Thursday, June 7, 2018

Colonial Studies Colloquium

The History Department invites everyone to the Colonial Studies Colloquium on "Governance and Cultural Mediation in the Spanish Philippines" at Case Room 1 on June 27 (Wednesday) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

UA&P founding President Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao will present his paper entitled "Governance in the Philippines During the Spanish Colonial Rules, 1565-1898," an attempt at applying the modern governance framework to Spanish colonization in the Philippines.

Dr. Diego Sola, a professor and postdoctoral fellow at Early Modern History Department, Facultat de Geografia i Història, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, will present his paper on "The Role of the Augustinians as Cultural Mediators Between the Philippines and China in the 16th Century." Through documentation and missionary literature, this paper analyzes the mediating dimension of the Augustinians at a key moment in the cultural encounter between Western Culture and Chinese civilization.

There will be reactors from the faculty members of the Departments of History and Asia Pacific Studies.

The poster and abstract may be viewed or downloaded here.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Jam Fernandez at 637-0912 at local 277 or 278.

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