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ILCAA Joint Research Project

Anthropology of Trans-area Migration in East/Southeast Asia: Culture, Ethnicity and Identity Within Cross-marriage/Cross-divorce Network

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Keywords

  • trans-border migration
  • marriage migration
  • divorce migration
  • trans-border marriage
  • trans-border divorce

Areas

  • East/Southeast Asia

Website

http://marriage.aa-ken.jp/

About the Project

Project term: April, 2010 - March, 2013

Summary of the project:

Members

Coordinator

  • Kayoko ISHII (Toyo Eiwa University)

ILCAA Staff

  • Ikuya TOKORO (Sub-coordinator)
  • Yuko MIO

Joint Researchers

  • Akiko WATANABE
  • Caesar DEALWIS
  • Chie SAKAI
  • Hisako MATSUO
  • Hsiao-Chuan HSIA
  • Itsuko KAMOTO
  • Masako KUDOU
  • Mika OKUSHIMA
  • Misaki IWAI
  • Mi-young KIM
  • Saihanjuna
  • Tien-shi CHEN

Outputs

Meetings

The 10th meeting

  • International Conference on “Dynamics of Marriage/Divorce-related Migration in Asia”
  • Date/Time: 15 Deceember 2012 (Sat.) 9:30-17:30
  • Venue: Hongo Satellite 3F, 4F
  • Language: English
  • [Room 301]
  • Session 1 Migrant Workers and Trans-border Intimacy
  • Ching-lung Tsay, Han-wei Liu (Tamkang University, Taiwan), Khun-jung Cheng (National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan)
    “From 'Contract Workers' to ‘Immigrant Spouses’: Cases of Thais in Taiwan”
    Eva F. Nisa (Australian National University)
    “Sink or Swim in Marital Relationships: Indonesian Female Migrant Workers in Hong Kong”
    Mika OKUSHIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tenri University, Japan)
    “Indonesian marriage migrants to East Asia (Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korea): Trends under political and social pressure”
  • Session 2 Trans-border Marriage: Narratives and Gap
  • Akiko WATANABE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyo University, Japan)
    “Intimacy and Estrangement: Narratives of Filipino Female Workers Married to Foreign Muslims Abroad”
    Saihanjuna (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)
    “Another Migration: Chinese Korean Marriage Migration’s Contributory Effect”
    TBA
  • Session 3 Marriage Migrants: Integration, Assimilation or Something Else?
  • Caesar DEALWIS (ILCAA Joint Researcher, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia)
    “Why Do Offspring of Caucasian Muslims in Sarawak, Malaysia Assimilate?”
    Misaki IWAI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan)
    “The Formation of a ‘Multicultural Family’ through a Taiwanese?Vietnamese Marriage”
    Linda A. Lumayag (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
    “The Need to Belong: Narratives of Cross-border Marriage Migrants from the Philippines”
  • [Room 401]
  • Opening Session
  • Hsia, Hsiao-Chuan (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan)
    “Marriage Migrants and their Challenge in Taiwan”
  • Session 1 Trans-border Marriage and the Issue of Legal Status: Citizenship and Nationality
  • Jou-juo Chu (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)
    “Mainland Chinese Marriage Migrants in the Taiwanese Workplace: A Contact Zone Approach to the Citizenship Issue”
    Chatchai Chetsumon (Thammasat University, Thailand)
    “Legal Problems of Marriage between the Irregular workers from Myanmar and Thai People in Thailand”
    Chen Tien-Shi (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Museum of Anthropology, Japan)
    “Transnational Marriage and Stateless People”
  • Session 2 Trans-border Marriage, Divorce and Children
  • Caroline Grillot (Macquarie University, Holland)
    “Lives in limbo: the unsuccessful marriages in the Sino-Vietnamese borderlands”
    Itsuko KAMOTO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto Women’s University, Japan)
    “International Parental Child Abduction and Japan”
    Le Hien Anh (Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University)
    “Lives of Child Migrants from Cross-border Marriages- Vietnamese Women to Korean, after divorce”
  • Session 3 Trans-border Intimacy and 'Return' Migration of Children
  • Andrio A. Muktiwibowo (University of Indonesia)
    “Issues and Challenges Faced by Returning Migrant Children in Relation to Cross-border Divorce in Indonesia”
    Tsung-yi Michelle Huang (National Taiwan University)
    “Unexpected Tourists and Accidental Citizens :Imaging and Imagining Mainland Mothers and Hong Kong Babies”
    Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyo Eiwa University, Japan)
    “End of Transnational Intimacy and Return Migration of Children from Japan to Thailand”
  • Closing Session
  • All members
    General Discussion

The 9th meeting : Report(Japanese)(105KB)

  • Date/Time: 29 September 2012 (Sat.) 10:30-17:20
  • Venue: Room 306 (Multimedia Seminar Room), ILCAA
  • CHEN Tien-shi (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Museum of Anthropology)
    “International Marriage and Stateless- cause and effect”
    Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyoeiwa University)
    “Announcement on International Conference on November”
    Masako KUDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto Women’s University) 
    “Trajectories of family-making among Japanese-Pakistani couples”
    Itsuko KAMOTO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto Women’s University)
    “Issues on International Parental Child Abudction”

The 8th meeting : Report(Japanese)(106KB)

  • Date/Time: 12 May 2012 (Sat.) 10:30-18:00
  • Venue: Room 306 (Multimedia Seminar Room), ILCAA
  • Saihanjuna (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meijo University)
    “Migration and Class Shift among Korean Ethnic Minority Women in Northeastern China: Case of Home Village of the Migrants in 延辺 Area”
    LEE, In ja (Tohoku University)
    “Marriage Migration between Korea and Japan: Cases from Northern Japan”
    Ikuya TOKORO (ILCAA)
    “Report on Philippine-Japan Marriage Migration: Fieldwork report”
    Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyo Eiwa University)
    “Research Outline toward Final Symposium and Final Reports”
    All members
    Discussion

The 7th meeting : Report(Japanese)(163KB)

  • “Marriage migration and following change of culture and language use: Case studies of Taiwan and Japan”
  • Date/Time: 25 February 2012 (Sat.) 13:00-18:00
  • Venue: Hongo Satellite 4F
  • Language: Japanese, English, Chinese
  • Yuko MIO (ILCAA)
    “Opening remarks”
    Wi-vun Chiung (National Cheng Kung University)/ Thai Thi Thanh Thuy(National Cheng Kung University)
    “Language Use and Attitude of Vietnamese New Immigrants in Kaohsiung,Taiwan”
    Comment: Misaki IWAI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kanda University of Foreign Studies)
    Kayo ITO (National Cheng Kung University) / Le-kun Tan (National Cheng Kung University)
    “Heritage language program of intermarriages between Taiwan and Japan”
    Comment: Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nagoya University of Commerce and Buisiness)
    Sachiko YOKOTA (JSPS)
    “Ad Report on Reserch about International Marriage between Japanese and Taiwanese”
    Comment: Masako KUDO (Associate Professor, Kyoto Women’s University)
    All members
    General Discussion

The 6th meeting : Report(Japanese)(104KB)

  • Date/Time: 26 November 2011 (Sat.) 10:00-17:50
  • Venue: Hongo Satellite 4F
  • Language: English
  • Opening Session
  • Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA joint researcher, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
    “Welcome Speech”
    Hsia, Hsiao-Chuan (ILCAA joint researcher, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan)
    “The Tug of War over Multiculturalism: Contestation between Governing and Empowering Marriage Migrants in Taiwan”
  • Marriage/Divorce Migration in Trans-national Scheme
  • Chie SAKAI (ILCAA joint researcher, Kansai University)
    “Looking for a proper work or/ and a satisfactory family life outside Japan: Japanese female migrants and their marriage in China”
    Caesar DEALWIS (ILCAA joint researcher, Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak)
    “Exogamous marriages between migrant Indians with local Dayaks and the identity of their offsprings”
    Shiho SAWAI (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    “Re-commodification’ or ‘De-commodification’ of the Self after Marriage?: Wage-employment and Self-positioning strategies of Indonesian Wives in international marriages in Hong Kong”
    General Discussion
  • Marriage/Divorce Migration and Following Social Change
  • Mika OKUSHIMA (ILCAA joint researcher, Tenri University)
    “Indonesian Marriage Migrants to East Asian Countries: Its trends and placement into Southeast Asian women’s migration”
    Akiko WATANABE (ILCAA joint researcher, Toyo University)
    “Trends and Issues of Marrying Foreign Muslims: A Preliminary Study on the Cases of Filipino Women”
    Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA joint researcher, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
    “Thai-Japanese Children in Northern Thailand”
    General Discussion

The 5th meeting

  • Date/Time:24 September 2011 (Sat.) 13:00-18:00
  • Venue:Hongo Satellite 5F
  • Hisako MATSUO (ILCAA Joint Researcher)
    “Subsequent Issue for Divorceed mixed-married Couples” (Tentative Title)
    Noh, Jaewon (Tenri Unviersity)
    “Life and Adaptability of Marrige Migrats in Korea” (Tentative Title)
    Misaki IWAI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kanda University of International Studies)
    “Marriage Migration in Vietnam: Case of Female Migrants from Mekong Delta to Taiwan”

The 4th meeting : Report(Japanese)(237KB)

  • Date/Time:21 May 2011 (Sat.) 13:00-18:45
  • Venue:Hongo Satellite
  • Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nagoya University of Business & Commerce)
    “Research Project Plan for Year 2011”
    Report(Japanese)(1.2MB)
    Fumie AZUKIZAWA (Totsuka Law Office)
    “Issues on Trans-border Divorce: Cases Brought into Law Office in Recent Years”
    Report(Japanese)(70KB)
    Itsuko KAMOTO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto Women’s University)
    “Kokusai Kekkon Ron !?”
    Report(Japanese)(71KB)

The 3rd meeting : Report(Japanese)(217KB)

  • Date/Time:27 November 2010 (Sat.) 13:00-18:00
  • Venue:Room 304 (Multimedia Conference Room), ILCAA
  • Introduction
    Masako KUDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto Women's University)
    “Trans-border Child Care: Case of Muslim family of Pakistani Husband and Japanese Wife”
    Chen Tien-shi (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Museum of Ethnoligy)
    “Trans-border Marriage and Stateless Issues”
    Nobue SUZUKI (Chiba University)
    “Wedding, Celebration, and After Banquet: Japanese-Philippino Marriage and their Family Life, 1970-2010”

The 2nd meeting : Report(Japanese)(231KB)

  • Date/Time:25 September 2010 (Sat.) 13:30-18:00
  • Venue:Seminar Room (5F), Hongo Satellite
  • Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
    “Introduction”
    Saihanjuna (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meijo University)
    “Narrative of Migration told by Chinese Female Marriage Migrants: Reconsideration fora image of Farm Bride”
    Aya SADAMATSU (Keisen University)
    “Labor within Intimacy Sphere and Marriage Migration”
    Kiyoshi NAKA (Gifu University)
    TBA
    Discussion

The 1st meeting : Report(Japanese)(162KB)

  • Date/Time:9 May 2010 (Sun.) 15:00-18:00
  • Venue:Room 306 (Multimedia Seminar Room), ILCAA
  • Kayoko ISHII (ILCAA joint researcher, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
    “Outline of this collaborative research, Objective and Schedule”
    Open discussion:
    “Method and Scope of our research on Marriage Migration”

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