2017

NOT-TWO. Aspects of duality and unity in composition. University of Music and Theater, Hamburg.
NOT-TWO. Aspects of duality and unity in composition
. University of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart.

2014

Meaning and perception in  composition. Arena Festival, Riga, Latvia.
Aspects of listening in contemporary composition. Arena Festival, Riga, Latvia.

2008

Images of the mind 2: timbre and texture perception. Oldenburg University, Germany, Komponisten-Colloquium, 27th June 2008.

2007

Aspects of timbre perception and spectral composition (2 lectures). Latvian Music Academy, Riga, Latvia.

Mirrors of Perception II – In the Temple. Elektroakustische Musik Hören, Technical University, Berlin, Germany.

2001

The sound semiotics of “…as it flies…”. Sound Ways Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Compositional procedures of “…as it flies…” in Audiosculpt. IRCAM Forum Workshop, Paris, France.

1999

Which “Global Music?” KlangArt Congress for Music Technology, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

Mirrors of Perception. Elektroakustische Musik Hören, Technical University, Berlin, Germany.

Perspectives of Listening in the 21st Century. Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Stuttgart, Germany

1998

The electronics of ‘epitaph’. University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Perceptual abstraction and electroacoustic composition. Seamus Conference, Dartmouth College, USA.

Aspects of perceptual abstraction in Beyond the Bridge and Epitaph. University of Hertfordshire, UK.

1997

Introduction to Images of the Mind. KlangArt Congress for Music Technology, Osnabrück University, Germany.

Compositional strategies in Epitaph. University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Conceptual models of interaction: towards a perceptual analysis of interactive composition. Sonic Arts Conference, University of Birmingham, UK

1996

Recent British and American music for piano & electronics. Electronic Music Department, University of Music, Vienna, Austria.

1995

Aspects of electroacoustic music notation and performance. University of Southampton, UK

1994

Uncomfortable trajectories of 20th century music. Oxford University, UK

The Listening experience II. Oxford University, UK

1993

Trajectories of recent British music. Conservatory of Music, Lucerne, Switzerland

Interactive chamber music with electronics. Conservatory of Music, Lucerne, Switzerland

The Listening experience I. Oxford University, UK

1992

The inner world of harmony. Oxford University, UK

Beyond Improvisation. Oxford University, UK

1991

The Question of Form. Oxford University, UK

lectures and talks on John Palmer’s music by others:

2005

Talk on ‘Encounter’. Given by Jane Chapman at the ‘Listening to Others’ symposium at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK, 29.10.

2004

Lecture on ‘Renge-Kyo’. Given by pianist Maria Carla Notarstefano at the Conservatory of Music of Turin, Italy, 12.3.

2003

‘Drang’: A Methodic Analysis of Performance Techniques. Given by Sergej Tchirkov at the State Conservatory of Music Rimsky-Korsakov, St.Petersburg, Russia, 11.10.

2001

Lecture on “…as it flies…”. Given by Eric Somers at the Dutchess Community College of the State University of New York (SUNY), Poughkeepsie, USA, 14.2.
Lecture on “…as it flies…”. Given by Bruno Borris at the Rennes University, France, 25.10.

1998

Talk on ‘Vision’. Given by Jane Chapman at the Dartington College of Music, UK, 6.2.

1997

Lecture on ‘Phonai’ and ‘Vision’. Given by Artemiy Artemiev at the Association of Russian Electroacoustic music, House of Composers, Moscow, Russia, 15.5.

Lecture on ‘Renge-Kyo’ and ‘Beyond the Bridge’. Given by Artemiy Artemiev at the Institute of Cinematography, Moscow, Russia, 25.5.