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

Academic Papers / Community Event / Conferences / Lectures/Workshops / Other

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

Lecture Presentation: Echoing Sonic Modernities – Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia – Pacific, 1869 – 1948
Community Event / Lectures/Workshops / Reading Sessions

Lecture Presentation: Echoing Sonic Modernities – Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia – Pacific, 1869 – 1948

Echoing Sonic Modernities: Migrant Manila Musicians across Asia-Pacific, 1869 -1948 By meLê yamomo, Assistant Professor (University of Amsterdam) Discussant: Dr. Alejandra Bronfman, Associate Professor (University of British Columbia) UBC Liu Institute – Third Floor Boardroom 6476 NW Marine Drive 21 August 2014 (Thursday) 13.00 – 14.30 Lunch will be served at 12.30 noon. RSVP recommended: … Continue reading

Big Issues in Small Mining: Mercury, Cyanide and the Technical Case for Recognition of Small Mining in the Philippines
Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

Big Issues in Small Mining: Mercury, Cyanide and the Technical Case for Recognition of Small Mining in the Philippines

Fieldwork report by Adrian Daniel, metallurgist, UBC Norman B. Keevil, with context on multi-sectoral support for artisanal and small-scale mining in Mindanao provided via teleconference by May Vargas, secretary general for Panalipdan Southern Mindanao (Davao). Introductions by UBC Philippine Studies Series and Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights member, Honey Mae Caffin. How “big” is small … Continue reading

March 12-13: Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Third Installment with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo
Lectures/Workshops

March 12-13: Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Third Installment with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo

As part of the 2013 UBC Philippine Studies Series: “Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Series” at the UBC Green College, you are invited to join in two upcoming events at the University of British Columbia with Professor Kale Bantigue Fajardo. Professor Fajardo is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin … Continue reading