The Philippine National Historical Society will be holding the 41st National Conference on Local and National History through a series of webinars, from 9:00 to 11:30 in the morning on October 24, November 14, and November 28, 2020. The conference is co-sponsored with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts – Committee on Historical Research (NCCA-CHR), and the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC).
Keeping the torch burning amidst this difficult health crisis, the society has assembled papers that highlight several historic events taking place, namely: the quincentennial commemorations taking place in 2021 (the first circumnavigation of the world, the introduction of Christianity and the victory in the Battle of Mactan), the commemoration of the end of World War II, and other topics that are relevant to the pandemic. The following are the presentations:
DAY 1. October 24, 2020 – 9:00-11:30 a.m.
- Paper 1 – BERNARDITA R. CHURCHILL
Revisioning Philippine History, Knowing the Philippines
- Paper 2 – MARY JANE LOUISE A. BOLUNIA
Research in the Time of Pandemic: The Tale of Philippine Archaeology
DAY 2. November 14, 2020 – 9:00-11:30 a.m.
- Paper 3 – MERCEDES G. PLANTA
The Philippines and Pandemics in World History: An Overview
- Paper 4 – EARL JUDE PAUL L. CLEOPE
The Jungle University 1942-1945: Silliman University During the Japanese Occupation in Negros Island
- Paper 5 – REGALADO TROTA JOSE and EDGAR ALLAN M. SEMBRANO
Juana Manahin, Bulacan heiress, and her 1694 will
- Paper 6 – MARIA NELA B. FLORENDO
Tuloy po kayo sa Virtual Classroom ko: Teaching Philippine History Online
DAY 3. November 28, 2020 – 9:00-11:30 a.m.
- Paper 7 – ROLANDO O. BORRINAGA
San Pedro Calungsod: The Bisayan Saint from Leyte
- Paper 8 – GEORGE EMMANUEL R. BORRINAGA
Cholera and the Rise of the Dios-Dios Movement in Leyte, 1882-1890
- Paper 9 – MARCELINO M. MACAPINLAC, Jr.
Liberation and Retaliation: How the Japanese Occupation Ended in Laguna
Registration for the webinar is FREE. An e-certificate will be sent to participants who will attend at least two of the three webinars, and who will dutifully accomplish the evaluation form that will be sent as each webinar closes. Please use the link below to register for the Webinar Series. We will email you the Zoom link. Please note that entry to the Zoom Room will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
We enjoin members to renew their annual membership with the Philippine National Historical Society. The membership fee for 2020 is waived for old members. Please find the link below for the renewal of membership.
For inquiries concerning the conference program (PNHS), travel and accommodations, and other matters of local concern, please contact the following:
Bernardita R. Churchill, Ph.D.
President and National Convener
Philippine National Historical Society, Inc.
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Nela B. Florendo, Ph.D.
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Mobile phone: +63 945 274 5649