Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Lectures @ UP Asian Center

The UP Asian Center and its partner organizations will be hosting a forum via Zoom, "The State of Social and Economic Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran," on 19 May 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar via Google Meet, “Allies and Enemies: The Russian Invasion of Ukrain and its Impact on Asia and the Pacific” on 11 April 2022, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT+8). 

The UP Asian Center and the Japan Foundation Manila will hold—via Zoom—the 4th Japanese Studies in the Philippines Research Competition” on 19 March 2022, 8:30 am – 2 pm, Philippine Standard Time, GMT+8.

The UP Asian Center will launch—via Zoom—a permanent exhibit titled "Bulwagan ng mga Bayani: Alay, Alaala, at Pagpupugay sa mga Bayani ng Pilipinas" on 21 March 2022, 3 pm.

The UP Asian Center will be hosting a webinar via Zoom, “Trajectory of Renewable Energy in the Philippines” on 8 January 2022,  2:00 pm (Philippine Standard Time, GMT + 8).