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Dahlia Simangan is the keynote speaker of the #PHISO2021 Free Virtual International Conference on Global Anthropocene

Dahlia Simangan, an Assistant Professor but will be promoted to Associate Professor by April 1, 2021 at Hiroshima University, is the keynote speaker of the #PHISO2021 Free Virtual International Conference on Global Anthropocene. Some of her publications relevant to IR in the Anthropocene include:… Continue Reading “Dahlia Simangan is the keynote speaker of the #PHISO2021 Free Virtual International Conference on Global Anthropocene”

#PHISO2021 FREE VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ANTHROPOCENE

Call for Proposals: Global Anthropocene Anthropocene, a geological period describing the veritable impact of human activities in the planet’s ecosystem, has become a primary concern among the members of the academic community. Anthropocene does not only involve the individual or the communal, but it… Continue Reading “#PHISO2021 FREE VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ANTHROPOCENE”

Three best essays: “How and in what ways Filipinos can decolonize knowledge?”

We are delighted to announce the result of the essay competition for the PHISO book, “International Studies in the Philippines.” After a careful review and deliberation of all 16 submissions, the board of judges has decided to award the following individuals: 1st best essay… Continue Reading “Three best essays: “How and in what ways Filipinos can decolonize knowledge?””

1st best essay winner: Xylene Buenvenida Tandoc, Benguet

How and in what ways Filipinos can decolonize knowledge? The decolonization of knowledge begins by mainstreaming it in levels of basic education. The process of mainstreaming it requires indigenous creation, indigenous propagation, and being critical of knowledge that is created and propagated; these three… Continue Reading “1st best essay winner: Xylene Buenvenida Tandoc, Benguet”

2nd best essay winner: John Leihmar Centeno Toledo, Laguna

How and in what ways Filipinos can decolonize knowledge? Decolonization begins with the mind, a conscious act of foregrounding the unconscious, silenced, unsaid, or gaps in our ways of seeing our society. Filipinos can decolonize cultural practices and knowledge by realizing that throughout history,… Continue Reading “2nd best essay winner: John Leihmar Centeno Toledo, Laguna”

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