Tess Do featured in New Caledonia press

Tess Do’s research on the Vietnamese diaspora in New Caledonia has been featured in Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes. Tess will soon publish a translation of Jean Vanmai’s Chân Dàng: Les Tonkinois de Calédonie au temps colonial and collaborated with French bande dessinée author, Clément Baloup, on a 2019 visit to the island. There, they met Simone Bui Thi Nhon, the last of the voluntary workers who emigrated from Vietnam during the colonial period.  

Tess also wrote the postface for Baloup’s latest graphic novel in the series Mémoires de Viet-Kieu: Les engagés de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (2020). 

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