National confab on Manilas history slated at DLSU-M
The Department of History of the College of Liberal Arts will host the 12th Manila Studies Annual National Conference from June 27 to 28 at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room.
Co-sponsored by the Manila Studies Association, Inc. (MSA), the conference is centered on the theme Ang Maynila/ Kamaynilaan Sa Simula Ng Bagong Siglo, 1902-2002.
Historians and academicians from DLSU-Manila, UP Manila and Diliman, Ateneo de Manila, University of Santo Tomas, and the National Historical Institute will deliver their papers.
The conference will be a venue to validate and share the results of their researches to the public, particularly social studies and history teachers in Metro Manila.
It aims to understand the contemporary problems, issues and concerns of the City of Manila as a premier urban center by learning its past. The organizers hope to compile a publication of the conference proceedings for the completion of the local history of Manila and other cities and municipalities in the future. By undertaking the conference, the Department of History aims to revitalize its research arm, the Marcelino Foronda Jr. Center for Local and Oral History.The Manila Studies Annual National Conference is a project of the MSA, an organization composed of historians, academicians, professors and teachers who have common interests in the promotion of the history and culture of Manila.