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Last updated: 29 September 2018



35. "A Neoclassical Turn in the Rentier Debate?: Exploring the Institutional Reformability in Monarchical States", Project on Middle East Political Science Workshop, Washington DC, 28 September 2018.

34. "Behind the 1% Unemployment Rate: Japanfs Experience in Building Education-to-Employment Transition Systems", Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Riyadh, 30 August 2018.

33. "Post- or Neoclassical?: Vision and the Future of Rentierism", World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidad de Sevilla, 18 July 2018.

32. "The Origins of Developmental Monarchism: When Does a Behavioral Change of the Vested Interest Happen? (Initial Survey)", Rahmania Annual Seminar, Valletta, 6 May 2018.

31. "Oil and Politics: Does Oil Fuel Development or Dependence?", Teachers Workshop, Princeton University, 9 March 2018.

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30. "Laying the Foundation for the Vision: Human Capital Development in Saudi Arabia", King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies-European Council on Foreign Relations Workshop, Brussels, 1 December 2017.

29. "Building Effective School-to-Work Transition Systems in Saudi Arabia: Addressing Key Issues and Revisiting the Experience of Japan", Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, 2 August 2017.

28. "The Political Economy of East Asia-Saudi Arabia Relations", Contemporary China Studies Public Lecture, University of Hong Kong, 13 March 2017.

27. "Economic Transition in Saudi Arabia", Workshop with German Federal Academy for Security Policy, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (Saudi Arabia), 20 February 2017.

26. "The Role of East Asia in Economic Diversification in Saudi Arabia", The 3rd Gulf Studies Forum, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (Qatar), 5 December 2016.

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25. "GCC-East Asia Trade Relations", Oxford-GCC Business Conference, University of Oxford, 11 June 2016.

24. "Unpacking Cooperation: 3Cs that Give Analytical Depth to the Study of Gulf-China Post-Oil Economic Relations", Roundtable, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (Qatar), 22 May 2016.

23. "Abe's Resource Diplomacy in the Middle East", Japanese Studies Graduate Seminar, University of Oxford, 7 May 2015.

22. "Saudi Manufacturing: Can 'Monozukuri' Take Root in the Kingdom? - Preliminary Findings", Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, 26 August 2014.

21. "Building an Industrial Society for Economic Diversification", Roundtable, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (Saudi Arabia), 30 May 2014.

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20. "Developing an Industrial Society in Saudi Arabia: A Japanese Perspective", Lecture by invitation, Center for Higher Education Research and Studies (Saudi Arabia), 26 May 2014.

19. "Saudi Arabia as a 'Production State with Rentier Characteristics': The Resource Curse Thesis Was Wrong - and Right", Modern Middle Eastern Studies Colloquia, University of Oxford, 3 February 2014.

18. "China's Cross-Strait Competition: The Case of Saudi Arabia", Middle East Studies Association 47th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 13 October 2013.

17. "Techno-Politics in International Relations: Saudi Arabia's Techno-Nationalism and International Politics", British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Annual Conference, University College Dublin, 25 June 2013.

16. "From Rentier Dependency to Industrial Independence: Techno-Sovereignty in Saudi Arabia", International Relations DPhil Workshop, University of Oxford, 14 June 2013.

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15. "Taiwan and the Middle East: Cross-Strait Relations, Energy Security and Globalisation", SOAS Center of Taiwan Studies Seminars, SOAS University of London, 14 November 2012.

14. "Technology for Oil: Japan's Energy Security and 'Techno-Diplomacy' towards Saudi Arabia, 1955-2010", Japanese Studies Graduate Seminar, University of Oxford, 25 October 2012.

13. "Updating Gulf-Asia Relations, 2011-12", Gulf Studies Conference, University of Exeter, 19 July 2012.

12. "Techno-Nationalism and Techno-Diplomacy: Gulf-Asia Relations Revisited" (in Japanese), Workshop for New Academism, University of Tokyo, 20 June 2012.

11. "Saudi Arabia's Long-Term Security and Strategy for Transition to a 'Knowledge Economy'" (in Japanese), Middle East Study Forum, Toyo Eiwa University, 15 June 2012.

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10. "The China Model Debate and Its Implications for Development in GCC Countries", Middle East Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 3 December 2011.

9. "Gulf-Asia Relations in the Age of Diversifications", Kuwait Programme Public Seminar, London School of Economics, 16 November 2011.

8. "International Technology Transfer from East Asia to the Gulf: Japan and Saudi Arabia as a Case Study", Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, 8 July 2011.

7. "A China Model for GCC Economies?", Gulf Studies Conference, University of Exeter, 30 June 2011.

6. "Solving the Oxymoron: Resource Diplomacy of Resource-Exporting State" (in Japanese), Japan Association of Comparative Politics 14th Annual Convention, University of Hokkaido, 18 June 2011.

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5. "A China Model for GCC Economies?", Workshop "The Gulf across East and West", Universita Ca'Foscari Venezia (Italy), 23 May 2011.

4. "Saudi Arabia's Petrochemical Relations with China: A Japanese Perspective", Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, 8 July 2010.

3. "What Does East Asia Do for Saudi Arabia's Emerging Post-Rentierism?: Petrochemical Industry as a Case Study", Gulf Studies Conference, University of Exeter, 1 July 2010.

2. "China's Relations with Saudi Arabia, 1990-2009: Beyond 'Energy Nexus'?", China Postgraduate Network 3rd Annual Conference, University of Oxford, 9 April 2010.

1. "Saudi Arabia's Foreign Policy towards China and Japan, 1990-2009" (in Japanese), Middle East Study Forum, Middle East Research Institute (Japan), 29 January 2010.