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

Lectures @ UP Asian Center

The UP Asian Center will be holding via Zoom a "Special Lecture on Philippines-Japan Relations" on 5 October 2021, 1–5 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The event is free and welcome to the public, but signing in to a Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar, “AfghaniSTUNNED: Making Sense of Afghanistan’s Realities and Relations" on 10 September 2021, 1 – 5 PM, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center will be holding a webinar, “Decolonizing International Relations: Conversations on Asian (Non-Western) Connections" on 13 August 2021, 2 pm–5 pm, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center invites everyone to the second webinar of in the series, “Saving Gaza, Fighting for Peace: Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," which will be held via Zoom on 9 July 2021, 3:00 pm—6:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time (GMT + 8).

 The UP Asian Center will be holding via Zoom a forum, "Engaging with China: Views from Southeast Asia," on 5 June 2021, 1 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT + 8).