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Call for Abstracts | One Social Science Journal
CALL FOR ABSTRACTSOne Social Science Journal The One Social Science Journal is the official refereed journal of the Philippine Social
CALL FOR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS | Saliksik Kasaysayan: A Fellowship Program to Develop a Compendium of Philippine History
We are pleased to inform you that PSSC is administering a new fellowship program – the Saliksik Kasaysayan: A Fellowship Program to
Call for Nominations | 2023 Virginia A. Miralao (VAM) Excellence in Research Award
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS2023 Virginia A. Miralao (VAM) Excellence in Research Award Join the roster of our esteemed social scientists and
WE ARE HIRING | Project Officer
The Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) is looking for an individual who can perform the following functions: Collaborate with project
Social Science and Society Lectures
These lectures by subject-matter experts on various social science topics were delivered either by individuals who are affiliated with the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) or during PSSC-organized events.
Demographic Correlates of Late-Life Depression in the Philippines: Exploring Gender Differences by Sanny Afable | 1st LMS Prize
On 6 April 2022, Sanny Boy D. Afable of the UP Population Institute was awarded the Philippine Social Science Council’s 1st Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize
Living together in precarious times: COVID-19 in the Philippines by Dr. Gideon Lasco | 2022 VAMERA
On 2 March 2022, Dr. Gideon Lasco, Board Member of Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao (UGAT), was conferred the Philippine Social Science Council’s 9th Virginia A. Miralao
Lecture by Dr. Lisa Bersales on Statistics and the Social Sciences
On July 29, 2019, Dr. Lisa Bersales presented the official statistics from Philippine Statistics Authority during PSSC’s forum, “Statistics and the Social Sciences: Responding to
Lecture by Dr. Mellissa Withers on “Politics, Public Health, and the Pandemic” during the 2021 PMRN General Assembly
Dr. Mellissa Withers, Executive Director of the APRU Global Health Program, presents her lecture on how immigrants in the United States have been impacted by the pandemic during the 2021 Philippine Migration Research Network General Assembly held last March 1-2, 2021.
Featured Social Scientists
PSSC takes pride in its roster of social scientists who have served the discipline and the nation throughout the years. Get to know them and their valuable work here.
Think Pieces presents the views, arguments, reflections and insights of Filipino scholars and educators on various topics of national interests and current events. The articles, essays and related resources in this page seek to encourage critical thinking and spark meaningful exchanges. Think Pieces is developed by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) in cooperation with its member-organizations.
Usapang Sosyal is a public affairs talk program with social scientists from different disciplines discussing the most important social issues
Crime and Punishment w/ Filomin Gutierrez | Usapang Sosyal Ep 1
For its first episode, the Philippine Social Science Council invited Dr. Filomin Gutierrez to talk
Community Pantries, Red-tagging and the Lockdown | Usapang Sosyal Ep 2
In the second episode of Usapang Sosyal, we are joined by Dr. Roland Tolentino and
2022 Philippine Elections | Usapang Sosyal Ep. 3
Explore the complex socio-political tapestry woven around the Philippine political culture and social norms, and
COP26 and What It Means to the Philippines | Usapang Sosyal Ep. 4
Let’s talk about the recent COP 26 and the imminent challenge of climate change. Join
Watch these webinars organized or co-organized by PSSC and its member-organizations.
The Filipino Migration Experience| A Book Talk by Prof. Mina Roces
The Filipino Migration Experience introduces a new dimension to the usual depiction of migrants as disenfranchised workers or marginal ethnic groups. Mina Roces suggests alternative
Preventing Pandemics: Future Directions of the Social Sciences in Global Health | A Roundtable Discussion
With the COVID-19 pandemic exposing the long-standing stark global inequalities and fragilities, how can we prevent another global medical crisis? The Philippine Social Science Council
Corporate Governance Webinar
On 6 September 2021, the Philippine Social Science Council hosted a webinar on corporate governance with Atty. Rachel Esther Remalante from the SEC. The webinar
Examining the COVID-19 Responses of South Korea and the Philippines
On 8 August, 2021, the Philippine Social Science Council held a webinar entitled “Examining the COVID-19 Responses of Korea and the Philippines” to recognize the