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Celebrating the 90th Birthday of A Social Demographer, A Sociologist

June 10, 2018, TODAY MARKS the 90th birthday of DR. MERCEDES B. CONCEPCION, Philippine National Scientist for Demography, one of the pioneers of the Philippine Social Sciences, an internationally-recognized Filipino social demographer, a sociologist. Over the number of years, the Philippine Sociological Society is honored by her service in various capacities: Continue reading.

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PSS echoes UGAT. Stop terrorist-tagging of IP community leaders.

PSS echoes UGAT. Stop terrorist-tagging of IP community leaders. UGAT Statement on Terrorist-tagging of IP Community Leaders

The Philippine Sociological Society echoes the call of our colleagues from the Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao (UGAT/Anthropological Association of the Philippines) to put an end to the terrorist-tagging of indigenous community leaders. We are especially concerned that this move by the Department of Justice compromises the safety of our indigenous communities and Continue reading.

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Global Map of Sociologists for Social Inclusion (GMSSI)

Global Map of Sociologists for Social Inclusion (GMSSI) The International Sociological Association (ISA) has undertaken the development of the "Global Map of Sociologists for Social Inclusion" (GMSSI) to create the global database of sociologists.

The International Sociological Association (ISA) has undertaken the development of the “Global Map of Sociologists for Social Inclusion” (GMSSI) to create the global database of sociologists. The GMSSI aims to identify, connect, and enable global collaborations in sociology, and support sociologists who encounter multiple barriers, economic and political, which impede Continue reading.

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Maligayang Pag-alala sa Ika-90 Kaarawan ng Pambansang Alagad ng Agham sa Sosyolohiya – Dr. Gelia Tagumpay-Castillo

Maligayang Pag-alala sa Ika-90 Kaarawan ng Pambansang Alagad ng Agham sa Sosyolohiya – Dr. Gelia Tagumpay-Castillo Portrait of Dr. Gelia T. Castillo by Ian Quiros

Today, we are remembering the 90th birthday of the National Scientist in Sociology, Dr. Gelia T. Castillo. The Philippine Sociological Society would like to share this obituary written by Professor  Maria Cynthia Rose Banzon Bautista, University of the Philippines Diliman. This meaningful piece is published in the Philippine Sociological Review (2017) Volume 67. Continue reading.

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A Forum on Monitoring Economic Well-being co-organized by PES-SWS

A Forum on Monitoring Economic Well-being co-organized by PES-SWS ​​The Philippine Economic Society (PES) and the Social Weather Stations (SWS) is co-organizing a forum entitled Monitoring Economic Well-being on 6 March 2018, 2:00 P.M.

The forum will feature a presentation by SWS President Dr. Mahar Mangahas on the different indicators utilized in monitoring economic well-being. Meanwhile, Dr. Dennis Mapa, Dean of the University of the Philippines School of Statistics, and Dr. Kevin Chua, economist at World Bank Philippines and PES Board Member, will serve Continue reading.

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