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Sixth ACAS International Conference: NATURE and CULTURE: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES in ASIA, July 29

Sixth ACAS International Conference


(Organized by ACAS in cooperation with the
Confucius Institute of the Ateneo de Manila University)

July 29, 2012
Ateneo de Manila University
Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall Auditorium
Katipunan, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Tentative Program
8:00 – 9:00              Registration

9:00 – 9:15              National Anthem
                               Welcome Remarks: Fr. Jose “ Jett” Villarin, S.J. (President, Ateneo de Manila  

9:15 – 10:00            Keynote Paper: Bao Maohong, Ph.D. (Beijing University)

10:00 – 10:30              Seng Loh Kah: Kampong Fires, Cultures of Disaster and Historical Change in Singapore

10:30 – 11:00              Break

11:00 – 11:30              Rosalie Arcala Hall, Ph.D.: The Politics of Land/ Riverside Transformation: Batanes (Philippines) and Kali Code (Indonesia)

11:30 – 12:00              Cristina Lim, Ph.D.: Co-Management Approach to Environmental Pressure: The Case of Khiriwong, Thailand

12:00 – 12:30              Theresita Atienza, Ph.D.: Against All Odds: Khiriwong’s Creative Community

12:30 – 1:30                Lunch

1:30 – 2:00                  Valerie Pagasa P. Buenaventura: Uncommon Sense: The Global Governance of External Accountability in Foreign Aid for Disaster Management

2:00 – 2:30                  Hasan Parvizi: Locative Assessment of Industrial Estates in Urban Planning

2:30 – 3:00                  Eli Mihardja and Nik Norma Nik Hasan, Ph.D.: Environmental News Reporting in Indonesia and Malaysian Newspapers

3:00 – 4:00                  Break

4:00 – 4:30                  Rajendra Kumar Pandey, Ph.D.: Using Culture to Live with Nature: A Comparative Study of Cultural Practices in Managing Floods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal

4:30 – 5:00                  Yen-ling Tsai: Sustainable Agriculture and New Ruralism in Taiwan

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