Japanese on the Move

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 in Video Productions

Japanese on the Move

Macquarie University Sponsor50 video interviews  What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? What keeps them on the move? Where do they belong? On Japanese on the Move: Life Stories of Transmigration fifty individuals share their experiences. Each of them has a unique connection to Japan and Australia and they all have a story to tell. Video-interviewed by Ingrid Piller and Kimie Takahashi, they speak about the joys and challenges of leading transnational lives. Their stories are personal reflections on what it means to be on the move JOTM DVD Discand at home and to belong to two (or more) countries. Click on any of the thumbnails on Japanese on the Move  to meet one of many very different people who consider themselves “Japanese on the Move.” The journey started on Language on the Move in October 2011 and in May 2012 we celebrated its completion with an overview video of all the participants. You can also watch a video of our launch celebration: click on the full version (40 mins) here or watch a short version (5 mins) here. An image gallery of the event is available, too.

www.japaneseonthemove.com

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