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

Upcoming Events @ UP Asian Center

The UP Asian Center, together with its partner organizations, will be hosting a forum, "The Role of Morality in Nation Building," on 1 June 2022, 9 AM to 12 NN, Philippine Standard Time at the GG Hall, The Church of the Risen Lord, UP Diliman.

The UP Asian Center and its partner organizations will be hosting a forum via Zoom, "The State of Social and Economic Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran," on 19 May 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar via Google Meet, “Allies and Enemies: The Russian Invasion of Ukrain and its Impact on Asia and the Pacific” on 11 April 2022, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT+8). 

The UP Asian Center and the Japan Foundation Manila will hold—via Zoom—the 4th Japanese Studies in the Philippines Research Competition” on 19 March 2022, 8:30 am – 2 pm, Philippine Standard Time, GMT+8.

The UP Asian Center will launch—via Zoom—a permanent exhibit titled "Bulwagan ng mga Bayani: Alay, Alaala, at Pagpupugay sa mga Bayani ng Pilipinas" on 21 March 2022, 3 pm.