[Blueboard] A Lecture on the Japanese Immigrants

acas at admu.edu.ph acas at admu.edu.ph
Fri Aug 14 16:21:17 PHT 2009


Thank you for posting.

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The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies cordially invites you to a lecture  
on the Japanese immigrants in the Philippines from the American period  
to World War II

Date and Time: August 28 (Friday), 2:30 to 5:00p.m.
Room: LH 206 (second floor, Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall)
Lecturer: Lydia N. Yu Jose, Ph.D., director, ACAS
Special guests: Members of DAWN-Japan, branch in Japan of DAWN-Manila.  
DAWN is an NGO that assists Filipino women migrants and their  
children. DAWN-Japan comes to the Philippines every summer for study  
tour.

The lecture will discuss why the Japanese immigrants came to the  
Philippines, how they were recruited, their economic activities in the  
Philippines and why many of them became successful, what happened to  
them upon the outbreak of World War II, and today, what motivates  
their descendants to aspire for recognition as Nikkeijin.

For inquiries, please call Christl, local 5285/5286, or email acas at admu.edu.ph


Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
2/F Ricardo & Dr. Rosita Leong Hall,
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108
Tel: (632) 426-6001 loc. 5285/5286; (632) 926-4202
Office hours: Monday to Friday 1:00-5:00 pm
Email: acas at admu.edu.ph

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