[Blueboard] conference_NATURE AND CULTURE_ ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN ASIA

acas at admu.edu.ph acas at admu.edu.ph
Thu Jul 5 15:46:59 PHT 2012


Dear Colleagues,

ACAS, in cooperation with the CONFUCIOUS INSTITUTE at the ADMU  
cordially invites you and your students to its 6th International  
Conference, NATURE AND CULTURE: ENVIRONTMENTAL ISSUES IN ASIA.

When: July 29, 8:00  A.M. to 5:P.M.
Where: Leong Hall Auditorium

ACAS has decided to hold this conference on a Sunday so that faculty  
members and students will not have to miss their regular classes or,  
will not have to go in and out of the conference, in order to attend  
only the sessions during which they have no regular classes.

For ADMU students, entrance is free. For ADMU faculty, entrance, lunch  
and snacks are free.

We shall appreciate it if you could email ACAS (acas at admu.edu.ph) or  
call the ACAS Office (926-4202; 426-6001, local 5285, 5286) to inform  
us about your and your students? attendance. May we hear from you on  
or before July 22?

Below and attached is the program:

PROGRAM

NOTE: Dr. Sunil Kumar Ghosh, Assistant Professor and Head, Department  
of Agricultural Entomology, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya  
University will present a poster display on ?Harmful Effects of  
Pesticides on Environment and in the Life of Predator Lady Bird Beetle  
of  Vegetable Fields? during the program and will be available for  
questions during the snack and lunch breaks.

8:00 ? 9:00		Registration

9:00 ? 9:15		National Anthem
			Invocation
Welcome Remarks: Fr. Jose Ramon ?Jett? Villarin, S.J. (President,  
Ateneo de Manila University)

9:15 ? 10:00		Keynote Paper: Bao Maohong, Ph.D. (Beijing University)

10:00 ? 10:30	Seng Loh Kah, Ph.D. (Kyoto University): Kampong Fires,  
Cultures of Disaster and Historical Change in Singapore

10:30 ? 11:00	Break

11:00 ? 11:30	Rosalie Arcala Hall, Ph.D. (University of the  
Philippines-Visayas): The Politics of Land/ Riverside Transformation:  
Batanes (Philippines) and Kali Code (Indonesia)

11:30 ? 12:00	Cristina Lim, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Naga University):  
Co-Management Approach to Environmental Pressure: The Case of  
Khiriwong, Thailand

12:00 ? 12:30	Theresita Atienza, Ph.D. (Polytechnic University of the  
Philippines): Against All Odds: Khiriwong?s Creative Community

12:30 ? 1:30	Lunch

1:30 ? 2:00	Benigno C. Balgos (University of the Philippines-Diliman):  
Documentary Presentation on Mt. Merapi in Indonesia

2:00 ? 2:30	Valerie Pagasa P. Buenaventura (Oxford Brookes  
University): Uncommon Sense: The Global Governance of External  
Accountability in Foreign Aid for Disaster Management

2:30 ? 3:00	Eli Mihardja (Universitas Persada Indonesia YAI) and Nik  
Norma Nik Hasan, Ph.D. (Universiti Sains Malaysia): Environmental News  
Reporting in Indonesia and Malaysian Newspapers

3:00 ? 3:30	Break

3:30 ? 4:00	Rajendra Kumar Pandey, Ph.D. (Jamia Hamdard University):  
Using Culture to Live with Nature: A Comparative Study of Cultural  
Practices in Managing Floods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal

4:00 ? 4:30 	Louie Jon A. Sanchez, M.F.A. (Ateneo de Manila  
University): A Poetics of Our Climate and the Storms of the Philippine  
Literary Terrain

4:30 ? 4:45	Book Launch: Global Financial Crisis in the Asian Context
4:45 ? 5:00	Closing Remarks: Prof. Filomeno V. Aguilar, Ph.D. (Dean,  
School of Social
		Sciences, Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University)


Thank you very much.
Lydia
-- 
Lydia N. Yu-Jose, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
2/F Ricardo & Dr. Rosita Leong Hall,
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108
Tel: (632) 426-6001 loc. 5285/5286; (632) 926-4202
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm
Email: acas at admu.edu.ph
URL: http://ateneo.edu/offices/acas/

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