On April 19th, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
announced that I have been elected as member.


Some forthcoming talks I'll be giving:

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

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

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

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

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


Recent past events:

[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'.