Agenda

  • Oct 30 – Nov 1, Stockholm: Endnote lecture at conference ‘Digital Existence: Precarious Media Life.’
  • Oct 12, Free University Brussels: lecture ‘Smart Cities and Smart Citizenship’,
  • Oct 9, Amsterdam: panel ‘Dawn of a New Age in Science?, Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, with Sarah Durston, Eveline Crone, Hilde Geurts
  • Oct 7, Enschede: lecture at Twente Science Night
  • Sept 29, Breda: lecture ‘Our technological condition’. At symposium 8th International Photo Festival Breda: To Infinity and Beyond. On humans and technologies.
  • Sept 10-15: meeting of UNESCO COMEST (World Commission on the Ethics of Science and Technology)
  • Sept 7/8: inaugural lecture Aalborg University & Aalborg Campus Copenhagen, Techno-Anthropology program.
  • Aug 30 – Sept 2: paper ‘Fake News and the Politics of Mediation’ / panel chair and discussant in 5 sessions on postphenomenological research, 4S conference, Boston.
  • July 6: lecture ‘Next Generation Internet: Morality, Ethics, and Post-Privacy Concerns’. Next Generation Internet workshop, DesignLab Enschede (https://www.utwente.nl/en/designlab/Events/!/2017/7/145631/workshop-next-generation-internet)
  • July 6: lecture ‘Smart Cities and Smart Citizenship: Philosophical Reflections on Technology and Public Space’. Living Smart Societies conference: Palo Alto, Heidelberg, Linkoping, Munster, Enschede; Enschede (July 5-7)
  • June 16: paper ‘The Politics of Technological Mediation’, SPT conference 2017, Darmstadt
  • June 16: paper ‘Domestic Drones from the Perspective of the Theory of Technological Mediation’, SPT conference 2017, Darmstadt (with Peter Novitzky)
  • June 10: Grote Denkers van Bijzondere Nederlanders, DeLaMar Theater Amsterdam (HUMAN / School of Life)
  • May 14: ‘Homo Technologicus’. Paradiso lezing, reeks ‘Leven in ons heelal’, Amsterdam.
  • May 10: “Het hedendaagse onbehagen – hoe ons mensbeeld door technologie en politieke verschuivingen onder druk komt te staan”. In discussie met Bas Heijne, Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam
  • Apr 20: talk on moral mediation at symposium “How do life science technologies mediate moral understandings and responsibilities in food and health contexts?”, Wageningen University
  • Mar 20-31: extraordinary meeting of the UNESCO-COMEST working group on Robot Ethics, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
  • Mar 28-29: Conference ‘Robots and Society: What Transformations What Regulations?’, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
  • Feb 18: keynote ‘Technologies of Transcendence: On the technological mediation of the sacred’. Conference ‘Seeking the Sacred in the Digital Age’, Gonzaga University, Spokane, USA.
  • Feb 17: Rukavina Lecture ‘Moralizing Technology: on moral mediation, mediated morality, and value sensitive design’, Gonzaga University, Spokane, USA.
  • Feb 4: lecture ‘On the Origin of Androids’, with Floris Kaayk and Koert van Mensvoort, Transmediale, Berlin.
  • Jan 30: reviewer / advisor PhD defense Julia Grillmayr, Universität Wien
  • Jan 27: ‘On Populism and Disruptive Technologies: Academic Communication in the 21st Century’. Keynote at NACV 2017 conference (Netwerk Academische Communicatieve Vaardigheden).
  • Jan 25: ‘Towards an Ethics of Things: Design Ethics and Moral Mediation’ Guest lecture, Design Academy Eindhoven
  • Jan 23: reviewer PhD defense Robert Jan Geerts, Wageningen Agricultural University.

2016

  • 17-19 Dec: Tel Aviv, keynote lecture at OH-MAN, OH-MACHINE conference on posthumanism
  • 11 Nov: keynote lecture, conference “relation.Ships: Sociality and Sociability through Things”, Bauhaus University, Weimar
  • 28 Oct: lecture inaugural symposium Ron Wakkary
  • 20-21 Oct: Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, Salt Lake City, panel on postphenomenological research.
  • 7 Oct: lecture at Impakt Festival, Utrecht
  • 2 Oct: lecture Kinderuniversiteit, Museum HEIM, Hengelo
  • 23 Sept: speaker and moderator at “ERROR 301: HUMAN_NOT_FOUND”. Happy Chaos Festival, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam.
  • 12-16 Sept: COMEST meeting, UNESCO Paris (Commission on the Ethics of Science and Technology).
  • 8 Sept: moderator Science Cafe Enschede (Theme: Overstijgt Techniek de Mens?), Theater Concordia, Enschede.
  • Sept 1-3: 4S / EASST conference, Barcelona, panel on postphenomenological research
  • 5 Jul: lecture ‘Mediated Morality’,  round table session on the Chinese translation of Moralizing Technology. Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 4 Jul: lecture ‘The Ethics of Drones and Self-Driving cars: unmanned systems and human-technology relations’. Shanghai University, School of Social Science.
  • 22 Jun: lecture Dublin University, dept. of Ethics and Technology
  • 16-18 Jun: keynote lecture at CaTaC 2016 (Culture, Technology, Communication), London.
  • 10 Jun: lecture ‘Drones: Responsible Flying Robots?’. With Nico Nijenhus. NWO – Responsible Innovation conference, Amsterdam.
  • 9 Jun: external reviewer PhD defence Joost van Driessche, RU Groningen
  • 30 May: keynote lecture ‘Designing Well-being at Work? The Ethics of Behavior-Influencing Technology’. Conference Wellbeing@ work, Amsterdam.
  • 10 May: lecture ‘The ethics of drones’. Studium Generale, Enschede.
  • 26 Apr: external reviewer PhD defence Huub Ehlhardt.
  • 21 Apr: ‘Tussen cyborg en robot: over mens en technologie’. Agora lezing, Academisch Genootschap Eindhoven.
  • 15 Apr: lezing ‘Techniek als religie’. Nacht van de Filosofie, Amsterdam.
  • 6 Apr: external reviewer at PhD defence Roisin Lally, NUI Galway.
  • 30 Mar: lezing presymposium Veerstichting ‘Techniek (over)hoop’, Enschede.
  • 15 Mar: lezing ‘De grens van de mens’. Vereniging voor Wijsbegeerte / KIvI, Den Haag
  • 29 Feb: lecture ‘Moral mediation and the ethics of technology’, Tokyo.
  • 26-27 Feb: lecture Japanese-Dutch workshop in philosophy of technology, Kanazawa, Japan.
  • 4-5-6 Feb: lecture at workshop ‘Engineering for Society’, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 22 Jan: lecture Compiegne, Phiteco conference
  • 10 Jan: kindercollege ‘Hoe zag de wereld eruit voordat er internet was?’, Museum Jeugd Universiteit, Twentse Welle, Enschede.

2015

  • 14-15-16 Dec: three-day workshop on Mediation Theory and Postphenomenological Research, University of Twente (with Robert Rosenberger)
  • 22 Nov: lecture ‘Kunstmatige Intelligentie en de relaties tussen mens en technologie’. Cinementaal, Theater Concordia, Enschede
  • 20 Nov: lecture ‘Technologie en Transitie’, gastcollege bij Freek de Jonge’s programma ‘Freek de Leek’ aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • 12 – 13 Nov: paper presentation ‘Technology and Religion: transcendence and technological mediation’, 4S 2015 conference, Denver (including organizing five panels on postphenomenological research, with 20 papers in total)
  • 6 Nov: lecture ‘Philosophy from Things’ (with Yvonne Droge Wendel). Frankenstein Festival, AKI Academy for Art and Design, Enschede.
  • 6 Nov: workshop ‘Humans and Things’ (with Yvonne Droge Wendel). Frankenstein Festival, AKI Academy for Art and Design, Enschede.
  • 30 Oct: lecture ‘The normativity of technological change’. Utrecht University, symposium Innovation, Law, and Development
  • 15 Oct: workshop Onderwijs en Technologie. Leerstoel onderwijsvernieuwing, Antwerpen.
  • 14 Oct: lecture ‘Onderwijs en Technologie: over leerfabrieken en de fabricage van het leren’. Leerstoel onderwijsvernieuwing, Antwerpen.
  • 9 Oct: lecture ‘E-health: zorgethiek en de technologisering van de zorg’. Conferentie De Moraal van Digitaal, Eindhoven.
  • 10 Sept: lecture ‘The politics of smart cities: the technological mediation of public life’. Farewell conference for Maarten Hajer, director Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving, The Hague.
  • 9 Sept: lecture Van ethisch dilemma naar ethisch ontwerp: over labs-on-a-chip, health apps, en de ethiek van medische technologie. KIVI Utrecht
  • 31 Aug: lecture ’10 propositions about the social role of the university’, Opening of the Academic Year, University of Amsterdam
  • 24/26 Aug: keynote lecture at 19th Annual International Philosophy of Nursing Conference, Stockholm
  • 21 May: keynote lecture, conference ‘Grand challenges and our obligations to future generations’, Trondheim
  • 20 May: keynote lecture, Participatory Innovation Conference 2015 (The Hague)
  • 9/10 May: keynote lecture ‘Rethinking the Morality of Things: moral mediation, mediated morality, and the ethics of technology. Conference ‘Moralische Produkte – Politik und Ethik von Artefakten’, Potsdam.
  • 17 Apr: debat met Hans Schnitzler over “Het digitale proletariat”, Nacht van de filosofie, Amsterdam.
  • 13 Apr: spoken column at official presentation NWO strategy 2015-2018, Den Haag.
  • 10 Apr: opening lecture at teacher’s conference ‘Science and Technology education’, Interactumdag KPZ, Zwolle
  • 26 Mar: keynote lecture conference Negotiating Life in the Digital World (Digital Enlightenment Forum, Kilkenny, IRL)
  • 21 Mar: jaarlijkse Van Oosbreelezing ‘Technologie en Religie’, Arnhem
  • 3 Mar: lecture Filosofisch Cafe Groningen
  • 20 Feb: lecture ‘Technology and the mediated self’, RUC, Copenhagen
  • 19 Feb: lecture ‘Taking technology to the humanities’. TEMA, Lund (Sweden)
  • 30 Jan: dagvoorzitter conferentie ‘Connecting the Dots: Technology and Society’. Raad voor Leefomgeving en Infrastructuur, Utrecht.
  • 20 Jan: lecture Studium Generale Wageningen
  • 16 Jan: World Café Neurotechnologie en samenleving, DesignLab Universiteit Twente
  • 13 Jan: lecture Wijsgerige Kring Eindhoven
  • 8 Jan: lecture ‘The boundaries of the human: why the human enhancement debate needs more philosophy of technology. (Innsbruck Media Studies, Ringvorlesung ‘Körperphantasien’)

2014

  • 28 Nov: lecture ‘Transcending Humanity’, Symposium Human Document Project, University of Twente.
  • 27 Nov: lecture Utrecht University: ‘Theorizing Technological Mediation: Taking Technology to the Humanities’.
  • 26 Nov: Master class Utrecht University: ‘The Limits of the Human: Posthumanism, Anthropology, and Morality’.
  • 12 Nov: lezing Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, Brussel, bij uitreiking van jaarlijkse onderscheidingen voor wetenschapscommunicatie.
  • 31 Oct: lezing AKI, kunstacademie Enschede
  • 22 Oct: lezing ‘Altijd al cyborg’. Studium Generale Utrecht, reeks Sneller dan ik hebben kan.
  • 10 Oct: talk at TEDx Twente, University of Twente
  • 6 Oct: tafelwetenschapper, Avond van Wetenschap en Maatschappij, Ridderzaal, Den Haag.
  • 2 Oct:keynote at COMMIT 2014 conference: The Big Future of Data
  • 22 Sept: lecture ‘Postphenomenology and technological mediation’. Aarhus University, Graduate School workshop ‘Postphenomenology: Theory, Methods, Challenges’
  • 4 Sept: intervention at joint conference Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy ‘Philosophy after Nature’, Utrecht
  • 4 Sept: keynote ‘Design for Society: understanding and evaluating the relations between humans and technologies’, E&PDE 2014 conference: the 16th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, University of Twente
  • 23 Aug: paper ‘Theorizing Technological Mediation’ and chair of session ‘Postphenomenological Research’, 4S 2014 Conference, Buenos Aires
  • 16 Aug: lezing ‘Zijn we human after all?’. Lowlands Festival, School of Life.
  • 23 Jun: opening keynote lecture DIS2014 conference, Vancouver
  • 22 Apr: lezing ‘Wij zijn altijd al cyborgs geweest’. Studium Generale Twente
  • 18 Apr: G8 Nacht van de Filosofie Amsterdam: paneldiscussie, uitreiken Socratesbeker
  • 17 Apr: opponeren promotie Stefano Gualeni, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • 10 Apr: promotie Lucie Dalibert, Universiteit Twente
  • 8 Apr: lezing: ‘Mens en techniek: the sky is the limit?’ Saxion Hogeschool, Enschede.
  • 6 Apr: televisie-interview Wim Brands, Boeken, VPRO.
  • 5 Apr: lezing Feest van de Filosofie, Leuven
  • 1 Apr: lezing ‘Op de vleugels van Icarus’, Filosofisch Café Nijmegen.
  • 24 Mrt: opponeren promotie Nicola Liberati, Pisa
  • 10 Mrt: openingslezing ‘De techniek van het opleiden: hoe onderwijs en technologie met elkaar meebewegen’. VELON congress (Vereniging Lerarenopleiders Nederland), Zwolle
  • 7 Feb: opponeren promotie Lenneke Kuijer, TU Delft
  • 6 Feb: openingslezing ‘Knutselen aan de mens’. NLT congres (Natuur, Leven en Techniek), Garderen.
  • 31 Jan: lezing ‘Technologie en tijd’, conferentie Sociaal-Wetenschappelijke Raad, Leusden
  • 29 Jan: panel on multidisciplinary research, Universiteit Twente
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