Kaori Akiyama

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Visiting Scholar, Research Program
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
AkiyamaK [at] EastWestCenter.org
Phone: 
808.944.7256
Fax: 
808.944.7399
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Dr. Kaori Akiyama arrived at the Center on November 4, 2019 and will stay until March 21, 2020.  During this time, she will be conducting research on "Okinawan POWs sent to Hawai'i during WWII and their Experiences: Interaction with Immigrant Community of Hawaii". This is a continuation of her dissertation research on “Changes in Internment Camps and Camp-lives of Japanese Internees during the Pacific War in Hawaii (Japanese)”. Mr. John Tasato will serve as liaison for her participation.