upcoming destinations

Bangkok, 30 August – 7 September 2018
Pre-session for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,

 


(past interventions: see below)


Photo: Workshop on a human rights based approach to sustainable development, World Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, 14 June 2012

 

past interventions

Gyeongju (South Korea), 26 July 2018
Invited lecture on Ethics, Science and Technology at the World Nuclear University Summer Institute

Turku (Finland), 25 & 26 June 2018
Invited lecture on Ethics, Science and Technology at the ANNETTE Summer School

Antwerp, 17 May 2018
Invited lecture ‘Globalisering en Identiteit’ at the VDAB bemiddelaarsdag ‘inwerking zonder grenzen’,

Antwerp, 9 May 2018
Invited lecture ‘De subversieve kracht van solidariteit – Een kritische kijk op de globale klimaatonderhandelingen’ at the ‘13de cyclus Georges Beernaerts’ lecture series

Antwerp, 9 May 2018
Invited lecture ‘De subversieve kracht van solidariteit – Een kritische kijk op de globale klimaatonderhandelingen’ at the ‘13de cyclus Georges Beernaerts’ lecture series

Leuven, 5 May 2018
Invited lecture ‘De subversieve kracht van solidariteit – Over de nood aan een nieuwe politiek voor onze complexe samenleving’ at the Jong Groen Themadag Politieke Vernieuwing

Bonn, 30 April – 3 May 2018
Forty-seventh sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 47) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 47) & second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,

Aalst, 27 April 2018
Invited lecture ‘The Consolation of Collapse’ at the Sci-Fi Symposium at Netwerk Aalst

Delft, 13 April 2018
Invited seminar on Ethics, Reactor Instituut Delft

New Delhi, 22 – 23 March 2018
Invited lecture “The Politics of Hypothesis – on the need for reflexivity at the science-policy interface.”at the 18th Global Development Conference “Science, Technology and Innovation for Development”, organised by the Global Development Network,.

Jülich, 17 January 2018,.
Invited seminar on Ethics, Aachen Technical University, Campus Jülich

Antwerp, 7 December 2017
Invited lecture “The politics of Hypothesis – Transdisciplinarity as Ethical Commitment”, lezingenreeks multidisciplinariteit, opleiding Interieurarchitectuur Universiteit Antwerpen

Delft, 27 November 2017
College ‘Ethiek en stralingsbescherming’, Reactor Instituut Delft

Moscow, 21 – 22 November 2017
Invited lecture ‘The politics of hypothesis – An inquiry into the ethics of scientific assessment’, as part of the round table “Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power. Ethics of Decision Making” at the International Public Dialogue-Forum and Exhibition “AtomEco-2017”

Brussels, 18 November 2017
Invited lecture ‘Wetenschap in tijden van onzekerheid’, 23e Vlaams Congres van Leraars Wetenschappen, University of Brussels VUB

Bonn, 13 – 17 November 2017
23th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,

Paris, 10 – 12 October 2017
Invited panel chair for the session on “Ethics in Radiation Protection” as part of the 2nd European Radiological Protection Research week

Arusha, Tanzania, 25 – 28 September 2017
Invited seminar‘Integrating reflections on social and ethical aspects in a training course’, EuropeAid Train-the-trainer workshop

Brighton, 13 – 15 September 2017
12th Annual Conference “Empire, Capital, & Transnational Resistance”, Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) – University of Brighton

New York, 11 – 17 July 2017, UN Headquarters
United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals

Uppsala, 10 July 2017
Invited lecture “The trouble with justification: exploring the ethical dimensions of risk-inherent energy technology assessment”, World Nuclear University Summer Institute 2017

Youghal, Ireland, 22-24 June 2017
Invited lecture “The Politics and Ethics of Science in practice – Twenty-First Century Challenges” at the 6th Annual Robert Boyle Summer School

Vienna, 29 June 2017
Invited lecture “Ethics and justification – On the need for reflection on the justification of radiological protection research itself”, RICOMET 2017

Manchester, 12 June 2017
Invited lecture “Reflections on legal and ethical motivations for Public Consultation”, ENYGF2017 Workshop – Public Consultation and Engagement: The Global Conversation

Valencia, 30 May 2017
Lecture on “Lecturing ethics in nuclear science and technology and radiation protection courses: Motivations, approaches and attention points”, ETRAP2017 conference

Bonn, 14 – 18 May 2017
Forty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 46) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 46) & first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Ghent, 3 May 2017
CEVI Research Ethics Seminar

Brussels, 28 April 2017
Reflections on ethics, science & technology, BelV Seminar

Bilthoven, The Netherlands, 20 March 2017
Lecture – The politics of hypothesis  – An inquiry into the ethics of scientific assessment, for the Society for Risk Aanalysis – Europe – Benelux,

Budapest, 9 March 2017
Invited lecture – Reflections on stakeholder involvement in individual and joint roadmap building in the context of radiological protection research, EC EURATOM CONCERT Project

Jülich, 10 January 2017​, Technical University of Aachen, Campus Jülich
Invited seminar on Ethics, Science and Technology​, The case of nuclear energy​

Oslo, 1 – 3 December 2016
Meetings on post-nuclear accident social justice

Moscow, 19 – 24 November 2016, National Academy of Science
Invited lecture ‘Ethics of Decision Making – the Idea of Fair Energy Governance’ at the 11th International Public Forum Dialogue “Nuclear Energy, Environment, Safety – 2016”

Delft, 28 November 2016, Technical University Delft
Invited seminar on ethics and radiological protection

Marrakesh, 9 – 18 November 2016, UNFCCC Conference
Representing the Constituency of Research Oriented and Independent Non-governmental Organisations to the UNFCCC at the 22th United Nations climate change conference

Madrid, 27 – 28 October 2016, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Invited seminar on Ethics, Science and Technology

Antwerp, 22 October 2016
Invited lecture ‘De Subversieve Kracht van Solidariteit’, De Athena-lezingen 2016 -‘Bezorgd om Europa / De betekenis en de rol van de staat’, with Geert Van Istendael (schrijver, filosoof en voormalig Journalist), Karin Heremans (co-chair RAN: radicalisation awareness network Europe), Sven Biscop (directeur Egmontinstituut), Herman Van Rompuy (politicus en voormalig president Europese Unie), Paul Frissen (Hoogleraar Bestuurskunde Universiteit Tilburg), Rick Pinxten (onderzoeker in de culturele antropologie, Universiteit Gent), Gaston Meskens (filosofisch activist), Leni Franken (post-doc onderzoeksmedewerkster Centrum Pieter Gilles (Universiteit Antwerpen).

Amsterdam, 19 October 2016, Rijksakademie Amsterdam
Organisation of the workshop ‘Melancholies of Modernity’

Vienna, 12 October 2016, International Atomic Energy Agency
Invited lecture on Ethics, Science and Technology

Leuven, 28 September 2016, KU Leuven
Invited lecture – The politics of hypothesis – An inquiry into the ethics of scientific assessment, Opening of the 15th BNEN academic year 2016-2017

Oxford, 19 – 22 September 2016, Oxford University
lecture ‘Stakeholder Engagement: What might go wrong?’ at the Radiation Protection Week

Berne, 5 – 9 September 2016
Invited lecture ‘Ethics and the Future Generations’at the NEA RWMC Forum on Stakeholder Confidence 10th National Workshop

Berlin, 1 – 2 September 2016, International Development and Peace Foundation
Invited participant in the expert workshop on “International Solidarity: Yesterday’s ideal or emerging key norm?”

Budweis, 29 – 31 August 2016, 3rd International Symposium on the Ethics of Environmental Health
Invited lecture ‘The Ethics of Scientific Assessment’

Hangzhou & Shanghai, 23 – 29 July 2016, International Youth Nuclear Congress
Invited lecture ‘The Trouble with Justification – Reflections on Ethics, Science and Technology’

Ottawa, 18 – 22 July 2016, World Nuclear University Summer Institute
Invited lecture ‘The Trouble with Justification – Reflections on Ethics, Science and Technology’

Barcelona, 4 July 2016
Fusion Socio-Economic Studies Meeting

Stockholm, 13 – 15 June 2016, International conference on Social Sciences for Energy Governance
Invited lecture ‘Ethics and the Future Generations’

Kuopio (Finland), 6 – 9 June 2016
Working meeting of the CONCERT project on the future of Radiation Protection Research in Europe

Bucharest, 1 – 3 June 2016
Invited lecture ‘The Ethics of Scientific Assessment’ at the Ethics of Risk Governance Conference RICOMET2016

Amsterdam, 27 May 2016, Rijksakademie Amsterdam
Organisation of the workshop ‘Art and Activism in the Age of Populism, Positivism and Profitism’

Madrid, 24 – 25 May 2016, International Atomic Energy Agency Conference
Invited panel moderator at the International Atomic Energy Agency Conference on Decomissioning and Environmental Remediation

Berlin, 22 – 23 May 2016
Invited lecture ‘Time for the Reflexive Mind – A reflection on the idea of integrating social sciences and humanities into energy research’ at the international conference on Nuclear Science & Technology Education and Training

Cape Town, 9 – 14 May 2016, International Radiation Protection Association
Invited lecture ‘Beyond Paternalism and Strategy: Understanding Radiological Risks as a Mutual Learning Experience’ at the Global Conference of the International Radiation Protection Association

New York, 12 April 2016, The New York Society for Ethical Culture
Invited lecture ‘Better Living (in a complex orld) – an Ethics of Care for our Modern Coexistence’ as a contribution to the workshop “Evolution, Consciousness and Altruism”

Warsaw, 6 – 8 April 2016, Collegium Civitas
Contribution ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’ to the international meeting of the PLATENSO project

Raipur (India), 31 March 2016, Sri Ramanuja Mission Trust Grand Global Peace tour
Invited lecture ‘Better Living (in a complex orld) – an Ethics of Care for our Modern Coexistence’ as a contribution to the Grand Global Peace Meet- III – ‘Governance, Revolution and Terrorism’

Bohpal (India), 30 March 2016, Sri Ramanuja Mission Trust Grand Global Peace tour
Invited lecture ‘Wonderment – Reference – Diversity; Some reflections on being human’ as a contribution to the Grand Global Peace Meet- III – ‘Religions, Unity, Diversity and Disorders’

Mumbai, 29 March 2016, Sri Ramanuja Mission Trust Grand Global Peace tour
Coordination meeting and discussion on the meaning of humanism taking into account different cultural perspectives

Pavia, 15 – 17 February 2016, University of Pavia
Working meeting of the CONCERT project on the future of Radiation Protection Research in Europe

Jülich (Germany), 17 – 18 December 2015, Aachen University
Invited Seminar on Ethics, Science and Technology

Lisbon, 14 – 15 December 2015, University of Lisbon
Fusion Socio-Economic Studies Meeting

Paris, 30 November – 11 December 2015, UNFCCC conference
Representing the Constituency of Research Oriented and Independent Non-governmental Organisations to the UNFCCC at the 21th United Nations climate change conference (21th session of the Conference of the Parties and the 11th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meet ing of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol)

Jülich, 17 – 18 December 2015, Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Campus Jülich
Invited seminar on ethics

Lisbon, 14 – 15 December 2015, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon
EUROFUSION Socio-Economic Studies meeting

Madrid, 24 – 25 November 2015, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Invited seminar on ethics

Tokyo, 12 – 13 November 2015, UNU Workshop “Understanding and communicating risks post-Fukushima” United Nations University Headquarters
Invited lecture ‘Beyond paternalism and strategy: understanding radiological risks as a mutual learning experience’

Delft, 9 November 2015, Technical University of Delft
Invited lecture ‘Werkcollege ethiek en stralingsbescherming’

Paris, 4 November 2015, NEA Headquarters
Meeting of the NEA Forum on Stakeholder Confidence

Seoul, 20 October 2015
Invited lecture on ethics at the 2015 World Conference of the International Commission on Radiological Protection

Bratislava, 9 October 2015, Slovak Parliament
Invited lecture ‘Etické vhl’ady a reflexie energetiky: analýza pripadových štúdií – Interaktivny workshop’

Bratislava, 8 October 2015, Goethe Institute
Invited lecture ‘Overcoming the Framing Problem – Critical reflections on the EURATOM R&D programme and on the consequences for the PLATENSO Project’

New York, 25 – 27 September 2015, United Nations Headquarters
United Nations Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda

Tokyo, 20 – 22 September 2015, The 2015 Citizen-Scientist International Symposium on Radiation Protection
Invited lecture ‘“The Right to be Responsible” – Ethical reflections on risk assessment in post-nuclear accident situations’
Invited lecture ‘The Consolatory Practice of Leaving – On reflexivity as art activism in the age of populism, positivism and profitism’

Tokyo, 18 September 2015, Sophia University
Invited lecture ‘Dealing with low dose radiological risk: The challenge of striving for democratic justice and societal trust and peace in the absence of scientific evidence’

Uppsala, 4 August 2015, WNU Summer Institute
Invited lecture ‘The trouble with justification: exploring the ethical dimensions of risk-inherent energy technology assessment’

Paris, 24 June 2015, IYNC Conference
Invited lecture ‘The Trouble with Justification – In search of an ethics of method for energy governance’

Brdo, 18 June 2015, Ricomet Conference, Brdo Castle
Invited Lecture ‘On the ethical imperative of self-reflection in radiation protection research’

Fukushima, 2 June 2015, Fukushima Medical University
Invited lecture ‘”The Right to be Responsible” – Ethical reflections on risk assessment in post-nuclear accident situations.’

Nagoya, 4 June 2015, United Nations University Chubu Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development
Invited lecture ‘”The Right to be Responsible” – Ethical reflections on risk assessment in post-nuclear accident situations.’

Tokyo, 5 June 2015, International Peace Research Institute, Meiji Gakuin University
Invited lecture ‘”The Right to be Responsible” – Ethical reflections on risk assessment in post-nuclear accident situations.’

Delft, 1 – 2 June 2015, University of Delft
Lecture ‘Nuclear Energy in its socio-political context’

Stockholm, 25 27 May 2015, SENIX Conference
Invited lecture ‘Beyond Controversy and Diplomacy – An Ethical Perspective on Energy Governance’

Sofia, 21 April 2015, Center for the Study of Democracy
Organisation of the workshop ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’

Bucharest, 26 March 2015, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy
Organisation of the workshop ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’

Sofia, 24 March 2015, Center for the Study of Democracy
Preparatory meeting for the workshop ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’

Dublin, 25 February 2015, Trinity College
Invited lecture at the Workshop ‘Lightening the Dark Side of Science’

Madrid, 4 – 6 February 2015, Technical University of Madrid
Invited lecture at the Second European Workshop on the Ethical Dimensions of the Radiological Protection System

New York, 20 – 25 January 2015, United Nations Headquarters
Sustainable Development Goals Post-2015 Negotiating Session and meeting of Forum 21

Münich, 15 – 16 January 2015, bundesamt für strahlenschutz Campus
Interventions on ethics and radiological protection, OPERRA Project

Athens, 19 – 20 December 2014,
Invited seminar on ethics (part of the Postgraduate Educational Course on Radiation Protection and the Safety of Radiation Sources of the International Atomic Energy Agency)

Lima, 1 – 12 December 2014, UNFCCC conference
Representing the Constituency of Research Oriented and Independent Non-governmental Organisations to the UNFCCC at the 20th United Nations climate change conference (Twentieth session of the Conference of the Parties and the tenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meet ing of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol)

Jülich, 1 – 2 December 2014, University of Aachen
Invited seminar on Ethics

Amsterdam, 27 November 2014, Rijksakademie Amsterdam
Invited lecture ‘The Consolatory Practice of Leaving – On reflexivity as art activism
in the age of populism, positivism and profitism’ at the Rijksakademie Open 2014 event

Barcelona, 25 – 26 November 2014
The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment – Working meeting of the PLATENSO project

Bucharest, 20 November, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy
Invited lecture ‘An ethical approach to issues of democracy and science as policy advice in the context of (nuclear) energy policy’

Antwerp, 19 november 2014
Invited lecture ‘Welkom in het tijdperk van de reflexiviteit’ at the stRaten-generaal congres “Democratie Vandaag – Nieuwe mogelijkheden voor overheid en burgers”

Durham (UK), 30 – 31 October 2014, Durham University
3rd Workshop on Philosophical Activism

Barcelona, 10 October 2014
Kick-off meeting of the EUROFUSION Project 2014 – 2018

New York, 22 – 28 September 2014, United Nations Headquarters
United Nations General Assembly

Oxford, 22 July 2014, Christ Church College, Oxford University
Lecture ‘The trouble with justification – Exploring the ethical dimensions of risk-inherent energy technology assessment’ at the World Nuclear Association Summer Institute

Burgos (Spain), 10 July 2014
Workshop ‘The Trouble with Justification’ at the IYNC Conference

Ghent, 26 – 27 June 2014, University of Ghent
Lecture ‘Are there workable worldviews for global governance?’ at the Internation Global Studies Conference ‘Critical and interdisciplinary perspectives’

Budweiss, 17 – 19 June 2014
Workshop on the Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance with the European OPERRA researchers network.

Bratislava, 16 June 2014
Lecture ‘Ethical Foundation of Energy Governance’ for the Ministerial Plenary of the European Nuclear Energy Forum

Warsaw, 12 – 13 May 2014, Civitas College, Warsaw Palace of Culture
Workshop ‘Exploring the science, politics and ethics of nuclear technology assessment’

Madrid, 5 – 6 June 2014 (date tbc), Technical University of Madrid
Lecture The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance for master students

Warsaw, 12 – 13 May 2014, Polish Ministry of Economy
Preparation of te workshop ‘Exploring the science, politics and ethics of nuclear technology assessment’ with the European PLATENSO researchers network

Ramapo (New Jersey), 5 April 2014, Ramapo College
Workshop – Converging on a peoples transformative agenda for sustainable development post 2015

New York, 31 March – 4 April 2014, United Nations, UN Headquarters
10th UN OpenWorking Group on the Sustainable Development Goals

New York, 1 – 8 February 2014, United Nations, UN Headquarters
8th Meeting of the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Rome, 27 – 28 January 2014, Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Meeting on the need for stakeholder involvement for the European OPERRA researchers network

Aachen, 22 January 2014, Technical University of Aachen
Lecture The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance for master students

Milano, 16 – 18 December 2013, University of Milan
1st European Workshop on the Ethical Dimensions of the Radiological Protection System

Munich, 10 – 11 December 2013, Max Planck Institute
Project The Politics of Hypothesis – discussion

Luxemburg, 3 December 2013, European Commission
Intervention at the meeting of the European Nuclear Energy Forum

Manchester, 27 – 28 November 2013
Lecture The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance for managers

Warsaw, 16 – 22 November 2013, UNFCCC conference
19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Ghent, 25 October 2013, University of Ghent
Organisation of the 2nd workshop on Philosophical Activism, CEVI, University of Ghent

Brussels, 9 – 10 October 2013,
Workshop on the Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance with the European MELODI researchers network.

Bratislava, 25 – 26 September 2013
Track ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’, kick-off meeting of the European Commission PLATENSO research project

New York, 21 – 24 September 2013
Participation in a set of meetings on the Millennium Development Goals, the Post-2015 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, organised by civil society and the United Nations

Barcelona, 19 September 2013
Lecture ‘Social Research On Fusion – Dialogues with stakeholders working at the research-policy interface’ at the Satellite Meeting on the Socio-economic dimensions of Fusion Energy

Brussels, 11 September 2013
Organisation of a panel discussion ‘Researching radioactive waste governance and environmental remediation: constructing a credible story of societal relevance’ at the 15th International Conference On Environmental Remediation And Radioactive Waste Management

London, 6 September 2013
Track ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’, meeting on stakeholder involvement in the context of the European Commission 7th Framework Programme Research Project OPERRA.

Ljubljana, 18 – 22 August 2013
Track ‘The Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’, kick-off meeting of the European Commission EAGLE research project

Vienna, 24 – 26 July 2013
Lecture ‘The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance’, International Atomic Energy Agency Meeting of Directors of the Postgraduate Educational Course on Radiation Protection and the Safety of Radiation Sources, IAEA headquarters.

Vienna, 11 – 13 June 2013
Meeting of the Blue Frog Society (an activist art collective based in Vienna).

Paris, 17 – 18 June 2013
Lecture ‘Reflection on the meaning of ethics related to radiological protection’, Kick-off meeting of the European Commission 7th Framework Programme Research Project OPERRA.

Buenos Aires, 25 April 2013
Lecture ‘The Trouble with Justification’, seminar ‘Nuclear Policy in Argentina and the World’, organised by the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of Argentina in cooperation with the Argentinian Universidad de San Andrés and the Argentinian Universidad Nacional de San Martín.

Brussels, 8 – 10 April 2013
Lecture ‘Lecturing ethics in courses on radiological protection and nuclear engineering’, Symposium of the Belgian Association of Radiological Protection.

Tunis, 27 March 2013
Organisation of the workshop ‘The human rights principle for sustainable development governance’, World Social Forum 2013, University Campus El Manar

Bonn, 20 – 22 March 2013
Participation in the Global Civil Society Organisations Conference ‘Advancing the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda’, organised by the Berlin Civil Society Centre.

Vienna, 13 March 2013
Lecture ‘Considerations on Ethics in Radiological Protection Education and Training’, European Nuclear Society International Conference on Education and Training in Radiological Protection

Prague, 27 February 2013
Lecture ‘The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance’, Technical University of Prague.

Mol, 22 February 2013
Lecture ‘The Ethics of Justifying Nuclear Technology Applications’, International Course on ‘Radiation-induced effects with particular emphasis on genetics, development, teratology, cognition as well as space-related health issues’.

Brussels, 20 – 21 February 2013
Organisation of a workshop ‘Exploring the Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment’.

Ghent, 15 February 2013
Organisation of the first workshop on Philosophical Activism & Lecture ‘When Poetry becomes Suspicious – On the need for philosophical activism for global governance’, CEVI Workshop on Philosophical Activism, University of Ghent

Tokyo, 29 January 2013
Lecture ‘The human rights principle for sustainable development governance’, Earth Systems Governance Tokyo Conference ‘Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents’, United Nations University Headquarters.

Ghent, 18 January 2013
Lecture ‘The Human Rights Principle for Sustainable Development Governance’ at the Centre for Sustainable Development of the University of Ghent.

Luxemburg, 19 December 2012
Discussion interventions at the European Nuclear Energy Forum Symposium, European Commission Luxemburg offices.

Manchester, 10 December 2012
Lecture ‘new adventures in knowledge transfer’, Workshop “Knowledge transfer – building bridges between generations”, European Nuclear Conference

Paris, 7 December 2012
Discussion interventions at the Workshop “Nucléaire et Sciences Sociales Après Fukushima” organised by the French National Council for Scientific Research CNRS.

Brussels, 4 – 5 December 2012
Discussion interventions at the European Roundtable on the implementation of the Aahrus Convention in the context of nuclear safety, organised by the European Economic and Social Council of the European Commission.

Paris, 12 November 2012
Moderation of a discussion on the normative grounds for scientific research as part of the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) Workshop of the European Radioecology Alliance.

Berlin, 5 October 2012
Lecture ‘A politics of confrontation for sustainable development governance’, Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, Free University of Berlin.

Rome, 19 September 2012
EFDA Modelling Assessment Workshop: organisation of a workshop on the critical analysis of the usability of computer modelling assisted scientific foresight in the frame of energy governance, as part of the Socio-Economic Research on Fusion programme under the EC European Fusion Development Agreement.

Brussels, 21 August 2012
Opinion essay “Energiebeleid, zonder de mythes, met of zonder Doel 3 – Over de mythes dat er een rationele logica zou bestaan voor risicobeheer en dat de vrije energiemarkt de motor van energiebeleid kan zijn.” Opinion essay for the newspaper De Morgen, finally withdrawn at own initiative.

Charlotte (US), 5 – 10 August 2012
Interactive Workshop on the Ethics of Technological Risk Governance

Rio de Janeiro, 11 – 23 June 2012
Organising a workshop on a human rights based approach to sustainable development and working on the Equity Treaty at the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development.

London, 25 – 29 March 2012
Presenting the “The Possibility of global Governance” Project at the Conference “Planet Under Pressure”

New York, 18 – 24 March 2012
United Nations Rio+20 Summit Intersessionals at the UN HQ

Ghent, 12 March 2012
Workshop “After 9/11 ‐ The Politics of Terror and the Terror of Politics”, Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry, University of Ghent

Madrid, 5 – 6 March 2012
The Ethics of Technological Risk Governance – Meeting on Transdisciplinarity in Education and Training

Brussels, 21 – 22 February 2012
Organised workshop “Exploring the Science, Politics and Ethics of Nuclear Technology Assessment”

Warsaw, 12 – 16 February 2012
Presentation “Public Reflexivity and its discomforts” at the ENS PIME Conference

Munich, 24 – 25 January 2012
Preparing an Energy Modelling Assessment workshop for the European Fusion Development Agreement Socio-Economic Research on Fusion programme

New York, 15 – 20 January 2012
United Nations Rio+20 Summit Intersessionals at the UN HQ

Madrid, 10 – 13 January 2012
The Ethics of Technological Risk Governance – Meeting on Transdisciplinarity in Education and Training

Cape Town & Durban, 28 November – 11 December 2011
United Nations Climate Change Conference

New York, 13 – 18 December 2011
United Nations Rio+20 Summit Intersessionals at the UN HQ

Geneva, 10 – 11 October 2011
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development conference

Bonn, 3 – 5 September 2011
64th Annual United Nations DPI/NGO Conference “Sustainable Societies; Responsive Citizens”

Kuala Lumpur, 9-10 May 2011
Invited lecture “The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance”, International Course for Inspectors organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency

Brussels, 27 April 2011
Invited expert to the Meeting of the Working Group on the Ethics of Nanotechnologies of the UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (programme & participants)

Brussels, 11 April 2011
The Trouble with Justification’, invited lecture in the ‘Aarhus Convention and Nuclear Energy’ symposium organised by the University of Brusels and SCK-CEN

Cyprus, 28 – 30 March 2011
Coordination of Reflection Group on “Establishing a transdisciplinary knowledge base for nuclear safety and radiological protection”

Karlsruhe, 28 March 2011
Invited lecture “The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance”, Karslruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe, 21 March 2011
Invited lecture “The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance”, Karslruhe Institute of Technology

Lisbon, 14 – 16 March 2011
Invited lecture “The Ethics of Radiological Risk Governance”, ITN – Institute for Nuclear Technology, Lisbon

New York, 6 – 8 March 2011
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development Preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development.

Cancun, 29 November – 10 December 2010
United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP16 & Kyoto Protocol COP/MOP 6

Lisbon, 10 – 12 Nov 2010
Lecture “The Last Paradigm? Deliberate Visions on a Sustainable World” at the International Conference “Intellectual Topographies and the Making of Citizenship”, University of Lisbon

Ghent, 18 – 19 Oct 2010
Research interactions at the International Conference on “Moral Responsibility – Analytic Approaches, Substantive Accounts and Case Studies”, Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry, University of Ghent, Belgium

New York, 20-24 Sept 2010
Study visit

Paris, 15 September 2010
10Y Anniversary Colloquium of the Forum on Stakeholder Confidence in Radioactive Waste Governance

New Haven, 17-19 Sept 2010
Lecture “Governance Through Better Relativism – Seven Challenges to a Future Climate Change Debate” and research interactions at the 2nd Yale-UNITAR International Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, Yale University

Vienna, 22 – 24 June 2010
Invited contribution to the Technical Committee Meeting on Public Perception of Fast Reactor Technology, International Atomic Energy Agency

Barcelona, 28 May 2010
Start-up meeting of the Integrated Sustainability Assessment of Energy Governance project

Princeton, 08 May 2010
Debating the Nuclear Weapons Convention – Observing and reporting on the preparation of a negotiations simulation exercise by 20 international students

New York, 01 – 10 May 2010
United Nations Review Conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty

New York, 01 – 10 May 2010
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development 18th session

Luxemburg, 08 April 2010
Contribution ‘Research analysis of the Belgian radioactive waste governance approach’ to the EC European roundtable on the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention

Palermo, 09 March 2010
Invited lecture ‘Beyond the search for truth – analysing what complicates the societal justification of nuclear technology’ for the EC ICARO Course [pdf]

Brussels, 19 March 2010
Invited lecture ‘The Ethics of Energy Governance’ for the EU-40 Group

Ghent, 5 March 2010
Lecture ‘The Possibility of Global Governance’ at the Ghent University Faculty of Arts and Philosophy [pdf]

Brussels, 23 February 2010
Research interaction at the EFONET Workshop

Brussels, 30 January 2010
Invited statement on the ethics of participatory decision making in the context of radioactive waste governance at the Public Forum organised by the King Baudouin Foundation

Copenhagen, 7 – 18 December 2009
United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP15 & Kyoto Protocol COP/MOP 5

Garching, 26 November 2009,
Max Planck Institute Meeting on the future research needs in the frame of the Socio-economic Research on Fusion (SERF) programme of the European Fusion Development Agreement of the EC

Lisbon, 8 – 11 November 2009
Invited lecture on “Lecturing ethics in courses on radiological protection and nuclear technology assessment: feedback on 5y of academic experience”

Sevilla, 27 – 30 October 2009
Invited lecture on “Transparency and Public Acceptance – a critical analysis of the complexity of nuclear technology assessment”, Annual conference of the Spanish Nuclear Society

Cumbria, 19-21 October 2009
CARL Workshop on the future research in social sciences and humanities on societal aspects of radioactive waste governance

Paris, 7 – 8 October 2009
Research contribution on the “European Guidelines for Inclusive Radioactive Waste Governance” in the frame of the Cowam in Practice project

Helsinki, 23 – 25 August 2009
Research contribution “Theoretical Perspectives on Participation and Democracy” to the ARGONA project

Paris, 6 – 7 July 2009
Research interactions at the CIPAST conference “Governing Uncertainty: The Contribution of Social Sciences to the Governance of Risks in Environmental Health”

Bucharest & Constanta, 17 – 19 June 2009
Lecture on ‘The Ethics of Inclusion and Compensation’ in the frame of the Radioactive Waste Governance research programme

Stockholm, 5 – 11 June 2009,
VALDOR Conference Lecture ‘Happenings at the science-policy interface – The case of radioactive waste governance’ (pdf)

Cordoba, 19 – 25 May 2009,
EYGN Forum Invited lecture on ‘Aspects of Participation and Transparency in Nuclear Technology Assessment’ (in the frame of the project ‘A Philosophy of Justification – the case of technology assessment’ (pdf)

Bergen, Norway, 10 – 12 May 2009,
World Social Science Forum presentation of the research outline of the project ‘The Possibility of Global Governance’

Paris, 23 – 25 March 2009
International Chambre of Commerce Headquarters Research interactions at the ICC Energy and Environment Commission

Uppsala, 16 – 19 March 2009
research interactions and input on the future European research policy on Risk Governance

Lisbon, 8 – 14 March 2009
Erasmus IP ICARO Course, University of Lisbon, ITN Lecture ‘Ethics and the Principle of Justification – the case of Nuclear Technology Assessment’

Manchester & St Bees, 9 – 13 February 2009
Research interactions on policy approaches in the frame of Inclusive Governance of Radioactive Waste

Berlin, 22 – 25 January 2009
Research and writing travel

Stockholm, 13 – 14 January 2009
Update research ‘Theoretical Perspectives on Participation and Democracy’, ARGONA project

Paris, 8 – 9 January 2009
Research interactions on the future European research policy on Risk Governance

Poznan, 01 – 12 December 2008
Research work at the 13th Conference of the Parties, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Paris, 24 October 2008
Discussion meeting on the Aarhus Convention in the context of governance of radioactive waste

Barcelona, 16 – 17 September 2008
Lecture on ‘Democratising the Science-Policy Interface’, EC FP6 OBRA Final Conference

Bucharest, 10 – 11 September 2008
Intervention on Aspects of Democracy in Inclusive Governance of Radioactive Waste – the Romanian context

Prague, 3 – 5 September 2008
Lecture – status update on the ‘Theoretical Perspectives of Participation and Democracy’ project

London, 26 – 27 June 2008
Intervention in the ENS Board meeting on research culture in nuclear technology assessment

Paris, 18 June 2008
Discussion on policy approaches in the frame of Inclusive Governance of Radioactive Waste

Prague, 13 – 14 June 2008
Lecture – status update on the ‘Theoretical Perspectives of Participation and Democracy’ project

Paris, 10 June 2008
Intervention on Aspects of Democracy in Inclusive Governance of Radioactive Waste – the French context

Porto, 24 May – 1 June 2008
Research and writing travel

New York, 09 – 17 May 2008
UN Headquarters Research work, CSD15, United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development

Budapest, 04 – 07 May 2008
NESTet Conference Lecture ‘Transdisciplinary Aspects of Education and Training in Radiological Risk Governance’

Bucharest, 14 – 16 April 2008
Intervention on Aspects of Democracy in Inclusive Governance – reflections on risk compensation

Nusa Dua, Bali, 3-14 December 2007
Research work and invited lectures on the use of knowledge in global decision making on complex problems, 13th Conference of the parties, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Paris, 23 May 2007
Conference ‘Intellectual capital for communities in the knowledge economy’

New York, 1-11 May 2007
United Nations Headquarters Research work, CSD15, United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development

Stockholm, 25 April 2007
Discussion meeting on research work ‘Theoretical perspectives on participation and democracy’

Lisbon, 23 March 2007
University of Lisbon Invited lecture on ‘Risk, transpareny and free choice – On the complexity of risk inherent technology assessment’

Prague, 7 February 2007
Technical University of Prague Invited lecture on ‘Ethical aspects of risk inherent technology applications’

Rauma (Finland), 2 February 2007
Vuojoki Castle Workshop and debates on deliberative democracy and stakeholder involvement

Amsterdam, 8 December 2006
Centrum De Brakke Grond Public statement on the clash between art and science on the occasion of the theatre piece ‘De utopie van het atoom’, in cooperation with Cie De Koe

Stockholm, 22-23 November 2006
Start research group on ‘Theoretical perspectives on participation and democracy’, ARGONA Project

Nairobi, 8-17 November 2006
Research work, COP12 Conference, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Ghent, 28-29 September 2006
Conference ‘Social Sciences and Democracy’

Prague, 13 September 2006
Invited talk on ‘A transdisciplinary approach to education and training’, 10th EAN Workshop

Stockholm, 21 June 2006
Workshop moderator ‘The Politics of Sustainable Development’

Brussels, 18 May 2006
Public talk on ‘The Art of Knowledge’, together with the author Kader Abdollah, Homo Universalis series, Vlaams-Nederlands Huis De Buren

Stockholm, 15-18 May 2006
Public statement on ‘The philosophy of risk and injustice’, VALDOR Conference

New York, 8 May 2006,
NY University, Dept Political Philosophy Workshop ‘Another state is possible’

New York, 2-12 May 2006
United Nations Headquarters Research work, CSD13, United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development

Ghent, 27-29 April 2006
Ghent University Conference on Global Ethics in Political Philosophy

history 1999 – 2006 is in archives – no time to complete the list