[Blueboard] EDSA: An Intellectual Discussion

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Mon Feb 18 14:36:54 PHT 2008

The Department of Political Science, with the support from the Department of 
History, and in partnership with the University of California, Irvine- School 
of Social Ecology, Kugleman Fellowship Peace Center and Center for Global 
Peace and Conflict Studies joins the Filipino nation in celebrating the 22nd 
anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution and invites the Ateneo 
community to a colloquium:

                        “EDSA: An Intellectual Discussion”
                                February 22, 2008
                                  9:00am- 4:00pm
                             Ching Tan Room (SOM 111)
                  John Gokongwei School of Management Building
                           Ateneo de Manila University
                           Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

8:30am	Registration and Coffee

9:00am	Opening Remarks 

9:15am	Background: The Literature on EDSA

9:30am	Panel I:    What is EDSA?	

        Rainer Ibana, Ph.D. “Solidarity, The Public Sphere and Civil Society:
             Some Philosophical Reflections Towards a Theory of Social

        Maria Serena I. Diokno, Ph.D. “EDSAs of the Philippines: Metaphors of
             Power and Powerlessness” 

        Rosalie Arcala Hall, Ph.D. “Playing with the Military: Lessons and
             Consequences from Democratic Transitions Involving the Armed

        Stephen Henry Totanes, Ph.D. "Viewing EDSA from the Broader Framework
             of a Young Nation's History."

        Moderator:   Raul P. Lejano, Ph.D.
                     University of California, Irvine- Department of Planning, 
                     Policy and Design

11:15am	L U N C H

12:30pm	Panel II:    EDSA: Success or Failure?  

        Fr. Romeo J. Intengan, S.J. “People Power 1: Great Expectations,
             Scanty Harvest”

        Zosimo Lee, Ph.D. “Criteria of justice to view the EDSA revolution”

        Fr. Luis S. David, S.J. “Martial Rule and the Burgeoning of Democratic

        Neric Acosta, Ph.D. “Revisiting EDSA, Reimagining People Power:
             Lessons from 1986, 2001 and Today”

        Moderator:   Raul Pertierra, Ph.D.
		     AdMU- Department of Sociology and Anthropology  

2:00pm	B R E A K

2:15pm	Panel III:   What questions remain?

        Jose Abueva, Ph.D. “The EDSA Revolts: Nation- Building and the
             Consolidation of Democracy”

        Armando S. Malay, Jr., Ph.D. “EDSA Revisited: Has ‘History’ Rendered
             its Verdict?

        Bro. Armin Luistro, F.S.C. “Demystifying EDSA: Reflections from the

        Sonia M. Roco “EDSA Undone: Revisiting the Miracle”

        Moderator:   Alma Maria O. Salvador, Ph.D.
                     Chair, Department of Political Science

3:45- 4:00pm	C O N C L U S I O N

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