[Blueboard] Manglapus Forum

Amihan R. Perez arperez at ateneo.edu
Thu Nov 13 14:32:19 PHT 2008

The Ateneo community is invited to participate in "Rekindling the Fire  
of Reform: A Forum on the Life and Work of Raul S. Manglapus on the  
Occasion of the 90th year of His Birth," initiated by the Ateneo  
School of Government, in collaboration with the Department of  
Political Science, the Loyola Schools of Social Sciences, and  
Humanities, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), on  
December 4, Thursday, 1:30 to 6:00 pm, at the Escaler Hall, Science  
Education Complex (SEC), Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights,  
Quezon City.

Manglapus was Foreign Affairs Secretary (Magsaysay & Aquino  
administrations), Senator, leading advocate of decentralization of  
government in the early 1960s, fighter for land reform, critic of the  
ideological emptiness of the Nacionalista & Liberal parties of his  
time, opponent of the Marcos dictatorship, and champion orator of the  
Ateneo de Manila (A.B., summa cum laude, 1939).

The program to date is as follows:
1:00	Registration
1:30  - Welcome Remarks
Forum (1st panel) : "Stories and Reflections on Raul Manglapus as a  
Statesman and Social Reformer" to be facilitated by Manuel L. Quezon  
III with former colleagues as resource persons
* Invited panelists include Mr. Joe Concepcion, Larry Henares, Dr.  
Alran Bengzon, Amb. Louie Lagdameo, ex-DFA Usec. Federico Macaranas,  
Amb. Rodolfo Severino.PCGG Chairman  Camilo Sabi, former usec DILG  
Lito Lorenzana

2:50	Break
3:00	Forum (2nd panel): "Stories and Reflections??
4:00     Coffee Break
4:30     Welcome Remarks by Fr. Bienvenido Nebres, SJ
Forum (2nd part): "Christian Democracy and the Urgency of Party Ideologies"
6:00 pm - Closing

For inquiries and confirmations, please email arperez at ateneo.edu.


Dr. Dennis Gonzalez
Associate Dean, Ateneo School of Government

Amihan R. Perez
Center for Social Policy of the
Ateneo School of Government
G/F CSP Building, Social Development Complex
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tels. (632) 426-6061/62

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