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The UP Department of Political Science, UP sa Halalan, and the UP CIDS Program on Social and Political Change (PSPC) invite you to “Strong Patronage, Weak Parties: The Case for Electoral System Redesign in the Philippines,” a public lecture by Dr. Paul Hutchcroft (Australian National University), on 8 February 2019 (Friday), 9:30 AM to 12:00 NN at Palma Hall 400, UP Diliman.

The Program on Social and Political Change and the Strategic Studies Program, together with the UP Department of Political Science, are co-organizing a public forum “Why We need Nuclear Energy” by Michael Shellenberger, President, Environmental Progress on Friday, 25 January 2019 at 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Institute of Biology Auditorium.

The Strategic Studies Program (SSP) of the University of the Philippines’ Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), in partnership with the UP Diliman Department of Political Science, will hold a lecture, “Change and Continuity in China’s Foreign Policy”, on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 from 1:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the UP CIDS Conference Hall, Lower Ground Floor, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, Diliman, Quezon City.

The public is invited to attend a lecture on Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy: Implications for the Philippines on 13 July 2018 at 9:00am to 12:00nn to be held at the Seminar Room, Hall of Wisdom of the Asian Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

UNESCO valorization of knowledge

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Philippine National Commission for UNESCO (NATCOM PH), will be holding the UNESCO Management for Social Transformation (MOST) Academy on Inclusive Policy and Valorization of Knowledge on March 21 to 22, 2018 at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City.

​The Strategic Studies Program (SSP) of the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), in partnership with the Institute of Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea (IMLOS) is hosting the 3rd Katipunan Conference: The Philippine Strategic Outlook 2018 – 2019 on February 27 – 28, 2018 (Tuesday 8:30 – 5:00 & Wednesday 8:30 – 12:00) at the Law Center, University of the Philippines, Osmena Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101.

Int’l Conference on Area Studies and the Study of Politics in Asia held in UPD

The Asian Politics & Policy, University of the Philippines Department of Political Science, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) Program on Strategic Studies, and UP CIDS Program on Social and Political Change hosted an international conference on November 28-29, 2017 at the GT Toyota Asian Cultural Center in UP Diliman, Quezon City.

UPD hosts lecture on "rules-based order"

“Will Australia defend the rules-based order?” At a public lecture held at Palma Hall of the University of the Philippines Diliman on October 20, 2017, Professor Benjamin Schreer addressed this question as he discussed the “rules-based order” in the Asia-Pacific in relation to the rise of China as a global power. Schreer, the head of the Security and Strategic Studies department of Macquarie University in Australia, presented several scenarios and challenges in preserving the “rules-based order”, which he said is a key policy objective of the Australian government.