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

UP Asian Center alumnus Abdulwahid Panganting was awarded the 2023 Prize for Global Research by the provincial government of Antwerp, Belgium for his thesis, “A move forward or a step backward? Challenges in implementing the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro.” He was among 10 graduates who received the award as recognition for their “innovative and development-related research on the Global South.”

The UP Asian Center, together with Osaka University, co-presented the workshop "Photonics in Focus: From Research to Real-Life Applications" on 25 August 2023 , 2:00 PM (GMT+8), at the Seminar Room, UP Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman.

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman is looking for one (1) graduate assistant for the Office of the Dean for the First Semester, AY 2023–2024. The deadline for applications is on 29 September 2023. This is open to all UP Diliman graduate students. AC graduate students are highly encouraged to apply.

Ambassador of Malaysia, H.E. Dato’ Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthony, paid a visit to the UP Asian Center on 23 August 2023 as part of his courtesy call to the University of the Philippines to discuss possible future collaboration between the University and the Embassy.

The UP Asian Center will continue holding classes partly online and partly onsite for the new academic year 2023—2024. The number of face-to-face classes in relation to online sessions will depend on the pedagogical preference of the instructor and the particular circumstances of students enrolled in the class. To view the class schedule and complete guidelines, please see the link below.