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.

The Nation as Project Book Launch

The Department of History invites everyone to the launch of The Nation as Project: A New Reading of Jose Rizal's Life and Works at Telengtan Hall on April 25 (Wednesday) at 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm, during the "Rizal's Ideas on Citizenship in Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo" seminar-workshop for teachers.

Published by Vibal Group, Inc., The Nation as Project is not another attempt at a reverential reading of Rizal's life and works. Although written primarily with Filipino students and teachers in mind, this is an attempt at situating Rizal in the nineteenth-century colonial context in the hope that this would allow readers to encounter Filipino nationalism as an artifact of the historical process. 

The authors, Dr. Paul A. Dumol and Dr. Clement C. Camposano, have been teaching the Rizal course for many years in the University of Asia and the Pacific. Their new book strongly reflects their ideas on Rizal's concepts of nationhood and citizenship. 

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

The Future of History

The History Department invites everyone to the first get-together with Social Studies, Araling Panlipunan, and History teachers and coordinators from various schools at the Dining Halls on February 24 (Saturday) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

In light of the K-12 restructuring of the entire Philippine education curriculum, the department has deemed it necessary to gather teachers handling History subjects in junior high school to know and understand the changes and development that has happened so far and to address the needs and challenges among students entering the higher education system.

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


Colonial Studies Colloquium

The History Department invites everyone to the Colonial Studies Colloquium on "The Secularization of Parishes and Filipino National Consciousness" at ACB201A on July 19 (Wednesday) from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Roberto Blanco Andrés, a visiting scholar who is a Doctor of History and a teacher of Secondary Education. 

Dr. Andrés was a Research Fellow at the University of Valladolid, where he obtained his PhD and postdoctoral fellow in Casa Asia. He is a lecturer at the IES Cardenal Pardo Tavera de Toro (Zamora) and Filipiniana Professorial Chair of P. Isacio Rodríguez and a collaborating researcher at the Institute of History of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones (CSIC). 

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

Talk on Philippine Guerrilla Files

The History Department invites everyone to a talk entitled "Finding our Heroes: The B. Gen. Francisco Licuanan Jr. Memorial Collection Philippine Guerrilla Files from the U.S. National Archives" at the Telengtan Hall on October 18 (Tuesday) at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The speaker will be Ms. Marie Vallejo, lead researcher for the project.  

Around 280,000 primary source records have been extensively scanned and made available for researchers, history teachers and libraries.  

This talk was also given to the U.P. School of Library and Information Studies. Ms. Vallejo will be giving the talk to UA&P faculty, students, and library staff for free to share her collection, help expand the knowledge of local war history and to promote nationalist pride.

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


Dr. Paul Dumol Conferred Full Professor, Delivers University Day Lecture
By Martin Joseph M. Badoy, Center for Research and Communication (CRC)
Photo by Jojo Nicdao
The 21st UA&P University Day held last August 15 was a most unique celebration, with the conferment of the rank of Full Professor on Dr. Paul Arvisu Dumol and his lecture on “The Role of the University in a Time of Change.” These two events highlighted how liberal education can help level the playing field and bring out the best in every person. Read more.

Special Colloquium

The College of Arts and Sciences Operations Committee, in collaboration with the History Department, invites everyone to a Special Colloquium at Case Room 1 on May 11 (Wednesday), from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Art Historian Dr. Escardiel González Estévez of the Interdisciplinary Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Studies at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile will talk about her research on the Seven Archangels in the Philippines entitled “Pro conversione infidelum in terra australis.”
For inquiries, please contact Ms. Girlie Caedo at 637-0912 local 303.

Call for Papers: Back to the Bases

Back to the Bases: Subic, Clark, and Ph-US Relations 25 Years after the 1991 Philippine Senate Vote. Read more.

Call for Papers: The Global Impact of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade

The Global Impact of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade: An International Conference Celebrating 450 Years of Urdaneta's Voyage, Manila, Philippines. Read more.

The History Department welcomes the new Chair for the SY 2015-2016, Dr. Arnel E. Joven.

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