The UP Asian Center has curated a short and far-from-exhaustive list of websites that offer open-access content—books and journal articles—on Asian Studies.
Covering the humanities and the social sciences, the list is divided into sources offered by the UP Asian Center and by organizations such as university presses and academic institutions both in the Philippines and abroad.
In using and downloading these materials, please comply with the terms and conditions of each website
Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives
Published since 1963 by the UP Asian Center, Asian Studies has compiled articles per country, per region, and on the following themes:
Four UP Asian Center Monographs
The West Philippine Sea: The Territorial and Maritime Jurisdiction Disputes from a Filipino Perspective (2013)
Southeast Asian Studies (Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University)
Working Papers Series: Institute of Asian Studies (University of Brunei Darussalam)
Kritika Kultura (Ateneo de Manila University)
JSTOR (Books and Journals)
Project Muse (Books and Journals)
Cambridge Open Access (Books and Journals)
In using and downloading these materials, please comply with the terms and conditions of use of each website.
The UP Asian Center offers M.A. degrees in Asian Studies with four fields of specialization: Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia. The Center also has an M.A. program in Philippine Studies that allows students to major in Philippine society and culture, Philippine foreign relations, or Philippine development studies. The Center offers a Ph.D. program in Philippine Studies in conjunction with the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. For an overview of these graduate programs, click here. The Asian Center also publishes Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, the latest issue of which can be downloaded at the journal's website. For other news and upcoming events at the Asian Center, click here.
The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will be holding an International Conference via Zoom "Scripts in Asia: c. 1500–2000," from April 27 to 28, 2021.
The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will be holding—via Zoom—the international conference, “Sabang: Early Southeast Asian-European Intercultural Encounters” from 18– 20 March 2021.
Japanese Studies in the Philippines: A Forum and Nationwide Research Competition Year 3 (6 Mar 2021)
The UP Asian Center will hold the “Japanese Studies in the Philippines: A Forum and Nationwide Research Competition Year 3” on 6 March 2021, 8 am – 3 pm, via Zoom.
Beyond ASEAN: Global and Local Impacts of Balancing Domestic and Foreign Policy Priorities | A Zoom Forum (13 Jan 2021)
The UP Asian Center will hold a virtual research conference, “Beyond ASEAN: Global and Local Impacts of Balancing Domestic and Foreign Policy Priorities,” on 13 January 2021, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Philippine time via Zoom.