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

The UP Asian Center successfully hosted the 7th NACAI International Symposium with the theme “Energy and Environment Nexus and the Future of the Asia-Pacific Region” last 17 November 2023 at the Seminar Room, GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. The event was conducted in a hybrid format.

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman is looking for one (1) graduate assistant for the Office of the Dean for the Second Semester, AY 2023–2024. The deadline for applications is on 12 February 2024. This is open to all UP Diliman graduate students. AC graduate students are highly encouraged to apply.

Starting this Second Semester AY 2023-2024, the UP Asian Center will start implementing Phase 2 of the curriculum revisions for its Asian Studies and Philippine Studies programs. Learn about the new and improved courses! Click on the button below.

The UP Asian Center, in partnership with UP Center for International Studies, and Philippines-Cuba Cultural and Friendship Association (PhilCuba), will be holding a public forum, “The Resurgence of the Left in Latin America and the Challenge of the Right in the Global South: Implications for Asia and the Philippines” on 5 February 2024, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (GMT+8), PH Time, at the Seminar Room, UP Asian Center. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-serve.

The UP Asian Center and the UP Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted the Cultural Heritage Lecture: Heritage Law Vital Signs and Symbols last 24 October 2023 at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the UP CIS.