- “Joyce und Menippos”, Research Colloquy at the Zurich James Joyce Foundation (2000).
- “Hamlet und die 'Poetik des Übergangs' – Showing und Telling in der frühneuzeitlichen Rachetragödie”, Frühjahrstagung der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Bochum 2005.
- “ 'A Portrait of the Artist as an Old Dog': Joyce, Lucian and Menippus”, Symbiosis Conference, Thessaloniki 2005 and IASIL-Conference, Prague 2005.
- “Small Latin and less Greek? A Hellenistic Source for the 'Magic Fountain' in Shakespeare's Sonnets 153/154”, British Shakespeare Association Biennial Conference, Newcastle 2005.
- “Szombathely, Vienna, Budapest”: The Eastern and Central European Part of the Bloom-Odyssey”, XXth. International James Joyce Symposium, Budapest 2006 and IASIL-Conference, Dublin 2007.
- “Roland Emmerich's Independence Day: Presidential Mythology, Cultural (Mis-)Representation and the Prehistory of 9/11”, Cultural Studies Now - An International Conference, London 2007.
- “Austro-Amerikanischer Kulturtransfer in den Nachkriegsjahren: das Theater in der Josefstadt”, International Conference on Drama, Theatre, and Cultural Transfer, Vienna 2008 (Poster Presentation).
- “ 'Poor Penelope. Penelope Rich': Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella as a Source for the Rewriting of the Odysseus-Archetype in James Joyce's Ulysses”, XXIst International James Joyce Symposium, Tours 2008.
- “Wilde, Wagner and the Aestheticist Debate of Representation: 'What's in a name?': The Importance of Being Earnest, or Lohengrin”, 7th EFACIS Conference: “Ireland in/and Europe: Cross-Currents and Exchanges” University of Vienna 2009.
- “ 'Lolo Lolo liebermann […] Lala Lala, Leapermann' (FW 250, 19-21): the Viennese ‘Lieber Augustin’-Song as an Austro-Hungarian Counterpart of Finnegans Wake”, XXIInd International James Joyce Symposium Prague, 2010.
- “Popular and Classical Mythology: Baron Bruck as an Austro-Hungarian Odysseus and the Importance of Trieste for the Epic Geography of James Joyce’s Ulysses”, IVth James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome, 2011.
- “Oedipus Lex - The Return of the Father and the Dispossessed Son in The Playboy of the Western World and The Third Policeman”, International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, University of Vienna 2011.
- “The ‘Intelligent Design’ of James Joyce’s Mythical Method in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”, The Music of Chance, International Conference Uniescie / Koszalin, 2012.
- "The Iliad as the Cultural Subconscious of James Joyce's Ulysses", ACED-15: Cultures of Memory, Memories of Culture, University of Bucharest, 2013.
- "Flann O'Brien's The Dalkey Archive - A Menippean Rebellion against Authority", Problems With Authority:
The II International Flann O'Brien Conference Università Roma Trè, 2013.
- "The Irish Gothic Subtext of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", working title, t.b.a.
Invited Lectures, Summer Schools, Research Seminars & Round Table Discussions:
- “Socratic Archetypes of Metropolitan Discourse in James Joyce's Ulysses”, Eranos-Conference, Ascona 2006 (plenary lecture).
- “Orientalist Discourse and the Representation of Italian Papism in Early Modern England”, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 2008.
- “Cultural Representations of Spain, Italy and the Ottoman Empire in Early Modern England”, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin 2008.
- “ 'Portals of discovery': Unknown Sources for the Rewriting of the Odysseus-Archetype in James Joyce's Ulysses ”, The 12th Annual Trieste Joyce School 2008.
- “Aspects of Irish Cultural Studies'”, the Irish Semester at Saarland University 2011.
- “Hamlet”, Shakespeare-Ringvorlesung at Saarland University WS 2011/2.
- “The Eranos-Movement and the Tradition of Convivial Discussion: the Symposium in Philosophy and Literature”, Eranos Research Seminar, Villa Corliano, San Giuliano Terme / Pisa 2012 (plenary lecture).
- “Diogenes the Cynic and Alexander the Great in the First Book of Gulliver’s Travels”, Dublin Symposium on Swift 2012.
- "The Virtues of Tolerance", Round Table Discussion. Eranos-Conference, Neamt Monastery Romania, 2013.
- "Menippean Satire in David Lodge's Academic Romance Small World", Symposium on the Campus Novel, t.b.a. (plenary lecture).