da Silva, S. (2022) PREZEIS in Recife, Brazil, as a zombie project. Onderzoekers Latijns Amerika PhD Work in Progress Day, hybrid event, CEDLA Amsterdam, 3 March
Koster, M. (2021) ‘Popular politics as transversal politics: a postcolonial approach’, Diversity & Inequality Research Seminar, Radboud University Nijmegen, 16 September
van der Veer, L. (2020) ‘Moral citizenship regimes and contentious group-making’, Vienna Anthropology Days, International Online Conference, September 28 – October 1
van der Veer, L. (2020) ‘Aspiring refugee support initiatives in Rotterdam: the ambiguous merging of solidarity and humanitarianism’, Invited paper at the International Online Conference «Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future», 14-18 September
Koster, M. (2020) ‘Informality, precariousness and aspirations: Rethinking popular politics in Recife, Brazil’, Invited paper at the seminar «Informal Practices in Brazil: Exclusion and Privilege», University of Oxford, UK, 7 February
da Silva, S. (2020) The Right to the City in Recife, Brazil. Center for Space Place and Society PhD Work in Progress Day, Wageningen University, Wageningen, 27 January
Koster, M. (2019) ‘The aspirational politics of precariousness in the “informal city”: Insights from Recife, Brazil’. CASCA-AAA conference, Vancouver, Canada, 20-24 November
Koster, M. (2019) ‘The aspirational politics of precariousness in the “informal city” of Recife, Brazil’, Invited paper at Informality and Development Workshop, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 19 November
da Silva, S. (2019) Laughing with and against Bolsonaro – Humiliation, jokes, and the tragicomedy of the 2018 Brazilian presidential elections. CAOS PhD Platform meeting, Radboud University Nijmegen 10 October
Koster, M. & Eiró, F. (2019) ‘Understanding politics in present-day Brazil: Assessing candidates and imagining the state’, Invited paper at Brazil Seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, 14 November
van der Veer, L. (2019) ‘Competition, distrust and imposed invisibility: frictions within the refugee solidarity movement in Rotterdam’ Inter-Congress IUAES “World Solidarities”, Poznan, Poland, 27-31 August
Moore, A. (2019) ‘The struggle for ‘vivienda digna’: planning, resistance and progress in a low-income neighbourhood in Medellín’ Inter-Congress IUAES “World Solidarities”, Poznan, Poland, 27-31 August
Heederik, J. (2019) ‘Navigating the welfare system through advice centres: struggles for trust and solidarity in Manchester’ Inter-Congress IUAES “World Solidarities”, Poznan, Poland, 27-31 August
da Silva, S. (2019) ‘Conceptualizing struggles for urban space in Recife, Brazil: Slum politics vs. occupancy urbanism’ Inter-Congress IUAES “World Solidarities”, Poznan, Poland, 27-31 August
Koster, M. (2019) ‘The aspirations of the urban poor and critical theory: productive tensions?’ International Conference ‘Brazilian Politics, Policies and Citizenship: Anthropological Perspectives on Current Challenges’, Nijmegen March 13-15
Eiró F. (2019) ‘Politics, favours and votes: relations of interdependence in the 2018 elections in Recife’ International Conference ‘Brazilian Politics, Policies and Citizenship: Anthropological Perspectives on Current Challenges’, Nijmegen March 13-15
da Silva, S. (2019) ‘Slum politics as the courage of hopelessness in reactionary times: Community leaders between development and decay in Recife, Brazil’ International Conference ‘Brazilian Politics, Policies and Citizenship: Anthropological Perspectives on Current Challenges’, Nijmegen March 13-15
van der Veer, L. (2018) Residents’ Mobilizations Responding to Recent Newcomers: the Intertwinement of practices of care and control. Paper presented at CESSMIR: Needs and Care Practices for Migrants and Refugees, Ghent, 17-19 September.
van der Veer, L. (2018) The informal infrastructure of refugee reception: the intertwinement of care practices and anticipated repression. Paper presented at EASA: Staying, Moving, Settling, Stockholm, 14-17 August.
van der Veer, L. & Koster, M. (2018) Activist citizenship in the infrastructure of refugee reception: volunteers and newcomers in Rotterdam. Global(izing) cities: governance, belonging and violence. Radboud University, June 4-5.
Heederik, J., van der Veer, L. & Koster, M. (2018) Advicers and activists: the voluntarization of care and welfare in Rotterdam and Manchester. Precarious states: Advice, governance and care in settings of austerity. London School of Economics, May 30 – June 1.
Koster M. & Eiró F. (2018) ‘Clientelism’s counterpoint: Politics between moral economy and rational choice in Northeast Brazil’ CASCA conference, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, May 16-20.
da Silva, S. (2017) A Lacanian analysis of the decay of participatory urban governance in Recife, Brazil. International Academic Workshop “Participation, residents’ initiatives and informal politics: Urban governance and the changing state in/of the city” Radboud University Nijmegen. 20-21 November
da Silva, S. & de Vries, P. (2017) Slum politics as singular politics: Reflections on citizenship at the margins in Recife, Brazil. Invited paper at ‘The Right to the City in the South, everyday urban experience and rationalities of government’, University Paris Diderot, Centre d’Études en Sciences Sociales sur les Mondes Africains, Américains et Asiatiques, November 15-17.
Eiró F. (2017). O Programa Bolsa Família e os pobres “não-merecedores”: poder discricionário e os limites da consolidação de direitos sociais. Conference Proceedings: Anpocs Annual Conference, Caxambu, October.
Heederik, J. (2017) Unexpected citizenship of undesirable subject: Undocumented migrants in San Diego and Iowa City. Paper presented at Rethinking Global Urban Justice international conference, The University of Leeds, 11-13 September.
Moore, A. (2017). ‘Un pedacito de tierra’: a spatial analysis of the political agency of internally displaced persons in El Oasis, Medellín. Paper presented at Rethinking Global Urban Justice international conference, The University of Leeds, 11-13 September.
Koster M. & Eiró F. (2017) Clientelist Politics in Northeast Brazil: Bureaucrats, social workers and community leaders. Towards a Comparative Study of Clientelistic Politics: Forms, Evolution and Consequences, KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute for Southeast Asia and Caribbean studies), Leiden University, 15-16 June.
Koster, M. (2017) ‘Brokers and hybrid governance – closing comments’, Workshop Service delivery, brokers, and hybrid governance, The Hague, June 13-14.
van der Veer, L. (2017) Citizenship, participation, representation: the entanglement of infrastructures of care and control in urban spaces. Invited paper at ‘Friction in a mobile world: Transmigrants, contested citizenship and human in/security’, Radboud University, 8-9 June.
Koster, M. (2017) Mediating citizenship: Political brokerage in Brazil and the Netherlands. Invited paper at ACT Academic Workshop, Oslo, 7-8 June.
da Silva, S. & Koster, M. (2017) The end of participatory urban governance: changing the state-favelado relationship in Recife. Invited paper at ABRE conference (Associação de Brasilianistas na Europa), Leiden University, 30 May-1 June.
Koster, M. (2017) Assembling formal and informal urban governance: Political brokers in Recife, Brazil. Paper at the CASCA-IUAES conference, May 2-7, Ottawa, Canada.
Eiró, F. (2017) Clientelism within the ‘Bolsa Família’ Programme in Northeast Brazil. Paper at CAOS seminar, 20 April.
Koster, M. (2017) Whose needs and aspirations? Politically engaged anthropology versus political activism. Invited paper at Acitivsm, anthropologically speaking, Universität Konstanz, 17 February.
Koster, M. (2017) Revaluing the informal: Urban development and brokerage in Recife’s favelas, Brazil. Invited paper at COMPAS seminar, University of Oxford, 26 January
da Silva, S. & de Vries P. (2016) Community leaders, hope and ‘the part of no part’: Using political ethnography to theorize slum politics in Recife, Brazil. NALACS international conference, TU Delft, 17 June.
Koster, M. (2016) Assembling incoherence: Brokers in urban development in Recife, Brazil. NALACS international conference, TU Delft, 16 June.