Vorträge ‘Nonnos’ and Eudocia’s reworking of Homer and of the Fourth Gospel: the case of the Man born blind’. Invited Guest Speaker at Corpus Christi College ‘Imperial Epic Day’, Oxford, June 2012. ‘Nonnos and his teachers’ at the International Conference ‘Educating the Future Generation’, University College London, September 2012. Reading the Light motifs Nonnos’ Paraphrase and the Gospel of St. John’ for the EDRIS Panel at the SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) annual meeting, San Francisco, November 2011. ‘Sophocles’ Oedipus King in Nonnos’ Paraphrase Book 9’ at the International Conference on ‘Graeco-Roman Poetics’, Belgrade, October 2011.