SoTech organizes S/W for a more climate change resilient communities

To foster cooperation and coordination among the LGUs, the academe, government agencies and the NGOs to build a more climate change resilient communities was the rationale behind the seminar workshop organized by the UP Visayas through the School of Technology on November 20-21 at UPV Iloilo City.

World Expert Lecture Series features earth water expert at UPV lecture-forum


Because of climate change, the Philippines will become more humid, will have an increase in precipitation and rainfall, yet its soil moisture will continue to decrease. Thus, we need to brace ourselves with more typhoons, flooding and drought. In addition, sea level rise will submerge many coastal areas.

Kayab Pagsaka installation commemorates Typhoon Yolanda at UPVTC

Kayab Pagsaka (ascension in Hiligaynon and Waray languages respectively), an art installation of blankets tied to bamboo poles was on view at the UP Visayas Tacloban on November 5-15, 2019 in commemoration of the 6th anniversary of the Typhoon Yolanda tragedy.

Ayala donates Palawan cherry and fire trees to UPV

It would be truly an awesome sight to see once they are in full bloom.

CWVS joins UP Roundtable Discussion on Philippine Studies and forge collaborations with Regional Studies Centers

The Center for West Visayan Studies, as represented by its current director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, participated in the first ever UP Roundtable Discussion on Philippine Studies held at Asian Center, UP Diliman on October 21-22, 2019. Collectively called Habi: Weaving through Experiences in Centering Philippine Studies in the University of the Philippines, the activity was organized by the UP Diliman Tri-College on Philippine Studies consisted of College of Arts and Letters (CAL), College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), and Asian Center (AC).

CWVS Director is delegate to the Int’l Conference of Chinese Overseas in Guangzhou, China

Center for West Visayan Studies Director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, is one of the Philippine delegates to the 10th International Conference on Studies of Chinese Overseas co-sponsored by the International Society for the Study of the Chinese Overseas (ISSCO), China Institute for the Chinese Overseas Studies, and School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies held in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China on November 9-11, 2019. The theme for this year’s Conference is “Chinese Overseas and China: Through a Global Lens”. Around three hundred fifty participants around the globe participated in the Conference.


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