Job Opening: Student Assistant

DUE DATE OF APPLICATION: 31 AUGUST 2018, 5:00 P.M. The UP Third World Studies Center (TWSC) is looking for one (1) Student Assistant (SA) who can work beginning 3 September 2018. As per the Office of Scholarships and Student Services under the auspices of the Office...

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Job Opening: Part-Time Research Assistant

Mr. Zenta Nishio, a PhD student at the Graduate School of Asia and Africa Area Studies, Kyoto University, and Visiting Research Fellow at the UP Third World Studies Center is looking for a part-time research assistant from 15 October 2018 to 31 January 2019. The RA...

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The TWSC undertakes research for generating knowledge and collaborates with social movements and civil society to promote actions for change.

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The publications of the Center offer critical perspectives on interdisciplinary issues and concerns, notably through the journal Kasarinlan (Independence)

Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies

Kasarinlan is an internationally refereed journal published twice a year by the Third World Studies Center, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines-Diliman. It provides a forum for critical and interdisciplinary perspectives on the...

Philippine Civil Society and the Globalization Discourse

Based on the findings of TWSC's research project on state-civil society engagement at a period of globalization, which focused on four sectors widely known to have been affected by economic globalization: vegetable, hog, garments, and telecommunications. The project...


The Center serves as a forum for the articulation and analyses of various issues, as well as a mechanism for dialogue and debate among scholars, governments and the larger society. TWSC-sponsored activities provide support for class instruction, especially in courses requiring discussions on contemporary social, political and economic concerns.

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