Uskali Mäki


Stanford, USA. Inaugural David M. Kreps Symposium on ​Is Homo Economics dead? Dying? Should he die? Invited. POSTPONED to 8 November 2020.

Bologna, Italy. Event on interdisciplinarity. Invited. 1-3 July 2020.

Toulouse, France. Examination of Sina Badiei's PhD thesis, 15 June 2020.

Durham, UK. Workshop on ​Theory and evidence in light of the dynamics of the scientific community. Invited. 23-24 April 2020. POSTPONED.

Nankai University, Tianjin, China. Visit for the month of March. POSTPONED.

Ghent, Belgium. Seminar. 6-7 February 2020.


Paris, France. Seminar at Cercle d’épistémologie économique, Paris I Sorbonne. 10 December 2019.

Lyon and Saint Etienne, France. Visiting Professor. 26 November - 20 December 2019. Seminars at Gate 28 November; Triangle 2 December; Lyon3 12 December; ENS 16 December.

Helsinki, Finland. Contribution to TINT's event on The Economics and Philosophy of Plumbing: Economics Nobel Prize 2019. 25 November 2019.

Helsinki, Finland. Economic research and economic policy making. Invited talk at the 40th Anniversary symposium of Pellervo Economic Research Institute. 20 November 2019.

Helsinki, Finland. The Future of Science Advice in Europe. Academy of Science and Letters. Invited. 13 November 2019.

Helsinki, Finland. Talk on the economics profession. Economics Student Union. Invited. 5 November 2019.

Groningen, The Netherlands. Invited contribution to workshop on the Ontology of Money. 1-2 November 2019.

Porto, University of Porto, Portugal. Avant-Conference: Trends in Interdisciplinary Studies. Keynote lecture. 25-27 October 2019.

Berlin, Humboldt Universität, Germany. Invited speaker at symposium on Interdisciplinarity Revisited, organised by Volkswagen Stiftung. 3-4 October 2019.

Uppsala, Sweden. Symposium at Centre for Integrated Research on Culture and Society, Uppsala University. Invited talk on interdisciplinarity. 24 September 2019.

Warsaw, Poland. Annual conference of European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE). Paper on games, toys and disciplinary conventions. 12-15 September 2019.

Helsinki, Finland. INEM [International Network for Economic Method] conference. Panel on the past and future of economic methodology. 18 August 2019.

Helsinki, Finland. Invited contribution to JEM workshop on the past and future of economic methodology. 18 August 2019.

Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland. Green think tank workshop on money and power. Invited talk on homo economicus. 17 August 2019.

Prague, Czech Republic. Congress of Logic, Methodology, Philosophy of Science and Technology (CLMPST). Paper on interdisciplinarity. 5-10 August 2019.

Prague, Czech Republic. Workshop on idealizations. Invited talk. 12-14 June 2019.

Tianjin, Nankai University, China. Roundtable panel discussion on the functions of the philosophy of the social sciences. With Alban Bouvier, Daniel Little, Paul Roth, and Francesco Di Iorio. 4 June 2019.

Tianjin, Nankai University, China. Asian Network for Philosophy of Social Sciences (ANPOSS) inaugural conference. Keynote lecture. 1-2 June 2019.

Tianjin, Nankai University, China. Visiting Professor. Lectures on scientific realism, idealisation in modelling, scientific imperialism. 6 May — 7 June 2019.

Poznan, Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland. Conference on New Economy and New Economics. Keynote lecture. 25-26 April 2019.


Mexico City, UNAM, Institute of Philosophy, Mexico. Seminar on toy models. 11 December 2018.

San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Ibero-American Society for Economic Methodology (SIAME) conference. Keynote lecture on modelling failure. 6-7 December 2018.

Bayreuth, Bayreuth Universität, Germany. Guest lecture on economics imperialism. 27 November 2018.

Keynote. 4th International Conference "Economic Philosophy". Lyon, 27-29 June 2018.

Talk: "Asymmetries in interdisciplinarity." STS Symposium 2018. University of Tampere, Finland, 14-15 June 2018.

Invited talk: "Accessing the past: challenges of representation, evidence, and interdisciplinarity in historical sciences". 43rd Annual Economic and Business History Society Conference. University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 30 May - 2 June 2018.

Invited talk: "Toys, models, toy models." Models as Fictions? On Modeling in Economics, Political Science and Legal Theory. Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 21-22 May 2018.

Invited talk: "Sustainability science: its disciplinarity and interdisciplinarity." Sustainability Science Days 2018. University of Helsinki, 16-17 May 2018.

Invited talk: "Still chasing the essence of economics." Philosophy of Economics: 20 Years is Nothing. Celebrating Two Decades of Collaboration Between Uskali Mäki and the Madrid Group of Philosophy of Economics. Madrid, 7 May 2018.

Invited talk: "Asymmetries in interdisicplinarity". The Pufendorf IAS Symposium on Interdisciplinarity. University of Lund, Sweden, 4 May 2018.


Keynote on the Methodology of Contemporary Economics. 6th Latin American Conference of the History of Economic Thought. University of the Andes, Bogota, Colombia, 29-30 November 2017.

Welcome address. "Law and Economics: Theoretical and Practical Dimensions of Interdisciplinarity" workshop. Helsinki, 9 November 2017.

Invited lecture on interdisciplinarity. Sustainability science Master's program, course "Sustainability Science Concepts". Helsinki, 1 November 2017.

Chairing a panel on freedom of art, science, and religion. Helsinki Book Fair 2017. Helsinki, 27 October 2017.

Co-organizer, Opening talk "Highly unrealistic models: their (un)realisticness and their functions". What to make of highly unrealistic models? Helsinki, 12-13 October 2017.

Panel discussion on the impact of SSH fields. Researchers' Night. Helsinki, 29 September 2017.

Invited talk on the Philosophy of Economics. Workshop on the Philosophy of Economics. Nankai University, 25-26 September 2017.

Talk on Interdisciplinarity. EPSA17. University of Exeter, 6-9 September 2017.

Talk on Models. Models and Explanations in Economics. University of Rostock, 1-2 July 2017.

Keynote on Interdisciplinarity. Sustainability Science Centre. Helsinki, 10 May 2017.

Talk on post-autistic economics. Bologna, 5 May 2017.

EIPE 20th anniversary conference: Chair, "The Role of Economists"; Talk, "Economics imperialism: Further expansions". Erasmus University Rotterdam, 22-23 March.

Invited Roundtable speaker: Interdisciplinary thinking; External Advisory Board Consultant for the Coordination Council of College F3 (Food, Farming, Forestry). University of Lisbon, 23 January.

Interdisciplinary Futures: Open the Social Sciences 20 Years Later. Organizer; Opening words; Chairing of keynote sessions and final panel; Talk, "Opening outwards: Interdisciplinarity as intellectual imperialism"; Talk with Mikko Salmela, "Emotional tensions in interdisciplinary interaction". Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 19-20 January.

The Science Forum 2017: Member of the organizational committee; Chair, session "Tieteen, taiteen ja uskonnon vapaus: samaa vai eri maata?"; Panelist, session "Valinnan vapaus ja sen rajat". Helsinki, 11-15 January 2017.


Chair and opening the symposium Current Trends in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences III. Helsinki, 8 December 2016.

Invited talk on the philosophy of Hilary Putnam at the seminar of Philosophical Society of Finland: "Realismi, tiede ja yhteiskunta. Hilary Putnamit ja me muut". Putnamin kaiut Suomessa (The Echoes of Putnam in Finland). Helsinki, 30 November 2016.

Keynote lecture: "On the philosophy of interdisciplinarity". Steps towards Helsinki Sustainability Science Centre. Helsinki, 12 October 2016.

Invited talk on value of science: "Eikö yhteiskunta ymmärrä arvostaa mahtavinta instituutiotaan? Diagnoosin elkeitä". Mihin tiedettä tarvitaan - tutkimusta maailman parhaaksi vai verovarojen tuhlausta? Helsinki, 5 October 2016.

Keynote talk on scientific imperialism. South African Philosophy Spring Colloquium. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1-2 October 2016.

Seminar talk: "Cracks in the public appreciation for science and how to diagnose them". University of Johannesburg, 30 September 2016.

Visit to University of Johannesburg, 25 September - 3 October 2016.

Public examination of a PhD thesis by Luis Mireles Flores. Erasmus University of Rotterdam, 2 September 2016.




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