Historians to update PHL historical records at UST confab
MANILA, Jan. 12 – Hundreds of historians nationwide will converge at the Philippine Historical Association (PHA) General Assembly and Elections for the Board of Governors for 2012 at University of Santo Tomas (UST) campus, Sampaloc, Manila, on Jan. 29, 2012, from 8 a.m to 11:30 a.m.
PHA public relations officer Jonathan Balsamo, during the Talking Points radio program aired Thursday over People’s Television-4 and Radyo ng Bayan stations nationwide, said that the association would gather about 300 members, mostly history teachers and professional historians, who are dedicated in strengthening the Filipino identity by providing “meaningful” records and studies of the past.
The PHA is a professional association of historians countrywide, which was founded in 1955 by noted historians such as Encarnacion Alzona, Gabriel Fabella, Gregorio Zaide, Nicolas Zafra, Celedonio Resurreccion, Teodoro Agoncilllo and Esteban de Ocampo.
The PHA is also affiliated with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC).
Talking Points is also produced by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). (PNA) RMA/JCA