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Thursday, June 4, 2015

PHA holds 2015 Independence Day Colloquium


The Philippine Historical Association (PHA) will celebrate the 117th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence with a colloquium to be held at Arch. Leandro Locsin Hall, The National Commission for Culture and the Arts NCCA, Intramuros, Manila on June 13, 2015. The theme for the said event is 'Independence and Legacy.'

The experts that will give their respective lectures are the following: Prof. Kristoffer R. Esquejo of UP Diliman will talk about the Life and Legacy of Historian Gabriel F. Fabella in relation with the Declaration of Philippine Independence Celebration. Dr. Emmanuel Franco Calairo of DLSU- Dasmarinas will explain General Emilio Aguinaldo's rightful place in Philippine History. Prof. James S. Guidangen from Kalinga Apayao State College will discuss the Cordilleran Experience of celebrating Independence Day. Dr. Evelyn A. Miranda of UP Diliman will examine the relevance of Tydings-McDuffie Act to the Filipino's aspiration for independence. Lastly, Mr. Ian Christopher B. Alfonso of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines will share the experience of Project Saysay in promoting lessons in history through popular means.

Previous colloquia were held at Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite (2007); Casa Real Shrine, Malolos, Bulacan (2008); National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Manila (2010); University of Batangas, Batangas City (2011); Kalinga Apayao State College, Tabuk City, Kalinga (2012).

The event is open to the public. Free registration. For confirmation, kindly contact Wensley M. Reyes at 0915-7327444.




Monday, May 25, 2015

Invitation to the International Conference on "Historical Education in Asia: Issues and Challenges" on August 27-29, 2015 in Manila



In collaboration with the UST Faculty of Arts and Letters and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the Philippine Historical Association (PHA) will celebrate its 60th anniversary by sponsoring an international conference themed Historical Education in Asia: Issues and Challenges on August 27-29, 2015 at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines.

Historical education, a broad field of research and learning which includes the teaching of history, harnessing historical thinking skills, training in historiography and dissemination of historical knowledge should be given priority in this fast changing world. In the age of globalization and with the ASEAN integration in 2015, historical education both in the local and regional levels require a convergence of ideas from historians, teachers, researchers and various practitioners related to the field of history.

In this regard, we would like to invite your school’s history/social science educators to attend this conference. Deadline for pre-registration (with discount) is on June 30, 2015.

Please take note that there will be a short welcome program in the afternoon of August 26 at the UST Civil Law lobby for early registration and distribution of conference kit. Also we would like to encourage conference participants to wear Filipiniana on August 27 for the opening ceremonies.

The conference program and other details are attached for your reference.

Should you need further details, you may contact Mr. Jonathan Balsamo at Mobile Number 0905-5762181 or email us at kasaysayan.ph@gmail.com .

Thank you very much.

Sincerely,



DR. EMMANUEL F. CALAIRO

President, Philippine Historical Association


PHILIPPINE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

The Philippine Historical Association is a professional and honor association of historians, history teachers and researchers in the Philippines, founded in 1955 by a group of historians that include Encarnacion Alzona, Gabriel Fabella, Gregorio Zaide, Nicolas Zafra, Celedonio Resurreccion, Teodoro Agoncillo, Esteban de Ocampo and Fr. Horacio dela Costa. A non-stocknon-profitnon-sectarian and non-partisan organization, its main objective is to promote and propagate historical knowledge and studies through conferences, training programs and scholarly publications. It is affiliated with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Philippine Social Science Council.

CONFERENCE THEME: “HISTORICAL EDUCATION IN ASIA: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES”.

Historical education, a broad field of research and learning which includes the teaching of history, harnessing historical thinking skills, training in historiography and dissemination of historical knowledge should be given priority in this fast changing world. In the age of globalization and with the ASEAN integration in 2015, historical education both in the local and regional levels require a convergence of ideas from historians, teachers, researchers and various practitioners related to the field of history.

In our time, historical education should be viewed in various levels and institutions of our society. From the individual to institutions, historical knowledge is practical not only to preserve identity in this generation but to promote unity in diversity. Promoting historical education enhances opportunities towards a better future of Asian nations. The international conference will provide venue for discussion on new historical studies, research, writing and teaching methods. In particular, the said international conference shall develop among the participants  critical and deep understanding of new studies and researches on historical education, including strategies and methods in doing research, teaching and propagating historical, cultural and heritage studies.
               
REGISTRATION. Participation is open to all teachers, scholars, researchers here and abroad interested in historical education in Asia. Deadline for pre-registration is on June 30, 2015 (Note: Deadline for Cancellation/refund of registration: July 31)

                       
Regular rate

Pre-registered rate


Conference only
Conference With tour
Conference only
Conference With tour
Non member
Php 4,000
Php 5,000
Php 3,500
Php 4,500
Member
Php 3,500
Php 4,500
Php 3,000
Php 4,000

Group participation (minimum of 10) and Undergraduate students can be given special arrangement. Please get in touch with the Secretariat. Registration fee will entitle the delegates to the following: Attendance in all sessions; Souvenir program; Conference kit (with ball pen, writing pads and freebies); 2 lunch and 4 snacks; Certificate of attendance/participation.

PRE-REGISTRATION. Participants must submit the completed Pre-registration Form together with their payment either in cash or manager's check made payable to the  Philippine Historical Association, Inc.   Payment can be deposited through cash or check deposit to any branch of BANCO DE ORO (BDO). Account name: PHILIPPINE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. Account No.:  004558003041. Send a copy of the deposit slip with the accomplished registration form to kasaysayan.ph@gmail.com

For PHA membership application
and other details, you may contact:

MR. JONATHAN C. BALSAMO
PHA Secretary
c/o Museo Valenzuela, Valenzuela City
Telephone Number: (+632) 2910672
Mobile Number: 0905-5762181
E-mail address: jobal_kasaysayan@yahoo.com

For inquiries on venue and possible accommodation, you may contact:

DR. EVELYN SONGCO
PHA Executive Director
Office of Student Affairs, University of Santo Tomas
Telephone Number: 731-2985
Mobile Number: 0920-908-2524
Email address: easongco@yahoo.com


DOWNLOAD TENTATIVE PROGRAM HERE

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE

DOWNLOAD CHED MEMORANDUM HERE

DOWNLOAD PHA MEMBERSHIP MECHANICS HERE

DOWNLOAD PHA MEMBERSHIP FORM HERE

DOWNLOAD PHA INVITATION KIT HERE

Sunday, March 22, 2015

PHA PRESIDENT CALAIRO GUIDED PH PRESIDENT NOYNOY AQUINO THROUGH THE NEW AGUINALDO MUSEUM

Emmanuel Franco Calairo, President of the Philippine Historical Association and foremost Cavite historian, guided H.E. B.S. Aquino, III, President of the Republic of the Philippines through the new Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit, Cavite last 20 March 2015. Joining him in guiding the president was Chairperson Ma. Serena Diokno of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and Mr. Angelo Jarin Aguinaldo, curator of the Aguinaldo Shrine and direct great grandson of President Aguinaldo.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

CALL FOR PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HISTORICAL EDUCATION IN ASIA:



CALL FOR PAPER PRESENTATION

November 7, 2014


FOR:    ALL PRESIDENTS/VICE-PRESIDENTS/
DEANS/DEPARTMENT CHAIRS/RESEARCH DIRECTORS
HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (HE’Is)
STATE UNIVRSITIES AND COLLEGES

and

ALL DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT
DISTRICT SUPERVISORS/PRINCIPALS/
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY PRIVATE SCHOOLS

SUBJECT:

CALL FOR PAPER PRESENTATION IN THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HISTORICAL EDUCATION IN ASIA:  ISSUES AND CHALLENGES



FROM: DR. EMMANUEL F. CALAIRO
President, Philippine Historical Association


We wish to inform you that the Philippine Historical Association (PHA) will commemorate its 60th anniversary by sponsoring an international conference themed Historical Education in Asia: Issues and Challenges on August 27-29, 2015 at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines.


Background

Historical education, a broad field of research and learning which includes the teaching of history, harnessing historical thinking skills, training in historiography and dissemination of historical knowledge should be given priority in this fast changing world. In the age of globalization and with the ASEAN integration in 2015, historical education both in the local and regional levels require a convergence of ideas from historians, teachers, researchers and various practitioners related to the field of history.

In our time, historical education should be viewed in various levels and institutions of our society. From the individual to institutions, historical knowledge is practical not only to preserve identity in this generation but to promote unity in diversity. Promoting historical education  enhances  opportunities towards  a better future of Asian nations.

The international conference will provide  venue for discussion on new historical studies, research, writing and teaching methods. In particular, the said international conference shall develop among the participants  critical and deep understanding of new studies and researches on historical education, including strategies and methods in doing research, teaching and propagating historical, cultural and heritage studies.

The Conference theme is: Historical Education in Asia: Issues and Challenges

Specific topics:

Trends in Historiography in the 21st Century                                                                                  
Teaching Models in History
Bringing History Closer to the People
Revisiting Curriculum Frameworks
Charting Ground Breaking Paths in Various Institutions
Texts and History
                                                                                                                                                                                   
IMPORTANT DATES
The planning for and execution of the international confab will follow the proposed schedule below:


Event
Proposed schedule
Deadline of submission of abstracts
February 28, 2015
Notification of acceptance/ recommendation for revision
March 15, 2015
Deadline of pre-registration
June 30, 2015
Deadline of submission of electronic presentations
July 31, 2015
Submission of full papers
July 31, 2015
Cancellation/ refund of registration
July 31, 2015
Conference proper
August 27-29, 2015



Paper Presentors

All paper presentators shall be entitled to 50% discount on the conference registration fee.

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

To be considered for participation in the parallel sessions, a faculty or researcher should submit an abstract of the paper to the Screening Committee.  Abstracts should be electronically received by the Screening Committee on or before February 28, 2015.

Abstracts should have a maximum of 350 words. These should be typed single-spaced with font type Times New Roman and font size of 12 pts. This should include a one-page bio-note with recent photo.

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER PRESENTATION

  1. Papers invited on any of the topics below for oral presentation must not have been previously published and must not be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

  1. Papers will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
·         Main focus of research
·         Quality of research
·         Significance
·         Content of the paper
·         Adherence to the submission criteria

3.      Final papers should be submitted electronically in MS Word to the Proceedings Committee via email kasaysayan.ph@gmail.com  Fax transmittal is not allowed. The full paper must be received on or before the set deadline.

4.      An email will also be sent upon acceptance or non-acceptance of the paper for presentation. An acknowledgment email will be sent to the presenting author upon receipt of the abstract and final paper.

  1. Contributed papers for the parallel sessions will be of 20 - 25 minutes duration. Five (5) minutes of questions and discussions will be allotted for each presenter. Presenters should use MS PowerPoint during presentation. er. Presenters should use MS PowerPoint during presentation. 

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Registration:

Participation is open to all teachers, scholars, researchers here and abroad interested in historical education in Asia. Pre-registration will be on or before June 30, 2015.

Registration fee matrix:
                       

Regular rate

Pre-registered rate


Conference only
Conference With tour
Conference only
Conference With tour
Non member
4,000
5,000
3,500
4,500
Member
3,500
4,500
3,000
4,000


With Meals
Without Meals
With Meals and Tour
Without Meals, with Tour
Undergraduate Student
*Must be pre-registered.
*On-site registration shall be without meals.

1,500
1,000
2,500
2,000

*Group participation (Minimum of 10) can be given special arrangement. Please get in touch with the Secretariat.

Registration fee will entitle the delegates to the following:

  • Attendance in all sessions
  • Souvenir program
  • Conference kit (with ball pen, writing pads and freebies)
  • 2 lunch and 4 snacks
  • Certificate of attendance/participation

Pre-registration

Participants must submit the completed Pre-registration Form together with their payment either in cash, manager's cheque, telegraphic transfer, or money order, made payable to the
Philippine Historical Association, Inc..

Contact person for the payment of pre-registration is:

            Dr. Evelyn Songco
            c/o Office of Student Affairs
Tan Yan Kee Building
University of Santo Tomas
Espana, Manila. Philippines
Telephone Number: (+632) 731-2985
UST Trunkline Number: (+632) 406-1611 local 8267
E-mail address: easongco@yahoo.com
*At UST, you may also contact Ms. Kaye Bundang at (+632) 926-8314

Mr. Jonathan C. Balsamo
PHA Secretary
c/o Museo Valenzuela
Valenzuela City
Telephone Number: (+632) 2910672
Mobile Number: 0905-5762181
E-mail address: jobal_kasaysayan@yahoo.com

Letter of Invitation

Participants who wish to receive an official letter of invitation from the organization may request for such from the Conference Secretariat. Such invitation, however, does not imply commitment on the part of the Steering Committee to provide any financial support.

Cancellation and Refund

The Secretariat must be notified in writing. A refund of the registration fee, less 20% administrative charge, will be made for cancellations received on or before July 31, 2015. No refund will be made for cancellations received after this date.