Philippine International Quincentennial Conference (20 October-17 december 2021)

The National Quincentennial Committee is spearheading the Philippine International Quincentennial Conference on the Victory at Mactan, the Introduction of Christianity in the Philippines, and the Philippine Part of the First Circumnavigation of the World with the theme “Situating the Filipino and the Philippines in 1521” from 20 October-17 December 2021.  13 panels, organized by NHCP, the Department of Foreign Affairs and different Filipino Universities and institutions will be presented for about three months (program and registration here:

Portugal-Philippines: Connected Histories is present at this important event. Paulo Jorge de Sousa Pinto will present “Portuguese Materials on the History of Early Modern Philippines – a glimpse on sources, archives, and recent projects”, with the preliminary results of the ongoing projects: Documenta Filipina and Philippine History Retrieval Project – Portugal“.

22 October, 9:05 a.m. (Manila time)/2:05 a.m. (Lisbon time)