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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Bolivar and the Latin American and Caribbean Integration: Socioeconomic and Political Issues (A Public Lecture by Luis Britto Garcia)





Bolivar and the Latin American and Caribbean Integration: Socioeconomic and Political Issues
(A Public Lecture by Luis Britto Garcia)
Pulungang Claro M. Recto, Bulwagang Rizal (Faculty Center),
University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
9 October 2014 Thursday 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm


PROGRAM

2:30 – 2:35                    
Welcome Remarks
Ricardo T. Jose
Director, Third World Studies Center and
Professor, Department of History,
College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman

2:35 – 2:40                    
Opening Remarks
Charge' d'affaires Yelitza Ventura
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

2:40 – 2:50                     
Solidarity Message from Philippines-Venezuela Solidarity Network

2:50 - 3:20                    

Lecture
Luis Britto Garcia
Professor, Central University of Venezuela

3:20 - 3:40                     
Discussion
Eduardo C. Tadem
Professor, Asian Center, UP Diliman

Maria Teresa R. Melgar
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman

3:40 – 3:55                     
Open Forum

3:55 – 4:00                     
Closing Remarks
Jorge V. Tigno
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman

MODERATOR
Dennis Mendiola
Phil-Ven-Sol




ABOUT THE LECTURER

Luis Britto Garcia graduated as a lawyer at the Central University of Venezuela in 1962. He obtained a doctorate in law at the University in 1969 and a Diploma in Advanced Studies on Latin America, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris in 1982. He is a Professor of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela since 1988. He was conferred the National Prize for Literature of Venezuela in 2001 and in 2010 awarded the Alba Cultural Award in Letters. In 2011, he was awarded the Prize of Anibal Aquiles Nazoa for Journalism. He is a narrator, essayist, playwright, artist, and author of 65 titles.