2012 12 13, Emden
Emden & the Low Countries: History of a love-hate affair?
Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek

2012 11 30, Kortrijk
Journée d'étude: La frontière franco-belge (organisation)

2012 11 24, Mazarron
Felipe II y el Imperio. Historia local, historia global (referee)

2012 11 21, Valencia
La querella sobre la clemencia en la Guerra de Flandes. Las funciones del discurso virtuoso de la politica durente una revuelta
VIII Jornadas Internacionales de las Monarquias Ibéricas

2012 11 08, Mariemont
Grandeur ou déclin? L'époque habsbourgeoise dans Nos Gloires

2012 11 06, Leuven
Censorship&Religion in the early modern Habsburg Low Coutries (organization)

2012 10 19, Toronto
The Council of Trent as Precondition for the Dutch Revolt
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria College

2012 09 20, Antwerp
First masterclass Religion and Culture (organization)

2012 05 21, Oslo
Second RefoRC-conference (organization)

2012 05 08, Leuven
The foundation of Borderland universities in the sixteenth century
KU Leuven

2012 04 19, Valenciennes
Passer des frontières. Les cas des familles de Croÿ et de Luxembourg (1470-1520)
Université de Valenciennes & KU Leuven

2012 03 31, Paris
Les stratégies matrimoniales des Croÿ-Chimay
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en sciences sociales

2012 03 22, Washington
Between France, Lorraine and the Low Countries: Marriage Strategies of the House of Croÿ (1470-1610)
Renaissance Society of America

2012 02 09, Leuven
Expert meeting: the History of the Councils (organization)

2011 10 07, Amsterdam 
The Croÿ in the Parlement de Paris. 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, First Arenberg Conference

2011 09 23, Luxembourg 
Croiser les frontières. Des familles nobiliaires transrégionales (1470-1530)
Universität Luxembourg, Centre des Études Bourguignonnes 

2011 05 28, Zürich  
Myths about the Inquisition in the Sixteenth Century Low Countries Universität Zürich, First RefoRC-conference

2011 02 23, Wolfenbüttel 
Habsburg Attempts at Reconciliation in Antwerp (1565-1586)
Congres: Reconstruction of the society in Art - Herzog August Bibliothek 

2011 02 03, The Hague 
Abjuration or Reconciliation? A dilemma amongst political elites during the Dutch Revolt (1578-1581)
Tilburg Law School, National Archives Netherlands

2010 10 28, Leuven 
The Dutch Aristocracy and Habsburg Wars
Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, workshop with Jane Ohlmeyer, Trinity College Dublin 

2010 10 14, Montréal
Habsburg Negotiation and Pacification Strategies during the Dutch Revolt (1566-1581)
Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

2010 05 15, Saint Hubert
Des pardons généraux comme des tentatives de réconciliation pendant la Révolte des Pays-Bas (1565-1598)
Journées internationales d'histoire du droit et des institutions, La Société d'histoire du droit et des institutions des pays flamands, picards et wallons.  
 
2010 04 14, Ghent
The nobility between France and the Netherlands: the Croÿ and Luxemburg family compared (joint paper with Hans Cools).
8th European Social Science Conference

2010 01 24, London
To negotiate or not to negotiate? Dilemmas of Habsburg peacemaking during the Dutch Revolt
Low Countries Seminar, Institute for Historical Research, UCL
 
2009 08 09, Uppsala
Between political theory and praxis: the clementia principis during the Dutch Revolt
Congress of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies  
 
2009 06 12, Florence
Patronage and Politics during the Dutch Revolt. The case of loyal noblemen revisited 
EUI, Max Weber Programme, June Conference

2009 04 30, London
The Challenges of Habsburg Peacemaking during the Dutch Revolt
London School of Economics, Evening Lecture
 
2009 03 05, Florence
The virtue of clemency in the oeuvre of Lipsius: a Reassessment  
European University Institute, Department of History and Civilization
Workshop: Natural Law in Early Modern Europe
 

2009 01 09, Leuven   
The Clementia Lipsiana: Between political analysis, autobiography and panegyric
Conference: (Un)masking the Realities of Power. Lipsius’ Monita and the Dynamics of Political Writing in Early Modern Europe. 
 

2008 12 08, Rennes   
Les Malcontents au sein des États Généraux rebelles aux Pays-Bas (1578-1581): Défense du pouvoir de la noblesse ou défense de l’orthodoxie?
Conference: La Noblesse et la défense de l’orthodoxie (XIII-XVIIIe siècles)

2008 09 19, Florence 
The Great and Little Tradition of Peacemaking during the Dutch Revolt
European University Institute, Max Weber Programme
 
2008 03 08, Brussels  
Zwagers aan het hof, vredesgezanten tijdens de opstand
Annual Meeting of the Koninklijke Zuid-Nederlandse Maatschappij

2008 02 09, Springfield, MO, Missouri State University   
Four questions haunting historiography concerning the inquisition in the Low Countries
First Inquisition Studies Conference  
 
2007 10 25, Minneapolis        
The Paradox of Punishment and Pacification. Habsburg Policies and Cities Defiant 
Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
 
2007 10 15, Louvain-la-Neuve                      
Le pardon collectif: un cas spécial?
Centre d’Histoire du Droit et de la Justice

2007 09 29, Ghent     
Agentes de la Corte como negociadores de paz durante la Guerra de Flandes (1565-95)
VII Congreso de historiadores españoles, belgas y neerlandeses
Conference : Agentes y identidades en movimiento entre España y los Países Bajos 

2006 03 24, Leuven   
Ketters verzoenen met Kerk en Koning in de zestiende eeuw
Flemish-Dutch Association of Early Modern History

2006 03 22, Kortrijk  
Vergeten en vergeven tijdens de opstand onder Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk (1477-1492)
Flemish Work Group of Medievalists

2005 11 18, Rome     
Alexander Farnese and the ‘Clementia Principis’. A Reassessment of his ‘Method of Clemency’
Academia Belgica and the Instituto Olandese a Roma
Conference: Alessandro Farnese and the Low Countries 

2005 09 24, Eeklo      
Achter de schermen van een ceremonie. De troonsafstand van Karel V
Academic Symposium for the commemoration of the Abdication of Charles V.