The Philippine Historical Association conducted a one-day journal article writing workshop last 15 June 2017 at Palma Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman.
Lectures were given in the morning session. Dr. Ma. Luisa T. Camagay discussed “Why Write for a Scholarly Journal” and Mr. Joel F. Ariate Jr. talked about “Ethics in Writing and Research”. Dr. Camagay is a professor emeritus at UP History Department and editor-in-chief of Historical Bulletin, the official journal of the Philippine Historical Association. Mr. Ariate is a university researcher at the Third World Studies Center, UP Diliman.
The workshop in the afternoon session was facilitated by Prof. Gerardo Los Banos, deputy director of UP Press. Five conference papers were submitted to the workshop for discussion: Colonial Vocabularies as Historical Sources: The Concepts of Good Governance in the Early Kapampangan Society by Ian Alfonso (National Historical Commission of the Philippines); Bangsa: A Historical And Cultural Discourse On Moro Ethnic Polity, Nationhood And Martial Culture by Jonathan Catubig (Pantukan National High School, Compostela Valley Mindanao); Pyesta At Kampanya: Ugnayan Ng Kultural at Pulitikal na Tradisyong Pilipino by Jefferson Sadera (Columban College, Olongapo); Iyang Tabing Mong Taluki, O Maria: Ang Tradisyon Ng Pagtataluki At Ang Simula Ng Pagbuo Ng Mga Pamayanang Kristiyano Sa Valenzuela by Danilo Lumabas (DepEd Manila); and Social Justice in Hindsight: Agrarian Problems in Central Luzon and Government Response During the Commonwealth Era in the Philippines by Fernando A. Santiago, Jr. (DLSU Manila).
PHA officers Jonathan Balsamo, Evelyn Songco, Evelyn Miranda and Gloria Melencio also attended the workshop.