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-stock, non-profit, non-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 firstname.lastname@example.org
|For PHA membership application
and other details, you may contact:
MR. JONATHAN C. BALSAMO
c/o Museo Valenzuela, Valenzuela City
Telephone Number: (+632) 2910672
Mobile Number: 0905-5762181
E-mail address: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org