Situating South Asians in North America, Carolina Seminar on Comparative Islamic Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill USA, April 3, 1997.
Contesting Hindutva : Indian American Muslims, Triangle South Asia Consortium, North Carolina State University, 28 April 1997.
Panel on Linguistic Rights, Transnationalism and Language Preservation – The Relocation of Languages and Cultures: A Transnational and Transdisciplinary Workshop, Duke University, 6-10 May 1997.
Muhajir Migrants : Diasporic Mediations, Triangle South Asia Rockefeller Foundation Workshop III on, Migrations, Real and Imagined: Constructing South Asian Muslim Identities, North Carolina State University, 23 May, 1997.
Backward and Dalit Muslims in Bihar, 1930s-1990s, International Conference on, Bihar in the World and the World in Bihar, co-organized by the Asian Development Research Institute and the European Science Foundation in Patna, 18 December 1997.
Beyond Boundaries : Redefining South Asia, 13th Pakistan Workshop co-organized by the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research and the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Keele University, Lake District, 4 July 1998.
Partition’s South Asian Diaspora Mediations, at the 14th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Williamsburg, USA, 30 July, 1998.
Gender Politics and Bihari Muslims, Workshop on, Regional Histories of Women: The Eastern Region, co-organized by the Indian Association of Women’s Studies, School of Women’s Studies, Jadavpur University and Women’s Studies Research Centre, Calcutta University, 25-26 February, 1999.
Women in Hindi Cinema, Fourth All Bihar VHS Video Festival: The Media and the Message, Patna, 9 April, 2000.
Partition and the South Asian Diaspora, International Conference on Forced Migration in South Asian Region: Displacement, Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Centre For Refugee Studies, Jadavpur University in collaboration with the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, Law Research Institute, Calcutta and International Law Association, Calcutta Centre, 21 April, 2000.
Bihar Muhajirs : An Aqalliat Perspective of Pakistan, Workshop on, Violence in South Asia : Perspectives, Politics, Discourse, University of Pennsylvania, co-sponsors: Centre for Advanced Study of India and Department of Religious Studies, Philadelphia, 30 March, 2002.
Panel on, Mapping Scientific Research : A Social Study of Science in Modern India, Association for Asian Studies, Annual Meeting, Washington, 5 April, 2002.
Dalit Muslim Politics : A Post-Mandal Note, National Consultation on, Marginalization of Dalit Muslims in Indian Democracy, Deshkal Society and Heinrich Boll Foundation, India International Centre, New Delhi, 11-12 October, 2003.
Contemporary Patriarchies : Reconfigurations in Bihar, conference on ‘Gender, Society and ‘Development’ in India, 1860-2000’, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, 16-18 October 2003.
Bihar Ki Pehchan Aur Vikas, Janadalat, co-organized by ADRI and Patna Pustak Mela, Patna, 5 December, 2003.
Chaired Session on, Exclusion & Empowerment : Dalit Experience of Democracy, at National Seminar on, Dalit Studies and Higher Education : Exploring Content Material for a New Discipline, India International Centre, New Delhi, February 28-March 1, 2004.
Documenting Democracy – Democracy and Pluralism, in, Shared Experiences—India and the U.S.A co-organized by Khuda Baksh Library and American Centre of Kolkata, Patna, 4 March 2004.
Gendering Economies, Refresher Course, Department of Economics, Patna University, 1 April 2004.
Dalit Studies Curriculum Development Workshop, Deshkal Society, J.N.U., New Delhi, 9-10 April, 2004.
Documentaries, Godhra Tak and Naata, Abhivayakti: The 6th All Bihar Low-Cost Video Festival, Ravibharti, Patna, 16 April, 2004.
Partition Studies & Pedagogy, International Seminar, The Partition Revisited : Thinking Through and Beyond Violence, Trauma and Memory, organized by Centre for Refugee Studies, Jadavpur University; International Institute of Mediation and Historical Conciliation, Boston; International Centre for Peace Studies, New Delhi, Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, August 24-26, 2005, New Delhi.
Subcontinental Majoritarianisms, presented at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 26 October 2005
Writing Ganga-Jamni : In the 1940 and After, presented at the Second International Conference on Religious and Cultures in the Indic Civilization, 18 December 2005, New Delhi, organized by The Indic Studies Network, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies & Manushi : A Journal About Women and Society.
Lecture delivered on ‘Popular Political Culture, with special focus on Music’, at Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, New Delhi, March, 2006.
Attended Seminar at the Centre for Studies in Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, on ‘Composite Culture’ in October, 2006.