István Hegedűs was an invited speaker together with Timea Kodo and András Volom at the round-table discussion of the Long Island University Global Europe Seminar on 19 April 2020. The moderator was Colette Mazzucelli. The event was organised online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "The EU at a turn: les enfant terribles, populism, and the question of a vision for EUrope" for the students of Deree - The American College of Greece in Athens on 24 October 2019.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "The Future of Authoritarian Populism in Hungary and Beyond after the Hungarian Elections and the Russian Attack against Ukraine" at the conference of the Central European Political Association entitled
István Hegedűs made a presentation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill entitled "Populism in Central Europe and Beyond: The Hungarian Case" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 26 October 2018.