Sevignani, Sebastian. Das Wahrheitsproblem in der Ideologietheorie: Folgen für eine kritische Kommunikationswissenschaft [The problem of truth in ideology theory: Consequences for critical communication studies]. Talk at Talk at “Perpsektiven kritischer Kommunikations- und Medientheorien” Conference, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, October 30 – November 1, 2008.

Sevignani, Sebastian and Marisol Sandoval. Das Realismusproblem von Gesellschaftskritik in der Mediengesellschaft. Am Beispiel der Studierendenbewegung Unibrennt [The realism problem of critique in media soceities]. Talk at “Momentum Kongress 2010″, Hallstatt, Austria, October 21-24, 2010.

Sevignani, Sebastian. Privacy on Social Networking Sites within a Culture of Exchange. Talk at International Conference “Cultures & Ethics of Sharing: Media, Knowledge, & Education”, University of Innsbruck, Austria, November 18-19, 2011.

Sevignani, Sebastian. Invited discutant in the panel about “Technologien in/als Hegemoniebildung” [technologies and hegemony] at “(Un-)Sicherheit, (Bio-)Macht und (Cyber-)Kämpfe: Kritische Theorieperspektiven auf Technologien als Ort gesellschaftlicher Auseinandersetzung” [(In)-Security, (Bio-)Power, and (Cyber)-Struggles: Critical theory perspectives on technologies as spaces for societal conflict] joint conference of section „Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung“ in the German Society for Sociology (DGS), working group „Politik, Wissenschaft und Technik“ in the German Association for Political Science (DVPW), and TU Hamburg-Harburg working group “Arbeit-Gender-Technik”, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, March 23-24, 2012.

Sevignani, Sebastian. Surveillance, Immaterial labour, and Exploitation on Social Networking Sites: Empirical Findings and Critical Reflections. Talk at the IAMCR Annual Conference, Political Economy Section. KwaZulu-Natal University, Durban, South Africa. July 15-19, 2012.

Sevignani, Sebastian. The Problem of Privacy in Capitalism and the Alternative Social Networking Site Diaspora. Talk at the Fourth ICTs and Society Conference. Uppsala University, Sweden. May 2-4, 2012.

Sevignani, Sebastian. Privacy Crisis and Alternative Social Networking Sites: Empirical Findings and Critical Reflections. Talk at “Communication, Crisis, and Critique in Contemporary Capitalism” Conference of the European Sociological Association’s Research Network 18 – Sociology of Communications and Media Research, University of Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, October 18-20, 2012.

Sevignani, Sebastian and Christian Fuchs. Privacy in the Internet: Commodity vs. Common Good. Talk at the European TA Conference (PACITA) “Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions”, Prague, Czech Republic. March 13‐15, 2013.

Sevignani, Sebastian. The inverse fetish character of digital labour commodities on social media. Talk at WG3 meeting of the COST Action ‘Dynamics of Virtual Work’. Athens, Greece.  October 7-9,  2013.

 Sevignani, Sebastian. Is privacy the opponent to surveillance? A critical assessment. Talk at International Conference ‘Freedom of Information under Pressure: Control – Crisis – Culture’. Vienna, Austria. February 28 to March 1, 2014.