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Keynotes, Talks and Conference Presentations

2023

Leišytė, L. (2023). The variety and types of digital platforms used in higher education administration. Presentation at the 21st STS Conference Graz 2023 "Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies", Graz, Austria, May 9.

Leišytė, L. (2023). Academic working conditions in the Netherlands and Lithuanian higher education system – country comparison by academic rank. Presentation at the 1st Annual Conference of the COST ACTION CA20137 (VOICES) "Voicing young researchers for the future of Europe: Trends, challenges and policies", University of Malta, Valletta, Malta, February 14.

Papaioannou, P. (2023). The participation of ECRs in the decision-making bodies of the German Universities: The case of the Technical University Dortmund. Presentation at the 1st Annual Conference of the COST ACTION CA20137 (VOICES) "Voicing young researchers for the future of Europe: Trends, challenges and policies", University of Malta, Valletta, Malta, February 14.

Leišytė, L., Pekşen, S., Rose, A.-L., & Želvys, R. (2023). Academic work and productivity – The impact of gendered work division on research publications for early career academics across European countries. Presentation at the APIKS Conference "The academic profession moving forward: gender equality and early career researchers", Arica, Chile, January 24.

2022

Leišytė, L. (2022). Science and studies in Lithuania in the European context – are we moving towards Humboldt? Insights from the Lithuanian case study APIKS. Keynote at the Educational Forum of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education, Science and Sports and the Lithuanian Educational Research Association (LETA), online, June 30. Recording of the forum

Leišytė, L. (2022). The promise and the 'dark side' of platform capitalism in higher education: the use of platforms in university performance management systems. Invited talk at the seminar "Enseignement supérieur et recherche",  Sciences Po, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations, Paris, France, November 17. Recording of the talk

Leišytė, L., Papaioannou, P., Pekşen, S., Rose, A.-L., & Stolz, K. (2022). STARK – Students as Actors of Change. Presentation at the Rethink Science and Education in Iraq (RESI) International Workshop, TU Dortmund University, Germany, October 17.

Leišytė, L. (2022). Performance management and digitalization in higher education. Invited talk at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, May 12.

Leišytė, L. (2022): University management and the voice of academics in Lithuania: Evidence from the international APIKS study. Invited talk at the University of Hong Kong, March 23.

Leišytė, L. (2022). Digital performance management in higher education: transforming the control of academic work?. Presentation at the SRHE International Conference 2022 "Mobilities in Higher Education", December 5. https://srhe.ac.uk/call-for-papers-2022/

Leišytė, L. (2022). Teaching and research activities of internationally mobile academics: Evidence from seven countries. Presentation at the Symposium "Is Academic Mobility Gendered? ", University of Lausanne, Switzerland, November 11.

Papaioannou, P. (2022). Digitalization strategies in HEIs: A mean to respond to the needs of students, staff, and the society: The case of a German higher education institution. Presentation at the 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Higher Education (GfHf), Vienna, Austria, September 15.

Zenkienė, L. (2022). Joint programme quality practice in the European Higher Education Area. Presentation at the 44th Annual EAIR Forum "Accelerating the Future of Higher Education", Paola, Malta, September 5.

Leišytė, L. (2022). Die Rolle digitaler Plattformen für den Wissenstransfer aus den Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften. Presentation at the symposium of the Volkswagen Foundation "Wissenschaftsforschung im Fokus – Potentiale und neue Perspektiven", Hanover, Germany, July 7.

Zenkienė, L. & Leišytė, L. (2022). University alliances: How transnational collaboration facilitates and/or inhibits regional relevance. Presentation at the 20th Triple Helix Conference "Governing new and traditional partnerships for innovation and development in the post-pandemic world", Florence, Italy, June 29.

Leišytė, L. (2022): Gender inequalities in organizational strategies and structures in Lithuania: a case study of a managerial university. Presentation at the 28th Biennal AABS Conference "Baltic Studies at a Crossroads", University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, May 27.

Pekşen, S. & Leišytė, L. (2022): Work satisfaction among academics: Despite or due to Lithuania's new public management reforms?. Presentation at the 5th APIKS Conference "General Work Situation and the Working Conditions in Academia", University of Aveiro, Portugal, March 3.

2021

Leišytė, L. (2021). Agency of academic staff in the transformation of university governance. Invited talk at the webinar 'The Academic Profession in Knowledge-Based Societies – Global Perspectives', Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA,  November 3. Recording of the webinar

Rose, A.-L. (2021). Leadership for interdisciplinarity (?). Die Rolle von Leadership für die Entstehung von Interdisziplinarität in wissenschaftlichen Projekten. Presentation at the 12th Congress for Work, Organizational, and Economic Psychology and Human Factors 2021. Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany, September 23.

Rose, A.-L., Leišytė, L., & Peksen, S. (2021). The work satisfaction of academics: Reflections against the background of NPM reforms in Lithuania. Presentation at the 43rd EAIR Forum 2021 "Transformation Fast and Slow: Quality, Trust and Digitalisation in Higher Education", Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, September 10.

Peksen, S. (2021). Digital divide and divided higher education marketing in Germany. Presentation at the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, August 7. https://www.asanet.org/annual-meeting-2021

Leišytė, L. & Gozlan, C. (2021). The emergence of academic resistance platforms against New Public Management: Towards "new" forms of movement organizing?. Presentation at the 37th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 9.

2020

Rose, A.-L., Peksen, S., Leišytė, L., & Želvys, R. (2020). Academic mobility in Lithuanian higher education. Presentation at the 4th APIKS conference "Internationalization in Higher Education", Istanbul, Turkey, December 7.

Leišytė, L. & Peksen, S. (2020). (Un)Equal opportunities at universities – Gender differences in the perception of universities' institutional structure. Poster presentation at the EMBL Conference "Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia" organized by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), October 14-15.

Leišytė, L. (2020). Academic views on changing work conditions and career advancement in the Netherlands and Lithuania: a comparison by career level. Presentation at the Online ECER Network 22 Symposium "Considerations on Early Career Researchers' Careers, Experiences, and Working Conditions", Prague, Czech Republic, August 28.

Leišytė, L., Želvys, R., Bruziene, R., Rose, A.-L., & Peksen, S. (2020). Managerialism in Lithuanian higher education. Presentation at the 3rd APIKS conference "Management and Governance of Higher Education", Vilnius, Lithuania, August 21.

Leišytė, L. (2020). Resistance in universities – Towards the hybridity of academic identities. Presentation at the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2020 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, August 10. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Papadimitriou, A., Stickney, L., & Leišytė, L. (2020). Mixed methods study explores decreasing inequality in the US and EU workplace. Presentation at the ASA Virtual Engagement Event, American Sociological Association (ASA), San Francisco, CA, USA, August 9. Abstract

Peksen, S. (2020). Your choice?! Eine wissenssoziologische Perspektive auf Geschlechterungleichheiten bei digital vermittelten Informationen für die Studienwahl. Presentation at the Annual Early Career Researchers Network (HoFoNa) of the German Society for Higher Education Research (GfHf), Hamburg, Germany, August 5.

Schiller, B. & Leišytė, L. (2020). Promoting students’ competencies: University and industry jointly create and implement competence-oriented curricula in the case of cooperative study programs. Poster presentation at the DASCHE (Development, assessment and validation of social competences in higher education) project conference, Warsaw, Poland, February 28.

2019

Leišytė, L. (2019). Project to organizational learning at a German university: towards an inclusive teacher training. Invited talk at the Faculty of Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, December 6.

Leišytė, L. (2019). Project to organizational learning at a German university: towards an inclusive teacher training. Invited talk at the Nijmegen School of Management at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 26.

Leišytė, L. (2019). Organizational learning at a German university: Towards an inclusive university. Invited talk at the Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK, May 20.

Peksen, S. (2019). Digitalisierung des Hochschulzugangs – Digitale und klassische Informationsquellen bei der Studienwahl von Informatikstudierenden. Invited talk at the conference "Integration digitaler Kompetenzen unter Gender- und Diversity-Aspekten", Hannover, Germany, March 18.

Leišytė, L. (2019). Dynamics of protected spaces in academia under the quasi-market logic. Invited talk  at the short-term speaker scheme, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, March 12. Abstract

Peksen, S. (2019). Information sources and access to German computer sciences programmes: The role of gender, age and social networks. Presentation at the SRHE Annual Conference (Society for Research into Higher Education), Newport, Wales, UK, December 11.

Schiller, B. & Leišytė, L. (2019). Study program innovation in the Triple Helix context: the case of cooperative study programs at a German university of applied science. Presentation at the XVII Triple Helix Conference 2019, Cape Town, South Africa, September 10.

Rose, A.-L. (2019). How do interdisciplinary structures emerge in academic projects? Evidence from a project for inclusive teacher training at a German university. Presentation at the ECER 2019 (European Conference on Educational Research), Network 22 (Research in Higher Education), Hamburg, Germany, September 3.

Leišytė, L. (2019). Bologna higher education reforms in Lithuania. Presentation at the CHER  32nd Annual Conference 2019 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), INCHER, Kassel, Germany, August 29.

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2019). Does interaction quality impact students' learning in the digital learning environment? Swedish students' perspective. Paper presentation at LINC 2019 Conference,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 17-20.

Papadimitriou, A., Stickney, L. T., Leišytė, L., & Papandreou, M. (2019). Social exclusion in US and Europe. Presentation at the 4th Global Conference on International Human Resource Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA, May 11.

Rose, A.-L. (2019). The emergence of interdisciplinary structures in academic project settings – A case study of inclusive teacher training at a German university. Presentation at the 14th annual conference of the German Association for Higher Education Research (Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, GfHf), Magdeburg, Germany, March 21. Abstract

Peksen, S. (2019). The impact of digitalisation on access in computer science study programmes at German higher education institutions with gender implications. Poster presentation at the 14th annual conference of the German Association for Higher Education Research (Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, GfHf), Magdeburg, Germany, March 21.

Schiller, B. (2019). Governance of the third mission at a multi-campus university: The case of cooperative study programs. Presentation at the 14th annual conference of the German Association for Higher Education Research (Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, GfHf), Magdeburg, Germany, March 21. Abstract

Sevdiren, G. (2019). Migrationsbedingte kulturelle Vielfalt. (K)Eine Herausforderung für die Hochschullehre?. Presentation at the conference "Herausforderung "Kulturelle Lehrerinnen‐ und Lehrerbildung": Perspektiven für das Studium der Geisteswissenschaften", Otto‐Friedrich‐Universität Bamberg, Germany, March 15.

Leišytė, L., Peksen, S., Zelvys, R., & Rose, A.-L. (2019). Humboldt revisited – teaching and research at Lithuanian universities. Presentation at the APIKS project conference "An International and Comparative Study of Academics’ Teaching and Research – Activities in the Knowledge Society: Main findings from the APIKS project", Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, March 4.

2018

Leišytė, L. (2018). Gender and Research Excellence. Women in Science Network Annual Event "Diversity in Academia", University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, October 1.

 

Leišytė, L. (2018). Strukturveränderungen im US-amerikanischen Hochschulsystem. Conference "Hochschulsteuerung und Wissenschaftsfreiheit", Verein zur Förderung des deutschen & internationalen Wissenschaftrechts, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, October 11.

Leišytė, L. (2018). Resistance in European academia: From individual to collective. Comparative Sociology Workshop, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, June 4.

Leišytė, L. (2018). University governance and academic research. Center of the Studies of Higher Education (CSHE), Nagoya University, Japan, March 6. Abstract

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2018). HyFlex learning: Evaluation of interactive quality and satisfaction. Presentation in Research Seminar at Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden, October 25.

Leišytė, L. (2018). Organizational learning at a university: a case study of inclusive teacher training project in Germany. Presentation at the ECER 2018 (European Conference on Educational Research), Network 22 (Research in Higher Education), Session 06 D (University Teachers and their Learning), Bolzano, Italy, September 5. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2018). Organizational challenges of attracting and retaining academic talent. Presentation at the 34th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), Tallinn, Estonia, July 5.

Kumpikaitė Valiūnienė, V., Leišytė, L., Rose, A.-L., Duobienė, J., & Duoba, K. (2018). Challenges of adjustment of expatriates: The cases of Estonia and Lithuania. Presentation at the 34th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), Tallinn, Estonia, July 5.

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2018). Unearthing quality of knowledge, interaction, and virtual competence in the digital learning. Poster presentation at the JURE 2018 conference, Junior Researchers of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, July 4.

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2018). Knowledge quality and learning outcomes in eLearning: Malaysian students' perspective. Presentation in Research Seminar at the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship, Steinbeis-Hochschule, Herrenberg, Germany, June 7.

Leišytė, L. & Rose, A.-L. (2018). Academic staff mobility in the Baltics: Brain gain, brain drain or brain circulation?. Presentation at the 2018 AABS Conference (Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies), Stanford, CA, USA, June 3. Abstract

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2018). Quality assurance in digital learnings. Presentation in Research Seminar at Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden, April 20.

Zeeman, N. & Leišytė, L. (2018). Academic collective resistance and managerial reforms in higher education. Presentation at the 13th Annual Conference of the German Association for Higher Education Research (Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, GfHf), Speyer, Germany, April 13.

2017

Leišytė, L. (2017). Challenges of adjustment of expat knowledge workers in Central and Eastern European context. Open lecture at a seminar of the project "Adjustment of Expatriates in the Baltic States", Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Kaunas, Lithuania, September 22.

Rose, A.-L. & Leišytė, L. (2017). Strategies, motivations and barriers for international mobility – Lessons learnt from a study of international academic staff in Central and Eastern European countries. Presentation at a seminar of the project "Adjustment of Expatriates in the Baltic States", Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Kaunas, Lithuania, September 21.

Rose, A.-L. & Leišytė, L. (2017). International academic staff mobility: The challenges of attracting and retaining academic talent in Central and Eastern European countries. Presentation at the SRHE Annual Conference (Society for Research into Higher Education), Newport, Wales, UK, Dezember 7. Abstract

Waheed, M. & Leišytė, L. (2017). European students' perspective on learning from digital learning environment: The potential role of quality and competence. Paper presentation at the Network Meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bielefeld, Germany, October 18-12.

Leišytė, L. (2017). Promoting interdisciplinarity in German universities. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, September 2. Abstract

Leišytė, L. & Zeeman, N. (2017). Interdisciplinary research in German universities. Presentation at the 30th CHER Annual Conference 2017 (Consortium of Higher Education Re­searchers), Jyväskylä, Finland, August 28.

Rose, A.-L. (2017). The emergence of interdisciplinary structures in academic project settings – A case study of inclusive teacher training at a German university. Poster presentation at the 30th CHER Annual Conference 2017 (Consortium of Higher Education Re­searchers), Jyväskylä, Finland, August 28.

Mergner, J. & Leišytė, L. (2017). The widening participation agenda in German higher education: Discourses and legitimizing strategies. Presentation at 33rd EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies) "The Good Organisation", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8.

Schiller, B. & Leišytė, L. (2017). Governance of the third mission at the micro-level: exploring the role of department heads in managing cooperative study programs. Poster presentation at the University-Industry Interaction Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 8.

2016

Leišytė, L. (2016). Academic staff mobility in Central and Eastern European countries. Invited talk at the Conference of the Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) "Distinctiveness of Central and Eastern European Higher Education", Budapest, Hungary, June 16-17.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Academic entrepreneurship in national innovation systems from a comparative perspective. Talk at the "Forum on Innovative Technologies and Management for Sustainability – 2016 (ITMS'16)", Panevezys, Lithuania, April 28.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Shifting governance arrangements and protected spaces in universities. Presentation at SRHE Annual Research Conference 2016 "Exploring Freedom and Control in Global Higher Education", Newport, UK, December 9. Abstract

Sevdiren, G. & Leišytė, L. (2016). Konzeptionelle Vielfalt von Diversität und Heterogenität in der LehrerInnenbildung. Presentation at the conference "Gender und Diversity in die Lehre! Strategien, Praxen, Widerstände", Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, November 26. Abstract

Rose, A.-L. & Leišytė, L. (2016). Organisational change in German higher education: The emergence of interdisciplinary structures in teaching innovation. Poster presentation at the 1st conference of the project "Dortmunder Profil für Inklusionsorientierte Lehrer_innenbildung (DoProfiL)", Haltern, Germany, November 15-16.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Die hochschuldidaktische Qualifizierung der Hochschullehrenden zur Unterstützung eines Transformationsprozesses hin zu inklusionsorientierter Hochschullehre an der TU Dortmund. Presentation at the 1st conference of the project "Dortmunder Profil für Inklusionsorientierte Lehrer_innenbildung (DoProfiL)", Haltern, Germany, November 15-16.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Protected academic spaces and institutional entrepreneurs at universities. Presentation at the CHER 29th Annual Conference 2016 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), University of Cambridge, UK, September 5.

Rose, A.-L. & Leišytė, L. (2016). The challenges of attracting and retaining academic talent in Central and Eastern European countries. Presentation at the CHER 29th Annual Conference 2016 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), University of Cambridge, UK, September 5.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Power, protected spaces and institutional entrepreneurs in higher education. Presentation at ECER 2016, Network 22 (Research in Higher Education), Session 10 C (Entrepreneurial Universities and Valorisation), Dublin, Ireland, August 25.

Leišytė, L. (2016). Stability and change in power relations at Dutch universities. Presentation at 32nd EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), Naples, Italy, July 7-9.

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2016). Organizational work arrangements and gendered academic careers: The case of the Netherlands. Presentation at the 9th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Work and Organization (GWO), Keele University, UK, June 29 - July 1.

2015

Leišytė, L. (2015). Blurring boundaries in academic work. Invited talk at Wissenschaftsrat (Jour Fixe International), Köln, Germany, February 24. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2015). The transformation of university governance in Central and Eastern Europe: Its antecedents and consequences. Invited talk at the 1st Conference of the Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) "Main challenges to universities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)", Budapest, Hungary, January 28. Abstract

Leišytė, L. & Sigl, L. (2015). Research commercialization in Germany – A story of symbolic compliance?. Presentation at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) 40th Annual Meeting "STS Making and Doing", Denver, Colorado, USA, November 13. Abstract

Leišytė, L. & Sigl, L. (2015). Research commercialization – A story of symbolic compliance?. Presentation at the EU-SPRI Early Career Researcher Conference (ECC) "Crossing Boundaries in Scientific Knowledge Creation and Transmission: Trends, Challenges and Policy Implications", Rome, Italy, October 15.

Leišytė, L. (2015). New public management and research productivity – A precarious state of affairs of academic work in the Netherlands. Presentation at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Budapest, Hungary, September 11.

Broucker, B., De Wit, K., & Leišytė, L. (2015). An evaluation of new public management in higher education: Same rationale, different implementation. Paper for the EAIR 37th Annual Forum 2015 "From here to there: Positioning higher education institutions", Danube University Krems, Austria, August 31.

Leišytė, L. (2015). Boundary work of bioengineers: Inside the world of academic entrepreneurs. Presentation at the EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction) 16th Biennial Conference 2015, Session J 17, Limassol, Cyprus, August 28.

Broucker, B., De Wit, K., & Leišytė, L. (2015). New public management or new public governance for the higher education sector? An international comparison. Paper for the EGPA (European Group for Public Administration) Annual Conference, Toulouse, France, August 26-28.

Leišytė, L. (2015). University as an entrepreneurial hub: an example from Germany. Presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM) 2015, PDW 317, Vancouver, Canada, August 8.

Hosch-Dayican, B. & Leišytė, L. (2015). Soziale Bewegungen von Akademikern: Neue Akteure im System der Hochschulsteuerung?. 10th annual conference of the German Association for Higher Education Research (Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, GfHf), Kassel, Germany, April 9.

2014

Leišytė, L. (2014). Mokslo kokybės skatinimas pasitelkiant tarptautinį ekspertinį vertinimą (The Internationalisation of academic research for quality improvement of Lithuanian science). Invited talk at the conference of the Lithuanian Research Council (Mokslo tarptautiškumas Lietuvos mokslo kokybei gerinti), Vilnius, Lithuania, November 3.

Leišytė, L. (2014). Academic identities at the crossroads – Bridging the duality between academic profession and university organization. Invited talk at the Brown-bag Lunch at INCHER-Kassel, Kassel, Germany, April, 30. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2014). Understanding academic work in a changing institutional environment. Invited talk at the EPIC seminar at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden, The Netherlands, February 7. Abstract

Logermann, F. & Leišytė, L. (2014). Students as stakeholders in the policy context of the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutions. Presentation at Bologna Process Researchers' Conference "Future of Higher Education" (FOHE-BPRC2), Bucharest, Romania, November 25. Abstract

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2014). Managerialism and gender inequality in higher education: A case study of performance criteria and career perspectives of female academics in the Netherlands. Presentation at ESA Research Network 33 – Women's and Gender Studies Mid-term Conference, Naples, Italy, October 16-17.

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2014). Medieval historians crossing boundaries: Implications for their identities. Presentation at CHER 27th Annual Conference 2014 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), Rome, Italy, September 8.

Leišytė, L. (2014). Changing academic work and mobility in the Baltic states in the context of Europeanization. Presentation at ECER 2014 "The Past, the Present and the Future of Educational Research", Network Session 22 (Research in Higher Education), Session 10 C (Academic Work and Professional Development), Porto, Portugal, September 3. Abstract

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2014). Managerial universities and a gendered functional differentiation of academic work: A case of a Dutch university. Presentation at the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, August 16.

Leišytė, L. & Chatterjee, Debabrata (2014). Organizational responses to vertically nested institutional logics: A study of two universities from Dutch and Indian research systems. Presentation at 30th EGOS colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), Sub-theme 60: Rethinking Responses to Institutional Complexity, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, July 3-5.

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2014). Towards new actor constellations in higher education and research governance: The emergence of academics' political movements. Presentation at Eu-SPRI annual conference, Manchester, UK, June 20.

Leišytė, L. (2014). External research funding and changing modes of work in social sciences and humanities. Presentation at the Workshop "Research Funding & The Dynamics of Science" organized by the Research Network 24 – Sociology of Science and Technology Network (SSTNET) of the European Sociological Association (ESA) and CWTS, Leiden, The Netherlands, June 13. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2014). Resistance in academia – Towards the hybridity of academic identities. Presentation at the 9th Organization Studies Summer Workshop 2014, Corfu, Greece, May 23.

Leišytė, L. & Dee, J. R. (2014). Understanding the boundary conditions that foster or impede the flow of knowledge in organizations. Presentation at 2014 International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC), Oslo, Norway, April 23.

2013

Leišytė, L. (2013). Being an academic in Europe and in the U.S.: Role differentiation, shifting identities and protected spaces. Keynote at the Belgium University Foundation Ethical Forum 2013 "The academic's burden. University professors under perverse pressure?", Brussels, Belgium, November 21. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2013). Changes in Lithuanian higher education and research: Being at the crossroads. Keynote at the International Futura Scientia Workshop "Soviet Past and European Future: Endless Transition in Higher Education and Research", International School of Management, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 15.

Leišytė, L. (2013). Research commercialization and academic autonomy: Views from the academic heartland. Keynote at the Jean Monnet Center, University of Leeds, UK, February, 2013.

Leišytė, L. (2013). An entrepreneurial university and its socio-economical context. Presentation at the BMBF funded workshop "Strategic Change and Organizational Transformation of Higher Education Institutions", Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany, November 22. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2013). Researcher mobility in the time of economic crisis. Presentation at the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union Conference "Invest in researchers – Better training and careers using new funding opportunities", Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 14-15.

Leišytė, L. (2013). Academic capitalism in Dutch universities. Presentation at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), San Diego, CA, USA, October 9-12.

Leišytė, L. (2013). Students' agency in universities' internal quality assurance in Europe. Presentation at the ECER 2013 (European Conference on Educational Research), round table: "Student Evaluations of Teaching: Structuring Pedagogy, Academic Work and University Leadership", Istanbul, Turkey, September 9-13.

Leišytė, L. (2013). Academic roles and identities in the context of the duality between professions and organizations: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe. Paper presented at the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2013 annual meeting, New York, USA, August 9-13.

Leišytė, L. & Hosch-Dayican, B. (2013). Changing academic roles and shifting gender inequalities: A case analysis of the influence of teaching-research nexus on academic career perspectives of female academics in the Netherlands. Critical Management Studies Conference, Manchester, UK, July 10-12.

Leišytė, L. & Westerheijden, D. (2013). Research evaluation and its implications for academic research in the UK and the Netherlands. Paper presented at the 20th International Conference of Europeanists "Crisis and Contingency: States of (In)stability", Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 25-27.

2012

Leišytė, L. (2012). Funding universities: European trends. Invited keynote at the Lithuanian Ministry of Higher Education international conference "The Future Scenarios of Higher Education", Vilnius, Lithuania, May 2012.

Leišytė, L., Epping, E., Faber, M., & Westerheijden, D. (2012). Academic freedom and changing focus on student assessment in Dutch higher education. Presentation at the CHER 25th Annual Conference 2012 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), Belgrade, Serbia, September 9-12.

Leišytė, L., Hosch-Dayican, B., & He, Q. (2012). Gender and changing academic work: The case study of the Dutch university. Poster presentation at the 7th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, August 29-31.

Leišytė, L. (2012). Local responses to global templates: The Case of the Entrepreneurial University. Presentation at the 28th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies), Helsinki, Finland, July 2-7.

Leišytė, L. (2012). Varieties of capitalism and the entrepreneurial university: A common template but diverse practice?. Presentation at the SASE 24th Annual Conference 2012 "Global Shifts: Implications for Business, Government and Labour", MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 28-29.

Leišytė, L. (2012). Understanding academic work in the changing institutional environment: faculty autonomy, productivity and identity in Europe and the U.S. Presentation at the International Conference "Changing Conditions and changing approaches of academic work", Berlin, Germany, June 4-6.

Leišytė, L. (2012). Gender in academic leadership: Challenges and perspectives. Presentation at the 7th FFNT Conference 2012 "Gender in academic leadership: challenges and perspectives", Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT), Enschede, The Netherlands, April 19.

Leišytė, L. (2012). University performance and individual careers: Balancing gender. Presentation at the FFNT International March 8 celebration event, Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT), Enschede, The Netherlands, March 8.

2011

Leišytė, L. (2011). Markets in higher education – Quo vadis?. Invited keynote at the Conference "Transformations of Education Policy: National, Transnational and Supranational Discourse", Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 2011.

Leišytė, L. & Dobbins, M. (2011). Analysing the transformation of higher education governance in Lithuania and Bulgaria. ECPR General Conference 2011 (European Consortium for Political Research), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 25-27.

Leišytė, L. & Dobbins, M. (2011). Governance changes in higher education in Bulgaria and Lithuania. 18th International Conference of Europeanists of the Council for European Studies (CES), Barcelona, Spain, June 20-22.

Leišytė, L. & Enders, J. (2011). Understanding knowledge disclosure of life scientists: A question of contextual and organizational ambidexterity?. 3rd International RESUP Conference "Reforming Higher Education and Research", RESUP, Science Po, CNRS, Paris, France, January 27-29.

2010

Leišytė, L. (2010). Changing in higher education governance in Europe: Major trends in internal governance. Invited speaker at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Estonia, Tartu, Estonia, May 2010.

Leišytė, L. (2010). The strategic responses of university researchers to the challenges of higher education and research reforms in England and the Netherlands. Paper presented at the Eu-SPRI Annual Con­fe­rence 2010 "Tentative Governance in Emerging Science and Technology", University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, October 28-29.

Leišytė, L. (2010). University research commercialization policies and their implementation in the Netherlands and USA. Paper presented at the CHER 23rd Annual Conference 2010 (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers) "Effects of Higher Education Reforms", Oslo, Norway, June 10-12.

Leišytė, L. (2010). Faculty responses to the Bologna reforms in Lithuania. Paper presented at the 17th International Conference of Europeanists of the Council for European Studies (CES) "Revenge of the European Model", Montreal, Canada, April 15-17.

2009

Leišytė, L. (2009). Balanced mobility: Unparalleled opportunities & underlying challenges. Invited speaker at the Council of Europe/Lithuanian Student Union Seminar, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 2009.

Leišytė, L., Navickienė, V., Želvys, R., & Zenkienė, L. (2009). The understanding of the Bologna process in Lithuanian higher education institutions. Paper presented at the 31st EAIR Annual Forum 2009 "Fighting for Harmony: Students, Society and the Academy in Tune", Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 23-26. Abstract

Leišytė, L. (2009). University commercialization policies and their implementation in Lithuania, the Netherlands and USA. Paper presented at the 31st EAIR Annual Forum 2009 "Fighting for Harmony: Students, Society and the Academy in Tune", Vilnius University, Vilnius, Litauen, August 23-26.

Leišytė, L. (2009). University commercialization policies and their implementation in Europe and the US.  Paper presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Panel "The Privatization of Science: Commercialized Knowing and its Discontents", Washington D.C., USA, October 28 - November 1.

Leišytė, L. (2009). Research on quality assurance policies, practices, and challenges in Europe and the United States: The case of Lithuania. Symposium paper presented at the AERA 2009 Annual Meeting (American Educational Research Association) "Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge", San Diego, CA, USA, April 13-17.

Leišytė, L. (2009). The balance between teaching and research in Dutch and English universities in the context of university governance reforms. Paper presented at the AERA 2009 Annual Meeting (American Educational Research Association) "Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge", San Diego, CA, USA, April 13-17.

Leišytė, L. (2009). Innovation in the laboratory and beyond: Exploring the world of an academic entrepreneur. Talk at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Visiting Scholars' Seminar, Cambridge, MA, USA, April 8.

Leišytė, L. (2009). Europe West and East: The challenges of change in higher education. Guest lecture given at the Center for International and Comparative Higher Education, Master Class "International and Comparative Higher Education" of Prof. Altbach, Boston College, MA, USA, April 6.

Leišytė, L. (2009). Higher education governance in Europe. Talk given at the Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA, March 17.

2008

Leišytė, L. (2008). New models of steering in higher education. Invited speaker for the seminar "OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education – Policy Challenges for Flanders", Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Brussels, Belgium, June 2.

Leišytė, L. (2008). How universities change: The Dutch perspective. Invited speaker for the workshop "Changing Higher Education Governance in Europe", Sciences Po, Paris, France, April 5.

Leišytė, L., Enders, J., & De Boer, H. (2008). The strategic responses of university research units to the changes in research governance in England and the Netherlands in the fields of biotechnology and history. Paper presented at  the 24th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organizational Studies) "Upsetting Organizations", Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 10-12.

Leišytė, L. (2008). Changing practices of university biotechnology research units in England and the Netherlands. Paper presented at the EASST/4S Annual Meeting 2008 (European Association for the Study of Science and Technology / Society for Social Studies of Science), Rotterdam, the Netherlands, August 20-23. Chaired the session.

Leišytė, L. (2008). Professional autonomy in English and Dutch universities: The influence of reforms on the research practices in public research universities. Paper presented at the PRIME conference, Mexico City, Mexico, September 24-26. The winner of the Best Early Career PRIME paper.

Leišytė, L., van der Steen, M., & Enders, J. (2008). Beyond the isomorphistic view of the academic entrepreneur: An empirical exploration of norms and values of knowledge dissemination of university scientists. Paper presented at PRIME conference, Mexico City, Mexico, September 24-26. September. Chaired the session.

Leišytė, L., Enders, J., & De Boer, H. (2008). The balance between teaching and research in Dutch and English universities in the context of university governance reforms. Paper presented at BRICK-DIME workshop "The Economics and Policy of Academic Research", Torino, Italy, July 14-15.

Leišytė, L. (2008). Higher education and research policies and professional autonomy in England and the Netherlands: The influence of reforms on the research practices in public research universities. Paper presented at the AERA 2008 Annual Meeting (American Educational Research Association), New York, NY, USA, March 25.

Van der Steen, M., Leišytė, L., & Enders, J. (2008). Beyond one-size-fits-all research excellence in higher education: An empirical analysis of research units in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Paper presented at the 21st CHER Annual Conference (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers), Pavia, Italy, September 11-13.

2007

Leišytė, L. (2007). Higher education and research policies and professional autonomy in England and the Netherlands: The influence of reforms on the research practices in public research universities. Poster presentation at the 32nd ASHE Annual Conference "Informing the Public Agenda for Higher Education: The Role and Relevance of Research", Louisville, KY, USA, November 7.

Leišytė, L. (2007). New public management effects on research practices in English and Dutch universities. Paper presented at the Atlanta Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy "Challenges and opportunities for innovation in the changing global economy", Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 20.

Leišytė, L. (2007). Research policies and professional autonomy in England and the Netherlands: The influence of reforms on the research practices of the basic research units in public research universities. Paper presented at the 20th CHER Annual Conference (Consortium of Higher Education Researchers) "The Research Mission of the University", Dublin, Ireland, August 30 - September 1.