August: Lecture Citizenship, Rights, and the State in South Asia at Foreign Service Institute, Washington D.C.

August: Lecture Public Opinion, the Media and Extremism at Foreign Service Institute, Washington D.C.

August: Moderated an event The Sufi Courtyard at George Washington University, Washington D.C.

September: Reading and panel discussion at the fifteenth anniversary of ICOA

September: Panelist at United Nations on Press Freedoms, organized by Reporters Without Borders

September: Reading at Cornell University as part of the Banned Books Week

October: Talk Stranger Times: Narratives Within and Outside Pakistan at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

October: Panel discussion on Local effects of U.S. counterterrorism policies & the rule of law at New America Foundation, Washignton D.C.

November: Panel discussion on Identity & Arts in America with artists Shahzia Sikander, organized by American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX.

December: Panel discussion after the performance of Opera ‘Thump Print’ at Hangar Theatre, Ithaca.