20 October 2022

PGS Lecture Series 2022-10: LA Dimailig on what it means to be a humanitarian geographer

For the 10th PGS Lecture Series of the Philippine Geographical Society for 2022, Geography alumnus Lawrence Anthony Dimailig will share his vast experience as a humanitarian geographer—highlighting some of the  humanitarian activities in ASEAN and how geographic knowledge and perspective are applied in each undertaking. 

The presentation entitled Making Maps and Saving Lives: The Works of a Humanitarian Geographer happens on Monday, 24 October 2022 at 5:00PM via Zoom. 



During the presentation, LA Dimailig who is currently based at the AHA Centre in Jakarta will provide concrete examples that amply demonstrate his application of the courses in the BS Geography programme. Likewise there will be a sharing of real-life experiences in humanitarian operations, and the motivation that propels him to carry on as a Humanitarian Geographer. 

To listen and participate in the talk, please click this link to register: https://tinyurl.com/ujm9ypyn or click this link.

This presentation is co-sponsored by the UP Department of Geography.

14 October 2022

ICGS 2022: Time and deadlines and Abstract Submission


"Time does not bring relief, you all have lied..." 

That's Edna St Vincent Millay berating humanity for reminding her that she'll soon forget a missing loved one. But Edna, time is not only contextual and relational, it can be final as well. Like deadlines. Someone once said that a deadline is negative inspiration. Excuses, excuses.

Speaking of deadlines, the 'negative inspiration' for abstract submission for the International Conference on Geographical Studies 2022 remains unchanged (and will not be extended). It is Saturday, 15 October 2022. Our theme remains the same: Emotional Geographies: Passion in the Geographical

Read our original call here. Versions of the original call are also here and here

From ficto-critical geographies to marine ecologies, aging demographies to emotional cartographies, monstrosities to green cities, novels to hovels, let's hear from you. Submit your abstracts on time. 

And although Millay said that time may not bring relief, José Saramago expressed it this way: time is a master of ceremonies who always ends up putting us in our rightful place.

The rightful place for your abstract submission is https://tinyurl.com/ICGS2022Abstracts

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