2019    What Does the Language of Crisis Mean? Sociology Department. New School for Social Research, New York, 2 April.

2019    Beyond the Punitive Moment, Center for Global Criminology. University of Copenhagen, 29 March.

2019    What the So-Called Migrant Crisis Tell us about Crisis? University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 28 March.

2019    Blow Up. A Critical Approach to Ethnographic Exposure, University of Vienna, 27 March.

2019    Forced Exile as a Form of Life, Keynote Lecture, Conference Borders of Humanitarianism. Ethnographic Perspectives on Reconfigurations of Contemporary Europe, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Humboldt University, Berlin, 10 January.

2018    Anti Anti-Humanism. Notes on the Social Life of Things in Prison, Anthropology Department, Cambridge University, 2 November.

2018    The Police Are the Punishment, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1 November.

2018    Revisiting Thing Theory. An Ethnography of Prison Worlds, University of Prague, 31 October.

2018    Of Things and Men. A Social Anthropology of the Material World of Prisons, Lehigh University, 22 October.

2018    A New Age of Anxiety? Rethinking Crisis in the Contemporary World, Nomis Distinguished Scholar Award Lecture, Zürich, 4 October.

2018    Crisis. A Critique, Università di Siena, 3 October.

2018    Of Peepholes and People. The Moral and Political Life of Things in Prison, Melvin Tumin Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, 27 September.

2018    La presencia pública de la etnografía, Universidad Católica, Santiago, 6 September.

2018    El momento punitivo, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, 4 September.

2018    Castigar. Una passion contemporánea, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 31 August.

2018    Comprendre la prison, École nationale de la magistrature, La Prison en Question, Paris, 20 June.

2018    The Moral Work of Law Enforcement, Normal University, Beijing, 28 May.

2018    A Defense and Illustration of Ethnography, Tongji University, Shanghai, 25 May.

2018    Contemporary Forms of Life. Rethinking the Refugee Question Globally, University of Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, 23 May.

2018    Between Resentfulness and Ressentiment. An Inquiry into a Negative Passion, Inaugural Lemkin Lecture, Rutgers University, Newark, 17 April.

2018    À la recherche de la santé globale. Leçons d’Ebola et de quelques autres épidémies, Collège de France, Paris, 15 January.