- Making Up Alien: Irregular migration and its its control in post-war Japan, Nakanishiya Publication, 2016.
- Social Research Magnum: qualitative methods for beginners, Nakanishiya Publication, 2016 (Co-authored/ edited)
- What is Oral History? , Suiseisha, 2016 (translated from The Death of Luigi Trastulli, by Alessandro Portelli, SUNY Press, 1991)
- “Documenting the undocumented: State identification of non-nationals in post-war Japan”, Social Theory and Dynamics, vol.2: 94-108, March 2018.
- “Inventing aliens: immigration control, ‘xenophobia’ and racism in Japan”, Race and Class, Vol.58(3): 64–80, January 2017.
- “조선인을 식별 강점기 ‘조선인’과 ‘불법 입국’의 정의에 관하여”, 주권의 야만: 밀항 수용소 재일조선인, 성공회대학교 동아시아연구소, pp.76-119.
- 2017年1月”Ekkyosha no wa: senryo-ki hokuto Asia no ‘Mikko’ ‘Mitsuboeki’wo sasaeta network”Riron to Dotai, vol.9:20-36, December 2016.
- “Who Are You?”: The Making of “Korean Illegal Entrants” in Occupied Japan 1945-1952’, International Journal of Japanese Sociology, vol. 25, pp. 150-163, March 2015.
- Casting migration seeds: from liberated Korea to occupied Japan’, Journal of Oral History Society, vol. 44(1), pp.57-66, March 2015.
- ‘Chosenjin’ no toroku: Collapse of the Japanese Empire and Immigration Control in Postwar Japan’, SOSHIOROJI, vol.64(2), pp.39-55, October 2013.
- “Omae ha dare-da!: On Definition of ‘Korean Illegal Entrants’ in Early Postwar Japan”, Japanese Sociological Review, vol.64 (2), pp.275-293, September 2013.
- “Monogatari kara rekishi he: A Suggestion for Methodology of Sociological Oral History Research”, SOSHIOROJI, vol.56 (1), pp.39-54, July 2011.
- “Jijitsu wo tsukuru: Suita Incidents and the Politics of Discourse”, SOSHIOROJI, vol.54 (3), pp.89-204, February 2010.
- Controlling ‘illegal’ migration into Japan: Historical origins of Alien Registration system in a ‘homogeneous’ society, Proceedings of the 5th Next-Generation Global Workshop, Social Innovation and Sustainability for the Future, pp.480-488.
- David Lyon, Identifying Citizens: ID cards as surveillance, Polity Press, 2009.
International Sociology Review of Books, vol.28 (5), pp.555-558, September 2013.
- Alessandro Portelli, The Order Has Been Carried Out: History, Memory and Meaning of a Nazi Massacre in Rome, Palgrave McMillan, 2003.Kyoto Journal of Sociology, vol. 20, pp.85-92, March 2013.
- ‘Ideology or racism?: The historical origin of immigration control regime in post-war Japan’, 25th International Conference of Europeanists, InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, March 28th, 2018.
- ‘Rethinking the Root of Xenophobia in Contemporary Japan”, American Sociological Association: Annual Meeting 2015, Hilton Chicago, 24th August, 2015.
- ‘Making”Koreans” in Japan: Policy, Category and Negotiation’
XVIII International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology (Pacifico Yokohama), 17th, July 2014.
- ‘Making an ethnic group through immigration policy: the case of Korean undocumented migrants in post-war Japan’
American Sociological Association: Annual Meeting 2013, Hilton New York Midtown, 10, August 2013.
- ‘Biographical Research for Understanding Migration’
International Conference of Biographical Research in the 21st Century –Epistemological Issues and Ethical Dilemmas, International Sociological Association RC38(University of Lodz), 17-18th, June 2013.
- ‘Controlling “illegal” migration into Japan: Historical origins of Alien Registration system in a “homogeneous” society’
The 5th Next-Generation Workshop, “social innovation and sustainability for the future”, Inamori Center Bldg (Kyoto University), 6th-7th, November, 2012.
‘The transformation of citizenship:dealing with borderlines as undocumented migrants in early postwar Japan’
International Sociological Association, Second Forum of Sociology, (University of Buenos Aires), 1-4, August, 2012.
- ‘Smugglers’ Ring: a history of ‘illegals’ in early postwar Japan’
European History of Social Science Conference (Glasgow University), 11th-14th, April, 2012.
- ‘The Logic of Identification: Fingerprinting and Nationality in Northeast Asia’
International Conference “Challenging Citizenship”(University of Coimbra), June 3rd-5th, 2011.
- ‘Hidden but profound: impact of “comfort women” issue in Japanese social sciences’
International Conference “Intersection of Grass-roots Restitution Movements for Historical Justice: Thinking within Japan, UK, and Australia” (The Australian National University), 27th, May 2011.
- ‘The Smugglers Ring: history of “illegals” in early postwar Japan’
Joint Seminar Series in History, Literature, Religion and Philosophy, Research School of Asia and the Pacific (Australia National University) 16th,November 2010.
‘Beyond Borders: Border Control Systems in East Asia, from Perspectives of Korean “Illegal Entrants”’, International Sociological Association World Congress 2010: Sociology on the Move (University of Gothenburg), July 2010.