“A Mediterranean Jewish Quarter and its Architectural Legacy: The Giudecca of Trani, Italy (1000-1550),” co-written with Mauro Bertagnin and Susan Miller. Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, University of California, Berkeley (Spring 2003), vol. 14, No. 2.
“Projecting Beirut”: CD Rom by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, 1997 (Historical Background).
Discussant, “Beyond the Clash of Civilizations: Missionaries, Conversions, and Tolerance in the Ottoman Empire,” Rice University, April 2004.
“Migration networks, radicalism, and globalization: Italians in Egypt, 1880-1914.” World History Conference: The Next Ten Years. Boston, MA. March 2004.
“Labor unrest, globalization and trans-Mediterranean labor flows to Alexandria, 1880-1914: The making of a trans-Mediterranean working-class?” Paper given at the conference “Mediterranean Studies: Identities and Conflicts,” American University of Beirut (Lebanon), June 2003.
“The Development of Beirut’s Public Space, 1860-1914.” French Cultural Center, Boston, March 1998.
Guest-reviewer, studio class on Beirut, conducted by Prof. Hashim Sarkis. Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, March 2004.
Guest-speaker, “Mediterranean port-cities in the late 19th century,” for Prof. Susan Miller’s course, The City in North Africa, Harvard University, November 2003.
Guest-speaker. “New Perspectives on Mediterranean Port-Cities of the Late 19th and Early 20th Century,” for Prof. Susan Miller’s course, The City in North Africa, Harvard University, November 2001.