“Narratives of Yuddham (War) and Sangham (Solidarity) in Squatter Settlements of Visakhapatnam,” Telugu Studies Workshop on Power and Cultural Production: Philadelphia PA, March 31, 2019.
“Political Entrepreneurs in Indian Slums: Changing Contexts of Community Leadership in Hyderabad,” 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA): San Jose CA, November 13, 2018.
“Technologies of Invasion: Insurgence and Inducements on Public Land in Coastal Andhra,” 47th Annual Conference on South Asia: Madison WI, October 12, 2018.
“Nature and Nuisance: Land-use Ideologies in Indian Cities,” Natures, Penn Anthropology Graduate Symposium: UPenn, Philadelphia PA, April 30, 2018.
“The Fieldworker and the Field: (Re)Producing Political Influence in Uncertain Times,” Workshop on Indian Politics in its Vernaculars: Philadelphia PA, March 30, 2018.
“Enclaves of Violence: The Case of Squatter Settlements in Visakhapatnam,” International Conference on Re-thinking Cities in the Global South: Mumbai, January 20, 2016.
“Citizenship as Embodied and Situated Performance: Notes from Hyderabad,” Conference on Framing India through Perspectives from Elsewhere: Shimla, July 27, 2015. (co-authored with Dr. Anant Maringanti)
“The Agrarian Question as the Urban Question: Determinants and Consequences of Circular Migration,” International Conference on Labour and Employment Issues in the Context of Emerging Rural-Urban Continuum: Hyderabad, March 12, 2015. (co-authored with Dr. Anant Maringanti)