Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, New York University, February 2018.

Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, University of Toronto, March 2018.

Qualitative Research Colloquium, Department of Politics, Princeton University, April 2018.

Reframing analysis of electoral manipulation: Lessons from the periphery in Ukraine and Russia, Comparative Politics Workshop, Department of Political Science, Columbia University, November 2017.

Le théâtre politique et l’économie politique : le cas d’une ‘initiative populaire’ en Ukraine de l’est, at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 23 June 2017 (en français).

Le théâtre politique et l’ambiguité herméneutique: le cas du Régiment Immortel,  at the Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre européen, EHESS, Paris, 19 June 2017 (en français).

Le théâtre politique et la diffusion des normes: le futur président américain embauche une foule, EHESS, Paris, 16 June 2017 (en français).

21st century aphasia: Origins of illiberalism in Eastern Europe and the United States, at the Centre de Recherches Internationales, SciencesPo, Paris, 16 June 2017.

Le théâtre politique et l’histoire de la forme: le cas du cardiologue Khrenov à la télévision russe, EHESS, Paris, 9 June 2017 (en français).

“Illiberalism,” in the course Post-Election America, The New School, May 2017.

“A moral foundation for our pedagogy,” in the course Post-Election America, The New School, January 2017.  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4635c4CGwAPT090Z2ozaXFHSjg/view?usp=sharing

What We Miss When We Talk about Democracy and Authoritarianism: Why Some People Support Parties of Power in Russia and Ukraine, Central European University, Institute for Advanced Study, June 2016.

Repenser les ‘régimes politiques’: politique théâtrale et pratiques de coercition en Ukraine et en Russie, at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Wednesday, February 2016 (en français).

Rethinking “regime” in Ukraine and Russia: Space and the materiality of coercion, Columbia University, Harriman Institute, March 2015.

The Materiality of Coercion, CUNY Graduate Center, Comparative Politics workshop, February 2015.

The Materiality of Coercion, Georgetown University, CRITICS seminar, February 2015.

Rethinking “regime” in Ukraine and Russia: Space and the materiality of coercion. The College of New Jersey, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, November 2014.

Legitimizing Facades: The Politics of Institutional Change in Eurasia, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, February 2011.

Stalinism, and the Tyranny of the Household Cow: Exploring Critical Alternatives to Concepts in Social Research in Postwar Zakarpattia, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, February 2011.

Late Stalinism, Narrative, and the Tyranny of the Household Cow: Reinterpreting ‘Resistance’ and ‘Regime’ in the Soviet Magyar Periphery, University of Toronto, Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, March 2010.

Социальные вопросы развития приграничных территорий: политическая экономика на границах ЕС, Heilongjiang University, Graduate Institute of Russian Studies, Harbin, China, 3 February 2010 (по-русски).

University of Hokkaido, Slavic Research Center, December 2009.

The Political Economy of Changing Identities: Confined Space and Arbitrage Capitalism in the European Union Borderlands, Faculty Colloquium in Comparative Politics, Princeton University, December 2008.

From Iron Curtain to Golden Curtain: Unmaking Identity in the Shadow of the EU. At Harvard University, Government Department, 30 November 2007.

The Post-Soviet Potemkin Village: Politics and Property Rights in the Black Earth, Tokyo University, Institute of Social Sciences, 9 July 2007.

Petr Arkad’evich and the Uses of History: Land and Dispossession in Late Twentieth Century Russia at Harvard University, Historians’ Seminar, Davis Center, December 2006.

The Last Barbed Wire Fence in Europe: State Power and Economy in a Divided Village of Zakarpattia, 1945-2005 at Harvard University, Ukrainian Research Institute, December 2006.

The Two Faces of Petr Arkadeevich: Land and Dispossession in Russia’s Southwest, ca. 2000, Yale University, Program in Agrarian Studies, 15 September 2006.

Privatization and the Potemkin Village in Eastern Europe. Invited talk at the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, Department of Political Science, December 2005.

‘Fake’ Property Rights, Land Privatization, and Antimonies of Social Science Methodology in Post-Soviet Rural Space at the Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, Leipzig, Germany, 25 July 2005.

Antimonies of Property Rights Regimes In the Black Earth Village. Kennan Institute and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 14 June 2005.

Perils of Privatization in Post-Communist Societies. Princeton University, Department of Politics, 14 January 2004.

Сравнительный анализ проведения аграрных реформ в России и на Украине, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation, December 2003 (по-русски).

The Political Economy of Land Reform in the Post-Soviet Black Earth at Department of Political Science, McGill University, 14 December 2002.

A Day in the Life of a Kolkhoznitsa: Labor and Politics under Decollectivization, at the Comparative Economics Seminar, Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University, April 2001.