International Conference of Pangasinan and Bulosan Studies 2023

The Provincial Government of Pangasinan, through the Center for Pangasinan Studies (CPS), will conduct the International Conference on Pangasinan and Bulosan Studies (ICPBS) 2023 on 27 – 29 November 2023 at the Sison Auditorium, Lingayen, Pangasinan.

With the theme “Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge on Pangasinan,” the conference aims to bring multi and interdisciplinary studies on Pangasinan closer not only to the Pangasinan locale but to the global community in general.

The conference is also being held in commemoration of the 110th Birth Anniversary of Carlos Bulosan – a son of Binalonan, Pangasinan. The ICPBS 2023 will provide a venue for the dissemination of knowledge on Bulosan’s life and works as a global literary and social movement icon.

The international conference invites scholars and researchers to submit scholarly works focusing on the economic, environmental, cultural, political, and social change aspects of Pangasinan development and transformation.

It welcomes the submission of abstracts of papers based on multi and interdisciplinary studies and research works on Pangasinan, its cities, towns, and people based on the following sub-themes/topics:

•History, Heritage, Culture, Arts, Language, and Literature •Agriculture, Food Security, and Rural Development
•Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Resiliency •Environment and Natural Resource Management
•Politics, Governance, Public Administration, Peace, and Development Studies
•Social Welfare and Protection, Poverty Alleviation, and Human Resource Development
•Tourism, Trade, Business Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Management
•Education, Innovation, Science and Technology
•Health, COVID-19, and Pandemic
•Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Industry 4.0
•Migration, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
•Carlos Bulosan Studies (social movement, diaspora, Asian-American studies, cultural studies, migration, decolonization, literature, local and transnational history, Third World Studies)

Submission Guidelines

•Abstracts should be written in English and should contain no more than 300 words. Filipino and other local languages may be used but must be accompanied by an English translation.
•Abstracts should include the principal objectives and scope of the investigation, the methods employed, and the summary of the results/main findings.
•No figures and tables included, as well as no references cited or listed.
•Uncommon acronyms should be spelled out the first time they are used.
•Provide three to five keywords.
•Indicate the preferred presentation format (i.e., Oral or Poster).
•Typewritten on A4 size paper with a one-inch margin on all sides.
•Font: Times New Roman
•Title: Centered and bold at 12-pt font size
•Author(s): centered at 11-pt font size; names written as: full First Name, Middle Initial, and full Family Name; use an asterisk to indicate the corresponding author.
•Affiliations and addresses: Centered at 10-pt font size and use superscripts to indicate affiliations.
•Provide contact details of the corresponding author.
•Body: justified at 11-pt font size
•Submit the file in Microsoft Word (.doc;.docx) format.
•Email to on or before JULY 15, 2023.

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