‘Leviathan‘                                                                                                                        in conversation with Shezad Dawood |  Lahore Literary Festival, The British LibraryLondon | 28 October 2017

 ‘The Body Politic‘                                                                                                             in conversation with Mania Akbari and Sophie Mayer |  Open City       Documentary Festival, BFILondon | 9 September 2017

 ‘Challenging the Archive: Archaeology of the Final Decade (Chapters 1 & 2):             Substance Infrastructure?’                                                                                              in conversation with Professor Irit Rogoff |  The Mosaic RoomsLondon20 July  2017

‘Challenging the Archive: Archaeology of the Final Decade (Chapters 1 & 2)              Iranian Studies Program, Stanford University, California  | 30 May 2017

‘The Super-Modernism of the Festival of Arts, Shiraz-Persepolis’                                 Iran and Modern Art  |  Goethe-Institut, Kulturforum, Berlin  | 11 March 2017

‘Challenging the Archive: Archaeology of the Final Decade (Chapters 1 & 2)               Curating and Mediating Art , Aalto University, Helsinki  | 13 December 2016

‘Challenging the Archive: Archaeology of the Final Decade (Chapters 1 & 2):               Substance Infrastructures?’                                                                                             in conversation with Professor Irit Rogoff and Dr. Stefan Nowotny                      Curatorial Knowledge, Goldsmiths, University of London  | 21 October 2016

 ‘Challenging the Archive: Archaeology of the Final Decade (Chapters 1 & 2):             Substance Infrastructure?’                                                                                              in conversation with Professor Irit Rogoff |  Bergen Assembly, Biennial Foundation, Bergen | 29 September 2016

‘An Archaeological Guide to the Deployment of an Archive’                                          L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) | 5 November 2015

‘An Archaeological Guide to the Deployment of an Archive’                                 Conference: Image As Witness | Curated by: Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts (IESA) | French Institute, London | 22 October 2015

‘A Utopian Stage’                                                                                                                     Vali Mahlouji in conversation with Anna Furse, Ola Johansson, Elvira Dyangani-Ose; Chaired by Nicole Wolf
Goldsmiths University, London | Tuesday 29 September 2015

‘A Utopian Stage’                                                                                                                     Vali Mahlouji in conversation with Professor Richard Gough, Artistic Director of the Centre for Performance Research
Whitechapel Gallery, London | Thursday 28 May 2015

‘Kaveh Golestan: Prositute’
Vali Mahlouji in conversation with Stephan Deuchar CBE
Stephen Deuchar CBE, Director of ArtFund, founding Director of
Tate Britain 1998 – 2009
Photo London, Somerset House | Sunday 24 May 2015

Retracing a Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts, Shiraz – Persepolis
Iran Heritage Foundation, Asia House,  London | Wednesday 6 May 2015

From Silk Road to Fibre Optics: Time for enquiry into the need for communication and gain
Led by Ziba Ardalan | Participants: Diana Campbell Betancort, Vali Mahlouji, Andrew Maerkle, Hu Fang, Venetia Porter, Aurelien Lemonier
ARCOMadrid | 25 February 2015

The Shiraz Arts Festival, 1967–77: When Iran Hosted the International Avant-Garde
Yale University, New Haven | 6 March 2014

Shiraz Arts Festival: The Legacy for a New Generation
IranModern Conference | Asia Society, New York | 5 October 2013