July 16-22). The symposium consists of panels on:

  • Islam and Democracy
  • Diplomacy in Islam: Past and Present
  • Islamic Law and International Law

(2018) Organizer and Programme Chair of “Re-thinking Regions in Global International Relations,” 2nd PHISO International Conference (Ateneo de Davao University, Mar. 23-24).

(2018) Organizer of the exploratory workshop on International Relations in Southeast Asia for the 2nd PHISO International Conference (Ateneo de Davao University, March 22).

(2017) Organized the talk of Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen on Rohingya crisis for UP-IIS (Bulwagang Salam, UP Diliman, December 11).

(2017) Organized the talk of Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi on countering violent extremism for PUP-CPSPA (Prudente Hall, PUP Manila, October 5).

(2017) Organized the talk of Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf on Islam & Buddhism for UP-IIS (NEC Building, UP Diliman, September 29).

(2017) Organizer of the PHISO forum on ‘Philippine IR and Security’ for PUP-CPSPA (PUP Graduate School, September 07).

(2017) Organizer of a seminar-forum on “The State of International Studies in the Philippines: Trends, Challenges, & Ways Forward” (Ateneo de Davao University, May 25)

(2017) Section chair of “Exploring Global South Contributions in International Relations,” which consists of five panels. World International Studies Committee’s 5th Global International Studies Conference (National Taiwan University, Taipei, April 01-03).

  • Teaching and Learning in the Global South
  • IR and the Asia-Pacific: Theoretical and Historical Observations
  • IR Scholarship around the World: North-South Divide or Dawn of an Asian Century
  • Introducing the Global Pathways Project on Global Knowledge Diffusion in IR Research
  • Theorizing International Relations by Drawing on Indian Intellectual History

(2017) Co-convener of the exploratory workshop on “Sources of IR knowledge in the Philippine” sponsored by the World International Studies Committee and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (National Taiwan University, Taipei, March 30).

(2017) Organizer of the “Exploring Global South Contributions in International Relations.” International Workshop of the Philippine International Studies Organization and ISA Global South Caucus (Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines, March 09-10).

(2017) Organizer and Programme Chair of the “Disciplining the Discipline: The History, Theory and Practice of International Relations in the Philippines.” Founding International Conference of the Philippine International Studies Organization (FEU Manila, March 08-10).

(2016) Organized the lecture of Turkish Ambassador, Esra Cankorur, on Turkish Foreign Policy (FEU Manila, November 14).

(2016) Organizer, 2nd Middle East forum: ‘Turkey and the World’ (FEU Manila, August 31).

(2016) Organizer, 1st Middle East forum: ‘IR & Geopolitics of Gulf States’ (FEU, Aug. 11).

(2016) Co-convening the Co-IRIS workshop entitled “Worlding beyond the Clash of Civilizations: An Agenda for an International Relations-Islam Discourse” at the European International Studies Association’s 3rd European Workshops in International Studies (University of Tübingen, Germany, April 06-08). It has 21 papers presented in this workshop.

(2015) Three panels co-organized with Co-IRIS at the International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (Hilton Hotel, New Orleans, USA, February 18-21).

  • International Relations and Islamic Studies: A New Agenda
  • Islam and Democracy: The Case of the Arab Spring
  • International Relations and Islam: The Peculiar Case of Nation-State

(2015) “Co-IRIS: Islamic Perspectives on Theory and Praxis in International Relations.” Co-organized with Co-IRIS at the Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies Conference (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy, January 16-17).

(2014) “Islamic Perspectives on Theory and Praxis in International Relations.” Middle Eastern Congress on Politics and Society (Sakarya University, Turkey, October 14-17).

(2014) “Co-IRIS: Islamic Perspectives on Theory and Praxis in International Relations.” Co-organized with Co-IRIS at the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, August 18-22).

(2014) “Turkey: Politics, State, and Governance.” World Congress of Political Science (The Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Canada, July 19-24).

(2014) Two panels at the annual conference of the Department of International Relations (Middle East Technical University, Turkey, June 25-27).

  •  Islamic Perspectives on Theory in International Relations
  • Islamic Perspectives on Praxis in International Relations

(2014) “The Bangsamoro (Sub)State: Its Identity, Nature, Struggles, and Movements.” Southeast Asian Studies Symposium (University of Oxford, UK, March 22-23).

(2013) “Symposium for a cohort on Islam & International Relations.” EISA 2nd Exploratory Symposia (Excelsior Palace Hotel, Rapallo, Italy, Oct. 30-Nov. 02).

(2013) “The Bangsamoro Question: Identity, Nature, Struggles, and Movements.” Asian Political & International Studies Association conference (METU Turkey, Oct. 25-26).

(2013) Chair of a 7-panel section on ‘Critical Relations between Islam and International Relations’. European International Studies Association’s 8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations (University of Warsaw, Poland, September 18-21). Received registration fee waiver.

  • Geopolitics of Iran and Iraq, Israeli-Iranian Nuclear Problem, & Velayate-e Faqih
  • Theoretical Notions, Conceptual Approaches, and Paradigms
  • Depiction of Prophet Muhammad, Problem of Cultural Incommensurability, and Muslim Countries Relations with France and UK
  • Muslim Political Thought, International Society, and GCC
  • Arab Spring, Democracy, and Islamist Conceptions of Political Life
  • Turkey’s Political Islam and Foreign Policy
  • Politics of Gender, Collective Identity, Neo-Patrimonialism, and Desecuritization

Served as Discussant

  1. (2018) “Regional Perspectives in Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism.” Philippine Army’s 11th Senior Leaders Conference (Fort Andres Bonifacio, Manila, March 20-21).
  2. (2017) “Southeast Asia’s Role in the New World Order.” International Studies Association’s International Conference (The University of Hong Kong, June 15-18).
  3. (2017) “Teaching and Learning in the Global South.” Fifth Global International Studies Conference (National Taiwan University, Taipei, April 1-3).
  4. (2015) “International Relations and Islamic Studies: A New Agenda.” International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (Hilton Hotel, New Orleans, USA, February 18-21).
  5. (2015) “Co-IRIS: Islamic Perspectives on Theory and Praxis in International Relations.” Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies conf. (Ca’ Foscari University, Italy, Jan. 16-17).

Roundtables Participated

  1. (2017) “Promises, Potentials, and Lived Experiences of Globally-placed Academics.” ISA International Conference (The University of Hong Kong, June 15-18).
  2. (2017) “The Philippines and the International.” 1st International Conference of the Philippine International Studies Organization (FEU Manila, Philippines, March 08-10).

Papers Presented

  1. (2017, declined) “Possibility of Islamic theory of IR.” 1st International Academic Conference on Islam and Muslim World (Markaz Knowledge City, Calicut, India, December 30-31).
  2. (2017) “Religion, International Relations, and Philippine IR.” Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies Conference (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 16-17).
  3. (2017) “Muslim Governance and Westphalian State System: Muslim Societies in a World of Nation-States.” International forum on the Modern State and Religious “Dissent” (Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 25-26).
  4. (2017) “Exploring the Possibility of Islamic Theory of International Relations.” International Studies Association’s International Conference (The University of Hong Kong, June 15-18).
  5. (2017) “Religion, International Relations, and ‘Philippine IR’.” International Studies Association’s International Conference (The University of Hong Kong, June 15-18).
  6. (2017) “Possibility of an Islamic Theory of International Relations.” Global International Studies Conference (National Taiwan University, Taipei, April 1-3).
  7. (2017) “International Relations in Asia: Quo Vadis, Philippine IR?” International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, USA, February 22-25).
  8. (2017) “Possibility of Islamic Theory of International Relations.” International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, USA, February 22-25).
  9. (2016) “Islamic International Relations.” EISA European Workshops in International Studies (University of Tübingen, Germany, April 06-08).
  10. (2016) “Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial & Postcolonial Contexts (University of Bremen, March 15-18).
  11. (2015) “Comparative Conundrum between Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” Istanbul Security Conference with a theme, “UN at 70 and Global Governance” and organized by the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (Marmara University, Istanbul, December 03-05).
  12. (2015) “Comparative Conundrum between Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” Kadir Has University’s IR department conference (Istanbul, Turkey, October 22-24).
  13. (2015) “Comparative Conundrum on Territoriality between Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology Students’ Club’s International Conference on “Borders and Margins” (University of Zagreb, Croatia, October 13-16).
  14. (2015) “Comparative Conundrum between Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” International Higher Education Research Forum (Century Park Hotel, Manila, August 19-20).
  15. (2015) “Comparative Conundrum between Nation-State and Muslim Governance.” Bilkent IR Graduate Student Conference (Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, June 1-2).
  16. (2015) “Nation-State in International Relations and Islam.” International Students Social Sciences Congress (Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, May 16-17)
  17. (2015) “Is There an Islamic Nation-State?” International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (Hilton Hotel, New Orleans, USA, February 18-21).
  18. (2014) “Islamism and the Secularization Thesis.” Istanbul Think-House’s International Conference on Islamism (Istanbul, Turkey, October 24-26).
  19. (2014) “Islamic Approaches to International Relations.” Middle Eastern Congress on Politics and Society (Sakarya University, Turkey, October 14-17).
  20. (2014) “Nation-State in IR and Islam.” International Conference on World War I, the Ottoman Empire, and the Balkans (International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sept. 17-18).
  21. (2014) “Nation-State in IR and Islam.” World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, August 18-22).
  22. (2014) “The Islamic Experience and the Secularization Thesis.” International Middle East Symposium (Kırıkkale University, Turkey, May 7-10).
  23. (2014) “Question of Bangsamoro: Its Geopolitical Issue Areas and the BATNA Approach on GRP-MILF Peace Process.” Oxford’s Southeast Asian Studies Symposium (University of Oxford, UK, March 22-23).
  24. (2014) “Islamicate Understanding of Civilization.” International Congress on Civilizations (Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, January 17-19).
  25. (2013) “A Case of Conflict Resolution on the Bangsamoro and the BATNA Approach.” International ISAR Symposium (Turkish Religious Foundation Center for Islamic Research or ISAM in Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey, December 20-21).
  26. (2013) “CAM Analysis of Nation-State in IR and ‎Islam.” The Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and Administration conference (Atılım University, Turkey, Nov. 14-15).
  27. (2013) “CAM Analysis of Nation-State in IR and ‎Islam.” International Turgut Özal Congress on Business, Economics and Political Science (Turgut Özal University, Ankara, Nov. 1-3).
  28. (2013) “Question of Bangsamoro: Its Geopolitical Issue Areas and the BATNA Approach on GRP-MILF Peace Process.” Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) conference (Middle East Technical University, Turkey, October 25-26).
  29. (2013) “A Comparative Study on the Concept of Nation-State in International Relations and Islamic Studies.” European International Studies Association’s Pan-European Conference on International Relations (University of Warsaw, Poland, September 18-21).
  30. (2013) “CAM Analysis of Nation-State in International Relations and ‎Islamic Studies.” Ankara IR Graduate Symposium (Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey, April 27).
  31. (2013) “CAM Analysis of Nation-State in International Relations and ‎Islamic Studies.” International Student Conference (İzmir University of Economics, Turkey, April 14-15).
  32. (2013) “Comparative Study on Nation-State in IR and ‎Islamic Studies.” Midwest Political Science Association (Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 11-14).
  33. (2013) “Comparative Study on Nation-State in International Relations and Islamic Studies.” ISA Convention (Hilton Hotel, San Francisco, California, April 3-6).
  34. (2012) “Comparative Study on the Concept of Nation-State in International Relations and Islamic Studies.” Middle East conference (Mardin Artuklu University, Turkey, Nov. 16-18).
  35. (2012) “A Comparative Study on the Concept of Nation-State in International Relations and Islamic Studies.” International ISAR Symposium (Turkish Religious Foundation Center for Islamic Research or ISAM in Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey, November 3-4).
  36. (2012) “Comparative Study on the Concept of Nation-State in International Relations and Islamic Studies.” Spectrum Conference on Global Studies (METU Ankara, November 2-3).
  37. (2012) “A Comparative Study on the Concept of Nation-State in IR and Islamic Studies.” Middle Eastern Congress on Politics and Society (Sakarya University, Turkey, Oct. 9-11).
  38. (2011) “USA & Israel Securitization of Iran’s Nuclear Energy.” Conference on Iran & World Contemporary Developments (Imam Khomeini International University, Iran, Oct. 5-7).
  39. (2010) “Eclecticism in the Study of International Relations of the Middle East.” World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, July 19-24).
  40. (2010) “Philippine Madrassas.” World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, June 14-18).
  41. (2009) “Geopolitics of the Bangsamoro Question & the Suggested BATNAs for both GRP and MILF.” DLSU Graduate Students’ Conf. (De La Salle University, Manila, June 26-27).
  42. (2009) “The U.S. and Israel Securitization of Iran’s Nuclear Energy.” UP Asian Center Graduate Students’ Conference (University of the Philippines-Diliman, February 27-28).