International sinologists discuss Chinese culture in Beijing

By Li Hongrui | Chinaculture.org | Updated: 2017-07-24

The 2017 Symposium on China Studies was unveiled in Beijing on July 24. The event was organized by the Ministry of Culture of China and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Twenty-six sinologists from across 22 countries attended the forum, along with 19 domestic scholars and sinologists from the Visiting Program for Young Sinologists in Zhengzhou. Continue reading “International sinologists discuss Chinese culture in Beijing”

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Discussing New Chinese Migrants And The Oral History Of China Studies In PH @ ADMU Conference

20 January 2017 / Originally Posted at Asian Center website

A student and an associate professor of the UP Asian Center presented their research at a conference, “Chinese in the Philippines: New Studies, Current Issues, Future Directions,” which was held from 12 to 13 January 2017, Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Continue reading “Discussing New Chinese Migrants And The Oral History Of China Studies In PH @ ADMU Conference”

Promoting China Studies thru academic exchanges

By Lucio Blanco Pitlo III / October 18, 2016 / This article appeared in the Manila Bulletin print edition

As it continues to build its comprehensive national power and assume greater international responsibilities, interest on the study of China is expected to grow further in the future. In an effort to engage scholars and experts specializing in this increasingly important interdisciplinary field, platforms for interaction need to be fostered. To this end, Chinese academic institutions and think-tanks had been actively organizing/hosting conferences, fora, seminars and workshops covering various dimensions of China, sometimes in cooperation with foreign counterparts. Such initiatives are helpful in promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the evolving dynamics inside and outside China and how it affects the rest of the world. These present opportunities to connect with and learn from the international academic community – understand criticisms, concerns and apprehensions about China and obtain relevant objective inputs that can be considered in policymaking.   Continue reading “Promoting China Studies thru academic exchanges”

Dr. Clemente Explores PH Economic Vulnerability To Chinese Sanctions At 2016 New York Conference On Asian Studies

Originally Posted at Asian Center website

Dr. Tina Clemente, Associate Professor at the UP Asian Center, presented a paper, “Economic Vulnerability to Chinese Sanctions: Implications for Inclusive Development in the Philippines” at the New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) 2016 held from 23 to 24 September 2016 at Utica College in New York. Below is a modifed abstract of the paper: Continue reading “Dr. Clemente Explores PH Economic Vulnerability To Chinese Sanctions At 2016 New York Conference On Asian Studies”

UP Asian Center Student, Alumna Take Part In Young ASEAN Scholars Program on Belt And Road Initiative

Originally posted at Asian Center website

A student and an alumna of the UP Asian Center, Ms. Ivy Ganadillo and Ms. Karen So respectively, joined a group of young scholars from ASEAN think tanks for the Young ASEAN Scholars Program for the Belt and Road Initiative, which was held from 15 to 22 August 2016 in the People’s Republic of China. Continue reading “UP Asian Center Student, Alumna Take Part In Young ASEAN Scholars Program on Belt And Road Initiative”

Beyond conflict

Beyond conflict

by Melito Salazar Jr. August 7, 2016 / Originally Posted at  Manila Bulletin 

The early months of the Duterte administration is bringing fresh hopes of better Philippines-Chinese relationships which has given proponents of peace and progress through fair and equitable partnerships an opportunity to put forward suggestions for improving relationships. A structured sharing was crafted under the auspices of the Center for Philippine Studies & Institute of Southeast Asian Studies of Jinan University, Guangzhou China, and the Philippine Association for Chinese Studies, Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence, and Terrorism Research and the Philippine-Chinese Friendship Clubs. I joined other respected and recognized Chinese-Philippine analysts give their prognosis on the “Future of Philippine-Chinese relationships: Beyond Conflict.” Continue reading “Beyond conflict”

Roundtable Of UP Graduate Students In International Studies Association (ISA) Conference In Hong Kong

Roundtable Of UP Graduate Students In International Studies Association (ISA) Conference In Hong Kong

July 8, 2016 / ac. upd.edu.ph

Ms. Janina Tan, a student of the UP Asian Center, attended the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Conference, which was held from 25 to 27 June 2016 at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Along with other UP students, Ms. Tan was part of a roundtable, “Networks in Asia: Opportunities for Small and Medium Powers?” Below is a write-up on the roundtable: Continue reading “Roundtable Of UP Graduate Students In International Studies Association (ISA) Conference In Hong Kong”

Lecture on China’s Maritime Silk Road

China’s Maritime Silk Road: Opportunities and Obstacles for the Philippines

Speaker: Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Tuesday
28 June 2016
11:00am to 12:30pm
Conference Room 206, Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University Continue reading “Lecture on China’s Maritime Silk Road”