The Ninth International Conference on the Philippines

Offering Code

ASN-N001

Offering Description

ICOPHIL-9: The Philippines and the World The Ninth International Conference on the Philippines 28-30 October 2012 at Michigan State University The Ninth International Conference on the Philippines will be held at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan USA, October 28-30, 2012. Held at approximately four-year intervals since1980, this conference seeks to bring together specialists in all academic areas concerning the Philippines or Filipinos anywhere in the world. Within the context of disciplinary and cross-disciplinary sessions we aim to foster interdisciplinary conversations among academics, policymakers, and interested members of the global community that will bring about greater understanding of Philippine matters and address issues of importance for the future of the Philippines and of Filipinos in the homeland and its diasporas. Some of the round-table sessions will be internet-based to incorporate presenters located outside the United States