Resources: Downloads and More

The resources menu offers links to materials that researchers or the general public can purchase and/or download, such as books, journal articles, and essays. It also includes links to News and Announcements from the UP Asian Center, as well as a list of upcoming Lectures or Conferences that was or will be held at the UP Asian Center. Scroll down or click on any of the following

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A Peek at the Philippines: News Feeds

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Get a glimpse of major developments in Philippine politics, culture, and society. These feeds are by no means meant to be exhaustive and in no way intend to prioritize some news over others or to indicate that these events are the only ones that matter. They are also not intended to entail the Asian Center's endorsement of any political view.  This feed only aims to give web visitors some idea of what's happening in the Philippines. 

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Asia at a Glance: A News Feed

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Get a glimpse of major developments across Asia. These feeds are by no means meant to be exhaustive and in no way intend to prioritize some news over others or to indicate that these events are the only ones that matter. They are also not intended to entail the Asian Center's endorsement of any political view.  This feed only aims to give web visitors some idea of what's happening in a particular region of Asia. 

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Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia

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Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal published since 1963 by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. Promoting original and penetrating research, it offers novel and alternative interpretations of Asian experiences, helps deepen the understanding of the region, and enlivens debates on issues affecting Asian peoples and societies. One of the pioneering journals of its kind in Asia, Asian Studies offers a critical, multidisciplinary platform where scholars, practitioners, and activists can publish research that draws on the theories and perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, and/or cultural studies.  Published twice a year, it features research articles, commentaries, reviews, literary works, and travel narratives.

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Books and Monographs

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Over the years, the Asian Center has published books and monographs on a variety of topics, from foreign policy and regional security to history and popular culture. Our latest book is East Asian Popular Culture: Philippine Perspectives, which compiles nine articles on Japanese, Korean and Chinese pop culture, offering interdisciplinary analyses of manga, films, TV dramas, and music and examining how these cultural forms are consumed and experienced in a Philippine context. 
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For the Media: Interview Requests

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If you are looking to meet or get in touch with any of the faculty of the Asian Center, you may contact them directly via their email addresses. Please note that they may not always be accessible by phone (see our directory), so it is best to communicate (first) via email. 

The Asian Center has twelve (12) full-time faculty and eight lecturers who come from and specialize on various disciplines—gender, political science, sociology, history, political economy, international relations, economics, development, agrarian studies, regionalism, ASEAN, foreign policy, migration, cultural studies, and Philippine art and dance.

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Forging a New Philippine Foreign Policy

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Forging a New Philippine Foreign Policy (FNPFP) features research papers, commentaries, analyses, and updates on different Philippine foreign-policy related news, covering the country's relations with various and regions of the world.  A project by the Asian Center, it also publishes a monitor on upcoming, ongoing, or recently concluded researches, publications, and events such as lectures and conferences sponsored by various institutions. FNPFP is also part of a research program, Thematic Assessment of Philippine Foreign Relations, funded by the University of the Philippines Diliman.