The UP Asian Center will host a forum and research competition, “Japanese Studies in the Philippines” on 18 January 2020, 8 am–2 pm, UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-ins are welcome, but participants are encouraged to sign up.
The forum features seven presentations from graduate students in the Philippines. Click on each title to view the abstracts. Registration starts at 8 am.
Winners will be selected based on the submitted research paper and the oral presentation during the competition proper. They will take part in an all-expense-paid five-day study tour in Japan in February 2020. They will visit Japanese academic and business institutions and interact with scholars and business persons.
Winning papers will also be published at the Asian Studies Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia. The research competition is organized by the Japan Studies Foundation, Manila and the UP Asian Center. It aims to encourage Japan-related research among young scholars in the Philippines.
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