Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

News @ UP Asian Center

  • Open Doors: Protection and Humanity Across Borders | A Webinar

    The UP Asian Center in partnership with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be hosting the webinar via Zoom, “Open Doors: Protection and Humanity Across Borders” on 12 August 2022, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The webinar is free and open to the public, but registration and signing in to a (free) Zoom account is required.

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  • 2022 Experience Japan: Call for Essays to join the 2022 K. Matsushita Foundation Japan Study Tour

    The UP Asian Center are calling Japan Majors of the UP Asian Center to participate in the “2022 Experience Japan: K. Matsushita Foundation Japan Study Tour.” Deadline of submissions is on 30 August 2022, 5:00 PM. Authors of selected outstanding essays will join an all-expense paid study tour in the Kansai area of Japan in December 2022.

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  • Araw ng Pagkilala 2022 | Semangat: Diwa, Sigla, Gawa

    The UP Asian Center and Tri-College PhD Philipine Studies Program will be holding the 2022 Commencement Exercises on 30 July 2022, 2:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time (GMT+8), at the GT-Toyota, Asian Center (on-site) and via Zoom. The on-site event is exclusive to graduates and their guests. Registration to Zoom is required for online attendees.

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The UP Asian Center in partnership with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be hosting the webinar via Zoom, “Open Doors: Protection and Humanity Across Borders” on 12 August 2022, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The webinar is free and open to the public, but registration and signing in to a (free) Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center are calling Japan Majors of the UP Asian Center to participate in the “2022 Experience Japan: K. Matsushita Foundation Japan Study Tour.” Deadline of submissions is on 30 August 2022, 5:00 PM. Authors of selected outstanding essays will join an all-expense paid study tour in the Kansai area of Japan in December 2022.

The UP Asian Center and Tri-College PhD Philipine Studies Program will be holding the 2022 Commencement Exercises on 30 July 2022, 2:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time (GMT+8), at the GT-Toyota, Asian Center (on-site) and via Zoom. The on-site event is exclusive to graduates and their guests. Registration to Zoom is required for online attendees.

For IMMEDIATE HIRING: The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman is looking for one (1) full-time non-UP contractual Research Assistant for the Academic Program Improvement Project. The research assistant will serve as a member of the project staff from August to December 2022 (5 months).

UP Asian Center faculty and staff were given special awards and recognition for their outstanding service and contribution to the UP Diliman community during the 2022 Linggo ng Parangal held last 20 to 24 June 2022 in UP Diliman both virtually and on-site.