Updated January 2022

Some forthcoming academic talks I'll be giving, all online/virtual:

8 February 2022, "The Structure of Limitarianism", Political Theory seminar, University of Milan (online).

16 March 2022, "The Political Legitimacy of Green Egalitarian Visions", Philosophy seminar, Manchester University.

26 March 2022, "The Structure of Limitarianism", [US] Southwest Philosophy Graduate conference (online)

17 May 2022, Title TBC, Nuffield College Political Theory colloquium, Oxford.

1-2 June 2022, Title TBC, Philosophy Workshop, University of Hannover.

14-15 July 2022, "The Political Legitimacy of Green Egalitarian Visions", Montreal Political Theory workshop.

The talk at the MIT philosophy department originally scheduled for September 2021 is now rescheduled for some TBC date in the Northern-Hemisphere Fall 2022.

Some past talks:

26 November 2021, "Why Limitarianism?", Practical Philosophy Seminar, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

1 November 2021, "The meritocratic challenge to limitarianism", University of Z

28 October 2021, "Why Limitarianism", PPE seminar, Hamburg University.

June 2021, paper (with Fergus Green) in a 2-week synchronous online workshop on climate futures, Princeton University.

1 June 2021, "Why limitarianism?", presentation at the Popper Seminar, LSE philosophy department

20 April 2021, MICH, Chair Houver, Louvain-la-Neuve: paper, with Fergus green, on public ownership in the fossil fuel industry

19 April 2021, HDCA webinar on the conceptualisation of wellbeing

28-30 Jan 2021,
Social Philosophy & Policy conference on Justifying Taxation - paper on limits to inheritance.

11 november 2020, "Naar een waardevol sociaal contract", Keynote op de Belgische Vrouwendag.

30 June 2020, panel on Limitarianism, HDCA conference.

1 June 2020, presentation at a panel on "People and Planet" Towards sustainable Human Development", organised by UNEP/UNDP.

17-19 February 2020, Masterclass on limitarianism, M

November 25-27 2019, I gave the 2019
Burman Lectures in Philosophy at Umeå University, (Sweden).

November 7-8, 2019 Keynote at the International Philosophy of Technology Conference, Eindhoven.

September 9-11, 2019,
2019 HDCA Conference, London (UK).

July 1-3, 2019 Economic Ethics Network Meeting, Paris (invitation-based).

June 13-15, 2019, keynote at the
Bucharest Conference in Analytical Political Theory (Romania).

March 27, 'Do climate change policies threaten our well-being, and if so, is that unjust?', Philosophy & Public Affairs Colloquium, University of Amsterdam.

March 18-23, participation in the Launching week of the EthicsLab, Yaound
é, (Cameroon)

March 6-7, 'The capability approach and nonwestern world views', Keynote at the
Conference on Foundational Issues in the Capability Approach, KU Leuven (Belgium)

Feb 21, talk at the Economics Department, KU Brussel (Belgium).

[in Dutch] Feb. 13, 'WoinActie!' lezing voor de Senaat van de Radboud Universiteit (besloten bijeenkomst)

Feb. 12, talk & discussion on the capability approach at the Chair 'work and mental health', Tilburg University.

January 31-February 1st, 'Title TBC',
Workshop on 'Patterns, Thresholds and Limits', Fair Limits project, Utrecht University.

January 14, 2019, 'An ecological argument for economic limitarianism?' TU Berlin (Germany).

28 November 2018, 'An ecological argument for economic limitarianism?', Workshop on Economic LImitarianism,
Fair Limits Project, Utrecht University.

21 November 2018, 'Is procreation special?', Practical Philosophy Colloquium, University of Groningen.

15-16 November 2018, Meeting of the WOG 'Ethics of Autism', Leuven.

9 November 2018, 'Limitarianism and the American Dream', Conference in Honor of the Honorary Degree awarded to Debra Satz at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

5-8 November 2018, talk on planetary justice at the 2018 Earth Systems Governance Network Conference, Utrecht.

30 August-1 September 2018: Presidential Address at the Annual conference of the Human Development and Capability Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

July 6th, seminar for the Pontificia Universidad Cat
ólica del Perú, Lima, via teleconferencing.

29 juni-1 juli: 'Is procreation special?', Annual Conference of the Society for Applied Philosophy, Utrecht.

31 May-1 June, 'The ecological argument for economic limitarianism' at the
New Frontiers in Environmental Philosophy Conference, Tromsø, Norway.

22 May 2018, 'The ecological argument for economic limitarianism' at the Political Theory Colloquium, Goethe Universit
ät Frankfurt.

[in Dutch] 21 april 2018, opening van
de eerste Utrechtse Dag van de Filosofie.

[in Dutch] 28 maart 2018, gastcollege aan leerlingen van een Utrechtse Basisschool, als onderdeel van het
Meet the Professor initiatief van de Universiteit Utrecht.

16 February 2018, participation in a public event organised by the Center for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) and the William Morris Society, on
Sustainable Prosperity: Ethics and Utopia, admission free, information and tickets here.

15 February 2018, Talk at the Seminar series on Climate Change, Inequalities and Social Policy, London School of Economics.

8 February 2018 [in Dutch] lezing over "rechtvaardigheid in de open samenleving",
Conferentie voor topambtenaren, de Nieuwe Kerk, Den Haag.

21 November 2017, contribution to the symposium in honour of
Michelle Lamont's Erasmus Prize, KNAW, Amsterdam.

10-11 November 2017, Symposium on 'Realising economic justice: institutional design and taxation', with Bruno Verbeek (Leiden) and Marc Davidson (UvA/Maastricht), at
the Annual Conference of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy, OZSW.

[in Dutch] woensdag 25 oktober 2017, 20 uur,
Gratis geld? - twee lezingen (door Rutger Bregman en mijzelf) & debat over basisinkomen, georganiseerd door Studium Generale Utrecht, toegang gratis.

September 14-17th, 2017,
fourth WINIR conference, Utrecht.

September 6-8,
2017 Development and Capability Association meeting, Cape Town

June 14-16, 2017:
'Europe on distributive justice" conference, Aarhus University, Denmark.

June 8-9th, 2017, talk on 'misperceiving disability' at a workshop on dialogies between European and African philosophies, London.

May 22-23th, 2017: Seminar on human rights and capabilities, Freie Universit
ät Berlin and a public lecture on limitarianism.

April 7th 2017: talk on work pressure and work/life balance in academia, at a gathering of the Dutch Young Academy.

March 30/31, 2017: Basic income workshop, Stockholm.

March 22-24th, 2017: paper on the CSOL-account of justice at the EIPE 20th Anniversary conference, Rotterdam.

March 17th, 2017: Keynote at the LSE Political Theory Graduate Conference, London.

On February 6th, 2017, the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy of Economics, in collaboration with the Ethics Institute, held a book manuscript workshop on the first part of my manuscript on the capability approach.

December 9/10, 2016: Annual Conference of the OZSW - presentation on 'collective capabilities'.

On 27 October 2016, Morten Fibieger Byskov and I organised
a symposium on 'Participation in Development'.