Geography Webbynar #6 (2021-2022) – Mylene T. De Guzman discusses how materialities expose unequal geographies during the pandemic

How can material implements during COVID-19 show unequal geographies through class, access to healthcare, and cultural responses to the pandemic?  For the third Geography Webbynar this 2nd semester (and sixth for the 2021-2022 academic year) sponsored by the UP Department of Geography, Prof Mylene T. De Guzman will present Living in a Material (Covid-19) World on Friday, 6 … More Geography Webbynar #6 (2021-2022) – Mylene T. De Guzman discusses how materialities expose unequal geographies during the pandemic

PGS Lecture Series 2022-04: Kathy Ilustre illuminates discusses digital geovisualization of data

Goodbye maps, hello apps? The advent of high speed wireless technologies created a generation of tech-savvy digital navigators. But does this signal the end of the use of maps? Digital maps are entrenched in the social fabric of this generation’s milieu in ways too various to specify. How do we make visible geospatial data in … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-04: Kathy Ilustre illuminates discusses digital geovisualization of data

Geography Webbynar #5 (2021-2022) – Adem Yulu talks about the recreational potential of Mount Ararat

The UP Department of Geography proudly presents the second Geography Webbynar for the second semester 2021-2022, happening on Monday, 28 March 2022 at 4:30PM. Asst Prof Dr Adem Yulu from the Department of Geography at Iğdır Üniversitesi will give a talk entitled Mountain Tourism: The Case of Mount Ararat. Located in the extreme eastern portion of Turkey, Mount Ararat not … More Geography Webbynar #5 (2021-2022) – Adem Yulu talks about the recreational potential of Mount Ararat

Geography Webbynar #4 (2021-2022) – Carlos Ortiz discusses the multilayered ways Japan is imagined

Oscar Wilde once remarked: “The whole of Japan is a pure invention. There is no such country, there are no such people. The Japanese people are simply a mode of style, an exquisite fancy of art.” While Wilde meant that Japan exists in the imagination, what is Japan to people: Myth or reality? Verity or … More Geography Webbynar #4 (2021-2022) – Carlos Ortiz discusses the multilayered ways Japan is imagined

Geography Webbynar #3 (2021-2022) – Jesus Federico Hernandez on place-based lexicon

How is language entrenched in places and landscapes? The UP Department of Geography Webbynar Series is proud to present the final lecture for 2021 by Prof Jesus Federico Hernandez from the UP Department of Linguistics. The talk is via Zoom on Saturday, 4 December 2021 at 2:00PM. The lecture entitled Reconstituting space: Exploring place lexicon … More Geography Webbynar #3 (2021-2022) – Jesus Federico Hernandez on place-based lexicon

Geography Webbynar #2 (2021-2022) – Lisa Marshall on the ever-evolving nuclear energy landscape

As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, the nuclear energy landscape is ever evolving. Through technological advancement, and links to such immense projects as climate change mitigation and infrastructure revitalization, the industry is reproducing its space in real and discursive ways. This presentation will map this development and its importance. For the 9th Geography … More Geography Webbynar #2 (2021-2022) – Lisa Marshall on the ever-evolving nuclear energy landscape

PGS Lecture Series 2021-13: TJ Cipriano on policy shift for more effective COVID-19 governance

The COVID-19 pandemic, like any disaster, is at a critical juncture that opens an opportunity to shift policy aimed to reduce disaster risks. The presence of the Delta variant necessitated this policy shift in pandemic response efforts given its high transmissibility compared to the previously reported COVID-19 variants. With the Philippine government admitting that widespread … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-13: TJ Cipriano on policy shift for more effective COVID-19 governance

Geography Webbynar #1 (2021-2022) – Marco Lagman on archival advertisements of female subjects from 1880s to 1930s in the Philippines

For the 8th Geography Webbynar for 2021, Dr Marco Stefan Lagman will give a presentation on print geovisualizations of female subjects between 1880s and 1930s in the Philippines. The talk entitled Messages from ‘Family Photo Album’: Female Stereotypes in Print Advertisements from 1880s to 1930s, is on 9 October (Saturday) at 2:00PM. Historians and geographers have long … More Geography Webbynar #1 (2021-2022) – Marco Lagman on archival advertisements of female subjects from 1880s to 1930s in the Philippines

PGS Lecture Series 2021-11: Mark Aimon Pangan on community mapping using open data

For the 11th PGS Lecture Series for 2021, the Philippine Geographical Society presents a talk that reflects on community mapping, open data, and field operations using OpenStreetMap (OSM).  Mark Aimon Pangan will give the talk entitled Navigating Open Spaces: The Geospatial World through the Lenses of Open Data on Saturday, 25 September 2021 at 2:00PM. OSM is an online platform that … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-11: Mark Aimon Pangan on community mapping using open data

PGS Lecture Series 2021-10: Jonathan Villasper on mapping birds

In the book Arctic Dreams (1986), written by nature writer Barry Lopez, he observed: “Birds tug at the mind and heart with a strange intensity.” This intense emotional pull of the avian species has, through the years, captivated poets and ornithologists, birdwatchers and cartographers. In ethno-ornithology literature, stories are told and narrated by local inhabitants of bird sightings … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-10: Jonathan Villasper on mapping birds