About the lecture
What happens when we add rodents into the discussion of postwar Philippine politics? This multidisciplinary presentation tries to explore possible answers to this question, and in the process argues for giving unlikely actors like rats a place in this politics.
About the lecturer
Patricio N. Abinales is Professor at School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He obtained his Ph.D. in Government and Southeast Asian Studies from Cornell University and is the author of, among other books, Making Mindanao: Cotabato and Davao in the Formation of the Philippine Nation-State (2000); Images of State Power: Essays of Philippine Politics from the Margins (1999); and Orthodoxy and History in the Muslim-Mindanao Narrative (2010). He recently served as Visiting Professor at the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman and was former Deputy Director of the Third World Studies Center.
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