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Just and Lasting Peace: A “Report Back” from the Philippines

Listen to our speakers who traveled to Mindanao this past summer to learn about the human rights situation in the Philippines. The delegates from the recent International Human Rights Conference in the Philippines will share their experience, reflections and calls to action. Migrante BC and the other sponsors of this event believe strongly in the … Continue reading

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The Immigrant Experience as Resource for Art Production: Patrick Cruz’s Homecoming Exhibit at Vancouver’s Centre A

  Here in Canada, more than 40,000 Filipinos became permanent residents in 2014, and this means that the Philippines is now a top source country for Canadian immigration. In fact, only since 2004, the number of newly granted permanent residence permits for Filipinos has already tripled (Canadian Immigration Newsletter 2015). These numbers do not automatically … Continue reading

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Patrick Cruz: Homecoming Artist Talk

Patrick Cruz: Homecoming Artist Talk by The UBC Philippine Studies Series The UBC Philippine Studies Series and Centre A are pleased to present a talk by Filipino-Canadian artist Patrick Cruz, winner of the 2015 Annual RBC Painting Competition. Cruz will present a chronology of his works leading to his ongoing project Kamias Triennale, a tri-annual … Continue reading

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Communicating the message of the marginalized: Media’s coverage of the Bangsamoro peace process in Southern Philippines

Monday, February 1 5:30 to 7:00 pm Room 120, CK Choi Building, UBC Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall, Vancouver 2015 McLuhan Fellow, Joseph Morong, is a senior reporter of GMA Network. A journalist for over fifteen years, he was awarded this fellowship for his excellent reportage of the issues surrounding the peace process … Continue reading

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Poetry reading on the Maguindanao Massacre on January 12, at St John’s College

Karla Lenina Comanda, MFA student in Creative Writing at UBC and member of the UBC Philippine Studies Series, will be reading her poems as part of the St. John’s College Resident Fellows Speakers Series. Please find details below: “In Mo[u]rning: Poetics of the Maguindanao Massacre” by Karla Lenina Comanda January 12, 2016 (Tuesday), 8PM Social … Continue reading