Conferences & Talks

Conferences and workshops (organization)

  • 2015 Workshop “Free Will and Consciousness”, VU Amsterdam (co-organized with Lieke Asma and Gerrit Glas)
  • 2015 Workshop “Self-knowledge and Moral Agency”, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • 2015 Workshop “Deliberation, Interpretation and Confabulation”, VU Amsterdam (co-organized with Naomi Kloosterboer, Jeroen de Ridder and René van Woudenberg)
  • 2015 Conference “Psychiatry beyond Scientism”, VU Amsterdam (co-organized with Derek Strijbos and Gerrit Glas)
  • 2014 Workshop “Causal Explanation in Psychiatry”, VU Amsterdam (co-organized with Derek Strijbos, Annemarie Kalis and Gerrit Glas)
  • 2014 Conference “Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology: Perspectives from Philosophy and Psychiatry”, Radboud University Nijmegen (co-organized with Derek Strijbos and Fleur Jongepier)
  • 2013 Workshop “Direct Social Perception”, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (co-organized with John Michael)
  • 2013 Workshop Embodied Embedded Cognition and Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen (co-organized with Derek Strijbos, Marc Slors and Gerrit Glas),
  • 2013 Workshop “Cognitive Humanities” with Prof. A. Roepstorff, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2013 OSZW Winterschool for Philosophy Research Master students, De Blije Werelt, Lunteren
  • 2012 Workshop “Social Understanding: Evolution, Culture and Development”, Bochum, Germany (co-organized with Albert Newen, Anika Fiebich, Kai Vogeley and Gary Bente)
  • 2012 Workshop “Narrativity: Embodiment, Interpretation and Responsibility”, ISW Amersfoort, The Netherlands (co-organized with Maureen Sie)
  • 2011 Lecture Series with Prof. F. Recanati, Bochum, Germany (co-organized with Albert Newen)
  • 2011Workshop “Situated Cognition”, Leiden University, The Netherlands (co-organized with Gerrit Glas)
  • 2011 Symposium “Searching the Truth about False Belief Understanding”, Budapest CUE Conference      on Cognitive Development, Hungary (co-organized with Albert Newen)
  • 2010 Symposium “Universal and Cultural Determinants of Social Interaction and Perception”,    ESPP2010, Bochum, Germany (co-organized with Anika Fiebich)
  • 2010 Carnap Lectures with Prof. D. Papineau, Bochum, Germany (co-organized with Albert Newen).

Talks (selection)

  • “Folk psychological Interventions”. Workshop Agency and Causation, Gent University, Belgium (October 28, 2016)
  • “Interventionism and Mental State Ascription”. Workshop Ascription, Causation and the Mind, Utrecht         University, The Netherlands (invited talk, May 12, 2016)
  • “Prediction Error Minimization: Implications for Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind Hypothesis”, OZSW VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands (December 11, 2015)
  • “Interventionism, Agency and Causal Exclusion” (with Victor Gijsbers). Workshop Emergence and Causation, Macerata, Italy (September 24, 2015)
  • “Self-interpretation as first-person mindshaping”. Leiden University, The Netherlands (invited talk, May 12, 2015)
  • “First-person Folk-psychology: Confabulation or Self-constitution?”. TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands (invited talk, March 25, 2015)
  • “God and Other Minds: a reassessment” (with Hans van Eyghen). Cognitive Science of Religion Conference, Oxford University (May 10, 2014)
  • “Artifactual Selves and Metaphysical Persons”, OZSW Conference Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands (November 8, 2014)
  • “Situating Emotions: from Embodied Cognition to Mindreading”. Conference on Emotions: Nature, Recognition and Culture Bochum, Germany (invited talk, 18 October 2013)
  • “Free Will: the Contemporary Debate”. Summerschool Science and the Big Questions, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands (August 20, 2013)
  • “Agency and Woodward’s Interventionism” (with Victor Gijsbers). Causality and Experimentation in the Sciences, Paris, France (July 3, 2013)
  • “An Agency-Interventionist Account of Causation” (with Victor Gijsbers). PSF 2013, Leusden, The Netherlands (May 24, 2013)
  • “Beliefs, desires and intentions”. Conference Social Understanding. Bochum, Germany (September 28, 2012).
  • “Mirror Neurons, Simulation and Empathy”. University of Stuttgart (invited talk, June 19, 2012)
  • “Beyond Other Minds: Causality and Animacy”. ZiF Workshop Agents and Causes. Bielefeld, Germany (invited talk, 22 March 2012)
  • “The Explanation of (Dis)Organized Behavior”. Interdisciplinary Lecture Series, Bochum Germany (January 12, 2012)
  • “Practical Reasoning and Reason Attribution: Ontogenetic and Cross-cultural Perspectives”. Workshop Everyday Reason Talk. Leusden, The Netherlands (October 21, 2011).
  • “Understanding the Intentions of Others”. ECAP 2011. Milan, Italy (September 2, 2011).
  • “Natural and Cultural Intentions”. Workshop Social & Cultural Cognition. Cologne, Germany (July 15, 2011).
  • “Situated Social Cognition: Alternatives to Implicit Mindreading” (with Marc Slors). Workshop Situated Cognition. Leiden, The Netherlands (June 17, 2011).
  • “One to Rule them All? Situated Cognition, Dynamical Systems Theory, and the Systematicity Challenge” (with Lena Kästner). Workshop Systematicity and the post-connectionist era. San Jose, Spain (May 19, 2011).
  • “The Scope of Mindreading and the Varieties of False Belief Understanding”. Workshop Recent Advances in Mindreading Research. Nijmegen, The Netherlands (invited talk, January 28, 2011).
  • “An Association Account of False Belief Understanding”. Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD). Budapest, Hungary (January 15, 2011).
  • “Mindreading, Brainreading and Cross-cultural Complexity”. Brainreading, Mindreading and Neuroethics (November 5, 2010).
  • “Comment on Pacherie. Shared Emotions, Joint Attention, Joint Action Conference. Aarhus, Denmark (invited talk, October 26, 2010).
  • “Folk Psychology: in Search of Universal Technical Terminology” (with Derek Strijbos). Conference Levels of Processing: Foundations of Social Cognition. Bonn, Germany (September 17, 2010).
  • “Universal and Cultural Determinants of Mindreading”. ESPP2010 Conference. Bochum, Germany (August 27, 2010).
  • “A Developmental Account of Intention Attribution”. ESPP2010 conference. Bochum, Germany (August 2010, 27).
  • “Folk Psychology and the Assumption of Universality”. ENS Seminar Intersubjectivity and Cognition. Lyon, France (invited talk, May 11, 2010).
  • “Embodied Resonance and Social Interaction” (with Sanneke de Haan). Conference Dynamic Models of Social Interaction. Aarhus, Denmark (invited talk, January 28, 2010).