The Past Wrongs Future Choices project website is now live.
Nikkei Australia member Christine Piper’s award winning novel After Darkness has been published in Japanese.
Nikkei Australia members Dr Keiko Tamura and Elysha Rei will present a talk – ‘Japanese War Brides – a Queensland Story’ in Brisbane.
By Shey Dimon: The email header read, ‘I’ve found your family’.
I think I stopped breathing at that moment.
By Amanda O’Connor: My grandfather is Hajime Fujimoto, ‘Hajima’ on some documents. He was born in Kumamoto Prefecture in the late 1800s.
By Steve Dawson: I took this opportunity to share the untold story of my great-grandfather, Ewar Dicinoski (Togawa Iwakichi), and the origins of the unique Dicinoski clan whose many descendants permeate Queensland and other parts of Australia.
Nikkei Australia’s Dr Yuriko Nagata to present lecture about internment in Tokyo, Japan, 10 December 2022
Dr Yuriko Nagata will talk at a special event to coincide with an exhibiton about ‘War Art’ in Nagoya, Japan.
By Andrew Hasegawa: As a fourth-generation Japanese Australian, researching my family history and preserving the stories of other Nikkei Australians is important to me.
By Joanna Boese: My mother’s given name was actually Atsuko, but she adopted the name Naomi as it is both a Japanese and Western name. Everyone called my father ‘Snow’ because his hair. Even in Japan he was known as ‘Yuki’ (snow).
- 12 August 2023
- Nikkei Australia's Rebecca Hausler explores fictional reimaginings of Japanese internment during WWII in a new publication
- 10 August 2023
- Nikkei Australia's Dr Keiko Tamura and Elysha Rei to present a talk about Japanese 'war brides'
- 9 August 2023
- Nikkei Australia member Andrew Hasegawa awarded Scholar in Residence fellowship, Past Wrongs Future Choices Project
- 26 July 2023
- Nikkei Australia member Alli Parker publishes her first novel, based on life of the first Japanese war bride in Australia