Position Paper of Faculty Members of the UP Department of Political Science on the Congressional Initiative to Undertake Constitutional Revision

INTRODUCTION The undersigned faculty members of the Department of Political Science thank the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments, particularly its Chair, the Honorable Rufus Rodriguez, for the invitation to comment on the bills proposing to amend the 1987 Constitution.  We acknowledge the continuing effort of the Committee to listen to Read more…

New Publication: Pernia and Panao, Delegative democratic attitude and public opinion on human rights

Associate Professor Rogelio Alicor L Panao and Assistant Professor Ronald Pernia (University of the Philippines Cebu) recently published a journal article entitled, “Delegative democratic attitude and public opinion on human rights: empirical evidence from the Philippines” in Democratization. The abstract reads: Why do citizens in post-authoritarian democracies perceive that there Read more…

Congratulations, Mark Maralit!

Congratulations¬†to Marc Kevin M Maralit (III-BA Political Science) for winning first prize at the 2022 Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia! This contest is organized by SHAPE-SEA, a program hosted by the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) Read more…

Pahayag ng Kaguruan at Kawani ng UP Departamento ng Agham Pampulitika sa ika-50 Anibersaryo ng Batas Militar sa Pilipinas

[Salin sa Filipino ni Ma Cecilia C de la Rosa] Kami, ang mga nakalagdang miyembro ng kaguruan at kawani ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Departamento ng Agham Pampulitika, ay nakikiisa sa buong bansa sa paggunita sa deklarasyon ng Batas Militar. Tungkulin naming alalahanin yaong mga nais kalimutan at baluktutin ng iba, Read more…