Roman Krznaric by Andrew ParkI’m keeping a low profile while I work on a new book, so am only doing a few events in the coming months…

February 18: Opening address at the Perth Writers Festival in Australia (sorry, sold out!), and launch of the Empathy Museum at the Perth International Arts Festival.

February 19: Panel discussion on Artist As Activist, Perth Writers Festival.

February 20: Panel discussion on the Empathy Deficit, and the role of empathy in politics, Perth Writers Festival.

February 24: Panel discussion on Empathy in Australia, Melbourne Town Hall for The School of Life, in association with the Guardian.

February 25: Workshop on Empathy and the Art of Living, The School of Life, Melbourne.

February 28: Secular Sermon On Empathy, The School of Life, Sydney

February 29: Workshop on Empathy and the Art of Living, The School of Life, Sydney.

March 2 (tbc): Special event, The School of Life, Sydney.

March 11: Talk on reading and empathy for the Reading Agency, Freeword, London.

April 19: Empathy training workshop for Employment Tribunal Judges.

April 28: Lecture on Empathy at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

September 5: Talk on empathy and community development for the Edinburgh Development Group.

Some recent events

Google HQ California, TEDx Athens, Southbank Festival of Love, Friends of the Earth, Edinburgh International Festival, Hay Literary Festival, British Library, Royal Society of the Arts, De Rode Hoed Amsterdam, The School of Life London/Rio/Amsterdam/Antwerp, UK Employment Judges Judicial College, Wandsworth, Lewes and Erlestoke Prisons, Latitude arts festival, Greenbelt festival, 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, Year Here, Roots of Empathy, Pearson-Ashoka Reimagining Learning, Salon London, Action for Happiness, Wood Festival, Anxiety Festival, Sunday Times Education Festival, Empathy Lab, Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing, Isle of Wight Literary Festival, Forgiveness Project, Brainwash Festival Amsterdam, Hattery San Francisco, Empathy & Compassion in Society Conference San Francisco, Greater Good Science Center Berkeley, Center for Inspired Teaching Washington DC, Politics & Prose Washington DC, Inter-American Development Bank, Ashoka HQ Washington DC, Human Resources Professionals Association Toronto, De Nieuwe Liefde Amsterdam (Matthieu Ricard), London School of Economics Careers Fair, Swindon Festival of Literature, Makronova Zagreb, David Brooks conversation for The School of Life, Nexus Europe Youth Summit, Blackwell’s Oxford Empathy Festival, Oxford University Alumni Association, Philanthropy Australia, Said Business School Oxford University, Five Books.

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