The Manila Studies Association is holding its 28th Annual Manila Studies Conference at the Mapua University along Muralla Street in Intramuros, Manila, from November 28 to 29, 2019. The conference, co-sponsored with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Mapua University, will present various researches and studies on the different aspects of Manila and its districts, including topics on history, culture, education, architecture, and heritage.

The conference will continue the MSA tradition of disseminating studies on the city and the metropolis since the First Annual Manila Studies Conference began in 1989. The papers will be presented by recognized scholars, as well as young academics in their respective fields of research and expertise. The conference envisions to be a forum and platform where intellectual discussion can transpire and elicit further studies and inquiry. The papers should provide rich and useful research and teaching materials for teachers and students. The conference consists of two days of paper presentations, film showing, and an educational tour of the Museo de Intramuros.

The conference fee is PHP 2,500.00 which includes kit, certificate and meals (snacks and lunch). Student fee is PHP 1,000.00. Please endorse check payments to The Manila Studies Association Inc. Registration will be on site. The general circular can be downloaded here, while the draft conference program can be viewed here.

For inquiries, please contact:

Lorelei de Viana

Manuel Zamora, Jr.

Gloria B. Teodoro