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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT Anthropologists are uniquely positioned to generate new understandings of society and culture, whether at the micro or macro-level. Such knowledge can be brought to bear on many contemporary problems afflicting our world today. They could also lead to more realistic...
Last September 20, 2016, research associates and assistants from the Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) attended a training seminar on the basics of the Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN) database. Personnel from the Philippine Council for Health Research and...
IIRR LUNCH LECTURE WITH DR. MARY RACELIS: Child Rights, Family Realities: Community Empowerment in the Philippines and Ethiopia Come join a discussion led by Dr. Mary Racelis on community-driven development, highlighting the socially innovative initiatives of the International...
Last September 13, 2016, Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) staff members participated in the first session of National Taiwan University’s (NTU) online course on International Perspectives in Environmental and Occupational Health Issues (IEOH). The IEOH course would run for 17 weeks, ending in...
Program 2:00 - 2:10 Welcome Remarks by Dean Fernando T. Aldaba, PhD 2:10 - 2:40 Towards a Sociological Definition of Vote Buying Filomeno V. Aguilar, Jr., PhD Jose Jowel P. Canuday, PhD Lisandro E. Claudio, PhD Jayeel S. Cornelio, PhD 2:40 - 3:20 Open Forum 3:30 - 4:00 The...
This article written by IPC Research Associate Leslie Advincula-Lopez was originally published on Rappler.com, last 6 August 2016 <http://www.rappler.com/thought-leaders/142032-afp-modernization-duterte-administration>. What now? AFP modernization in the time of Digong Duterte by Leslie...
This article written by Prof. Mary Racelis (IPC's Research Scientist) was originally published on Panorama, The Manila Bulletin's Sunday magazine, last 7 August 2016. An online version of the article is also available at <http://www.mb.com.ph/all-systems-go/>.  All systems go? by...
  Abstract Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the most powerful typhoon to have ever made landfall, struck the Visayas region in November 2013. In the wake of the disaster, local and national decision makers faced challenging decisions about how best to recover from the impact of the typhoon...
Siquijodnon Voices Speak to the Philippine Church: Rethinking Personhood in Culture by Prof. Mary Racelis ABSTRACT Anthropologist Hannah C. M. Bulloch's (2016) ethnographic account of the Siquijodnon understanding of when a fetus becomes a person adds significant new elements to the long-...

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