Making Buddhism as the national religion among intellectuals in early Republic China. Conference: "The Religious Studies Forum of the Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences", Beijing (2011)
An earthwork of home, sentience, and spirituality: Eco-Aesthetics of Sambha Village in Amdo Tibet. Conference: "Religion, Nature and Art". Vatican Museums’ Ethnological Museum & International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Rom (2011)
The Buddhist appropriation of Marxist scientism in contemporary China. Marxist Approach to Religion Conference. The Institute of World Religions at the Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences, Beijing (2011)
Apologetics of religion and science: conversion projects in contemporary China. Workshop/Book Project: "Religion and Communism: Comparative Perspectives". Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen (2011)
Towards praxis and politics: ethnographic approaches to media policy research. Second Annual Symposium on Media and New Technologies in India: New Technologies, New Challenges : Indian Media Issues in Global Perspective, New Delhi (2011)
Does China have a civil society? 5th Annual Conference: International Forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham (2011)
Secrecy, uncertainty, and transcendence in the market economy. Conference: Religion and economy in a global world, International Society for the Study of Religion, Aix en Provence (2011)
Underworld esperanto: corruption as a universal medium (some thoughts from Johannesburg). Conference on "Comparing Conviviality". Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen (2011)
The future of the entertainment industry? Piracy, gang warfare and intellectual property in Johannesburg. 54th Annual Meeting, African Studies Association, Washington, DC (2011)
Monopolizing Territory: segregation and security in Johannesburg and Mumbai. October Urban Aspirations workshop: Mumbai, Transcendence and Control in a Global Mega City, Mumbai (2011)
Methods and modern slavery: a South African case study. Modern Slavery, Human Rights and Development, York University, Toronto (2011)
Corner-shop cosmopolitanism: negotiating public space in a super-diverse London neighbourhood. Conference on ‘Comparing Conviviality’. Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen (2011)
Commonplace diversity and the ‘ethos of mixing’: perceptions of difference in a London neighbourhood. Conference organised by the NORFACE Research Programme on Migration, UCL London (2011)
Commonplace diversity: social interactions in a super-diverse context. Annual Conference of the Centre on Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Migration (CRONEM), University of Surrey (2011)
Methodological challenges of doing research in a superdiverse neighbourhood. Conference on ‘Ethnography, diversity and urban space’, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford (2011)
Choosing a home: ancestral homelands and elective belonging. Conference organised by SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies, London (2011)
Thesis - Habilitation
Städtische Bevölkerungen und ihr spezifisches soziales Kapital. Habilitation, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (2011)
State and church in the making of post-division subjectivity: North Korean migrants in South Korea. MMG Working Paper (11-12) (2011), 38 pp.
Ethnic exclusion and the puzzle of diverging conflict trajectories: a paired comparison of Kurds in Syria and Turkey. MMG Working Paper (11-10) (2011), 45 pp.
Trust talk and alienable talk in healing: a problem of medical diversity. MMG Working Paper (11-11) (2011), 32 pp.