UP Likas’ conference brings you the “life at war”

Make your end of August be memorable to look into the past that will lead you to understand the present and prepare for the future as the UP Lipunang Pangkasaysayan (UP LIKAS)* will bring you it’s annual national conference for the 23rd time come August 29-30 at UP NISMED.

This year’s national conference titled as, “KaLipunan: Kasaysayang Panlipunan ng Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano (1899-1913)”, will bring you the most comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the social life  in the country at the beginning, during and after the Philippine-American War (not insurrection but war!).  The conference will discuss, among others, the emergence of religious groups we know today and their struggle during the war; the struggle of the feminists; the contribution of the media; and the role of Muslim of Mindanao and the effect of war that dictates their fate in the succeeding peaceful agreements across the region. This will also tackle the significant contributions of Apolinario Mabini and Isabelo delos Reyes during the war of which both of whom are celebrating their 150th birth anniversary this year.  delos Reyes 100th year   Apolinario Mabini Respected and well-known authorities in the field of history, from the academe, government and research organizations, are expected to talk about the topics.  The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Education (DepEd), on the other hand,  endorses and accredits this event.  Over 400 students, teachers and individuals from all over the country who are interested in history are expected to come and learn in the conference.

For more information, visit the event’s official Facebook page at KalipunanUPLikas or email at uplikas@gmail.com

This national conference of UP Likas is the 23rd edition in its 26 years of existence in the university. Past conference themes include SangKababaihan: Kababaihan sa Himagsikang Pilipino, KilosKasaysayan: Ang Katipunan at mga Kilusang Panlipunan sa Pilipinas at San KASa Ngayon: Pagtataya sa Katayuan ng Iba’t ibang Larangan ng Disipina ng Kaaysayan. Notable speakers include Prof. Ricardo Jose, Prof. Milagros Guerrero, Prof. Zeus Salazar, and Prof. Maria Serena Diokno, among others. The conference aims to provide critical analysis of all aspects of the history of the Philippines, give clear background, add knowledge and relate them to the contemporary issues of the country. The organization has been doing this activity to be true to its motto tungo sa isang kritikal at mas makabuluhang pag-aaral ng kasaysayan.

*UP Lipunang Pangkasaysayan is a CSSP-based organization re-established in 1988. It is the most awarded organization in the college, tagged as Pinakamahusay na Organisasyon sa Kagalingang KAPP, making UP Likas as the Hall of Famer. To know more about the organization, visit http://uplikas.weebly.com/index.html or like our Facebook fan page: UP Lipunang Pangkasaysayan


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