Arar, K., Bogotch, I. & Orucu, D. (2021, April, 8-10). Educational leadership and policy for refugees: A global comparative lens, in: Leading for all students: Ensuring effective approaches for special populations. AERA Annual Meeting, Florida (Online). 

Arar, K. (2021, April, 8-12). The research on refugees’ pathways to higher education since 2010s: A systemic review, In: Practice, policy, and literature about college access. AERA Annual Meeting, Florida (Online). 

 Arar, K., Kondakci, Y., Zayim-Kurtay, M., Kaya Kaşıkcı, S., Senay, H. & Kulakoglu, B. (2020, Apr 17 – 21) Higher Education for Forcibly Displaced Migrants in Turkey and Germany [Roundtable Session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/r8dae3b (Conference Canceled).

Arar, K. (2021, April, 8-12). The research on refugees’ pathways to higher education since 2010s: A systemic review, In: Practice, policies, and literature about college access. AERA Annual Meeting, Florida (Online). 

Arar, K. (2019, Nov, 11-15). Newcomer in three educational systems: Comparing leadership education for refugees in Germany, Turkey, and Canada. UCEA, University Council of Education Administration. New Orleans. USA.

Arar, K. (2019, July, 15-16). Refugees, social justice, culture and educational leadership: Lessons from Turkey and Germany. ICPEL, Soka University of California.

Arar, K. (2019, May, 2-5). When social justice and cultural features collides. ICEA, The 14th International Congress of Educational Administration, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey.

Arar, K. (2019, May, 2-5). Imprinting distributed leadership through whole school inquiry to narrow the educational gap. ICEA, The 14th International Congress of Educational Administration, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey.

Arar, K., Örücü, D. & Mahfouz, J. (2020, Apr 17 – 21) A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Syrian Refugee Education Across Turkey, Lebanon, and Germany [Roundtable Session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/s6ubgbg (Conference Canceled).

Arar, K. (2019, April, 5-9). Understanding the Educational Leadership for Refugee education in Turkey in Different School Contexts. AERA. Toronto, Canada.

Arar, K., & Haj-Yehia, K. (2018, Sept. 3-7). Understanding refugees’ challenges in higher education in the Arab World: The case of Syrian refugees in Jordan. ECER. Bolzano, Italy. 

Arar, K., Zuzovsky, R., Donitsa-Schmidt, S., Barak, J., & Trumper, R. (216, Aug. 20-23). Diverging Ideologies Guiding Master of Education Programs for Teachers and their Actual and Perceived Expression. ECER, Dublin, Ireland.

Arar, K. (2018, April, 13-17). Challenges of Novice principals in an Ethnic Minority Education. AERA, NYC.

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2018, March. 24-28).  Emotion display and suppression among Arab and Jewish assistant principals in Israel: The key role of culture, gender, and ethnicity. Mexico City. 

Oplatka, I., & Arar, K. (2018, Jan. 7-11). ‘Nothing is more practical than a good theory in educational change’: Stories of academics who hold political or managerial positions in education. ICSEI. Singapore. 

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2018, Jan. 7-11). Jewish & Arab principals’ workload and stress in an accountability reform era. ICSEI. Singapore.

Arar, K., Oplatka, I., Barakat, M., & Turan, S. (2017, Aug. 22-25). The global-local nexus and the challenges of educational leadership in three Middle Eastern Nation States: A comparison between Egypt, Turkey, and Israel. ECER. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Arar, K., & Massry-Herzallha, A. (2017, Aug. 22-25). Empowering superintendents to empower school communities to reduce achievement gaps in an era of turbulence. ECER. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Arar, K., Ibrahim, F. (2017, April, 18-19). Entangled in conflicting expectations: Strategies to teach Palestinian-Arab identity in Arab schools in Northern Israel. The International Conference: Professional and Cultural Identity in a Changing Socio-political Reality. Al-Qasemi Academic College. 

Arar, K., Turan, S., Barakat, M., & Oplatka, I. (2017, April 26-30). The Characteristics of Educational Leadership in the Middle East: A Comparative Analysis of Three Nation-States, AERA, San Antonio, Texas.

Oplatka, I., & Arar, K. (2017, April 26-30). The Research on Educational Leadership and management in the Arab World since the 1990s: Current state & Future directions. AERA, San Antonio, Texas.  

Arar, K., & Shapira, T. (2017, January, 12-14). The listening guide as socio-cultural analysis tool of Arab women leaders’ stories. The Qualitative Report’s 8th Annual Conference, Nova Southern University, Florida. 

Arar, K. (2016, November 17-20). Racially and ethnically diverse women leading education: A world view. UCEA, Detroit. 

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2017, Nov. 17-20). Factors that Help and Hinder Social Justice Leaders around the World. UCEA, Detroit.  

Arar, K., Zuzovsky, R., & Schmidt, S. (2016, August, 20-23). Diverging ideologies guiding Master of Education programs for teachers and their actual and perceived expression. ECER, Dublin, Ireland. 

Arar, K., & Massry-Herzallha, A. (2016, August, 20-23). Theorizing the education and skills model for participation and cooperation in the youth field: trust in the search for truth. ECER, Dublin, Ireland.

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2016, July, 8-10). Unlocking the path to social justice leadership: Leadership stories from headteachers. BELMAS, Cheshire. 

Arar, K. (2016, July, 8-10). Creating facilitative spaces for leadership in an university student-staff partnership initiative. BELMAS, Cheshire.

Arar, K. (261, July, 8-10). Discussant of Hallinger, P. keynote: Re-visiting the field of educational management and leadership: from universal proposes to local ones and vise-versa? BELMAS, Cheshire.

Ricardo, T., Arar, K., & Zozobsky, R. (2016, May, 19-21). Master’s education programs for teachers in Israel: Trends, Impacts and future policy. TEPE, Teacher Education from A Global Perspective. Malta University. 

Arar, K. (2016, April, 8-12). Highlighting the brighten side: Arab women in Israeli academy. AERA, Washington D.C. 

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2015, November, 20). Current research on Arab female educational leaders’ career and leadership: A review of extent literature and future directions for research. UCEA. 

Arar. K. (2015, Sept. 8-12). Theories of Young People’s Participation In
Systems And Learning From International Boundary Crossing Action-Research Project. (EERA) Europe Education Research Association. Budapest, Hungary. 

Arar, K. (2015, July, 2-3). Leadership for equity and social justice in Arab and Jewish schools in Israel: Leadership trajectories and pedagogical praxis. Education for the 21st Century, Multiculturalism, Children Rights and Global Citizenship, Gordon College, Haifa. 

Arar, K, & Ibrahim, F. (2015, July, 2). Arab school principals and Teachers coping with Identity education dilemma. Education for the 21st Century: Multiculturalism, Children’s Rights and. Gordon Academic College. 

Arar, K. (2015, July, 2). Arab Female School Principals between Career and Life. Education for the 21st Century: Multiculturalism, Children’s Rights and Global Citizenship. Gordon Academic College, Haifa. 

Arar, K., & Shapira, T. (2015, June, 30). Acceptance of Muslim School Principals in Public Spheres. Education for the 21st Century: Multiculturalism, Children’s Rights and Global Citizenship. Gordon Academic College, Haifa. 

Arar, K. (2015, April 16-20). Leadership for Equity and Social Justice in Arab and Jewish Schools in Israel: Leadership Trajectories and Pedagogical Praxis. AERA Annual Meeting. Chicago, USA. 

Arar, K., & Massry-Herzallah, A. (2015, April, 16-20). Pluralism increases difficulties in learning experiences yet advances identity formation for Muslim Arab female students at higher education institutions. AERA, Chicago. 

Arar, K. (2014, June 6-10). Implications of Principals’ Teacher Performance Appraisal and Decision-Making. CCEAM/CASEA, Commonwealth Conference for Educational Administration and Management. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada.

Arar, K. (2014, July 10-13). Making meaning of participation of school processes and practices: a collaboration between the leadership team in an Arab high school in Israel. BELMAS. Chase, UK. 

Arar, K., Mahmood, K & Yousif, M. (2014, Sept. 2-5). Leading change: collaboration between Sakhnin Arab teacher education college and Al-Bashaer high school. ECER, European. 20-23).

Arar, K. (November, 20-23). Principals’ and teacher perceptions of teacher evaluation. UCEA, Washington D.C. 

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2014, Nov. 20-23). New Lens for analyzing leadership for social justice: Jewish and Arab school leaders’ perspectives in Israel. UCEA Convention, University Council for Educational Administration. Washington, D.C. USA.

Arar, K., Mahmood, K & Yousif, M. (2014, September, 2-4). “Leading change: collaboration between Sakhnin Arab teacher education college and Al-Bashaer high school. ECER, Porto University, Portugal. 

Arar, K. (2014, Sept. 2-4). A case of an involved researcher in a high school: Partnership between academy and schooling. ECER, Porto University, Portugal.  

Taysum, A. Arar, K., Harrison, K., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., Chopra, P., Imam, H., Khan, I., McGuinness, S., Pogosian, V., Piskunova, E. (2014, July, 10-13). Round Table: Institutional Self Inquiry into Participation for self-improving school systems to include papers from Israel, India, Republic of Ireland, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Russia. BELMAS, Edington, UK. 

Arar, K. (2014, July, 10-13). Making meaning of participation of school processes and practices. BELMAS, Edington, UK.

Arar, K. (2014, June, 6-10). Implications for Principal’s teachers’ performance appraisal and decision making. CCEAM, New Brunswick University, Canada.

Oplatka, I and Arar, K. (2014, June, 6-10). Oriental interpretation of leadership for social justice. CCEAM, New Brunswick University, Canada. 

Arar, K., & Shapira, T. (214, June 23-27).  “The Listening’ Guide”: From psychological analysis of girls’ stories to socio-cultural analysis of Arab women leaders’ stories. The 7th Narrative Matters Conference, Paris, France.

Arar, K., & Haj-Yehia, K. (2014, March 18). Internationalization of higher education among the Palestinian in Israel. ICHE, International Conference on Higher Education, Tel-Aviv.

Arar, K., & Bar-Yeshai, H. (2014, March, 18). Motivations and choice of postgraduate studies. ICHE, International Conference on Higher Education, Tel-Aviv. 

Arar, K. (2013, Sept. 10-13). International boundary crossing of teacher’s and students’ participation in institutional processes and practices. ECER, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Arar, K. (2013, July, 12-14). Arab women principals’ expression of emotion at different career stages. BELMAS, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Arar. K. (2013, July, 10-11).  The Hijab and Management: Interplay between belief systems, management, and gender among Arab Muslim women managers. International Critical Management Studies conference. University of Manchester, UK. 

Arar, K. (2013, July, 2-4). Arab principals and teachers’ conceptions of trust. The 6th International Conference on Teacher Education, Mofet Institute, Tel-Aviv. 

Arar, K. (2012, November, 3-7). The deputy principals’ role in the Arab schools in Israel in New Horizon Reform. CCEAM, Cyprus, Limassol. 

Arar, K., & Taysum, A. (2012, September, 18-21). Globalization policy and agency. ECER, Cadiz, Spain.

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2012, September, 18-21). Muslim teachers’ constructions of the school principals’ masculinity vs. femininity. ECER, Cadiz, Spain.

Arar, K., & Oplatka, A. (2011, Jul. 8-10). Gender, culture, ethnicity, and leadership perceptions. BELMAS, Cambridge, UK.

Arar, K. (2012, September, 4-6). Higher education abroad: Palestinian students from Israel studying in Jordanian universities. BERA, University of Manchester. 

Arar, K., & Oplatka, I. (2012, Sept 18-21). Muslim teachers’ constructions of the school principals’ masculinity vs. femininity, ECER, European Conference for Education Research, Cadiz, Spain. 

Arar, K. (2012, July, 20-22). Muslim women managers convert to traditional clothing. BELMAS, Manchester, UK. 

Arar, K. (2012, July, 20-22). Leadership development networks, gender, culture, ethnicity, and leadership development perception. BELMAS, Manchester, UK. 

Arar, K. (2011, July 8-10). Gender, culture, ethnicity, and leadership role perception. BELMAS, Cambridge, UK.