• March 2020: Keynote and book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – at Face Time Kortrijk (650 attendees). Other keynotes: Jan Peter Balkenende (former prime minister of the Netherlands) and Maarten Boudry (Ugent).

  • February 2020: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ and interview by Professor Johan Braeckman (UGent) – ‘De corridor’ in Wetteren, Belgium.

  • February 2020: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ and panel discussion with philosopher Luc de Brabandere (moderator Mia Doornaert, journalist and columnist) – Schrijverssalon / salon des écrivains, VAKB/ANRB in Brussels, Belgium.

  • February 2020: Book presentation ‘Cooperation in the global era’ – geopolitical lectures series organized by the Vlerick Business School Alumni in Brussels, Belgium.

  • January 2019: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – Orde Van den Prince - afdeling Roeselare, Izegem – in Tielt, Belgium.

  • December 2019: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – UPV wetenschapspopularisering (popularization of science initiative of the VUB) in Brussels, Belgium.

  • November 2019: Book presentation ‘Cooperation in the global era’ – ‘Better’ conference organized by Princip.al – Brussels, Belgium.

  • November 2019: Panel discussion on ‘Globalization and International cooperation’ with Peter Van Kemseke (moderator: Henk D’heedene – journalist at De Tijd) at Boekenbeurs 2019 (annual Belgian book fair) in Antwerp, Belgium.

  • October 2019: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – the ‘Impact House’ in Brussels, Belgium.

  • June 2019: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – Lions Gent Scaldis in Ghent, Belgium.

  • May 2019: Book presentation ‘De tweede vervreemding’ – Orde Van den Prince - afdeling Waregem, in Deerlijk, Belgium.

  • March 2019: Invited to present ‘The era of global cooperation’ for Tomorrow’s legacy (Ernst & Young). European parliament, Brussels.

  • April 2018: ‘Evolutie en moraliteit’ (Evolution and morality). Vrijmetselaarsloge “Trigonum” (freemason lodge), Antwerpen, Belgium (in Dutch).

  • May 2017: "De tweede vervreemding". Business and Professional Women (BPW), Gent, Belgium (In Dutch)

  • April 2017: ‘Het belang van innovatie’. Orde van den Prince, Kortrijk, Belgium (In Dutch)

  • February 2017: "De tweede vervreemding". Probus Roeselare, Belgium (In Dutch)

  • February – June 2017: ‘Filosofische avonden’ – 3 series of 5 seminars on important societal issues. Ghent, Belgium (In Dutch)

  • December 2016: ‘La naissance de la philosophie et ses conséquences’ – Probus Gand, Belgium (In French)

  • August 2016: Presentation and panel debate ‘Orbit space’ on virtual reality organised by Gluon. Wetteren, Belgium.

Presentations - a selection

Topics:

  • Globalization / The importance of global cooperation

  • (The importance of) Critical thinking

  • Innovation / Cultural evolution / What makes humans special?

  • The evolutionary origin of morality / moral progress

  • Religion / Islam and terrorism

  • ...

Languages:

In Dutch, English or French