Speeches in conferences

Papers and keynote speeches in international conferences, seminars, philosophy and literature festivals, and symposia held at (selected summary):

Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania (selected summary: 1990, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, as a keynote speaker in 2009 and 2011);

University of Warsaw, Poland (1992, as a keynote speaker in 2010);

Vilnius University, Lithuania (1996 and 2002);

Berlin Technical University, Germany (1996);

Ostsee Akademie Lübeck-Travemünde, Germany (1996);

University of Klaipėda, Lithuania (1997 and 2005);

University of Umeå, Sweden (1997 and 2004);

University of Helsinki, Finland (1999, 2006, 2012);

University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland (1999);

Central European University in Budapest, Hungary (2002);

University College of South Stockholm, Sweden (2003);

University of Göttingen, Germany (2003);

University of Lüneburg & Nordost-Institut, Germany (2003);

University of Glasgow, UK (2004 and 2006);

University of Paisley, UK (2004);

Europäische Akademie Berlin, Germany (2004);

University of Tartu, Estonia (2005);

Nordost-Institut, Germany (2007);

UCL–SEES (University College London–School of Slavonic and East European Studies), UK (as a symposium speaker, 2008);

University of Fribourg, Switzerland (as a keynote speaker in 2008);


The European Parliament (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014);


The EGEA (European Geography Association) Annual Congress 2009, Heeg, Friesland, The Netherlands (as a keynote speaker);

University of Luxembourg, Assembly of the European University Foundation-Campus Europae (EUF-CE) (as a keynote speaker) (2010);



Faculty of Law at the University of Lisbon, Portugal (panel discussion “Human Rights in the European Union in the Context of the War on Terror” organized and sponsored by the European Liberal Forum (ELF), Movimento Liberal Social (Portugal), Open Society and its Friends (Lithuania), Kenniscentrum D66 (The Netherlands), Amnesty International Portugal, and the European Parliament) (2010);


Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, D. C., USA (2010);


Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University Brussels), Belgium; MOLAN – Network for the exchange of information about good practices that serve to motivate language learners (as a keynote speaker in the closing conference) (2011);


University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (as a keynote speaker) (2011);


Telos Institute of New York, USA, in a European conference at L’Aquila, Italy (as a guest plenary session and roundtable speaker) (2012);


Aarhus University, Denmark (as a keynote speaker in Lithuania’s Days at Aarhus University on 8–9 November 2012);  


Central European Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia (15–18 November 2012);


Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania (as a keynote speaker in the Fourth International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies in Romania, 24–26 May 2013);


Philosophy and Music Festival HowTheLightGetsIn 2013 in Hay-on-Wye, UK (solo and two panel discussions).   


University of Tartu, Estonia (as a keynote speaker, 2013);

Central European Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia (15–18 November 2013);



Instituto de Estudios Críticos/Institute of Critical Studies in Mexico City, Mexico (as a keynote speaker, 2014);

University of Wroclaw, Poland (as a keynote speaker, 2014).