1. Nation and State Building in Ukraine: Progress and The Emerging Consensus’, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center, 9 November 1999.
  2. Ukraine’s Post-Soviet Transition: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective’, Problems of Development of Ukraine Since Independence – In The Light of Western Theories’, University of Toronto, 5 November 1999.
  3. Ukraine after the Presidential Elections: Domestic and Foreign Polices’, University of Sussex, 19 November 1999.
  4. Nationalism, Nation Building and Nationalising States in Ukraine: A Critical Survey of the Scholarly Literature’, CREES and Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research, University of Toronto, 4 November 1999.
  5. 'Ukraine: Strategic options and obstacles', Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State and the National Intelligence Council, Washington DC, 30 June 1999.
  6. ‘The National question in Ukraine’s Quadruple Transition’, Yale University, 23 April 1999.
  7. Nationalising States or Nation Building? A Critical Survey of the Theoretical Literature and Empirical Evidence’, Annual convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York, 14 April 1999.
  8. 'Defining the Political Community in Ukraine: Who are the 'We’ and the 'Others’?’, Political Studies Association, University of South Bank, 6 February 1999.
  9. The East Slavic Conundrum: History and National Identity’, Conference of the Journal National Identities, University of London, 20-22 April 1998.
  10. The Perils of Multiculturalism: An Area Studies and Theoretical Approach to the Former USSR’, Political Science Association, University of Keele, 7-9 April 1998.
  11. CIS Contradictions’, East European Security Research Group, University of Birmingham, 19 February 1998.
  12. Post-Soviet Ukrainian Historiography’, University of Birmingham, 25 February 1998.
  13. Belarus and Ukraine: democracy building in a grey security zone’, European University Institute, Florence, 16 December 1997.
  14. Transition in Post-Communist Europe’, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 17 March 1997.
  15. State and Nation Building in Ukraine: Problems, Achievements and the Way Forward’, M. Palij Annual Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA., 17 November 1997.
  16. Ukraine on the Eve of Parliamentary Elections’, CREES, University of Birmingham, 29 October 1997.
  17. Post-Soviet Transformation and Civil Society in Ukraine’, Centre for European Security Studies, University of Groningen, Kyiv, Ukraine, 20 and 22 October 1997.
  18. Between Civic and Ethnic Nationalism: The Forging of a Ukrainian Political Nation’, Paper presented to the annual congress of the American Political Science Association, Washington DC, 29 August 1997.
  19. The Use and Abuse of History in Nation-State Building in Post-Communist Europe’, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada, 18 March 1997.
  20. Transition in Post-Communist Europe’, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 17 March 1997.
  21. In Search of a National Idea’, Annual T.Shevchenko lecture, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 13 March 1997.
  22. Kravchuk and Kuchma: A Comparative Analysis of their Policies and Personalities’, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 12 March 1997.
  23. The Evolution of National Identity in Independent Ukraine’, Transformation, Geography and Identity Workshop, School of Geography, University of Birmingham, 11 June 1996.
  24. Ukraine: The Economic Consequences of Independence’, Russian and East European Research Centre, The University of Wolverhampton, 7 May 1996.
  25. Regionalism and Nation Building in Ukraine’, Young Leaders Forum, Future of Europe Trust, Birmingham, 1 March 1996.
  26. In Search of a National Idea: The Next Stage of Nation and State Building in Ukraine’, CREES, University of Birmingham, 22 January 1997.
  27. The East Slavic Conundrum: Unity or Divergence?’, 'Soviet to Independent Ukraine: A Troubled Transformation’ conference, The University of Birmingham, 14 June 1996.
  28. The CIS: Voluntary Association or Vehicle for Russian Aspirations’, Research and Development Seminar, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 17 May 1996.
  29. In Search of a National Idea in Ukraine’, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, 27 February 1996.
  30. Ukraine under Kuchma’, Russian and East European Research Centre, The University of Wolverhampton, 1 November 1995.
  31. Minorities in Ukraine’, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University of London, 6 March 1995.
  32. Policy Changes in Ukraine since the Election of President Leonid Kuchma’, CREES, University of Birmingham, 19 October 1994.
  33. Russia and the New Republics’, Centre for Defence Studies, King’s College, 2 September 1994.
  34. Ukraine and Moldova’, Conference on Russian Defense Problems and Policies During Political and Economic Transitions, Wolfson College, Oxford University, 22-24 April 1994.
  35. Friends, Enemies, or simply Partners? NATO and Central Europe after the Cold War’, Oxford University Strategic Studies Group & Central European Round Table, St.Antony’s College, Oxford University, 26 January 1994.
  36. Ukraine - Stagnation or Reform? Which Way Ahead’. Study Day on Security Problems in Ukraine, Moldova, Transcaucasus and North Caucasus. NATO, Brussels, 14 June 1993.
  37. Ukrainian Regional Politics’, International Institute for Strategic Studies, 20 April 1993.
  38. Current Political Developments in Ukraine’, Soviet Studies Research Centre, Royal Military academy Sandhurst, May 1992.
  39. Ukraine under M.Gorbachev: Recent Developments’, London School of Economics and Political Science, November 1991.
  40. Recent Developments in Ukraine’, Soviet Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, November 1991.