[Blueboard] ACAS Conference "ASIAN COOPERATION: PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES IN THE NEW CENTURY"*

Ateneo Center for Asian Studies acas at admu.edu.ph
Wed Feb 11 12:26:31 PHT 2004


Ateneo Center for Asian Studies Conference


ASIAN COOPERATION:  PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES IN THE NEW CENTURY


Thursday, 19 February 2004
Social Sciences Audio-Visual Room
Ateneo de Manila University


(This serves as an invitation.)


Organized by the Ateneo Center for Asian Studies (ACAS)
with the support of 
the Ateneo Chinese Studies Program
and The Japan Foundation Manila Office.

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


Morning Session  (8:45 a.m. - 12:00 nn)

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.	Registration	
	
Opening  (9:15 - 10:00 a.m.)

			National Anthem
	
			Welcome Remarks
				REV. BIENVENIDO F. NEBRES, S.J.
				President
				Ateneo de Manila University

			Introduction of Keynote Speaker
				Dr. Cielito F. Habito
				Professor, Department of Economics
				Ateneo de Manila University

			Keynote Address
				HON. RODOLFO C. SEVERINO
				Secretary-General, 1998-2002
				ASEAN

10:00 - 10:20 a.m.	Coffee Break
			Social Sciences Foyer

POLITICAL ISSUES  

10:20 - 10:45 a.m.	Islam in Southeast Asia 
			  PROF. GERARD RIXHON
			  Lecturer, Department of Sociology/Anthropology
			  Ateneo de Manila University

10:45 - 11:10 a.m.	Namfrel in Cambodia and East Timor
			  MR. TELIBERT P. LAOC
			  Executive Director, 1995-2003 
			  NAMFREL

11:10 - 11:35 a.m.	Civil Society and Democratization 
			in Southeast Asia
			  Dr. Gareth A. richards
			  Director, Third World Studies
			  University of the Philippines

11:35 a.m. - 12:00 nn	Open Forum

12:00 nn - 1:00 p.m.	Lunch
	                Social Sciences Foyer

AFTERNOON Session  (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES

1:00 - 1:25 p.m.	Poverty Alleviation in Southeast Asia: 
			The Role of NGOs and Grassroots Community
		  	  DR. FERNANDO T. ALDABA
	     		  Chair, Department of Economics
		 	  Ateneo de Manila University

1:25 - 1:50 p.m.	Modernization and the Lifeworld: Tourism, Culture, 
			and Development in the Philippines
			  Mr. Lou A. Antolihao
			  Research Associate, Institute of 
			  Philippine Culture, Ateneo de Manila University

1:50 - 2:10 p.m.	Open Forum

ECONOMIC COOPERATION  

2:10 - 2:35 p.m.	The Politics of an Economic Partnership: 
			Japan and the Philippines
			  Dr. Lydia Yu-Jose
			  Professor, Department of Political Science
			  Ateneo de Manila University

2:35 - 3:00 p.m.	Towards An East Asian Economic Community
			  Dr. Ellen H. Palanca
			  Professor, Department of Economics 
			  Ateneo de Manila University

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.	Open Forum

3:20 - 3:30 p.m.	BOOK LAUNCHING
			BEFORE AND AFTER 9/11:  An Asian Perspective

3:30 - 3:40 p.m.	CLOSING REMARKS
			  FR. JOSE M. CRUZ, S.J.
			  Dean, School of Social Sciences
			  Ateneo de Manila University

3:40 - 4:00 p.m. 	REFRESHMENTS
			Social Sciences Foyer

Masters of Ceremonies and Moderators:

	AM SESSION   	DR. BENJAMIN T. TOLOSA, JR.
			Chair, Department of Political Science
			Ateneo de Manila University

	PM SESSION	DR. EMMA E. PORIO
			Professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology
			Ateneo de Manila University	

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Reply Form
Please fax or return on or before SATURDAY, 14 February 2004

TO:	Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
	Fax No. 426-6001 local 5280


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A registration fee of P1,000 will be charged to help defray cost of lunch, 
snacks and conference kit. Faculty and students (with ID) are entitled to 
a discounted rate of P500.

For inquiries, you may contact ACAS at 426-6001 locals 5208, 5209, 5280 or 
email: <acas at admu.edu.ph>. 

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REGISTRATION FEE of Ateneo Loyola Schools Faculty and Administrators will
be subsidized by the office of the Vice-President for Loyola Schools.

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ELLEN H. PALANCA, Ph.D.
Director
ATENEO CENTER FOR ASIAN STUDIES (ACAS)

School of Social Sciences, Loyola Schools
3rd Floor, Social Sciences Building
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108
PHILIPPINES
Tel. :  (632) 426-6001 local 5208, 5209, 5280
Fax  :  (632) 426-6001 local 5280
email:  acas at admu.edu.ph

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