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EVENT: Inside-Out Japan: Families Moving in Times of Socio-Cultural Change

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Speakers: Professor Vera Mackie, Institute for Social Transformation Research, University of Wollongong and Associate Professor Leng Leng Thang, Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore.

This public lecture will look at how, in the context of globalization, transnational movement and socio-cultural change, meanings and practices associated with family and kinship are being re-shaped. Professor Mackie will discuss the implications of these shifts on family dynamics within Japan, while Professor Thang will highlight the experiences of Japanese lifestyle migrants who, for varying reasons, have chosen to move to Southeast Asia or Australia. The issues raised in both presentations have implications beyond Japan, as similar demographic and socio-cultural processes are also at work across East and Southeast Asia, and in Australia.

Cost: This lecture is free and open to the public.
Location Webb Lecture Theatre (G.21), Geography Building, UWA
Contact Institute of Advanced Studies <[email protected]> : 6488 1340
URL https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/japan
Start Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:00
End Mon, 26 Sep 2011 19:00
Submitted by Audrey Barton <[email protected]>
Last Updated Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:58
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