'Issues in the typology of case-marking' (3 lectures). EALING 2012, September 11-13, Paris, École normale supérieure, http://ealing.cognition.ens.fr/ealing2012/site/HomePage
'Markedness effects in valency-changing operations' (invited talk). NINJAL International Symposium on Valency Classes and Alternations in Japanese, August 3-4 2012, Tokyo, Tachikawa, http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/lexicon/symposium/2012symposium/
Non-canonical subjects and differential subject marking: synchronic and diachronic perspectives' (plenary talk). Symposium Non-Canonically Case Marked Subjects within and across Languages and Language Families, 4.–8. June 2012, Reykjavík http://subjectcase.wordpress.com/
'Predicting case frames across languages: a competing motivations approach to (differential) case marking' (plenary talk). Explorations in syntactic government and subcategorization, 31 Aug – 3 September 2011, University of Cambridge, http://ak243.user.srcf.net/gvt/programme.html
Rare phenomena in case marking and their theoretical implications; A lecture presented at NINJAL colloquium (Tokyo, May 8, 2010); and at Slavic Research Center (University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, 8 June 2010)
Transitivity parameters and transitivity alternations (Talk presented at the Tokyo Institute of Foreign Studies, May 29, 2010)
Constraining the typology of nominalization. Talk presented at the Research Institute of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, May 29, 2010)
Remarks on deverbalization (talk presented at the workshop on Noun Concluding Construction at the Institute of the Japanese language and Linguistics; April 8, 2010)
Constraining syntagmatic interaction of grammatical categories through markedness hierarchies; Fourth Workshop on Optimality Theory and Interpretation; June 2009; Utrecht
Constraining syntagmatic interaction of grammatical categories: functional and structural factors. Talk presented at ALT VII (Association of Linguistic typology Biannual meeting), Paris, 25-28 September, 2007 (http://www.alt7.cnrs.fr/us/programme.html)
(with Johan van der Auwera and Ewa Schalley). Imperatives and aspect choice. Talk presented at ALT VII (Association of Linguistic typology Biannual meeting), Paris, 25-28 September, 2007 (http://www.alt7.cnrs.fr/us/programme.html).
Functional typology and optimality theory: competing motivations in the domain of case-marking. Invited talk at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea 29 August - 1 September 2007. University of Joensuu (Finland)
Constraining nominalization: Functional and structural factors in interaction. Invited talk at the International symposium Nouns Cross-linguistically, 22-23 June, 2007, Campobasso(Italy). (https://serviziweb.unimol.it/.../consultazione.mostra_pagina?id_pagina=5018)
Asymmetries in Differential Case Marking and Case Marking Strategies. Workshop: Object Positions: Formal and Functional Approaches (http://www.hum.au.dk/engelsk/engsv/objectpositions/obj-wksh.htm). January 18-19, 2007, Aarhus, Denmark.
"Transitivity splits, transitivity alternations and case competition", GK-lecture University of Leipzig (Graduiertenkolleg "Universalität und Diversität; Zentrum för Höhere Studien, Universität Leipzig), 8 November 2006. (http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~gksprach/wor_kol/wor_kol.html)
“Infelicitous combinations of TAM categories: typological and semantic aspects”, TAM-TAM workshop 15 - 16 November 2006, Nijmegen. (http://www.ru.nl/pionier/events/workshops/workshop_history/tamtam/program/)
(with Toshiyuki Sadanobu). “Modal extensions of aspecto-temporal forms in Japanese”. Talk presented at: Chronos 7: International conference on tense, aspect, mood and modality, 18-20 September, 2006, University of Antwerp
“Constraining interaction of TAM categories”. Talk presented at: Chronos 7: International conference on tense, aspect, mood and modality, 18-20 September, 2006, University of Antwerp
“On RRG analysis of mixed categories”. Talk presented at: 2006 International conference on Role and Reference grammar, 28-30 September, 2006, University of Leipzig (http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~typology/rrg2006/).
“Cross-linguistically rare phenomena in case-marking”, Talk at the Bi-annual conference of the St-Petersburg typology group, 5-6 September, 2006.(http://iling.nw.ru/confs/ptgl2006.html)
Constraining nominalization: functional and structural factors. Talk at a Pionier workshop on Nominalizations, June 7, 2006, Nijmegen (http://www.ru.nl/.../workshops/workshop_history/nominalization/nominalization/)
“Quirky case”: cross-linguistically rare phenomena in case-marking. Rara and rarissima: collecting and interpreting unusual characteristics of human languages, MPI, Leipzig, April 1.
Verb type hierarchies and a typology of transitivity splits. Typology Lecture Series, Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen, March 16.
Towards an integrated model of alignment splits, Taalkunde in Nederland-dag 2006, Leiden, February 4.
Bezlichnye konstrukcii i evoljucija rascheplennoj intranzitivnosti [Impersonal constructions and rise of split-intransitivity]. Lecture at the 2nd Conference for Junior researchers/graduate school, St. Petersburg, October 22, 2005.
Verb type hierarchies and a typology of transitivity splits, Association of Linguistic Typology Biannual Meeting VI, Padang, Indonesia, July 24, 2005
with Helen de Hoop, Case marking strategies, Workshop on OT syntax at LSA summer institute, MIT, Boston, July 2, 2005
Split intransitives, experiencer objects and 'transimpersonal' constructions: (re-)establishing the connection, Workshop on the Typology of active-stative languages, MPI, Leipzig, May 22, 2005.
Animacy and case-marking, Workshop on 'Animacy', Nijmegen, May 19, 2005 (Animacy.ppt)
Impersonal constructions: variations on the theme, Mini-Workshop on Typology of argument structure, Nijmegen, May 9, 2005
with Helen de Hoop, Monique Lamers, Bhuvana Narasimhan and Peter de Swart, Modelling case and prominence: incremental and time-insensitive optimisation (motivation and perspectives), Symposium on argument comprehension from a cross-linguistic perspective, MPI Leipzig, April 25-26, 2005
Case pattern split and verb type hierarchies, Taalkunde in Nederland-dag, Utrecht, January 29, 2005; Workshop on Transitivity and Verb Types, Tohoku (Sendai), November 27, 2004.
Transitivity parameters and transitivity alternations: constraining co-variation?, Workshop on Transitivity and Verb Types, Tohoku (Sendai), November 27, 2004; Department of general linguistics, Tsukuba, November 5, 2004, Linguistic Circle of Kansai area, Japan, June 27, 2004.
Russian interference in the grammar of North-Tungusic languages in an areal-typological perspective, Slavic Research Center, Sapporo, October 27, 2004.
with Helen de Hoop, Constraints on case marking, Linguistics Colloquium, Houston, March 25, 2004.
Tungusic converbs and the typology of relative tense, Workshop on Northern Languages, Abashiri (Japan), July 3, 2004; Conference on the Tungusic languages, St. Petersburg, Institute for linguistic research, October 13-14, 2003.
Constraining nominalization: function-form competition, Seventh Workshop on Optimality Theory Syntax, Nijmegen, October 27-28, 2003.
Infelicitous grammeme combinations: Towards a typology, Conference on "Interaction of grammatical categories", St.Petersburg, Institute of Linguistic Research, September 22-24, 2003.
Towards a typology of transcategorial operations, ALT V Conference, Cagliari, Italy 15-18 September 2003.
Transitivity parameters and transitivity alternations: constraining co-variation, TIN-dag, Utrecht, 7 February 2004, Cognition Meeting, Nijmegen, September 9, 2003; PIONIER Workshop on Case, Valency and Transitivity, Nijmegen, June 17-20, 2003
Towards a typology of adversative constructions: a semantic map approach, Contrast in Discourse, Nijmegen, April 7-8, 2003.