Category: Communique

International Studies in the Philippines (An interview with Patrick Dave Q. Bugarin)

Chapter 12: “Securitization of the Global War on Terror and counterterrorism cooperation against the Abu Sayyaf Group” authored by Patrick Dave Q. Bugarin In this chapter, I investigate whether the dynamics of the post-9/11 securitization of the threat of terrorism have been instrumental to… Continue Reading “International Studies in the Philippines (An interview with Patrick Dave Q. Bugarin)”

#PHISO2020 Exploratory Workshop

In line with the international conference, Decolonizing Global Studies: Charting Trends, Mapping Trajectories, a four-day intensive academic workshop will be held intended for early-career academics in the Philippines engaged in research that fall within the broad themes of the conference. Organized by the UP Center for… Continue Reading “#PHISO2020 Exploratory Workshop”

AASSREC membership

As we expand our international linkages, we are proud to announce our associate membership in the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (AASSREC). The Council was set up in 1973 to help promote the social sciences in the region and to create an… Continue Reading “AASSREC membership”

International Studies in the Philippines: Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice

How can local experiences and the social transformation generated by modernity help to enrich our understanding of the international? What might a version of the much-discussed “non-Western International Relations (IR)” look like? What continuities and discontinuities from the Philippine experience in particular can be… Continue Reading “International Studies in the Philippines: Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice”

#PHISO2019: A Post-Conference Summary Report

The #PHISO2019 International Conference and Exploratory Workshop took place on 8-10 November 2019 at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel in Cebu City, Philippines. The workshop and conference presentations, discussions, as well as shared opinions and suggestions centered around the theme, Diplomacy, Dialogue, and Discourse: Praxes Turn in… Continue Reading “#PHISO2019: A Post-Conference Summary Report”

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