20-23 December 2010: ‘Energy in India’s National Security Strategy’ at the IDSA Workshop on National Security Strategy.
24-26 October 2010 : ‘Energy Resources and Energy Security: Caught Between State Sovereignty and “State Responsibility”’ at the 5th TERI-KAS Conference 5th TERI-KAS International Energy Dialogue 2010 Energy Security: Managing Risks, Balancing Concerns and Developing Frameworks
5-7 July 2010: ‘Energy Resources in Peripheral Border Regions: A look at the Himalayas’ at the International Conference on ‘Geothermal Energy and other Energy Resources of Ladakh: Technological and Business Viability’ in Leh
23 April 2010: Energy Security in the Indian Context, Lecture at the Foreign Services Institute, New Delhi.
19 April 2010 : Energy & International Relations: Resource, Geopolitics And Natural Resource Diplomacy, Lecture at the Foreign Services Institute, New Delhi.
27 August 2009: ‘India's Energy Security - Emerging Challenges and Responses’ at Round Table on SOUTH ASIA TRADITIONAL AND NON TRADITIONAL SECURITY organised by Security-risks.com, an independent venture.
25-26 March 2009 ‘State of IR Teaching and Research in Indian Universities’ at the Workshop on Upgrading International Studies in India co-organized by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore and Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi
27-28 November 2008 : ‘India-Russia Cooperation in the Energy Sector’ at the Indian Council of World Affairs Seminar on India-Russia Strategic Partnership: Challenges and Prospects.
14-19 October 2008: ‘India’s Energy and Climate Concerns: The Inter-linkages, Constraints and Policy Choices’ at the 2008 Annual Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change: Implications for Human Security (Visions from Asia and Europe), organised by Research Unit on International Security and Cooperation (UNISCI).
16 November 2007: ‘Theorizing Boundaries: From the 'Westphalian' to the Post-Colonial’ at the National Seminar on Rethinking Borders in Contemporary International Politics: The Indian Experience organised by the ML Sondhi Institute for Asia-Pacific Affairs, New Delhi and School of International Studies, JNU.
28 October-5 November 2006: ‘Deviations from Westphalian Territoriality’ at the Workshop for Young Scholars from the Global South at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva
26 June-14 July 2006: Awarded a scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the ZEIT Foundation to attend a three-week Summer University on Border Cultures: The Rhetoric and Politics of Drawing and Crossing Borders jointly organised by the Collegium Polonicum in Słubice (Poland) and the Faculty of Cultural Science at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder (Germany).
1-10 October 2004: Awarded the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS, Colombo) fellowship to attend a Research Workshop on ‘Sources of Conflict in South Asia: Terrorism, Human Security Issues, Governance, Gender Security and Migration’ held in Kathmandu, Nepal.