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 #10 (2020-2021) – 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 #10 (2020-2021) – Jesus Federico Hernandez on place-based lexicon

Geography Webbynar #9 (2020-2021) – 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 #9 (2020-2021) – 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

Geography Webbynar #8 (2020-2021) – 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 #8 (2020-2021) – 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

PGS Lecture Series 2021-09: John Ceffrey Eligue on vulnerabilities of the fisherfolk and farmer communities in Camotes islands

Disaster studies oftentimes focus on large-scale and macro-level physical and natural hazards and how environments are impacted in the aftermath of disasters. Fewer studies spotlight on what van Voorst et al (2015) term as “everyday hazards,” where human subjects’ experience and encounter with environmental stresses are given particular focus.  Sponsored by the Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) through … More PGS Lecture Series 2021-09: John Ceffrey Eligue on vulnerabilities of the fisherfolk and farmer communities in Camotes islands

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