talks on EU relations in ASEAN
Alfredo Robles Jr. of the International Studies Department
will deliver the inaugural lectureof the Ambassador Carlos
J. Valdes Distinguished Professorial Chair in Political Economy
on Wednesday, February 21, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Ariston Estrada
show, sponsored by the Chemical Engineering Student Society
of Adamson, aimed to foster a closer relationship among engineering
students from different academic institutions and to promote
and elevate the quality of engineering education through healthy
competitions. The COE team was formed by Catalina Mijares of
the Chemical Engineering Department.
His lecture is titled “Interregional Cooperation, Regional
Integration, and European Union Foreign Direct Investment
in ASEAN.” The Political Science Department and the International
Studies Department sponsor the event.
The professorial lecture will be in honor of Ambassador Valdes,
an alumnus and scholar of DLSU, Ateneo de Manila, Far Eastern
University, and Philippine Law School.
Ambassador Valdes has distinguished himself as a lawyer and
a certified public accountant. He capped his distinguished
career as a professional educator by accepting full-time service
to the country as a member of the diplomatic corps.
Robles, who has done research on ASEAN-EU relations in the
last few years, is a UP summa cum laude graduate with a BA
major in History, minor in Political Science.
He has also two doctoral degrees, one in International and
European Studies from the Universite de Paris-I and another
in Political Science from Syracuse University. He has done
post-doctoral research at the Japan Institute of International
Affairs and at the Hague Academy for International Law.
Engineering students win inter-university
The DLSU-Manila team composed of mechanical engineering students
Terence Jason Gocheco and Chris Roumel Kho and electronics
and communications engineering major Joel Panugayan topped
the Inter-University Engineering Sciences Quiz Show held at
the Ozanam audio-visual room of Adamson University last February