Talks & Presentations

–Japan’s Democracy in the Fukushima Overflow: Photography, Online Performance, and Student Protest Actions. PSi#23 Performance Studies International Conference, Hamburg (June 9, 2017).

–State of Denial. Issues of Justice affecting the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe. Disaster Justice in Anthropocene Asia and the Pacific. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. (17 Nov 2016 – 18 Nov 2016).

–Urban Afterlife: The Technification of Cemeteries in Shifting Burial Landscapes. 2015 Joint Meeting of Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology & East Asian Anthropological Association. National Chengchi University, Taiwan. (October 3-4, 2015).

–Possibilities for Japanese Studies in Argentina: Articulating Migrant Diaspora and Contemporary Pop Culture into Shifting Glocal Narratives. AJJ (Anthropology of Japan in Japan) Spring Meeting. Seijo University, Tokyo. (March 25-26, 2015)

–Ways of Seeing, Ways of Remembering. Place and Memory in Art Photography of the Fukushima Disaster. Guest speaker to the Visual Anthropology of Modern Japan Class. Temple University, Tokyo. (February 16, 2015)

–Medical Response and Public Distrust. Issues in Health Governance of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Guest speaker to the Youth Cultures Class. Temple University, Tokyo. (February 16, 2015)

–Medical Response and Public Distrust. Issues in Health Governance of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Guest speaker to the Writing Seminar in Asian Studies: Self, Culture, and Illness in Japan. Temple University, Tokyo. (February 16, 2015)

–The Fukushima Disasters: Competing Narratives in Cultural and Political Contexts. Guest speaker to the Global Leadership Fellows Seminar. Waseda University. (November 14, 2014)

–Communicating Risk: Challenges in Health Governance of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Presentation to Inter-Asia Roundtable 2014. Governance of Health in Disasters: Perspectives on Asia. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. (October 18, 2014)

–Everything’s Changed, Nothing’s Different. Subversion and Nostalgia in Art Photography of the Fukushima Disaster. Presentation to Gambarou Nippon – Imagi(ni)ng Japan Post 3/11. Japan Research Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS, University of London. (September 3-4, 2014)

–Everything’s Changed, Nothing’s Different. Subversion and Nostalgia in Art Photography of the Fukushima Disaster. Presentation to the 14th International European Association for Japanese Studies EAJS Conference. University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana. (August 27-30, 2014)

–Mismanaging information during the Fukushima Disaster. Guest speaker to the Changing Generations in Japan class. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. (February 27, 2014)

–Nuclear Risk Governance after the Fukushima Disaster: Lessons Unlearned. Presentation to the International Symposium Disaster Governance: The Urban Transition in Asia. National University of Singapore, Singapore. (November 7-8, 2013)

–Risk Communication of the Fukushima Disaster: An Anthropological Approach. Presentation to the International Symposium Energy Policy, Media Representations, and Public Perceptions of Nuclear Power in the UK and Japan after the Fukushima Disaster. Cardiff University, Wales. (September 19-20, 2013)

–After the Fact: Past Troubles and Ongoing Issues in Post-3/11 Japan. Guest speaker to the Introduction to Japanese Studies: Basic Seminar, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University. (June 28, 2013)

–The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Why It Happened. Guest speaker to the Science and Technology in Japan Seminar, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University. (July 25, 2012)

–Poor Risk Communication Surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: The Importance of Citizen Participation. Presentation to the International Symposium Lessons of Fukushima, Center for Asian Studies, Willamette University, Oregon, USA. (February 24-25, 2012)

–Risk Communication during the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Guest speaker to the Introduction to Japanese Studies: Basic Seminar, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University. (December 10, 2011)

–Shut in the Dark: An Anthropological Approach to Government Officials, TEPCO Executives and Tohoku Local Residents during the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Presentation to the 1st Asia-Europe Forum on Methods and Perspectives of Risk Analysis, Hong Kong Advanced Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Studies, City University of Hong Kong. (November 17-18, 2011)