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

Videos: Lectures and Conferences

The replay of the lecture, “Finding Intimacy in Asian History: Notes on Pain and Pleasure,” and the virtual launch of the "Dr. Peter Boomgaard Southeast Asia Collection,"  held on 25 November 2020, is now available on YouTube.

The replay of the webinar, “Trapped in the 19th Century: The Endless Reproduction of Colonial Stereotypes and Images in the Postcolonial Present,”  held on 11 November 2020,  is now available on YouTube. 

The replay of the webinar, “Pagkalalaki at Maka-Diyos: A Dialogical Look at Masculinity and Religiosity among Filipino Males” held on 18 November 2020, is now available on YouTube.

The replay of the webinar, “ASEAN Centrality: UP Close and Personal,” is now available on YouTube. The lecture was delivered by Ambassador Elizabeth Buensuceso on 14 November 2020. 

The replay of the webinar, “Taiwan vs. COVID-19: Standing Up to the Challenge,” is now available on YouTube. The lecture, conducted on 16 September 2020, was delivered by H.E. Michael Peiyung Hsu, the Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines.

The replay of the webinar, "Debriefing Seminar and Special Lecture on Japanese Politics and Society" held on 22 September 2020 is now available on YouTube.

Mapapanood na sa YouTube ang replay ng webinar na  “Wikang Filipino at Iba pang Rehiyunal na Wika at Gamit Nito sa Panahon ng mga Hamon at Krisis.” Ginanap ang webinar noong 28 Agosto 2020 sa pangunguna ng Tri-College Ph.D. Philippine Studies Program, UP Diliman.

The replay of the webinar, "Inclusive Education for Filipino Children on the Move: Making the Invisible Visible," held on 31 July 2020, is now availale on YouTube.

In an interview July 2017 with Daily Shimbun, Professor Aileen Baviera, PhD remarked that the Philippines must build stronger institutional capacity to deal with territorial disputes by investing in a stronger navy and clarifying the mandates for law enforcement, among others.

In an interview with Newsbreak conducted by Rappler's editor at large Marites Vitug, Professor Aileen Baviera examines President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to the People's Republic of China from 18 to 21 October 2016.

Professor Aileen Baviera of the UP Asian Center was interviewed at the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) on the prospects for Philippines-China relations in light of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to appoint Perfecto Yasay, Jr. as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Professor Aileen Baviera of the UP Asian Center delivered a presentation, The Geopolitical Quandaries in the South China Sea: Implications for the Philippines, China and the USat an international workshop on the South China Sea held from 6 to 7 May 2016 at Yale University.