Invited Lectures

A humble view from inside evolution

Lives to empower, powers to enliven:
Bios at the edge of public reason
University of Milan

Milan, 18 December

The Future of Truth

Nobel Week Dialogue

Gothenburg, 9 December

A humble view from inside evolution

10 - on - 10: The Chronicle of Evolution
Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Singapore, 20 November

Der Weg in die ungewisse Welt von morgen

40 Jahre Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft

Vienna, 16 November

Falling Walls Conference

Falling Walls Foundation

Berlin, 9 November

Falling Walls Circle

Falling Walls Foundation

Berlin, 8 November

12th Berlin Debate on Science and Science Policy

Robert Bosch Stiftung

Berlin, 7 November

The radical openness of science

Lund University 350 years

Lund, 18 October

Über den Horizont hinaus

Europatagung 2017

Vienna, 17 October

Working Together – but how?
Scientific collaboration in a globalised world

EMBL Monterotondo Science and Society Seminar

Monterotondo, 29 September

The Lives to Come

The Future of Science
Giorgio Cini Foundation

Venice, 21/22 September

Excellence and Relevance

ERC 10th anniversary event
University of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 7 September

The Resilience of Science

Award of a Gold medal of the Academia Europaea
Joint Annual Conference of Academia Europaea and ALLEA

Budapest, 4 September

Challenges for Inclusiveness in Frontier Research

ERC – a Success Story for Europe
Side meeting at the Joint Annual Conference of Academia Europaea and ALLEA

Budapst, 3 September

Managing complex systems

European Forum Alpbach

Alpbach, 26 August

Molecular Recognition, Signaling and Function
A Symposium in Honor of the 80th Birthday of Prof. Israel Pech

Weizmann Institute of Science

Rehovot, 29 June

Academic Freedom: The Threat Within

academic freedom // the global challenge
CEU, Budapest

Budapest, 22 June

Rückblick: Der ERC als europäische Erfolgsgeschichte

10 Jahre Europäischer Forschungsrat
1000 europäische Exzellenzauszeichnungen für Deutschland

Berlin, 21 June

What does quality assessment of research tell us – and what not?

Present day science diplomacy:
Russia and Great Britain experience

Moscow, 18 May

Art in Times of Disintegration

University of Applied Arts Vienna
at the 57th Biennale di Venezia

Venice, 13 May

Cultivating Talents: the next ERC decade
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ERC


Vienna, 10 May

An Orderly Mess

Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture Series
University of Berkeley

Berkeley, 2 May

CLASS Distinguished Public Lecture:
“(Re)discovering Messiness –Science and We”

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore, 15 February

Rethinking Society for the 21st Century

International Panel on Social Progress
University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL)

Lisbon, 26-28 January

„Bullshit“ statt Fakten – Das gefühlte Ende der Vernunft?

Podiumsdiskussion, APA-Science Event

Vienna, 18 January