APSA Background

Asia Pacific Sociological Association Conference (APSA), Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Oct. 22-24, 2012

Conference Theme: Sociology and Social Transformations in the Asia Pacific region

The first Asia Pacific Sociological Association (APSA) Conference was held at the Philippine Social Science Center under the leadership of Prof. John Western (University of Queensland), Prof. Corazon Lamug (Philippine Sociological Society), and Dr. Virginia Miralao (Philippine Social Science Council) and a number of sociology colleagues from the Asia Pacific region in 1996. Since then conferences have been held at least every two years in South Korea, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Each conference has a specific theme which addresses the development of sociological research and scholarship in the Asia-Pacific region.

The 2012 APSA Conference will be held in Quezon City, Metro Manila at the School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University.

For more information about the APSA, please visit their site at http://www.apsa-sociology.org/

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