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

Prof. Tina Clemente, Ph.D., UP Asian Center Professor and current Assistant to the Dean for Academic Affairs was awarded the 2022 Gawad Tsanselor sa Natatanging Guro, one of the most prestigious distinctions awarded to the UP Diliman faculty for their exemplary accomplishments and contributions to their respective fields.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar via Zoom, “ASEAN, the Quad, and AUKUS: A View from Australia” on 23 June 2022, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT+8). The event is free and open to the public.

The UP Asian Center and the Embassy of India, Manila will be holding a hybrid seminar to celebrate the "International Day of Yoga 2022" on 17 June 2022, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time (GMT+8), at the GT-Toyota, Asian Center, and via Zoom.

The students of the UP Asian Center, PS 282 will be holding the webinar, “Human Rights Issues in the Global South: The Case of Myanmar in the Context of ASEAN,” on 6 June 2022, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Philippine time via Zoom. 

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.