• University of Central Florida, Orlando: Colloquium at the School of Politics, Security and International Affairs   Lecture “Politics and Reproduction”   January 21st 2020
  • The Mother Trap, Lecture at the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology, Boston, April 1, 2016.
  • Matriarchal Motherhood NOW, Panel organized and chaired at the Matriarchal Studies Day, Boston, March 31, 2016.
  • Patriarchale und matriarchale Familie im Vergleich. Lecture at the Tagung der Bayrischen Familienbildungsstätten, Freising bei München, February 27, 2016 (invited main lecture)
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  • The Perversion of Motherhood, Lecture at the Conference The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy, Rome, April 25 2015.

  • The New Motherhood Trap, Lecture at the Conference Maternal Subjectivities: Psychology/Psychoanalysis, Literature, Culture and the Arts, Rome, April 23, 2015.
  • Matriarchy, Motherhood and Patriarchy. Lecture at the Third Biennial Conference of Association for the Study of Women and Mythology, San Antonio, Texas, March 28 – 29 2014.
  • Motherhood in Patriarchy. Lecture at the Matriarchal Studies Day, San Antonio, Texas, March 27, 2014 (invited main lecture).
  • Moderation of the Session "Motherhood is not One: Rethinking Motherhood Narratives". National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Feminist Transgressions, San Juan, Porto Rico, November 13 - 16, 2014.
  • Emotion and Politics. European Culture. Matriarchal Studies Day. San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2012.
  • Das Private ist politisch. Familienbeziehungen unter patriarchalen und matriarchalen Bedingungen. (The Personal is Political). International Congress „Die Zeitistreif“. St. Gallen, Switzerland, May 13 2011 (invited main lecture).
  • Telling the Truth about Reconciliation of Work and Family. Paper at the “Forum de Recerca de Ciéncia Política i Social”, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pampeu Fabra. Barcelona, Spain, November 25 2010.
  • On the Political Ideology of Family: from Suffering to a Possible Way out. Paper at the International Conference „Per un Paradigma Diverso: Studi Matriarcali ed Economia del Dono“. Rome, Italy, July 17 2010.
  • What can we learn from Matriarchal Societies? Family as Matriachal Social Order. Vortrag im Rahmen der Konferenz “A (M)Otherworld is possible. Two Feminist Visions: Matriarchal Studies. The Gift Economy. Toronto, Canada, October 23 – 25, 2009.

  • Familie heute. Die Vereinbarkeitslüge. (Family Today. The Lie about Reconciliation) Lecture at the Oberinntaler Diskurse. Fiss, Tyrol, Austria, August 19, 2008 (invited main lecture).
  • Why Postdivorce Fathers do not have Contact to their Children. A Case Study from Austria. Poster Presentation at the European Population Conference. Barcelona, Spain, July 9-12, 2008.
  • The Other Side of the Coin: Fatherhood in Politics. An Austrian Case Study. Lecture at the Session „New Family Models and Gender Roles III“, Women`s Worlds Conference. Madrid, Spain, July 3 – 9 2008.
  • Familie als matriarchale Sozialordnung. (Family as Matriachal Social Order). Vortrag am Internationalen Mutter Gipfel, Kongresszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, May 23, 2008 (invited main lecture).
  • Various Aspects of Fatherhood from a Gender Point of View. A Country Comparison: Austria, Germany, Finland, Hungary and Italy. Lecture at the Session "Critical and Feminist Demography". Annual Meeting. Population Association of America (PAA). New York. March 29-31, 2007. 
  • Fatherhood and Gender. Lecture at the Session “Marriage, Families and Fatherhood” “Aspects of Fatherhood from a Gender Point of View”, 6th European Gender Conference, Lodz, Poland, August 31 – September 3 2006.
  • Fatherhood in A New Millenium. A Country Comparison. Lecture in the Session “Gendering family dynamics” an der European Population Conference (EAPS). Liverpool, Great Britain, June 21-25 2006. Link
  • Gender Trouble and Fertility Decline. Gender in Demography. Lecture at the 5th European Feminist Research Conference „Gender and Power in the New Europe“. University of Lund, Sweden, August 20-24, 2004.
  • Do Men and Women Perceive Inequality within their Partnership and/or within their Society? Lecture at the „European Population Conference“ (EAPS), Warsaw, Poland, August 26-30, 2003.
  • The Imbalance of Power between Men and Women and Its Impact on Fertility Decisions. A Case Study from Austria. Poster Presentation in the Session “Aging, Population Trends and Methods, Religion and Gender”. Population Association of America (PAA). Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 1-3 2003.
  • Abortion in Europe. Lecture in the „Interregional Seminar on Reproductive Health, Unmet Needs and Poverty: Issues of Access and Quality of Service“. Bangkok, Thailand, November 25-30, 2002.
  • Abortion Yes or No? Behavior Patterns in Case of Unintentional Pregnancy in Europe. Poster Presentation in Session „Fertility and Family Planning“. Population Association of America (PAA). Annual Meeting. Washington DC, March 27 - 31 2001.
  • Risk Factors of Abortion in Austria. Lecture in the Session "Contraception and Abortion" an der "European Population Conference" (EAPS) in The Hague, The Netherlands. August 30 - September 5, 1999.
  • Politische Ordnung und Mutter(feind)schaft: Traditionen und Transformationen. (Political Order and Ambiguity towards Motherhood) Lecture at the Conference „Moderne Mutterschaft“ der Fachhochschule in Düsseldorf, Germany. December 12 – 13, 1997.


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