1. Upcoming Presidential Elections in Ukraine’, Kennan Institute, 18 December 2003.
  2. Oligarchs into Businessmen: Can Ukraine Become a Normal Democratic Country in the Post-Kuchma Era?’, Contemporary Change Seminar Series, Baltic and East European Graduate School, Sodertorns Hogskola, Sweden, 27 November 2003.
  3. The 1998 and 1999 Elections and the Rise of Oligarchs in Ukraine’, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Toronto, 20 November 2003.
  4. Oligarchs and the Transition to the Post-Kuchma era’, Centre Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, 10 October 2003.
  5. Russians and Russophones in the Former USSR and Serbs in Yugoslavia: A Comparative Study of Passivity and Mobilization’, annual convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York, 3-5 April 2003.
  6. Ukraine: US Relations: What, Where, How?’, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC, 31 March 2003.
  7. Ukraine: Quo Vadis After Kuchma?’, The Washington Group of Ukrainian Professional and Businesspersons, Washington DC, 30 March 2003.
  8. Nation-State Building and the Re-Writing of History in Ukraine: The Legacy of Kyiv Rus’, CREES, University of Toronto, 6 March 2003.
  9. Ukraine: Independent but not Democratic?’, Ukrainian-American Professional and Businesspersons Association of New Jersey, 1 February 2003.
  10. Workshop on Ukraine, Canadian International Development Agency, Ottawa, 6 December 2002.
  11. The Domestic and International Ramifications of Iraqgate’, Workshop. Ukraine in Crisis’, CREES, University of Toronto, 31 October 2002.
  12. Belarusianization or Europeanization? Ukraine Struggles to Define its Identity Between Two Elections’, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 14 October 2002.
  13. Little Russia or Ukraine? Ukraine Struggles to Define Its Identity Between Two Elections and at the End of the Kuchma Era’, Shevchenko Scientific Society, New York, 12 October 2002.
  14. 9th Annual J.B.Rudnytsky Distinguished Lecture, 'Ukraine Between Two Elections: 2002-2004’, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 4 October 2002.
  15. Ukrainian Elections: What Went Right? What Went Wrong?’, Canadian Ukrainian Art Foundation, Toronto, 24 April 2002.
  16. Between Totalitarianism and Democracy: Assessing Regime Type in Ukraine’, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 19-20 April 2002.
  17. Is Nationalism Always so Bad? Nationalism, Identity and Transition in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Belarus’, Association for the Study of Nationalities convention, Columbia University, New York, 13 April 2002.
  18. Panel on Elections in Ukraine. CREES, University of Toronto, 8 April 2002.
  19. Reform, Muddling Along or Returning to the Soviet Past: The Choice Facing Voters in Ukraine’s Elections’, CREES, University of Toronto, 26 February 2002.
  20. Post-Communist Elites in Search of Ideology’, Centre for International and Security Studies, York University, Toronto, 1 May 2001.
  21. Nationalism in Ukraine: Towards a New Theoretical and Comparative Framework’, annual convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York, 5-7 April 2001.
  22. Kuchmagate and the Current Situation in Ukraine’, Canadian-Ukrainian Art Foundation, Toronto, 29 March 2001.
  23. The Presidential Crisis in Ukraine: The Gongadze Case and the Future of President Leonid Kuchma’, University of Alberta, 16 March 2001.
  24. Nationalism versus the State: Just How Civic Is The
  25. Civic State’, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, 8 November 2000.
  26. Civil Society and National Identity in Ukraine’, BIOsT, Koln, 12 May 2000,
  27. Ukraine After the Elections: Domestic and Foreign Policy Considerations’, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 19 April 2000.
  28. 'The Myth of the Civic State', annual convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York, 13 April 2000.
  29. Civil Society in Ukraine: The Legacy of Totalitarianism and Empire’, Yale University, 8-9 April 2000.
  30. 'Nationalising States or Nation Building? A Critical Theoretical-Comparative Response to Rogers Brubaker', Political Studies Association Specialist Group on Communist and Postcommunist Politics, University College London, 5 February 2000.
  31. Ukraine After the Elections: Domestic and Foreign Policy Orientations’, Centro Studi sulla Storia dell’Europa Orientale, Trento, Italy, 14 January 2000.