Join us for a virtual book launch which will map horizons of non-Western approaches in Philippine experiences of International Relations. Click https://bit.ly/IRBookLaunch to register.
About this Event
How can local experiences and the social transformation generated by modernity help to enrich our understanding of the international? What might a version of the much-discussed “non-Western International Relations (IR)” look like? What continuities and discontinuities from the Philippine experience in particular can be useful for understanding other post-colonial polities? The Philippines makes a fascinating case study of a medium-sized, developing, post-colonial, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural state in Southeast Asia.
Welcome remarks by Taylor & Francis representative
Opening remarks by Rommel A. Curaming (University of Brunei Darussalam)
Introduction by Nassef Manabilang Adiong (University of the Philippines Diliman)
Panel discussion chaired by Frances Antoinette Cruz (University of the Philippines-Diliman)
- Alan Chong, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, Singapore
Topic: José Rizal Attacks Imperialism Softly: Comprehending the Depths of Psychological Conversion and the Temptations of Violent Solutions
- Archill Niña Faller-Capistrano, University of the Philippines Cebu
Topic: Sexploitative Human Trafficking In, Out and Beyond the Philippines: A Liquid Problem in a Cosmopolar International System
- Amador IV Peleo, independent scholar
Topic: Conclusion – Small Statism and the Non-issue of IR in the Philippines
Closing remarks by Aigul Kulnazarova (Tama University, Japan)
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