Children and their parents: A comparative study of the legal position of children with regard to their intentional and biological parents in English and Dutch law,Intersentia – Antwerp, 2007.
Chapters in Books
Surrogacy according to Dutch law’ (with I. Curry-Sumner) in: K. Trimmings and P. Beaumont (eds) International Surrogacy Arrangements: Legal Regulation at the International Level, oxford, Hart Publishing, 2013. Surrogacy in the Netherlands (Hart Publishing)
Something old, something new, something international and something askew, (with I. Curry-Sumner) in: International Survey of Family Law, Den Haag: Nijhoff, 2012. Something old
‘Surrogacy and same-sex couples in The Netherlands’ (with K. Boele-Woelki) in: K. Boele-Woelki and A Fuchs (eds.) Legal recognition of same-sex Couples in Europe, Intersentia: Antwerp, 2012. Vonk and Boele-Woelki
‘National and international surrogacy: an Odyssey’ (with I. Curry-Sumner) in: International Survey of Family Law, Den Haag: Nijhoff, 2011, pp. 259-280. ISFL 2011 – Final
‘Maternity for another: A double Dutch approach’, in F. Moneger, Gestation pour autrui: surrogate motherhood, Société de Législation Comparée Maternity for another 2010
‘It all depends on who you ask: Dutch parentage law in four acts’, (with I. Curry-Sumner) in B. Atkins (ed.), The international survey of family law 2009 edition, Bristol, Jordan Publishing, 2009, p. 329-352. It all depends on who you ask
‘Research questions in family law derived from a comparative synthesis of general trends and developments,’ (K. Boele-Woelki et al.) in Debates in Family Law around the Globe at the Dawn of the 21st Century, Antwerp: Intersentia 2009, p. 399-414.
‘Towards a new concept of parenthood: procreational responsibility’ in Boele-Woelki & Sverdrup (eds), European challenge in Contemporary Family Law, Intersentia, Antwerp 2008 p. 131-156. Procreational responsibility
‘Parent-child relationships in Dutch family law’, in I. Schwenzer, Tensions between legal, biological and social conceptions of parentage, Intersentia, Antwerp, 2007, p. 279-307. tensions
‘Tensions between legal, biological and social conceptions of parenthood in Dutch family law’, Netherlands Reports to the Seventeenth International Congress of Comparative Law, Antwerp, Intersentia, 2006, p. 83-108.
‘Dutch Report on parental responsibilities’ (met K. Boele-Woelki en W. Schrama) in European Family Law in Action Vol III – Parental responsibilities, Antwerp, Intersentia 2005. http://www.law.uu.nl/priv/cefl.
Legal motherhood and parental responsibility: A comparative study on the tensions between scientific knowledge, social reality and personal identity, European Journal of Law Reform, 17 2015(2): 216-231 (met C. Budzikiewicz). SSRN http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2665058
Echt Scheiden (met mr. L. Zwanenburg) Den Haag: Boom Juridische Uitgevers 2009.
Presentations at international conferences/workshops
July 2013, London, 2nd International Conference on Family Law and Practice, Social and legal conceptions of motherhood.
September 2012: Lillehamer, Norway, The 6th congress of the European Society on Family Relations (ESFR). Chair of the Multiple Parenthood symposium.
September 2011: Workshop National approaches to international surrogacy University of Aberdeen. Presentation on Dutch surrogacy policies and regulations.
September 2010: Invited speaker at the Voices of Children conference organized by Marriage Equality in Dublin. Subject: The legal position of children in same-sex families http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw6L9nXSIis).
April 2009: Presentation at the 3rd International Community, Work and Family Conference in Utrecht. Subject: the responsibility for children in non-traditional families in Dutch and English law.
November 2008: Presentation at the annual conference of the Ius Commune research school in Amsterdam: ‘Formal and informal agreements in the context of assisted procreation’.
September 2008: Presentation at the International Society of Family Law conference in Vienna: ‘Who is left holding the baby’ on the financial responsibility for children conceived with third party genetic material in Dutch and English law’.
June 2008: Presentation at the international seminar Current Debates in Family Law around the Globe, in Utrecht on the role of (non)formalised intentions in the context of procreational agreements in Dutch law.
June 2007: Presentation at the Commission on European Family Law (CEFL) conference organised by Oslo University Norway, on the Legal relationship between children and their same-sex parents under Dutch and English law.
July 2006: Presentation at the 17thWorld Conference of Comparative Law, organized by Utrecht University: ‘Parent-child relationships in Dutch law’.
November 2005: Presentation at the ‘100 years of child protection’, conference organised by the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam on the relationship between parental responsibility and child protection measures under Dutch , English and Danish law. (with C. Jeppesen-de Boer).
November 2005: Presentation at the annual conference of the Ius Commune research school at Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK on joint parental responsibility under Dutch and English law
March 2003: Presentation at the annual conference of the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) organized by the University of Nottingham, UK on the Legal relationship between children and their parents under Dutch law.
October 2002: Presentation at the annual conference of the Ius Commune research school in Amsterdam on the Legal consequences of adoption under Dutch law.
Presentations at national conferences/workshops
September 2011: Presentation on relocation with children after divorce at the symposium of the Vereniging voor familie- en Jeugdrecht.
March 2010: presentation for the Rotterdam District Court on national and internaitonal surrogate motherhood (with I. Curry-Sumner).
February 2009: Presentation for the Dutch Society for Women and Law (Clara Wichman) about lesbian parenthood under Dutch Law.
May 2008: Presentation for the Family law study group of the Vrije Universiteit about developments in the jurisprudence of the Dutch Supreme Court regarding the legal position of known sperm donors.
April 2008: Presentation at the second Conference of the Utrecht Centre of European Research into Family Law on the Kalsbeek Committee report on Lesbian Parenthood.
September 2007: Presentation at 10th Anniversary of the working group ‘Meer dan gewenst’ of the Dutch COC on the legal implications of same-sex parenthood.
September 2007: Presentation at the symposium ‘Gay and lesbian parenthood’ organized by the Dutch Association of Sexology, The Reproductive Techniques Research Study Group, and the University of Amsterdam, on the legal aspects of same-sex parenting.
October 2005: Presentation at the Autumn seminar of the Utrecht University multidisciplinary research programme ‘Changing patterns of independence and solidarity in family relations’ on joint parental responsibility with C. Jeppesen de Boer (law) and I. van de Valk (sociology).
October 2004: Presentation at the autumn seminar of the Utrecht University multidisciplinary research programme ‘Changing patterns of independence and solidarity in family relations’ on the legal status of same-sex parents.