The IPC celebrates its 53rd anniversary with a book launch of IPC at 50


September 6, 2013


The Institute of Philippine Culture of the School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University will be celebrating its 53rd anniversary with the book launch of IPC at 50: Celebrating Social Science Research and Training. This will be held on Monday, 16 September 2013, four o’clock in the afternoon, at Faber Hall 101, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

The book IPC at 50: Celebrating Social Science Research and Training is a tribute to the contributions to the social sciences of the IPC. On the occasion of its fifty-third anniversary, the IPC in this book gathers 53 memoirs written by 55 present and former IPC staff members and affiliates. In their memoirs, the writers share their personal insights on and remembrances of working at the IPC, and being shaped by the pioneering vision of Frank Lynch, SJ. Edited by Cynthia C. Veneracion, the book includes a Foreword by Mary Racelis, an Introduction by Ricardo G. Abad, and an Annotated List of IPC Projects (1960-2010).

The IPC’s 53rd anniversary celebration will include a talk on the legacy of Frank Lynch SJ, by Mary Racelis; an overview of the IPC at 50 book project, by Cynthia C. Veneracion; an overview of the IPC at 50 memoirs and memoir writers, by Ricardo G. Abad; “testimonials” by six IPC researchers on what their IPC experience has meant to them; presentation of book copies to University administrators and the memoir writers; and a celebratory dinner.

Do join us in our celebration!