Monday, July 7, 2014

CFP: Philippine Studies in the 21st Century: Mapping the Shifting Terrains of Inquiry

November 12-14, 2014
The National Museum of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

Conference paper abstracts (200-250 words) and panel proposals will be vetted by the Program and Review Committee based in Manila, and should be addressed to: Bernardita R. Churchill, Ph.D., President, Philippine Studies Association, and C.C. Camposano: Deadline for Submission of abstracts and panel proposals: 30 June 2014

Suggested themes for both individual paper and panel presentations:
-Transforming politics: Prospects for constitutional reform, democratic citizenship, and ICT-enabled governance
-Civil society, social movements, and democratic values in the age of social media
-Disasters and calamities: Risk reduction, recovery, and rehabilitation
-The other dimensions of climate change: Political economy, anthropology, and sociology
-Media ethics, media literacy, and freedom of information
-Exporting the "Filipino": Telenovelas, noontime shows, and music
-The promise of Philippine cinema
-Engaging the Filipino diaspora(s)
-Exploring the indigenous
-Understanding the peace process in Mindanao
-ASEAN 2015: Prospects and pitfalls
-Maritime flashpoints in the South China Sea and the East China Sea
-Economic growth and chronic inequality: Aquino’s legacy?
-Investigating official corruption: Revisiting “daang matuwid”
-Art initiatives in crisis situations
-Tradition and change in Philippine arts
-Reforming Philippine education: Trends and travails
-Philippine studies: Assessing the state of the field
-The PSA Review Committee is also open to submissions from the applied sciences, engineering, sports, and tourism.

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