Robert W Cox gave a lecture at the Department of Political Science, York University on 29 October 2012, where, in a wide-ranging talk, he reflected on the questions of civilization, consciousness and the future of world order. The poster for the event is attached below (click to enlarge).
Text of the lecture can be downloaded here: Robert W Cox Lecture (180KB PDF, right-click to download).
A one and a half hour video podcast of his lecture, with an introduction by Stephen Gill, followed by a question and answer session, can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/52878847
Photos taken after the lecture by Professor Ananya Mukerjee Reed, Chair of Political Science, York University can be viewed on Flickr.