November 2016 Seminar: “Social Movements Challenges: Reflexions on the responses from the urban sphere”. Social Movements Seminar. Department of Public Law, Political Science Area. University of Girona.
June 2016 Discussant at the Third Critical European Studies workshop. Session: Dispossession and punitive mechanisms of neoliberalism. University of Greenwich.
March 2016 Seminar: “Citizen Participation Experiences: dilemmas and challenges”. Department of Public Law, Political Science Area. University of Girona.
March 2016 Seminar: “The role of the local government in the urban neoliberalization processes”. Department of Political Science. University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).
November 2015 Keynote Speaker: “Historical-Materialist Policy Analysis and the Strategic-Relational Approach in the study of the relation between Capital, Society and the State”. Political Science and the reconfiguration of the power Colloquia. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México.
November 2015 Seminar: “Democracy, Participation and Public Policies”. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Instituto de CCSS y Humanidades, México.
October 2015 Keynote Speaker: “Current political situation in Spain”. 15 years of Political Science Studies Conference. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México.
June 2015 Seminar: “Public discourses behind urban regeneration processes”. The Humboldt University y la Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU), Bilbao.
September 2014 Seminar: “Urban Planning and Citizen Participation: new challenges, new visions”. BIA Urban Regeneration Forum, ETSASS, ETSAN, Bilbao.
May 2013 Keynote speaker: “Public-private partnership and its impact on urban politics”. Conference “Towards a new urban management”, Bildu Municipal Group in Bilbao City Council.
May 2012 Keynote speaker: The General Plan of Urban Planning from a global frame: The transition from an industrial city to the entrepreneurial city and its impacts”. Conference “The General Plan in Bilbao”, Bildu Municipal Group in Bilbao City Council.
November 2011 Keynote speaker: “Participatory Democracy”. Conference “Ctrl + Alt + Supr Democracy”, 15M Committee and Donosti-San Sebastián City Council meeting.
June 2009 Keynote speaker: “Expectatives on the re-urbanization plan of Punta Zorrotza”. V Conference on Participatory Democracy: Territory, City and Participation”. Department of Political Science, University of the Basque Country.
June 2005 Keynote speaker: “Activist Research and Social Movements”. II Conference on Participatory Democracy: toward a net of experiences in the Basque Country”. Department of Political Science, University of the Basque Country.
May 2005 Keynote speaker: “Social research as transformation tool”. Annual Meeting of the CIMAS net, Complutense University of Madrid.
September 2017 How participation and co-production contribute to the hollowing out of welfarism: the case of Transforming Neighbourhood Services in Leicester (UK). Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Urban and Regional Development (RC21), International Sociological Association. Leeds.
April 2017 “Localism in an Austerian Context; the view from Leicester”. 67th Political Studies Association Annual Conference” Together with: Adrian Bua and Jonathan Davies
April 2014 “The impacts of the squat movement on the public policies in the spanish state: a comparative analysis of Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao”. XI Conference of the Spanish Assosiation of Sociology, 2013 and II Seminario Internacional de Instituciones, Gobierno y Políticas Públicas, soluciones de Gobierno en la Crisis, México, 2014. Together with: Robert Gonzàlez and Thomas Aguilera
August 2013 “Urban Politics after the financial crisis: new restrictions, new directions?” Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Urban and Regional Development (RC21), International Sociological Association. Berlin.Together with Xavier Gainza
September 2012 “Conflict, Peace and Democracy in the local sphere: a proposal for a comparative analysis.” IX Basque Conference of Sociology and Political Science.
September 2010 “Neighbourhood Movement and Municipal Candidacies: the urban and municipal side of the Local Movement”. XXIV Conference of the SISP (Società Italiana di Scieza Politca). Together with Pedro Ibarra and Gemma Ubasart
July 2010 “Alternative Municipalism: towards a definition”. X Conference of the Spanish Association of Sociology.Together with Gemma Ubasart
April 2010 “Popular and Alternative Muncipalism in Catalonia and the Basque Country”. XV International Conference on Alternative Futures and Popular Protest. Manchester Metropolitan University. Together with Jordi Bonet and Gemma Ubasart
Febrary 2010 “The scalar perspective in the urban movements”. VIII Basque Conference of Sociology and Political Science.
Febrary 2008 “Scalar identities in the grassroots protest. Re-scaling the center-periphery”. I International Conference of Critical Political Analysis. University of the Basque Country,
July 2007 “Urban Identity and Collective Action facing Urban Strategic Plans”. First International Conference of Young Urban Researchers (FICYURB), Lisbon.
Febrary 2007 “Urban Resistance in the City-Fabric”. VII Basque Conference of Sociology and Political Science.
July 2006 IV Seminar of the Spanish Association of Political Science (AECPA) for phd candidates. Presentation of the methodological chapter of the doctoral thesis, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona.
July 2006 “Neighbourhood Identities facing Urban Restructuring.” Urban Conditions and Life Chances. AMIDSt,
January 2004 “Metropolitan social movements evolution: experiences in glocal work”. I International Conference on Social Movements and Research. Autonomous University of Barcelona. Together with: Robert Gonzàlez, Marc Martí, Eva Alfama, Mauyo Fuster and Jeff Juris.
November 2012 “Democracy: For what?, a critic to the liberal democratic model”. II International Conference of Critical Political Analysis “+Democracy”. University of the Basque Country.
November 2008 “Subject and Social Change”. I International Conference of Critical Political Analysis. University of the Basque Country.
November 2016 Seminar organizer. Social Movements Seminar. University of Girona. Girona,
September 2014 Scientific Committee member. I Urban Regeneration Forum (Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture – BIAForum). Bilbao.
November 2012 Committee member. II International Conference of Critical Political Analysis “+Democracy”. University of the Basque Country.
March-June 2011 Seminar organizer. Hatching Popular Municipalism. University of the Basque Country.
January 2011 Conference co-organizer. Models for the Socialism of the XXI Century. University of the Basque Country.
March 2009 Seminar organizer. Alternative Municipalism and Popular Candidacies. University of the Basque Country.
November 2008 Committee member. I International Conference of Critical Political Analysis. University of the Basque Country.
January 2004 Committee member. I International Conference on Social Movements and Research. Autonomous University of Barcelona.