PGS Lecture Series 2022-06: Russel Andrade on urban biodiversity

The Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) is proud to present the midyear version of the PGS Lecture Series. UP Department of Geography alumnus Russel James Andrade who currently sits as Biodiversity Focal and Project Assistant and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Secretariat will give a talk entitled CitiesWithNature: The important role of subnational governments in the protection and … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-06: Russel Andrade on urban biodiversity

PGS Lecture Series 2022-05: Luigi Toda on vulnerabilities and resilience

Continuing with the goal of presenting applied geography undertakings in the Philippines, the Philippine Geographical Society is mounting the fifth PGS Lecture Series for the year. The talk is to be given by Luigi Toda entitled Measuring Vulnerability and Resilience. This lecture happens on Saturday, 28 May 2022 at 2:00PM. An alumnus of the UP … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-05: Luigi Toda on vulnerabilities and resilience

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 #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

PGS Lecture Series 2022-01: Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord – pananaliksik at pagsasalin

Adhikain ng Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord na nakalathala sa https://www.radixonline.org/manifesto-accord na mas pahusayin ang pag-aaral ng kalamidad at ang praktis ng pagbawas ng banta at epekto ng kalamidad (o Disaster Studies and Disaster Risk Reduction).  Isa sa mga isinusulong nito ay ang pagamit ng wikang lokal, likas o taal (local and indigenous language) na … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-01: Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord – pananaliksik at pagsasalin

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

PGS Lecture Series 2021-12: David Garcia on geospatial ethnography for humanitarian initiatives

The Philippine Geographical Society presents a talk by David Garcia on its 12th PGS Lecture Series for 2021. The Mapmaker as David is widely known will discuss geospatial ethnography and share his journey as a geospatial worker and scholar collaborating with various groups and stakeholders on humanitarian projects, urban design and planning initiatives, and the crowdsourcing communities … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-12: David Garcia on geospatial ethnography for humanitarian initiatives