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The Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology (DSA) are pleased to announce the second batch of scholars under the IPC-DSA Scholarship Program for Young Filipino Social Science Professionals:

1. Cherie Audrey Desiderio Alfiler (MA Anthropology)

2. Jill Adones Borjal (MA Sociology)

3. Aaron Bodollo Bustamante (MS Social Development)

4. Frances Michelle Ciano Nubla (MA Sociology)

5. Debbie Mariz Narvasa Manalili (MA Sociology)

The IPC-DSA Scholarship Program, with funds from the Ford Foundation, offers support for academic and professional training in Sociology and Anthropology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Ateneo de Manila University. This program originates from and continues the goals of the IPC-DSA Professional Social Science Training Program (1986-2008) which supported the training of hundreds of social science professionals from Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Congratulations to our new students under the IPC-DSA Scholarship Program! We look forward to supporting your scholarly and professional goals.

The 2014 IPC International Summer School for Doctoral Researchers on the Philippines with the theme “Historical and Ethnographic Approaches to Philippine Culture” is pleased to announce the eleven fellows who will be attending this year's Summer School, which will be held from June 1 to 4, 2014, at the IPC Conference Room, Ateneo de Manila University:

IPC at 50

 The Institute of Philippine Culture of the School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University will be celebrating its 53rd anniversary with the book launch of IPC at 50: Celebrating Social Science Research and Training. This will be held on Monday, 16 September 2013, four o'clock in the afternoon, at Faber Hall 101, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

The book IPC at 50: Celebrating Social Science Research and Training is a tribute to the contributions to the social sciences of the IPC. On the occasion of its fifty-third anniversary, the IPC in this book gathers 53 memoirs written by 55 present and former IPC staff members and affiliates. In their memoirs, the writers share their personal insights on and remembrances of working at the IPC, and being shaped by the pioneering vision of Frank Lynch, SJ. Edited by Cynthia C. Veneracion, the book includes a Foreword by Mary Racelis, an Introduction by Ricardo G. Abad, and an Annotated List of IPC Projects (1960-2010).

The IPC's 53rd anniversary celebration will include a talk on the legacy of Frank Lynch SJ, by Mary Racelis; an overview of the IPC at 50 book project, by Cynthia C. Veneracion; an overview of the IPC at 50 memoirs and memoir writers, by Ricardo G. Abad; "testimonials" by six IPC researchers on what their IPC experience has meant to them; presentation of book copies to University administrators and the memoir writers; and a celebratory dinner.

Do join us in our celebration!

The Institute of Philippine Culture of the School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University is  hosting an annual international summer school aimed  to pool together the most promising young researchers on the Philippines. Organized by Dr. Lisandro Claudio and Dr. Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu, the summer school will be held on  2-5 June 2013 in Ateneo de Manila University with the theme,  “Historical and ethnographic approaches to Philippine culture.” 

IPC is pleased to announce this year's Summer School Fellows:

The Institute of Philippine Culture and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology warmly invite you to the launching of the Ateneo Cultural Laboratory, the Kalibo-Boracay Connection on Monday, 10 December 2012 at 4:30 in the afternoon at the Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.