PGS Lecture Series 2021-01: Mariño Deocariza on geographic thinking in urban resilience

Mariño Deocariza (Oxfam-GB) will give a talk entitled Geographic Thinking in Community Resilience Projects on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 2pm.  Presently serving as program manager of BRUC (Building Resilient Urban Communities) with field sites in La Trinidad (Benguet), Malay (Aklan), Janiuay (Iloilo), and Del Carmen (Siargao), Mr Deocariza’s talk draws from projects that advocate for climate … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-01: Mariño Deocariza on geographic thinking in urban resilience

PGS Lecture Series 2021-03: Evangeline Katigbak-Montoya on future lives of Filipino migrants in Singapore

In this PGS Lecture Series, Dr Evangeline Katigbak-Montoya discusses the intersections of hope, education and aspiration for the future lives of the younger members of Filipino migrant families in Singapore. The presentation builds on Appadurai’s (2004) conception of aspiration as a navigational capacity for the future and juxtapose this with the idea of hope to … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-03: Evangeline Katigbak-Montoya on future lives of Filipino migrants in Singapore

PGS Lecture Series 2021-02: Mikko Tamura on participatory mapping for safe LGBT spaces

For the second PGS Lecture Series for 2021, Mikko Tamura will present data, discourses, and practices of mapping that go beyond representation. Entitled Participatory Mapping of LGBT Experiences and Safe Spaces, the talk draws from Tamura’s own project engagements through MapBeks — an “online community of volunteers advocating for LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex +) representation and inclusion in … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-02: Mikko Tamura on participatory mapping for safe LGBT spaces

Dr Kristian Saguin (Geography, UP Diliman) receives the 2018 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award and Urban Studies Foundation International Fellowship

The Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) congratulates Dr Kristian Saguin, Assistant professor of Geography at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, for receiving The Virginia A. Miralao (VAM) Excellence in Research Award and an Urban Studies Foundation International Fellowship for 2018. Last February 17, the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) conferred the VAM Excellence in Research Award … More Dr Kristian Saguin (Geography, UP Diliman) receives the 2018 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award and Urban Studies Foundation International Fellowship

Activities and Events

Expect these activities during the NCGS 2017 Conference Plenary, and discussion sessions Paper presentations, keynotes from scholars Workshop sessions, and exhibits Socials PGS Annual Assembly For inquiries, you may email the NCGS conference secretariat at ncgs.ph@gmail.com.

NCGS 2017 Workshops

  The conference will also feature workshops that will help researchers and practitioners in honing methodological and practical skills in geography. These workshops will be organized by the country’s leading geographers. Here are some of the workshops included: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Teaching Geography Quantitative Analysis Critical Discourse Analysis Teaching Geospatial Tools for Basic Education … More NCGS 2017 Workshops

Important Dates

Take note of these dates to remember: August 15, 2017 Deadline for abstract and panel proposal submission August 30, 2017 Announcement of accepted papers and panels September 30, 2017 Deadline of confirmation to participate in the conference Deadline of early bird registration and payment October 1, 2017 Final program to be announced For inquiries, you … More Important Dates

NCGS 2017 Paper Presentations

We encourage paper presenters to submit abstracts based on, but not limited to the following themes: Geography and Social Justice Geographies of Peace Social Movements and Space Political Geography and Geopolitics Territorial Conflicts and Re/Deterritorializations Drone Studies and Development of UAVs Subaltern and Postcolonial Geographies Geographies of Education Teaching Geography under the K-to-12 curriculum Urbanization … More NCGS 2017 Paper Presentations