Research Visits & Talks


  • August 29 – September 01, 2018
    SLE 51st Annual Meeting, Tallinn, Estonia
    Talk title: Reformulation markers in research writing: A cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary study
  • April 19-21, 2018
    AESLA 36th International Conference, Cadiz, Spain
    Talk title: Discourse markers of reformulation in Lithuanian research writing: A cross-disciplinary study


  • July 5-6, 2017
    Action CA15137, Third WG meeting, Antwerp, Belgium
  • June 19-21, 2017
    12th Conference on Baltic studies in Europe “The Baltic states at 99: past, present, future”, Riga, Latvia
    Talk title: The constructions with GALIMA ‘it is possible’: from complement taking predicate to discourse marker
  • May 24-28, 2017
    38th ICAME conference, Prague, Czech Republic
    Talk title: Evidential adverbials and stance in English and Lithuanian journalistic discourse: a semantic functional study
  • January 18-20, 2017
    Stakeholder’s conference (COST Action CA15137) (Prague, Czech Republic)


  • November 21-22
    EVIDISPRAG project meeting (Madrid, Spain)
  • October 24
    Management committee meeting for COST Action CA15221 (Brussels, Belgium)
  • August 22-26, 2016
    13th International ESSE conference
    Workshop co-convened with Pilar Mur Dueñas (Universidad de Zaragoza)
    Workshop title:  Research Publication Practices: Challenges for Scholars in a Globalised World
  • July 11-12
    COST Action CA15137 meeting (Poznan, Poland)
  • April 8, 2016
    Management committee meeting for COST Action CA15137 (Brussels, Belgium)
  • March 07-19, 2016
    A teaching and research visit to the Université Paris Diderot, France


  • November 09-14, 2015
    A visit to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and KU Leuven (Vilnius University delegation).
  • October 19-22, 2015
    A teaching visit to the University of Pavia, for graduate students of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and European and American Literatures. Host – prof. Maria Freddi.
  • September 02-05, 2015
    48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE)
    Talk title: Engagement in research writing: modal verbs of obligation in a cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary perspective
  • May 27-31, 2015
    36th meeting of ICAME
    , Trier, Germany
    Talk title: Reporting Verbs in Research Writing: Cultural, Disciplinary and Genre Perspectives
  • April 16-18, 2015
    XXXIII AESLA International conference “Multimodal communication in the 21st century: professional and academic challenges”, Madrid, Spain
    Talk title: The influence of discipline, culture and the level of expertise on citations in research writing
  • March 12, 2015
    “Crafting a research text” [Mokslinio teksto kūrimas]: a seminar for PhD students of the Faculty of Philology
    15:00-16:30 Donelaitis room
    Details of the series of seminars


  • October 20, 2014
    Panel discussion on Open Access Policies at Vilnius University
    The National Open Access Scholarly Communication and Information Center
    Talk title: Open Access and Academic Discourse – for Science and for the Evaluation of Science
    Panel discussion program
  • October 06-08, 2014
    International conference EMEL 14 (Evidentiality and Modality in European Languages), Madrid, Spain
    Co-author: Aurelia Usoniene (Vilnius University)
    Talk title: Potential vs use: revisiting evidential participial constructions in Lithuanian
    Conference program
  • May 18 – 24, 2014
    A teaching visit to the Autonomous University of Barcelona, MA programme  Advanced English Studies: Literature and Culture. Coordinator of the seminars dr. Sonia Oliver del Olmo.
    Seminars taught:
    Current Trends in Academic Discourse Studies: cross-cultural insights
    The Use of Personal Pronouns, Hedging and Boosting in Academic Discourse: cross-linguistic and cross-diciplinary perspectives 
  • February 26 – 28, 2014
    Final conference of the project Postdoctoral Fellowship Implementation in Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania.
    Talk title: Lietuviškojo humanitarinių ir socialinių mokslų diskurso ypatybės
    Conference program


  • December 08 – 18, 2013
    A research visit to Jaume I university, Castellon de la Plana, Spain. Research host dr. Inmaculada Fortanet Gomez. Meeting with the GRAPE (Group for Research on Academic and Professional English) members.
  • November 28 – December 08, 2013
    A research visit to the Universitat Politècnica de València (department of Applied Linguistics), Spain. Research hosts dr. Luz Gil-Salom & dr. Carmen Soler-Monreal.
  • November 22, 2013
    International conference TEKSTAS: LINGVISTIKA IR POETIKA 19,  Šiauliai, Lithuania
    Talk title: Metadiskurso elementai lietuvių ir anglakalbių moksliniuose straipsniuose: gretinamasis tyrimas
    Conference program
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  • June 26-29, 2013
    EATAW 2013 International Conference, Budapest, Hungary
    Co-author: Pilar Mur Dueñas (Universidad de Zaragoza)
    Talk title: When Cultures Collide: personal pronouns in academic writing across Europe and

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  • May 22 – 26, 2013
    ICAME 34 conference English corpus linguistics on the move: Applications and implications, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Co-authors: Aurelia Usoniene, Audrone Soliene (Vilnius University)
    Talk title: Parallel corpus – a tool for diagnosing multifunctionality across languages: ACTUALLY, NATURALLY and IN FACT vs. their correspondences in Lithuanian
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  • March 25, 2013
    Seminar “Duomenų bazė Lituanistika“, organized by Lithuanian Research Council.
    Talk title: Lituanistikos duomenų bazės panaudojimas moksliniams tyrimams
    Seminar program


  • September 04 – 08, 2012
    11th Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE 2012), Bogazici University, Istanbul / Turkey
    1) Seminar Rhetoric of Science: Linguistic Approaches to National Traditions and Global Norms
    Talk title: Certainty markers in Lithuanian and English research articles in the humanities and social sciences
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    2) Seminar Evidentiality and Epistemic Modality in Academic and Journalistic Discourse: cross-linguistic perspectives
    Co-author: Dr. Daniël Van Olmen (University of Antwerp, North-West University)
    Talk title: Modal verbs of necessity in academic Lithuanian, English and Dutch: Epistemicity and/or evidentiality?
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  • August 29 – September 01, 2012
    Societas Linguistica Europaea 45th Annual Meeting (SLE 2012), Stockholm University, Stockholm / Sweden
    Co-author: Dr. Daniël Van Olmen (University of Antwerp, North-West University)
    Talk title: Modal verbs of necessity across languages and disciplines
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  • 2011-09-10 (with Aurelia Usonienė). Zero-correspondence of the English verb seem across languages: meaning and function. 44th annual meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), Logroño, Spain.
  • 2011-06-17 Greičiausiai, tikriausiai, veikiausiai: vartosenos ypatumai moksliniuose, grožinės literatūros ir periodikos tekstuose. International conference Kalbos vienetų semantika ir struktūra, Klaipėda university. Abstract.



  • 2009-12-02. Inferential (deductive) and Assumptive matyt (‘presumably’) in Academic Discourse. International workshop on Non-grammatical Evidentiality in the Baltic Languages: content, realizations, functions. Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania) SLIDES
  • 2009-11-13. Personal Pronouns and Authorial Presence in Written Academic Discourse: a Cross-disciplinary and Cross-linguistic Investigation. International scientific conference“Tekstas: lingvistika ir poetika”. Šiauliai university, university of Latvia (Šiauliai, Lithuania)