The Multiple Identities of the Nikkei Community

A series of articles from panelists at a Discover Nikkei Symposium—“100 Years of Japanese Immigration: The Multiple Identities of the Nikkei Community” in São Paulo on September 20, 2008.

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The Dynamic Life of Migrants Between Brazil and Japan

The year 2008 has been characterized by celebrations of the centenary of Japanese immigration to Brazil and as the Year of the Brazil-Japan Exchange. The media in both countries have widely divulged the various events, but we can affirm that the Brazilian press has taken advantage of the occasion to divulge not only centenary-related stories but also to present stories about elements of Japanese culture of interest to Brazilians. Additionally, numerous books have been published on the subject.

If on the one hand a strong human bond was formed between the two countries through immigrants and their descendants up to ...

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