Roman Krznaric and Brene Brown sitting facing each other on stage at the Conway Hall, London on 3 October 2012

My new book The Good Ancestor will be out on May 21. I’ll be doing lots of talks so watch this space…

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 / Melbourne / Sydney, 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, Perth Writers Festival, Melbourne Town Hall, Sydney Opera House, State Theatre Sydney conversation with Brene Brown, The Reading Agency, Central St Martins, London International Festival of Theatre, Pembroke College Oxford University, Edinburgh Development Group, Names Not Numbers, Futuro House, Oxford Literary Festival, Cambridge Literary Festival, Studium Generale Holland, Full Circle Brussels, Open Society European Policy Institute Brussels, Sunday Assembly London, Bath Festival, Temple Talks, Freeths, ALSO Festival, Ways With Words Dartington and Southwold, Connecting Teachers, Radbound Reflect Holland, Happinez festival Holland, University of Bergen School of Art, Design and Music, Royal Festival Hall with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Brainwash Festival Amsterdam, Folkestone Festival of Literature, Somali Women’s Association Centre Barking, Europaeum Scholars Programme, Saracens Rugby Club, Words By The Water, Citizenne Brussels, National Geographic Science Festival Rome, Hawkwood College, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Casa Firjan Rio de Janeiro, Mediateca Santa Teresa Milan, Seed Festival