Category Archives: Publications & Presentations

I have published and presented my work extensively around the world, here I try to collect all the abstracts and relevant information related to this.

Presentation at ESA in Venice

My paper on music therapy use with older people in Japan was accepted at this years Sociology of the Arts (European Sociological Association) conference in Venice, Italy, 4 – 8 November 2008 . This years theme is Arts, Culture and the Public Sphere: Expressive and Instrumental Values In Economic and Sociological Perspectives.My paper is entitled […]

Abstract for Rethinking Music Therapy Practice for the Elderly in Japan

Rethinking Music Therapy Practice for the Elderly in Japan through the ethnographic perspective Background:In music therapy practice for the elderly, choice of music is one of the important concerns for therapists.  In Japan, elderly people’s music preferences are often not considered as a topic of research in its own right.   Aims:The aim of the […]

Conference presentations in May 2009

In May I will be giving two talks based on my ongoing fieldwork in South West region of the UK. The first will be on the 18th of May at the Music of changes: The concept of music-in-action seminar that the SocArts group at Exeter is arranging. My talk will give a brief summary of my […]