Roman TEDxMay 7: I’ll be talking about my book Empathy at Salon London alongside neuroscientist Sophie Scott and author/stand-up Nathan Penlington.

May 7: I’m speaking (via video link) at the Roots of Empathy Research Symposium in Toronto.

May 14: I’ll be at Conway Hall discussing my new book on Empathy at an Action for Happiness event.

May 16-18: Bring your family to the lovely Wood Festival. I’ll be talking Empathy Revolutions.

May 28: I’ll be in conversation with Sir Michael Barber as part of the Pearson-Ashoka education series Reimagining Learning.

May 30: I’ll be starting an Empathy Revolution at the Hay Festival.

June 21: Come to the Sunday Times Education Festival, where I’ll be talking about how babies can teach empathy in schools, amongst other things.

June 27: Empathy is the topic of my talk at the Anxiety Festival, held at the Deptford Lounge and produced by NOW Live Events.

July 10: Dartington Ways With Words Festival – come along for an empathy fest.

September 14-17 I’ll be in Amsterdam launching the Dutch edition of Empathy published by the fantastic Uitgeverij Ten Have.

October 11: Come along to the Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing, where I’ll be talking about empathy and the revolution of human relationships.

October 13: I’m speaking at the Forgiveness Project in London about empathy and reconciliation.

October 16: Talk on Empathy at the Richmond Working Women’s Network

October 17-19: It’s time for the very lovely Isle of Wight Literary Festival.

October 21-22: If you’re in Zagreb, I’ll be doing launch events for the Croatian editions of The Wonderbox and Empathy (published by Planetopija).

October 25: Come to Amsterdam for the Brandstof New Thinking Festival! I’ll be talking about empathy and social change.

November 4: Empathy launches in the United States, published by Perigee Books (Penguin). I’ll be travelling around to spread the Empathy Revolution.

November 13-14: I’ll be in San Francisco speaking at the 2014 Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference.

Some recent events

TEDx Athens, De Rode Hoed Amsterdam, The School of Life Brazil, Royal Society of the Arts, Wandsworth Prison for the Reading Agency, Latitude arts festival, Greenbelt festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Hay book festival, British Library, Soho House, New Economics Foundation Bigger Picture Festival, London Literature Festival, Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Escape the City, Interesting Talks, Wilderness Festival, The Idler Academy, Bristol Festival of Ideas, South-West London Humanist Association, Stoke Newington Literature Festival, Alternatives, School of Life London, Blackwell’s Oxford, London Philosophy Club, Shoreditch House, Oxford Literary Festival.