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Nikkei presence in Peruvian cuisine II

Amelia Morimoto

>> First part The beginning of the boom of Nikkei chefs and restaurants At the end of the 20th century, several Nisei restaurants, such as “Costanera 700” by Humberto Sato, “Rosita” by Rosita Yimura ( – 2005), “Ah -gusto” by Augusto Kage, “La Buena Muerte” by Minoru Kunigami ( 1918- …

Nikkei presence in Peruvian cuisine I

Amelia Morimoto

Introduction The first version of this article was written in 1993 for the book “Culture, identity and cuisine in Peru” 1 . At that time, although already known, Peruvian Nikkei cuisine had not yet achieved the diffusion and recognition that it currently enjoys, as is the case of Japanese cuisine …

Discover Nikkei at COPANI XV - Uruguay 2009

The Nikkei in Peru II: Identity and culture

Amelia Morimoto

At the XV Pan-American Nikkei Conference (Copani) to be held in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay in the third week of this month, the Japanese American National Museum, through the Discover Nikkei Project, will be in charge of the table (workshop ) that will address – in its second session …

Discover Nikkei at COPANI XV - Uruguay 2009

The Nikkei in Peru I: Migration in figures

Amelia Morimoto

Presentation 1 In the third week of this month, the XV Nikkei Pan American Conference (Copani) will be held in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay. At this event, the Japanese American National Museum, through the Discover Nikkei Project, will be in charge of the workshop that will address the topics: …

Two Nikkei among the 50 best students of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Amelia Morimoto

The Academic Vice-Rector of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos organized the award ceremony for the 50 students with the highest academic performance during the 2008 academic year, as part of the commemorative activities for the 458th anniversary of the founding of this university. This ceremony took place on …

Impressions about the Symposium “Japanese Presence in Latin America” in Sao Paulo

Amelia Morimoto

May 19 and 20 were the dates of the “Japanese Presence in Latin America” Symposium, organized by the Latin American Memorial Foundation of the Government of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in commemoration of the Centennial of Japanese Immigration in that country, with the support of several Brazilian Nikkei …

ICHITARO MORIMOTO Y MANCO CÁPAC

community history
Amelia

Guión y textos: Amelia Morimoto. Fotos y edición: Claudio Uehara.

Religion among the Nikkei of Peru

Amelia Morimoto

At present, one of the differences that can be observed between individuals and communities of Japanese origin in Latin America in relation to the countries of the north of the American continent is religion. The predominance of Catholicism among the populations of Latin American countries is also reproduced in the …

Cifras y migraciones entre Perú y Japón

Amelia Morimoto

En el tema de la migración de japoneses al Perú, el aspecto de las cifras no sólo ha sido motivo de controversias entre autores y actores, sino también uno de los más sensibles pues, en algunos momentos del siglo pasado, se convirtieron en argumentos para acciones y medidas orientadas a …

Those absent in the photos: Nikkei women in Peru

Amelia Morimoto

In a review of the bibliographic production on the Nikkei in Peru we noticed that - although the number of women authors is significant - the topic(s) about women have a minimal presence or are almost absent. We ask ourselves: has such a presence in history been really and symbolically …

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