Presentations

Conferences

Paper Presenter, “Livestock Production and Negotiating the Terrain of the Law in Nineteenth-Century Philippines,” 17th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day Conference, University of the Philippines Diliman. (October 2019)

Paper Presenter, “Cartographic Anxieties: Mapping Animals, Health, and the Philippine Question,” at the Spring History Symposium 2019, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (May 2019)

Co-organizer, Spring History Symposium 2019. (May 2019)

Paper Presenter, “Beastly Pasts: Animals, Medicine, and Health in Nineteenth-Century Philippines,” at the Spring History Symposium 2018, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (May 2018)

Participant, 7th History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA) Conference, Vientiane, Laos PDR. (January 2018)

Participant, Hong Kong Summit of Global Health Leaders, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (December 2017)

Participant, 9th Asian Medical Education Association Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (December 2017)

Paper presenter, “Policing Colonial Sanitation: Disputing Cleanliness in the Case of E. Case vs. Junta Sanidad de Manila and Heiser,” at the 8th Meeting of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C. (September 2016)

Panel organizer and chair, “Medicine and the American Empire: Modernity, Civilization, and the Formation of the Philippine Colonial State under the American Rule, 1898-1935,” at the 8th Meeting of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C. (September 2016)

Paper presenter, “The War Against Carabaos: Social Responses to Tractors, Threshers, and Plowing Machines in the Philippines, 1890-1941,” at the Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting 2016, National University of Singapore, Singapore. (June 2016)

Paper presenter, “The Carabao and the Encounter of the Law in Nineteenth-Century Philippines,” at the 4th School of Social Sciences Graduate Research Colloquium, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. (April 2016)

Co-paper presenter with Samantha Nicole Roque, Eljine Zhang, and Kevin Kasala, “Law and Leprosy: The Segregation of Lepers, Public Health, and Personal Affliction in the Philippines during the American Colonial Period,” at the Leprosy: History, Memories, Stigma, and Human Rights conference, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. (January 2016)

Paper presenter, “The Carabao Goes to Court: Supreme Court Responses to the Rinderpest Epizootic, 1901-1916,” at the 4th Southeast Asia Symposium, Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (March 2015)

Panel organizer and chair, “Philippine Narratives on Public Health (I): Colonial Diseases” and “Philippine Narratives on Public Health (II): Institutions, Structures, and Agents,” at the 4th Southeast Asia Symposium, Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (March 2015)

Paper presenter, “In the Name of Cholera: Murder and Criminality at a Time of Epidemic in the Philippines, 1902-1904,” at the 6th Asian Society for the History of Medicine Conference, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. (December 2012)

Paper presenter, “The Hermeneutics of Theft: Notes on the Tagalog Thief as an Outsider in Spanish Philippines,” at the 22nd Conference of International Association of Historians of Asia, Surakarta, Indonesia. (July 2012)

Paper Presenter, “Action on Behalf of Justice: The Dynamism of the Philippine Church as Horizontverschmelzung, 1965–1986,” at the 4th UP Asian Center Graduate Students’ Conference, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines; and at the Seminar on the History of Philippine Social Movements, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. (January 2009)


Seminars and Workshops

Fellow, “Colonial Laboratory, Global Experiment: The Co-production of Epizootic Knowledge in Spanish Philippines, 1888-1898,” Global Histories of Colonialism Virtual Workshop, Global History Initiative, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. (November 2020)

Fellow, European Summer School “Interspecies Relationality,” Faculty of Social Sciences, Kassel University and the Animal Society Institute, Kassel, Germany. (July 2019)

Participant, Workshop on Knowing through Animals: The Animal Turn in the History of Science, The Center for Science & Society, Columbia University in collaboration with Max Plank Institute for History of Science – Berlin, New York. (February 2019)

Participant, Emerging Infectious Diseases through One Health Approach, Croucher Foundation Summer Course and HKU-Pasteur Pole Institute, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (July 2018)

Fellow, Multidisciplinarity in the Social Sciences Research Workshop. Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines. (May 2012)

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