LECTURE ON JAPANESE IMMIGRANTS IN THE PHILIPPINES FROM THE AMERICAN PERIOD TO WORLD WAR II

The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies

cordially invite you to a

LECTURE ON JAPANESE IMMIGRANTS IN THE PHILIPPINES FROM THE AMERICAN PERIOD TO WORLD WAR II

by Lydia N. Yu-Jose, Ph.D., Director, ACAS

August, 28, 2009, Friday | Leong Hall Conference Room 1 (LH206)

 

2:30 - 3:20      An Overview: From Volatility to Stability and Finally, Destruction in War

3:30 - 4:20      Why Did They Come? How? Were They Really Advanced Guard of the Military?

4:30 - 5:20      Their Life in the Philippines, Focus on Davao

5:30 - 6:00      Discussion; Open Forum

 

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.

 

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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@admu.edu.ph