2018 Heritage for Whom? In the Face of Decline. [with Ali Cheshmehzangi] Tangible—Intangible Heritage(s): Design, Social and Cultural Critiques on the Past, Present and Future. The University of East London, London, UK, June 14-15.
2018 The Slow Death of Yubari City: Social Responses to the Disappearance of a Japanese Mining City. Urban Affairs Association 48th Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 4-7.
2017 The University City is Here to Stay: Transnational Partnerships in Industry and Education, a Case Study of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. 14th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 12-14.
2017 The Feminisation of Motherland: Re-imaging Female Reverse Migrants in Contemporary Japanese Cinema. [with Nieves Moreno] Women in Asia Conference, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, September 26-28.
2017 Depopulation and the Environment: How Japan can Lead the Way. 15th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies, Lisbon, Portugal, August 30 – September 2.
2017 Urban Glass Walls: Filmic Readings of Fragmentation and Disconnection in Urban Japan and China [with Nieves Moreno]. Imagining the Future: Community Innovation and Social Resilience in Asia, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, February 23-25.
2016 U-Turn and the Pursuit of Happiness: the “back to basics” Japanese Cinema [with Nieves Moreno]. European Association for Japanese Studies Conference in Japan, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, September 24-25.
2016 Contextual Urban Regeneration: Approaches to Tackling Decline in Pittsburgh and Kitakyushu. 11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, September 20-23.
2016 Back-to-basics: U-Turn Cinema and the revaluation of societal values in contemporary Japan [with Nieves Moreno]. Joint East Asian Studies Conference, SOAS, London, September 7-9.
2016 Refurbishment as a Regeneration Strategy: the Case of Pittsburgh, Annual Meeting of the Architectural Institute of Japan. Fukuoka, Japan, August 24-26.
2016 Fragmented Urban Realities: Filmic Representations of Industrial Society in China and Japan [with Nieves Moreno]. Situating Huallywood Annual Conference. Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, Ningbo, China, May 14-15.