at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The “Local” in Philippine National History: Some Puzzles, Problems and Options


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Friday, 22 October at 12:00 pm in the Center for Korean Studies.
Presented by Dr. Patricio “Jojo” Abinales, Faculty Asian Studies


Dr. Patricio “Jojo” Abinales grew up in the northern side of the Philippine island of Mindanao. He graduated with a degree in History at the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP) and worked at UP for nine years as research associate and lecturer. In 1988, he was awarded the Cornell University Southeast Asia Program Fellowship for Southeast Asians and headed to Ithaca, New York to pursue graduate studies in Government and Asian Studies under the supervision of Benedict R’OG Anderson. He completed his PhD in 1997, and while writing the second half of his dissertation was hired as assistant professor at Ohio University’s Department of Political Science.