Organizers

The 2012 Asia Pacific Sociological Association shall be held at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. The organizers of the event are the following:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Ateneo de Manila University:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is a unit of the School of Social Sciences, Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University. It was founded in 1960 by a Jesuit anthropologist, Fr. Frank X. Lynch, S.J. The other early members of the faculty were Fr. John F. Doherty, S.J., who became Chairperson, Mary Racelis, and Fr. John J. Carroll, S.J.The Department of Sociology and Anthropology trains its students to use sociological and anthropological perspectives in the analysis and interpretation of contemporary issues, the pressing ones being the tension between globalization and national integration, the inequalities in access to power and resources among different groups, and the consequences of these structural forces on cultures and identities.

From: http://dsa-ateneo.net/

The Philippine Sociological Society (PSS):

Founded on 14 September 1952, the Philippine Sociological Society (PSS) is a non-stock, non-profit professional association that is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As an inclusive social science organization, our members come from a range of disciplines whose professional careers have a fundamental connection to sociology.

From: http://philippinesociologicalsociety.org/

Institute of Philippine Culture:

The Institute of Philippine Culture is a social science research organization of the School of Social Sciences of the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University. Founded in 1960, the IPC seeks a better understanding of culture and society in the Philippines and other Asian countries, an improved quality of life for disadvantaged groups, and a more peaceful, just, and equitable national and global society.

From: http://www.ipc-ateneo.org/

The Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC):

PSSC is one of the country’s longest running and financially viable non-profit organizations. It has carved its niche as a base for developing social science scholarship and training, and as repository of social science resources in the country.

From: http://www.pssc.org.ph/

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Filomeno Aguilar Jr., PhD
Ateneo de Manila University

Maria Rose Cynthia Banzon-Bautista, PhD
University of the Philippines-Diliman

Virginia Miralao, PhD
UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines

Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, PhD
Asia Pacific Sociological Association

Jeff Sallaz, PhD
University of Arizona

Michelle Fei-yu Hsieh, PhD
Academia Sinica

Gerard Sullivan, PhD
University of Sydney

Eufracio Abaya, PhD
University of the Philippines-Diliman

Ricardo G. Abad, PhD
Ateneo de Manila University

Anne Raffin, PhD
National University of Singapore

Joo Ean Tan, PhD
Nanyang Technological University

Tim Scrase, PhD
Australian Catholic University

Pamela Nilan, PhD
University of Newcastle

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LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 

Emma Porio, PhD
Ateneo de Manila University

Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu, Dr.rer.soc
Institute of Philippine Culture
Ateneo de Manila University

Manuel Diaz, PhD
Philippine Social Science Council

Stella Go
De La Salle University-Manila

Daylinda Cabanilla, PhD
University of the Philippines-Los Banos

Leslie Advincula-Lopez
Ateneo de Manila University

Leland Dela Cruz
Ateneo de Manila University

Nina Castillo-Carandang
University of the Philippines-Manila

Clarence Batan, PhD
University of Santo Tomas

Melissa Jayme Lao, PhD
Institute of Philippine Culture
Ateneo de Manila University

Filomin (Ging) Candaliza-Gutierrez, PhD
University of the Philippines-Diliman

Narcissa Canilao, PhD
University of the Philippines-Baguio

Ma. Isabel Pefianco Martin, PhD
Philippine Social Science Council

Luisa Fernan
International Fellows Program
Philippine Social Science Council

Emmanuel de Guzman, PhD
Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Jayeel Cornelio, PhD
Max Planck Institute – Germany
Ateneo de Manila University


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