Heike Oevermann (GSZ HU) participated on behalf the Berlin research group with the lecture: Negotiating Urban Space: Interventions, Conflicts and the Dream of Horizontal Planning on the conference: “The centre can not hold” New Monumentality, Neo-Modernism and Other Zombie Urban Utopias; 10-12 June 2016, London 
FRINGE Centre, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL & Global Studies Program, The New School, New York;

Ayse N. Erek, Eszter Gantner (GSZ HU): Disappearing history; keynote lecture European University Sankt Petersburg, 22 May 2017;

Dr. Oleg Pachenkov initiated and organized the international conference Beyond the…”, 24-26 May 2017 Sankt Petersburg. Eszter Gantner and Ayse N. Erek from the Berlin research group participated with the lecture on Heritage as Urban Intervention: Berlin and Istanbul”;