Oct 1, 2020
Takenori Kato, an international medical aid worker with the Japan Chernobyl Foundation (JCF), is usually stationed in Iraq. However, because of international travel restrictions due to COVID-19, he's currently working remotely from the JCF headquarters in Matsumoto. In today's Japanofiles Podcast, Kato-san talks about his experiences as a Japanese expat in the Middle East.
Key Words: expat experiences; cultural identity; reverse culture shock; Japan Chernobyl Foundation; JCF; podcast about Japan; interview; Iraq; Japan; Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture; Shinshu; Japan-related conversation; podcasts about Japan; Dave Carlson, host