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

PGS Lecture Series 2021-07: Soledad Dalisay on the role of cultural memory in disaster risk resilience

“Disaster memory is a strong political process: it modifies the perceptions of inhabitants … in a powerful, emotional way,” said Antoine le Blanc in 2012. Maria Kyriakidou extends this cultural logic by implicating the power of uncomfortable memory, or as she says “… there is a moral hierarchy in the way viewers remember distant suffering … [and] constructed through … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-07: Soledad Dalisay on the role of cultural memory in disaster risk resilience

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