What is diagnosis for?
DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric diagnosis, Institute of Psychiatry, London, June 2013.
A Vital Turn? Biological Life and the Human Sciences
2013 Strathern Lecture, Cambridge University, May 2013.
What is Mental Illness Today: Five Hard Questions
Public lecture, University of Nottingham, May 2013.
A New Sociology for A New Century? Revitalizing the Human Sciences
Public Lecture, UNC Chapel Hill, April 2013.
The Government of Life
Public lecture, Copenhagen Business School, April 2013.
The Politics of Life in the 21st Century?
Public lecture, Osaka University, February 2013.
Screen and Intervene: Governing mental disorder in the age of the biomarker
Public lecture, Keio and Toyo Universities, Tokyo, February 2013.
The Human Turn in a Biological Age: Our Brains, Our Selves?
Opening Keynote to inaugural conference on ‘The Humanities towards a New Agenda’ (the Humanomics and Human Turn Research Programmes), Copenhagen Business School, November 2012.
Our Brains, Our Selves? The social implications of the new brain sciences
Public lecture, Central European University, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine,?Budapest, November 2012.
Politics of Life in the twenty First Century
Opening keynote, International workshop on Biopolitics and Bioethics, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, August 2012.