The Will to Punish. Tanner Lectures, University of California, Berkeley, 12-14 April 2016

Les Mondes de la prison, Campus Condorcet, Aubervilliers, 11 January 2016

The Arduous Path of Refugees in the Changing Landscape of Asylum, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 3 April 2013

The Trace. Violence, Truth and the Politics of the Body, New School for Social Research, New York, 10 February 2010

Critique of Humanitarian Reason, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 27 January 2010

Une science sociale critique peut-elle être utile ? École normale supérieure, Lyon, 29 June 2009

Series Anthropologie politique et morale, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (five lectures 2004-2005)