Dr. Michel Chossudovsky spoke on Global Poverty to Exclusion and Despair Reversing the Tide of War and Civilization during A Roundtable Discussion (RTD) at UP Manila Theater on March 7, 2018. Significant number of UP Manila faculty and students attended the event. A Canadian economist, author and conspiracy theorist, Dr. Chossudovsky is a professor emeritus of economics at the University of Ottawa[ and the president and director of the Centre for Research on Globalization.
The College of Arts and Sciences through the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Manila Studies Program hosted a lecture on "Inhabiting Everyday through the Bangsamoro Imaginary: Insights from an Ethnography of Maguindanaons in the Cotabato Region" by Prof. Rosa A. Castillo at UP Manila Theater on March 5, 2018. Prof Castillo is a teaching and research staff at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin's Department for Southeast Asian Studies. She has taught courses in anthropology at both UP Diliman and Manila campuses from 2005 to 2011. The following is an abstract of Prof Castllo’s lecture: