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Learn about Danau Tanu’s research while on the go via her featured appearances in podcasts, webinars and interviews.

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Third Culture Kids & Parachute Kids – Building Their Resilience

FAMILIES IN GLOBAL TRANSITION

Relationships with trusting adults and peers are vital to a child’s development and resilience. But how do these principles apply to internationally-mobile children and families?

Danau co-hosted a special event as Co-Chair of the FIGT Research Network to discuss how parents, schools and counselors can support Third Culture Kids (TCKs) & Parachute Kids.


Spotlight Interview with Among Worlds

AMONG WORLDS

Danau was featured in the Spotlight Interview for the December 2020 issue of the third culture kid magazine, Among Worlds. See here for more details


Conversations for Change: International Schools and Education – Working for Equity

FAMILIES IN GLOBAL TRANSITION

International schools aren’t necessarily the open-minded and globalized spaces as may be commonly thought. How does structural racism play out in international schools?

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The Asian TCK Experience of International Schools

SEA CHANGE PODCAST

How do Asian TCKs experience racism and cultural hierarchies in international schools? And what can teachers, school leaders, students and alumni do about it? 


TCKs of Asia on Privilege & Diversity

FAMILIES IN GLOBAL TRANSITION

Interview by Ema Naito of FIGT: TCKs of Asia on Privilege & Diversity

A frank conversation on privilege and diversity among expats with Ema Naito, Editor of Families in Global Transition (FIGT). 

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What Do Students Think?: Structural Racism in the Eyes of Third Culture Kids

ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS & LEADERS OF COLOR

The impact of racial and cultural bias from the student perspective. Read more


A Foreigner in My Own Family: The Hidden Loss of Language & Intimacy

TCKS OF ASIA

How does being mixed race, growing up in a monolingual family, or being from a war-torn country play into it the hidden loss of language and intimacy? How do language gaps affect family dynamics for TCKs?

Language & Power: Stories from Asia

TCKS OF ASIA

Danau Tanu appeared on a forum hosted by TCKs of Asia to interview Isabelle Min, a former KBS broadcaster and one of the first generation of Koreans to grow up overseas as the child of a diplomat. They explored how the power of English and language hierarchies shape our identities and create internalized racism.


Hidden Hierarchies in International Schools

EXPAT HAPPY HOUR PODCAST

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On self-segregation, ‘white’ as a culture, rootlessness & restlessness, naming the wound, and asking, ‘What else is going on here?’

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