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Philippines as a Field Site: Research Reflections

  Thursday, March 16th 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Liu Institute Research Unit Room DOWNLOAD EVENT POSTER Scholars who recently returned from carrying out field research in the Philippines will share their experiences, challenges, and insights in an intimate workshop setting to stimulate dialogue, develop new lenses, and foster a multidisciplinary approach to Philippine related … Continue reading

Community Event

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

Art Exhibits and Performances / Other

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

Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event / Other

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