Past Appearances & Events

Event • Milan

Wired Next Fest Milan

I’m appearing at Wired Italia Next Festival in Milan on October 8.   They call it the great resignation, the abandonment of jobs considered too stressful or not sufficiently paid that we are witnessing in this post-pandemic phase. The Covid-19, however, was only the detonator of a model, the neoliberal one, which had long since entered […]

Event • Bologna

Work Won’t Love You Back at Bologna Attiva

I’ll be presenting Work Won’t Love You Back in Bologna, Thursday 6 October 2022.

Joining me will be Isabella Conti, mayor of San Lazzaro di Savena. 

Event • London

Idler Festival

I’ll be at the Idler Festival (this is the only time I will be on the bill at an event headlined by Jarvis Cocker! Sunday 10 July, 12:15-13:00 on the Lawn Stage at Fenton House (Hampstead Grove, London NW3 6SP). I’ll be speaking about the future work with my comrade-in-arms Amelia Horgan and Brendan Burchell. […]

Event • Rotterdam

Work Won’t Love You Back at De Dependance

Together with American labour journalist Sarah Jaffe (Work Won’t Love You Back), British labour economist Guy Standing (The Precariat) and Dutch sociologist Marguerite van den Berg (Work is Not a Solution) we will set out to bring into focus what is wrong with our perceptions of work, and what we can do to fundamentally transform our current labour markets.