PGS Lecture Series 2021-05: Michael Hawkins on the spatial politics of waiting among truck drivers in Port Area

We have had various experiences of waiting: in restaurants, for a friend or relative, for a love to blossom, to get vaccinated, for the pandemic to end, for social justice to happen for real. But what emotional labor and spatial politics are involved among truck drivers who are waiting in the Port Area?   Michael … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-05: Michael Hawkins on the spatial politics of waiting among truck drivers in Port Area

PGS Lecture Series 2021-04: Emmanuel Garcia on participatory 3D mapping and community management

In this Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) Lecture Series, PGS President Asst. Prof. Emmanuel Garcia, EnP discusses the role of Participatory 3-Dimensional Mapping (P3DM) in integrating indigenous and local geographical knowledge with data on topography to create stand-alone, scaled, and georeferenced 3D models useful in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM). Emmanuel Garcia is an assistant professor at … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-04: Emmanuel Garcia on participatory 3D mapping and community management

Geography Webbynar #5 (2020-2021) – Reidan Pawilen on cycling and safe spaces in the era of Covid19

For the first Geography Webbynar (formerly the Geography Brownbag Lecture Series) of the second semester 2020-2021, the UP Department of Geography welcomes back Reidan Pawilen who will give a lecture entitled Pedalling through the Pandemic: Rethinking Safe Spaces for the Cycling Community in the New Normal on March 24 (Wednesday) 2021 at 5:00PM. Reidan Pawilen is an assistant professor at the Department of Social … More Geography Webbynar #5 (2020-2021) – Reidan Pawilen on cycling and safe spaces in the era of Covid19

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

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

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