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Fintan is or has been a member of Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR), Performance Studies International (PSI), and International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA). With Dr Alyson Campbell, he is a founding member and co-convenor of IFTRs Queer Futures working group, and co-edited the group's first dossier of writings in Theatre Research International (2015). He has organised or co-organised a number of symposia and international conferences at Birkbeck including the Irish Society for Theatre Research's annual conference 'The Irish and the City' in 2013,  'On Going On: Sustaining Life in Theatre' in 2015,  Politicians & Other Performers and Theatres of Contagion: Infectious Performance in 2017. Fintan frequently speaks at international theatre and performance events and symposia, and recently presented by invitation at the Freud Museum, University of Cambridge, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of Surrey, University of Reading, Freie Universität Berlin, Queen Mary University of London, Queen’'s University Belfast, University College Dublin, Brunel, Dublin Theatre Festival, Project Arts Centre, LÓKAL International Theatre Festival, Reykjavik, Arcola Theatre and Synge Summer School, Wicklow. For over a decade he contributed reviews, feature articles and interviews for Irish Theatre Magazine, and is an invited Member of Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Fintan was Associate Editor of the journal Theatre Research International (2012-2015), and is currently its Senior Editor.