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2017

January

12/01/17

March

June

05/06/17
  • Truth and Fiction in the Age of the Strongman: Filipino Writers on Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines
  • Miguel Syjuco & Candy Gourlay
  • This panel discussion looks at the interconnections between Philippine Fiction Writing and Journalism in the time of “tokhang,” schizophrenic populism and Duterte’s unique brand of nationalism. Filipino writers in the diaspora will seek to interrogate the ideas of Post-modernist knowledge construction and its end-games, activism and protest in a post-truth world and the role of fiction in a democracy.

July

06/07/17
  • Annual Philippine Studies Workshop
  • The Third Annual Philippine Studies Workshop invites scholars and Ph.D. students to present ongoing,  upcoming and recently completed works on the Philippines and its peoples, including those in the diaspora.

October

10/10/17
  • Language in Early Burma
  • Dr Patrick McCormick (SEAJunction, Yangon), Dr Hideo Sawada (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), and Dr Tilman Frasch (Manchester Metropolitan University)

November