Pagdiriwang Conference to be held on March 17 and 18
The Philippines (NHCP) will be hosting Pagdiriwang 2, an online international conference to mark the commemoration of the 500th year of the introduction of Christianity in the Philippines on March 17 and 18, 2021.
The conference is a celebration and a conversation about faith that has been localized and contextualized through intimate and collective acts of devotions. The panels will focus on the transformations and incorporation of Christianity and popular devotions in the cultural and social lives of local populations. Academics and esteemed scholars from the Philippines and other countries who have conducted research on the topic have been invited to present in the conference.
The conference will be livestreamed on both days on the Facebook page of the National Historical Commission. Participation in the conference is FREE and widely open to the public. There is no need to register. Professionals who may want to request a certificate may fill out a form that can be found in the Facebook page ‘Pagdiriwang: International Conference on Folklore and Heritage.’