Ecological and Socio-Cultural Constraints on Linguistic Diversification: New Insights from the Bantu Expansion. Talk presented at the Joint Conference on Language Evolution, co-organized by Evolang, Protolang, and Evolinguistics, Kanazawa, Japan, 5 - 8 September, 2022.
A Comparison of Meta-Analysis, Mega-Analysis, and Hybrid Approaches in language acquisition experiments. Talk presented at the 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Lille, 29 Aug - 1 Sep, 2022
Stability of Lak and spatial separation among major languages of Daghestan. Talk presented at the Workshop Spatial and social separation of speech communities and language change, 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Bucharest, 24-27 August, 2022
Morphological change in Judeo-Spanish verbs. Talk presented at ICHL25: International Conference on Historical Linguistics 2022, Oxford, 1-5 August 2022.
Phylogeography of the Bantu Expansion, talk presented at the 15th International African Studies Conference, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow and The Cloud. May 2021.
Detecting linguistic variation with geographic sampling, talk co-presented with George Moroz, at the 53th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. SLE Platform, The Cloud. August 2020.
Modern historical linguistics and phylogenetic methods, talk presented at the Workshop QuantLing@Ar, Quantitative Methods for the Language Sciences. National Library and Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 2019.
Bantu Expansion: A phylogeographic study, talk presented at the 51th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. Tallinn, Estonia. September 2018.
Phylogeography of the Bantu expansion, talk presented at the conference Applications in Cultural Evolution, University of Tartu, Estonia. June 2018.
Reconstructing Bantu expansion from linguistic phylogenies, talk presented at the Eastern Africa Workshop - Multidisciplinary approaches to investigating the spread of peoples, plants and animals in Holocene Eastern Africa. Jena, Germany. October 2017.
What determines borrowability? A quantitative cross-linguistic study, poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. Zürich, Switzerland. September 2017.
What determines borrowability? A quantitative cross-linguistic study on loanwords, poster presented at Statistics of Languages: Theories and Experiments. Warsaw, Poland. July 2017.
Lexical borrowing in the world’s languages: A quantitative study of the sociolinguistic and morphosyntactic factors, talk presented at the Phylogenetic Methods in Historical Linguistics Workshop and Conference, Tübingen, Germany, March 2017.
Lexical borrowing in the world’s languages: A quantitative study of the sociolinguistic factors, poster presented at The 2nd Usage-Based Linguistics Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel. June 2016.