The 4th Philippine Studies Conference in Japan

The 4th Philippine Studies Conference in Japan will be held in the Higashi-Hiroshima campus of Hiroshima University, Japan on November 17 and 18, 2018. The theme of the conference is “Three Decades of the Post-EDSA Philippines: Continuity, Discontinuity and Emergence”. The conference welcomes proposals for panels and individual presentations on a broad range of topics from academics, practitioners and students. For more information on submission of proposals for panels and papers, please click here.



November 17, 2018 (Sa):  9:00 – 18:00

November 18, 2018  (Su): 9:30 – 17:00

(Reception: November 17, 2018 (Sa) 18:20- 20:30)

Keynote Speech:

Dr. Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. (Ateneo de Manila University)

Plenary Panel:

“Three Decades of the Post-EDSA Philippines: Continuity, Discontinuity, and Emergence”

See Abstract


Dr. Bernardita R. Churchill

Chair, ICOPHIL (International Council for Philippine Studies Conferences)

President Emeritus, Philippine Studies Association, Inc. 

Invited Speakers:

Dr. Patricio Abinales  (University of Hawaii)

Dr. Julius Bautista (Kyoto University)

Dr. Lisandro E. Claudio (De la Salle University)

Dr. Yoshiko Nagano (Kanagawa University)

Conference Venue:

Hiroshima University (Higashi Hiroshima Campus, Higashi Hiroshima City, Japan)

Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC)

How to get to Hiroshima University

Registration Fee (payable on site):

Full-time                                       5,000 JPY

Graduate students/Part-time    2,000 JPY

Undergraduate Students           Free


Full-time                                        5,000 JPY

Students/Part-time                       3,000 JPY

Registration for Non-Presenters

PSCJ 2018 welcomes those who do not present a paper. Please send the form below to the secretariat of PSCJ 2018 ( before September 30, 2018:



Registration Form for Non-Presenters


E-mail Address:


Reception: yes / no


Please be informed that the conference secretariat cannot issue an official letter for non-presenter participants.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Koki Seki, Hiroshima University

Itaru Nagasaka, Hiroshima University