Föredrag

What is a nation?
a lecture held at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

Northern Iraq – a Kurdish Piemonte?
Lecture at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

Turkish Islam and European values
– two irreconcilable concepts? – a contribution to the symposium Beyond Nordic Legal Modernity held in Reykjavik

Islam and democracy – two irreconcilable concepts?
A lecture at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul October 12 2006

The Karaim and the Gagauz - the Jewish and the Christian Turkic peoples
- a lecture given at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul on February 22 2006

The Turk as a threat and Europe's "other"
- keynote address at the conference "Europeanization and Transformation: Turkey in the Post-Helsinki Era; Koc University 2-3 December 2005

Det osmanska riket och det moderna Turkiet
- föreläsning på historiedagarna i Västerås 16-18 september 2005

Nationalismen - Europas nya spöke?
Föreläsning för Kultursällskapet i Ängelholm den 31 augusti 2005

Islam och demokrati - två oförenliga begrepp?
föreläsning på Backåkradagarna till Dag Hammarskjölds minne den 24 juli 2005

Turkiet - in Europe men inte of Europe?
- föreläsning på Tredje Rummet i Malmö

War and terror in the name of God
War and terror in the name of God - the spectrum is wide a lecture given at the seminar Militancy in Islam and its relevance in Afghanistan held in Stockholm on March 10-11 2005

The historical setting for today's conflicts in the Muslim world
- a lecture given at the seminar Militancy in Islam and its relevance in Afghanistan held in Stockholm on March 10-11 2005

The enlargement of the European Union and the European identity
a speech given at the international symposium "National Sovereignty in the EU Integration Process" organized by the University of Bahcesehir in Istanbul on the 24th of April 2004.

Misperceptions and Fear in the Orient and the Occident - Causes and Remedy
A paper presented at the conference Explaining the Worldviews of the Islamic Publics held in Cairo February 24-26 2003

De muslimska invandrarna - en brygga mellan två kulturer?
Promotionsföreläsning vid teologiska fakulteten i Lund den 30 maj 2002.

The Muslim Immigrants - a Bridge between two Cultures?
A lecture given at the Workshop on Migration and Labour Markets in Istanbul 19-20 April 2002 organized by Marmara University Research Centre for Internatioal Relations, the National Institute for Working Life and the Consulate General of Sweden.

The Clash of Civilizations - a European perspective
A lecture given at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul on the 25th of March 2002.

The Triumph of the Grey Zone: The Czech Intellectuals 12 years after the Velvet Revolution
A paper presented at the conference The Intellectual Heritage of Authoritarian Regimes held in Istanbul March 21-23 2002.

Finns det ett grönt islamskt hot?
Ett föredrag vid Pax Nordica i Umeå den 28 februari 2002.

Is there a European identity?
A lecture given at the seminar 'EU for journalists' in Istanbul on February 25th 2002.

Europe and the Muslim world after September 11th
A lecture given at the Marmara University in Istanbul on December 12th 2001.

Alhambra - a model for 'the European house'
A paper delivered at the symposium 'Globalization Process and its Impact on Turkey and the Muslim World' held in Istanbul 9-11 November 2001.

The Roma - a historical background
A lecture given at the Khamoro festival in Prague May 2000.

Central Europe's boundaries yesterday, today and tomorrow
A lecture given at 'Colloque Frontières', University of Strasbourg 12-14 November 1999.

A European Islam policy and Islam in Europe
A lecture given at Bilkent University in Ankara April 1996.

Etnicitet och nationell identitet
Ett föredrag vid symposiet Den svensk-norska unionens fredliga upplösning: Händelseförlopp och perspektiv på statsbildningsprocesser och riksupplösningar, Karlstad 20-21 september 1995.

National Myths versus a European Identity and Healthy Patriotism
A lecture held at The Council of Representatives of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia in Addis Abeba March 13 1995.

En palestinsk stat - ett hot mot Israel?
Ett föredrag vid en Pugwashkonferens om Mellanöstern i Stockholm 10-12 december 1993.

A Palestinian state - a threat to Israel?
A lecture held at 3rd Pugwash Workshop on the Middle East, 10 - 12 December 1993, Tynningo near Stockholm, Sweden.

Vart går Tyskland?
Ett föredrag vid FOA:s seminarium om nationell eller gemensam säkerhet 10-11 mars, 1992.