• Babasaki Street, Tokyo

  • Marunouchi Building, Tokyo

  • The Nihonbashi Dori, Tokyo

  • Ueno Zoological Garden, Tokyo

  • View of Yotsuyamitsuyke, Tokyo

  • Yebisu Beer Brewery, Meguro, Tokyo

  • Tokyo New Grand Mazda Bldg., Sukiyabashi, Tokyo

  • A view of the street from on the Atago Hill, Tokyo

  • Kojimachi, Tokyo

  • Bird's Eye View of Tokyo

  • Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo

  • Asakusa Park, Tokyo District of Photoplay Theater, Tokyo

Recent Lectures

East Asian Studies Seminars, Cambridge Univeristy, November 3, 2014
"Washoku: Japanese gastro-diplomacy and UNESCO"

Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture, SOAS, October 1, 2014
"Washoku on the World Stage: Japanese Traditional Cuisine as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage"

Leiden Lecture Series in Japanese Studies, Leiden University, September 23, 2014
"Reflections on the Disasters of  March 11"

Food and Heritage workshop, SOAS, September 19, 2014

Association for Asian Studies, AAS-in-Asia Conference 2014, The National University of Singapore, July 17-20, 2014
Roundtable "Preserving and Promoting Cultural Heritage"

University of Kentucky, March 13, 2014
“Reflections on March 11, 2011; Japan's Disasters and their Aftermath”

Devouring Japan, University of Texas, February 21, 2014
“Japanese Cuisine as World Cultural Heritage: The UNESCO Campaign”

Japan and 3/11: Memory in Formation, Columbia University, December 6, 2013
“Digital Media and Crowd-Sourcing Memory: The Japan Digital Archive for the Disasters of 2011”

Association for Asian Studies Mid Atlantic Conference, Delaware, November 2, 2013
“Reflections on March 11, 2011; Japan's Disasters and their Aftermath"

East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, June 21-22, 2013
“Disasters, Natural and Unnatural: Reflections on Japan’s Disasters of March 2011"
“Globalization of Sushi”

ICAS8, Macau, China, June 24, 2013
Panel "Food and Heritage: Maintaining and Crossing Culinary Borders in Asia and Beyond"

Korea University, Seoul, Korea, May 13, 2013
“Disasters, Natural and Unnatural: Reflections on Japan after March 2011”

Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting Roundtable, March, 2013