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Binalot Talks is a series of lectures held every Wednesday, lunchtime (11:30pm - 1pm). The topics are varied, ranging from the archaeology, to art, to mathematics, and even politics. Proposed researches and finished papers are welcome. The participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch or share with others. Please note that All Binalot Talks will be given in Seminar Room 2, ASP Albert Hall, Lakandula Street, in UP Diliman. (click the picture below for the map)

map of Albert Hall

Commentaries on the Binalot Talks are featured in the Test Pit Bulletin under the Binalot Talk Series.

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March 9, 2020

Due to the declaration on UP Diliman class suspensions from March 10-14, 2020 (see Chancellor Fidel Nemenzo's response to the Covid19 Situation we have postponed Ms. Patricia Panganiban's talk. Please keep tabs on this page or our FB page while we reschedule. In the meantime, please stay safe!

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Future Binalot Talks

These lectures may be subject to change.

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Past Binalot Talks

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Academic Year 2019-2020




Defying Death: A Materials Study of Egyptian Sarcophagi and Funerary Masks from the Museu Nacional de Arqueologia in Lisbon and the Museu de Histria Natural da Faculdade de Cincas da Universidade do Porto in Porto (cancelled)

Patricia Panganiban

March 11

Dog Meat Eating and Informal Economy in Bicol

Gale Villaflor

March 4

Reconstruction of Paleoenvironment after the postglacial age in Central plain of Luzon, the Philippines

Takashi Tashiro

February 28

Proto-citizenship in South Sulawesi and the wider Austronesian World

Ian Caldwell

February 19

The Survival of the Damned: A Case Study of the Damnatio Memoirae

Arturo Joseph Tabanao Tablan III

February 12

A Preliminary investigation into the earthenware from the Catanauan jar burial site

Tracy Pilgrim

February 5

An investigation into skeletal trauma, pathology, and abnormality at the Catanauan Site

Sarah Lydon

January 31

Landscape and Liminality of a Jar Burial Site: Case Study of Catanauan Site

Don Matthews

January 31

The Missionary Ethnographers Indigenous Interviewees: Colonial Knowledge Production, Idolatry, and the Principalia, 1679-1687

Nicholas Michael Chow Sy

January 29

Archaeology of Conflict: Material Heritage of World War II in Finland

Teemu Vaisanen

January 22

A Global Scholarship at Cambridge University

Ramon Maluping

January 15

The Changing Faces of Geomatics in the Philippine Experiences & Opportunities

Czar Jakiri Sarmiento

November 27

Ideological Education as Intellectual History: The Education Program of the Communist Party of the Philippines, 1979-1993

Veronica Alporha

November 20

Estimating the Divergence Time of Madagascan & Sub-Saharan Bushpigs Using Molecular Phylogenetics

Ara Espigar

November 13

Cockfighting in the 19th Century Philippines: Perspectives, Policies & Practices

Emmanuel Jayson "EJ" V. Bolata

November 6

Overview of Thai Ceramics from the 14th and 16th centuries

Candy Reidenbach & Deliza Ridoloso

October 30

ChemArt: Understanding Philippine Paintings through Chemistry

Gracile Celine Roxas

October 23

Notes on The Audible, The Unspeakable, and the Political Ontology of The Mouth

Clod Marlan KV Yambao

October 16

Basic Architectural Conservation

Arch. Mary Rajelyn Javier-Busmente

October 9

Matter Out of Place: Death-Related Taboos among the Yami of Lanyu Island

Edwin A. Valientes

October 2

Historical archives of the ocean: looking at massive coral cores for reconstructing impacts of human nuclear activities and other past environmental conditions

Angel T. Bautista VII

September 25

Representations of Lesbians in Contemporary Filipino Independent Lesbian-Themed Films circa 2011-2017

Marie Kris Dayao Lora

September 18

Post Normal Science and Filipinos at Risk

Benjamin M. Vallejo, Jr.

September 11

Narratives Behind Glass: The Ayala Dioramas as Historical Imagination

Jose Alain Austria

September 4

The BRP Rajah Humabon (PS 11): A Museum Ship for a Maritime Nation

Patrick John Mansujeto

August 28

Ili Ken Naimbag A Rabii: Sense of Place and Placemaking of Vigan City at Night

Bernardo "Berniemack" Arellano III

August 14

Stories from the pit: ASP Field School 2019

Sherrenne de Amboy

August 7

Academic Year 2018-2019




Laha Kamboan: Reconstructing the human population genetic history of the Sulu Archipelago

Jae Rodriguez

June 26

Non-ferrous, non-precious metallurgy in late prehistoric Southeast Asia

Thomas Oliver Pryce

May 15

Ancient glass in Southeast Asia

Laure Dussubieux

May 10

Decode 101: History of Art Deco Architecture in The Philippines

Migz Ordono and Raphael Hiponia

May 8

Preliminary Results of Archaeological Survey in Southeastern Mindanao

Anna Pineda

April 24

Biomedical ethics and archaeological ethics: Lessons to be learned

John Noel M. Viana

April 10

Archaeological materials in the Japanese Early Upper Paleolithic and their implications

Takuya Yamaoka

April 3

Blood and Steam: the dynamics of Manila's modes of land transportation in the 19th century, 1879-1899

Ramon D. Bandong, Jr.

March 27

Unravelling Behind Bonifacio's Monument: Revisiting The Tangible and Intagible Cultural Heritage of Caloocan City

Marlon L. Silova

March 20

The Archaeology of Music: Select discussions on the archaeometry, archaeoacoustics, archaeocryptography, and ethnoarchaeology of music from the eyes of a folk multi-instrumentalist

Ruben Claro "Kim" Reyes IV

March 13

The Bhutanese Dzong: Sacred Space, Secular Power & Heritage Conservation

Jose Alain Austria

March 6

Rekonstruksyon ng Labanan sa Tirad at ang Kaso ng Pagkawala ng Labi ng mga Dakilang Bulakenyo

Edilberto D. Larin, jr.

February 27

The Endangerment and Re-creation of an Intangible Cultural Heritage Element: The Case of Hakawati, Lebanons Oral Storytelling Tradition

Royce Lyssah Malabonga

February 20

A Tale of Two Palace Sites: Tinco Tua and Allangkanangnge ri La Tanete in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ian Caldwell

February 13

The influence of climate and population structure on morphological variation of human body form

Elizabeth Cho

February 8

Natural Born Killers: Biology, Archaeology and Biogeography of Shrews

Juan Rofes

February 6

Ethnohistorical Archaeology, GIS Analysis & Satellite Remote Sensing of Five Gold Networks in Luzon, 10th-20th Century

Micheal Armand Canilao

January 30

Increased Disaster Vulnerability from Land-use Change

Vito Hernandez

January 23

Are the notches intentional or not? A functional analysis of Philippine stone tools reveals a diversity in practices at Tabon Cave, Palawan during Late Pleistocene

Hermine Xhauflair

January 16

Rizal and Germany

Thorsten Gottfried

December 2

Revisiting Mangayaw: Ethnohistorical Background of Mindanao Conflict Through The Lens of Tausug Indigenous Beliefs and Practices

Kamaruddin Bin Alawi Mohammad

November 28

The Tabon 'Skull Cap' 3D Analysis and Its Morphological Affinities

Andrea Dominique Cosalan

November 21

The Prevalence and Persistence of Infectious Diseases in the Neolithic and 18th Century Period from Ille Cave, Northern Palawan, Philippines

Gretchen Velarde

November 14

Insights and Experiences at the 2018 Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School

MA Rebecca Ferreras

November 7

Philippine Rock Art

Andrea Jalandoni

October 24

Samsara Unlimited: Buddhist Cycle of Life and Death

Jack G. L. Medrana

October 17

Spreading Archaeological Awareness in Pinagbayanan, San Juan, Batangas for Heritage Consciousess

Natasha Kintanar

October 3

Repatriation of Colonial Property: Perspectives in International Law

Kate Tantuico

October 3

Estrella Del Norte Project: The Heritage Development of the Ancient Town of Taytay, Palawan

Joel V. Rico

September 19

Collected as Japanese WWII dead remains in Mindoro Island

Atsuko Hayashi

September 12

Revisiting the 1960s Archaeological Expedition of Fr. Cantius J. Kobak, OFM in the Island of Samar

Carl Bordeos

September 5

The Natural Scientist in H. Otley Beyer: What it Means for Philippine Archaeology and Anthropology

Michelle Eusebio

August 29

Landscape Investment or Landesque Capital in Ifugao: Common Pool Resource in the Midst of the Market Economy

Stephen Acabado

August 24

What time is it? The Marcosian Chronopolitics. Notes on Infrastructures, Human Rights, Diaspora and Aesthetic Statism

Clod Marlan Krister Yambao

August 22

3D Archaeology Using Photogrammetry and GIS

Emil Robles

August 15

It's in the Teeth: A Multi Proxy Approach to Reconstruct the Paleoenvironment of Eastern Java, Indonesia

Noel Amano

August 10

School Year 2017-2018




Idols, Art and Missionary: Violating and Relabelling Indegenous Material Culture in Colonial Indonesia.

Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz

May 16

Quinientos: The 500-year Architectural Legacy of the Catholic Church in the Philippines

Crisostomo Miguel T. Ordoo

May 9

Anthropology and the Philippine values system in the age of the internet

Teresa Paula De Luna

May 2

Fossil Small Mammals from the Callao Caves, Peablanca: Diversity, Survival, and Extinction

Lawrence Heany

April 25

Community-based Coastal Ecotourism: Best Practices and Possible Applications to Heritage Work

Dawn Satumbaga

April 18

Agham at Pamana (AgaPan): Chemistry of Heritage Building Materials in the Philippines

Jan Michael C. Cayme

April 11

Late 19th Century Social Role of Philippine Women as Listed in Catalogo Oficial of 1887 Madrid Exposition

Melanie Magpantay

April 4

Political Philosophy para sa Artificial na Generalised Intelligence

Jerry De Villa

March 21

Deep Diving into Vietnam Maritime Archaeology Project

Jonnah Marie Dagaas

March 14

The Sultan was a CEO: Strategies in Governing 14th to 15th Sulu as a Trading Polity

Jack G. L. Medrana

March 7

Did Municipal Elites Intermarry? A Case Study of Marriage Practices Among the Political Elites of San Pablo, Laguna, 1853-1854

Nicholas Sy

February 28

ASEAN Efforts on DRRM for Cultural Heritage Sites in 2017

Vito Hernandez

February 21

Chinese-Lion Dance in the Philippines: Issues of Tradition, Integration and Lineage

Jose Alain Austria

February 14

Evolution of the Colonial Passport

Emmanuel Encarnacion

February 07

A Comparative Study of Craft Traditions in the Batanes Islands, Philippines and Lanyu Islands, Taiwan, Republic of China: Biocultural Approach

Celine Kerfant

January 31

Investigating Prehistoric Human Migrations and Early Agriculture in Island Environments Using Commensal Animals

Michael James Bannister Herrera

January 24

Epidemic Diseases: Then and Now

Troy Gepte

January 17

Standing on the Shoulders of Mindanao Archaeologists: Potentials for Continuing Research in Southern Mindanao

Anna Pineda

December 06

Investigating Kracauerian Cinematic Realism through Film Practice and Criticism: Life-world Series (2017) and Selected Films of Lino Brocka

Joni Gutierez

November 29

French Prehistory and the Philippines: Notes on the Sorbonne Universities Mobility Program

Maria Rebecca Ferreras

November 22

Balangays, Butuan Boats and Lashed Lugs: Making Sense of Philippine and Southeast Asian Planked Watercraft

Gay Lacsina

November 08

Study on the Practice of Traditional Pottery-Making in the Philippines

Iori Espiritu

October 25

Museums, Temples and Stone Tools: Takeaways from QP 11, Central Java, Indonesia

Amellia Jade Villamiel

October 18

When in Flores

Pau Basilia

October 11

Pagpapakilala sa Bahay Saliksikan ng Bulacan

Edilberto D. Larin, Jr.

October 04

Maitum and Beyond: A Non-Archaeological Study

Renato Ong

September 27

Trip to Jerusalem: Traditions, Holy Sites and Archaeology

Regalado Trota Jose

September 20

Insights on Prehistoric Tool Technology of Central and North Sulawesi

Ricazar B. Fuentes

September 13

Assessment of National Cultural Treasures in the Philippines

Jeremy Jade Balagat

September 06

Call Any Vegetable: Culinary Practices in Neolithic & Metal Age Mekong River

Michelle S. Eusebio

August 30

The First Easter Mass

Potenciano Malvar

August 23

Archaeology of Spanish Churches: Culture Contact in Isabela and Bicol

Mikhail G. Echavarri

August 16

Bajo de Campana: Archaeological Soundscapes in the Philippine Archipelago during Colonial Contact

Jared M. Koller

August 9

GIS, Remote Sensing & Northwestern Luzon Archaeology

Michael Armand Canilao

July 26

School Year 2016-2017




Mysterium Tremendum: Unwrapping the Archival Past of Manila's Colonial Cemeteries

Martin Gaerlan

May 3

Pecado Nefando and the Sangley: A Historical Investigation on Inter-ethnic Relations and Social Control

Joaine Jan Marquez

April 26

The Case of Fr. Francisco Palliola, SJ: The Archaeology of Ilihan Hill in Dapitan

Leee Anthony Neri

April 19

Rediscovering Dr. Olov Janse: The Harvard Collection on Philippine Archaeology

Giovanni Bautista

April 5

Cultures, Populations and Networks: The Epidemiology of Human Evolution

Richard Walker

March 29

Cartography Is Not Dead! Map Art and Radical Countercartographies

Joseph Palis

March 22

Armatures From 35,000 Years Ago: Study on Trapezoids from Doteue Site in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Takuya Yamaoka

March 15

Disasters (?) and the Archaeologies of the Recent Past

Vito Hernandez

March 8

New Anitos & Lost Rituals: Glimpsing Through the Indegenous Beliefs & Religious Practices of Tagalogs from a 17th Century Document

Timothy James Vitales

March 1

What Digs in the Land of Miss Colombia?

Regalado Trota Jose

February 22

A Study on the System of Documentation & Assesment of Deterioration of Coralline Limestone used in Historic Masonry Churches in Bohol, Philippines

Marianne Claire Vitug

February 15

Family Ties in Everyday Lives in the 19th Century

Laya Boquiren

February 8

Early Complex Societies in Southeast Asia

Marc Oxenham

February 3

Cartography of Old Informs the New

Maricor Soriano

February 1

New Satellite Scan Technology Find in the Philippines

Klaus Dona

January 25

Upcycling: Metamorphosis of Everyday Objects

Mars Bugaoan

January 18

What Are We Doing? : A Small Museum a Lot of Storytelling and our Adventures in the Dewil Valley

Llenel de Castro

November 23

Heritage in the Law: A Review of the Supreme Court Decision on the Marcos Burial at LNMB

Kathleen Tantuico

November 16

Inspeccion General de Obras Publicas de Filipinas

Ros Costelo

November 9

Understanding World and Underwater Heritage: A Report on the UNESCO Cultural Trainings in Germany and Vietnam

Kate Lim

November 2

Kultura ng Kusina:An Alternative Architectural Historiography of Filipino Kitchen

Katherine Anne G. Correa

October 26

Don Ignacio Villamor and his La Antigua Escritura Filipina

Catherine Villamor

October 19

Animal Translocation and the Transition to the Neolithic in Vietnam

Phil Piper

October 12

The Kamestisuhan District of Malolos: Heritage Houses as Symbols of Power

Jana Santos

October 5

Ceramic Petrology at the British School of Athens: Possible Applications in Philippine Archaeology

Rhayan Melendres

September 28

Bagong Luma: the Early Development of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Joel Rico

September 21

The Philippine Co-Curation Project at the Field Museum - Chicago Filipinos & their Collection

Neal Matherne

September 14

Music and Temporality in Philippine Festivals: Preliminary Analysis

Iza Campos Piper

September 7

Beyond Dracula: Archaeology in Transylvania

Eleanor Lim

August 31

Homo Erectus & Modern Humans in Southeast Asia-Lifestyle and Habitats

Christine Hertler

August 24

First Humans Out of Africa: The Case of Dmanisi

Mylene Lising

August 17

Building A Filipino Osteological Reference Collection

Amanda Lee and Matthew Go

August 12

Bagong Luma: the Early Development of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (Cancelled)

Joel Rico

August 10

School Year 2015-2016




Obsidian Sourcing and Characterization in the Celebes Region: An Intial Interpretation on the "Celebes Seafaring People"

Leee Neri

May 18

A Day in the Life: An Osteobiography of an Individual from Ille Archaeological Site, El Nido Palawan

Sarah Agatha Villaluz

May 11

Out-of-Office, In The Field: A Researcher's FMNH Visit

Marian Reyes

May 4

Methods for Pollen Extraction from Sediments

Catherine May P. King

April 27

Why Houses are Good to Think Within Batanes

Edwin A. Valientes

April 20

Non-Heteronorm Conforming Older Adults and Their Experience of Family Support

Charm Guevarra

April 13

Milagro ng Makati: Pagsasakasaysayan sa Ekonomikong Pag-unlad Noong 1940's

Ma.Kathryn Ann Manalo

April 6

Diskursibong Pagninilay sa Ilang Bagay Ukol sa Hukay sa Palawan, Ibang Sayt, Buhay, Patay, Atbp

Myra Lara

March 30

The Afterlife: Interactive Books as a Medium for Archaeology Education

Liam Andrew Cura

March 16

Solar Nation: Public Acceptance of Emerging Green Technology

Kyle Mina

March 9

Reclaiming Racial Dignity: Prehistory as Propaganda in the 19th Century

Joan Tara Reyes-Hernandez

March 2

Circulation and Exchange of Pottery in the South China Sea (500 BC - AD 500)

Aude Favereau

February 24

Development of Maritime Archaeology in Southeast Asia: International Capacity Building in Indonesia (2012-2015)

Bobby Orillaneda

February 17

The Contemporary Significance and Future of Sulawesi's Ancient Rock Art

Paul Taon

February 10

3D High Definition Surveying for Digital Preservation of Archaeological Sites

Conrad Alampay

February 3

Excavating a Pre-Angkorian Site in Koh Ker, Cambodia: Field Notes & Experience on the Nalanda Sriwijaya Center Field School 2015

Reynaldo R. Avellana

January 27

Cold Case: The General Antonio Luna Assassination

Emmanuel Encarnacion

January 20

Notes on the Manunggul Jar's journey from artefact to cultural icon

Lisa Ito-Tapang

November 25

Apolline Project: An Intensive Course on Excavation and Osteological Techniques in Italy

Annie Valera

November 11

Mythologies of Bangsa Moro

Arnold Molina Azurin

November 4

Technical Professionals in Community Development Work

Angelus Maria P. Sales

October 28

Pugot: Head Taking, Ritual Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice in the Philippines

Nonoy Tan

October 14

Ang Batang T'boli

MJ Gagumbay Tumamag

October 7

Web Based Tools for Geospatial Visualization

Jules Bangate

September 30

Digging Houses: Household Archaeology in Angkor Wat

Nico Unay and Cath King

September 23

San Juan, Batangas: Unearthing Heritage Resources through Architectural Documentation Studies

Aurora Berba Panopio

September 16

Ancient Tagalog Gold Working Technology from Fray San Buenaventura's Vocabulario de Lengua Tagala

Victor Estrella

September 9

Archaeological textile remains: inputs of biocultural approach

Celine Kerfant

September 2

Preliminary Analysis of Bead Assemblage from Locality 4, Napa Site, Catanuan, Quezon

Pauline Basilia

August 12

Whose MTBMLE program? Yours? Or mine?

Ricardo Ma. Nolasco

August 5

School Year 2014-2015




Mapping Philippine Archaeology.

Emil Robles

May 20

Visitor Motivations to Archaeological Attractions.

Jack Medrana

May 13

Plant Use in the Subsistence Strategies of Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers in Palawan Island Assessed from the Lithic Industry.

Hermine Xhauflair

May 6

The Macrobotanicals Of Bubog, Ilin Island, Mindoro.

Jane Carlos

April 29

Origin Stories and Rituals Reflecting Identity and Shared Heritage.

Federico Boyd Sulapas Dominguez

April 22

Development of East-West Maritime Routes: Highlights from Early Times to the 10th century.

Cynthia Valdes

April 15

Manila Galleon Artifacts from Heirloom Sources.

Manny Encarnacion

April 8

The Ecology of Homo Erectus in Java.

Rebekka Volmer

March 25

Murder, Anger & the 5th Commandment: Exploring social control & the history of emotions in 18thC Philippines through the Confessionarios.

Aaron Abel Mallari

March 18

Gatbuca Pottery: An Ethnoarchaeology of an Evolving Community Craft Specialization.

Rhayan Melendres

March 11

The Ephemeral Heritage: Discussions on Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.

Manuel Agustin Z. Singson

March 4

Marine Wildlife Interaction Tourism In The Philippines.

Patice Talaue

February 18

Biogeography of Philippine Mammals: A Biologist's View of Mammals as Resources for Humans.

Lawrence Heaney

February 11

Archaeological Conservation of Metal, Ceramics & Stone.

Angel Recto and Eva Recto

February 4

The Innocents of Limbo-Children's Burial in Cillin, Ireland.

Eileen Murphy

January 28

Miracle Restored: Excavation and Restoration of Sta. Ana Chapel.

Joel Rico

January 21

The Guthe Collection: Bead Assemblage.

Pau Basilla

December 3

Clues from Bones: Cut Marks and Meat Processing in Ille Cave, Palawan, Philippines.

Kathryn Manalo

November 26

What Makes Us Human: Insights from the Neanderthal Genome.

Johannes Krause

November 19

Lost and Found: The Third Volume of the Official History of the Spanish Colonial Period.

Emmanuel Encarnacion

November 12

Maritime Adaptation & Migration in Wallacea Islands during the Late Pleistocene to Holocene Times.

Rintaro Ono

November 5

Suyam Tu Agusan Manobo: Tradisyon At Inobasyon Sa Sining Ng Pagbuburda Ng Damit.

Carlito Camahalan Amalla

October 29

The Anthropecene: An Archaeological View on How Humans Transform the Enviroment.

Andrea Balbo

October 22

Traces of Oldowan Lithic Production in Mindanao, Southern Philippines: Implications to Our Understanding of the Hominin Disperal, Colonization and their Adaptations.

Archie Tiauzon

October 15

Solar Power and Historic Buildings: A Case Study on Building-Intergrated Photovoltaics (BiPV) for the Exterior Lighting of a Historical Building.

Rosalie Flores Bernardo

October 8

Ang Mga Nawawala: The Missing and the Unidentified in the Philippines.

Myra Lara

October 1

The fauna of Bubog I, Ilin Island (Mindoro, Philippines) A preliminary study of the fish remains.

Clara Boulanger

September 24

Modelling Philippines Coastlines, River Systems and Land Bridges During the Quaternary: A Grass GIS Approach.

Emil Robles

September 17

The Last Kiln Site Standing: the Archaeology of Alubijid, Misamis Oriental.

Leee Neri

September 10

The Hominid Site of Dmanisi, Georgia

Mylene Quinto Lising

September 3

Drawing the Dead: Evidence-Based Facial Approximation.

Susan Hayes

August 27

Philippine Archaeological Sites' Contribution to the UNESCO World Heritage Site List

Boj Capati

August 20

Introduction to underwater Archaeology & a vision of its future in the Philippines.

Wessam Atif

August 13

School Year 2013-2014




Transit Mundus: The Poetics and Politics of Death in Kabayan, Benguet.

Jaymee T. Siao

March 19


Kerby Alvarez

March 12

NOT YOUR ORDINARY ARTIFACT: Ethics and Human Remains.

Llenell de Castro

March 5

THE DEATH OF GOLD IN EARLY PHILIPPINE SOCIETIES:Ethnohistoric Accounts and Archaeological Evidences.

Victor Estrella

February 26

HILOT: THE TRADITIONAL & THE ARCANE, A Study on Bulakenyo Hilot Practitioners.

DOminic Olaguer

February 19

OUR HEROES TIME: Social History as Depicted in the Oldest Dated Philippine Collectibles & Earliest Known Artifacts from the 19th Century.

Emmanuel Encarnacion

February 12

ANCIENT FILIPINO DIET: Reconstructing Diet from Human Remains Excavated in the Philippines.

Ame Garong

February 5

The Surviving Cultural Heritage of the Balugas of Pampanga: Basis for a Proposed Ethnic Tourism Development Plan.

Ardee Domingo

January 29

Holding your ideas in your hands: a short introduction to realizing physical models in science & education.

Giovanni Tapang

January 22

The Ilocanization of the Central Luzon Plain, Revisited

Jack Medrana

January 8

Entheseal Changes in Adult Human Remains From Ille Cave, El Nido, Palawan: A Preliminary Study

Sarah Agatha Villaluz

December 11


Louie Talents

December 4

Birding in the Philippines

Reuel Aguila

November 27

Why are mining sites also the biodiversity hotspots? Tectonics & biodiversity in the Philippines

Benjamin Vallejo

November 20

Evolution of Man in a Historical Perspective

John De Vos

November 13

Chinese Merchants in the Philippines (Late 19th early 20th century)

Elle Lim

October 2

ILIHAN: The Concept of Natural Forts in Archaeology, Epics & Written Accounts

Ma. Elena Wright

October 2

Coastlines, Hinterlands & Highlands: The Neolithic & Early Metal Age of the Baram Valley, North Borneo

Lindsay Lloyd Smith

September 25

Of Caracoas, Junks and Galleons: An Enumeration of Possible Types of Submerged Ships in Philippine Waters

Francis N. Claravall

September 18

Isla Fuga: Sacred Scapes

Ronel P. Dela Cruz

September 11

The Environment of the Student: Peablanca & its Archaeological Resources & Heritage

Mylene Lising

September 4

The Adoption and Continuity of Technological Traditions: An Ethnoarchaeology of Burnay Pottery in Vigan, Ilocos Sur

Jenny Cano

August 28

Looking for the Homo Erectus - Homo Sapiens Transition

Thomas Ingicco

August 14

Philippine Earthenware within Southeast Asian Context

Cynthia Valdes

August 7

Oases of Horror in Deserts of Boredom: The Fictional World of Robert Bolano

Noel Amano

July 31

Rach Nui and the Neolithic of Southern Vietnam

Phil Piper

July 24

Maritime Trade in the Philippines during the 15th century C.E.

Bobby Orillaneda

July 17

Those who became us & those who did not: In search of human origins in Asia

Yousuke Kaifu

July 10

Artefacts that travel: Changing contexts and meaning of South African archaeological objects collected by E.J. Dunn

Isabelle Parsons

July 3

Beyer: The Exploits of an Anthropologist in Space Science. A Semicentennial Update on Tektites

Aubrey Whymark

June 26

Perspectives on Communicative Silences in Asia: Philippines & Japan

Erika Ann Sumilang

June 19

School Year 2012-2013




A Preliminary Proposal: Museum(s) for the Negritos of the Philippines

D.J. Mello

March 27

Aesthetics and Materiality: Captivating Gold in Philippine Prehistory

Victor Estrella

March 27

Beads and Burials: The Significance of Beads in the Metal Age Jar Burials of Catanauan, Quezon

Ena Luga

March 13

The materiality of grave goods in Calatagan, Batangas

Kate Tantuico

March 6

Exceptional or Conventional? Social Identity Within the Chamber Tomb of Quanterness, Orkney

Rebecca Crozier

February 27

What We Did Last Summer in Plaridel, Bulacan

Jack Medrana

February 20

K-Fest: Looking at Korean Festivities

Taj Vitales

February 13

The Form and Shape of Marikina: A Discussion on Architecture and Heritage

Ferdinand Isidro de la Paz

February 06

Palaeolithic Art: View from Central and Eastern Europe

Jiri Svoboda

November 14

Early Human Occupation of the northern coastal lowlands of Manila Bay

Vito Hernandez

October 3

An Introduction to Kulitan, an Indigenous Kapampangan Script

Mike Pangilinan

September 26

PREHSEA: Managing Prehistoric Heritage in Southeast Asia

Archie Tiauzon

September 19

Investigating Prehistoric Plant Use Through Stone Tool Analysis

Hermine Xhauflair

September 12

The Burial Coffin Traditions of Upland Ilocos Sur and Surface Archaeology of an Ancient Gold Mining Settlement in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

Michael Canilao

September 5

Insights on Atapuerca: Excavation Methods, Research, and Heritage Management

Ma. Kathryn Ann Manalo

August 29

Lessons from the 1st Nalanda-Sriwijaya Field School for Southeast Asian Archaeology

Kate Tantuico

August 22

Paleographic Baybayin

Bonifacio Comandante

August 15

Pottery at 20,000 years ago: New views on hunter-gatherers, the Neolithic, and the origins of agriculture in China

David Cohen

August 10 (originally 8)

Envisioning an Ecomusium on Palawan: Steps in the Process in Sibaltan

Lace Thornberg

August 1

The Old Kiyyangan Village: Archaeology of an Early Ifugao Settlement

Stephen Acabado

July 25

A Regional Approach to Iron Age Mortuary Analysis in Highland Pang Mapha, a Borderland between Thailand and Myanmar

Rasmi Shoocongdej

July 18

The Tale of an Abandoned Church and the Overused Cemetery: Excavating the Spanish Colonial ruins in Talisay, Batangas

Taj Vitales

July 11

Early Kingdoms in the Philippines

Cynthia Valdes

July 4

The Philippines' Human Rights Commitment under Review: Discussions on the 2nd Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (cancelled)

Rosemarie Trajano

June 27

40 Years After the Martial Law: Remembering the Filipino's Struggle Against the Marcos Dictatorship

Max de Mesa

June 20

Entertainment Reporting as History

Boy Villasante

June 13

School Year 2011-2012




Art of the North: A collaborative rock art survey on the King George River (Oombulgurri Aboriginal Reserve, Shire of Wyndham, East Kimberley, Australia)

Martin Porr

March 21

Introducing Lumang Bayan Quingua

Jack Medrana

March 14

Computing the Ineffable: Synchronization, attractors, archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the limits of archaeological explanation

Rafael Dy-Liacco

March 3

Until They Come Home: Historians and the U.S. Military's Search for the Missing

Greg Kupsky

February 29

From Real to Reel: The Archaeologist in Anime

Melodina Cruz

February 22

Rethinking Stone Markers in the Landscape

Victor Paz

February 15

Digging Perspectives: Khao Toh Chong, Krabi Province, Thailand

Kate Lim

February 8

Stalking Ecomuseums: From Washington to Oaxaca...to Palawan?

Lace Thornberg

February 1

Sendong: Nature's Revenge

Nanette Roa

January 25

The Ilocos Sur Archaeological Project

Michael Armand Canilao

January 18

Friend and Food: Dogs in Southeast Asian Archaeology

Noel Amano

January 11

"Taming" of Space: Rock art as sites of knowledge transmission?

Mark Mabanag

January 4


Cyril Calugay

December 14

Scottish Island Archaeology: Mummies and Sacrifices

Jacqui Mulville

December 7

Lithic Technology of Song Terus Cave (East Jave, Indonesia) at Middle Pleistocene and the Early Pleistocene

Archie Tiauzon

November 23

Heritage Archaeology in Manila

Victor Paz

November 16

The Di Ch?, Loc Giang Neolithic Mound: Field Collection of Soil Micromorphology Samples

Armand Salvador B. Mijares

October 5

The Story of Bones and Shells of Structure B

Kate Tantuico and Marian Reyes

September 14


Nico Unay and Melodina Cruz

September 7

The Construction Technology of Structure B: Avant Garde Architecture in Colonial Philippines

Ena Luga

August 31

Pots & Rice and All That's Nice: More Results from the Kalinga Project

William A. Longacre

August 24

On Archaeological Human Bones

Marc Oxenham

August 17

Baybayin Script, It's History and Relationships: What Insights from Linguistics Can Tell Us

Christopher Ray Miller

August 10

Homeless at Home: Lost Geographies and Philippine Diasporic Cinema

Joseph Palis

August 3

3D Geometric Metamorphics of the Callao MT-3

Florent Dtroit

July 27

Old Maps, New Technologies: H. Otley Beyer's Rizal-Bulacan archaeological survey

Emil Robles

July 20

The Dusan Jar and Changsha Ware: Tracking the 9th to 10th century maritime trade thru the ceramic evidence

Cynthia Valdes

July 13

Mammoth and Metaphor:
The early upper paleolithic art of central Europe

Martin Porr

July 6

The University of Guam Archaeological Field School
in San Remigio, Cebu

Students of Stephen Acabado

June 29

The Cold Case of the Peking Man Fossils

Johann Kamminga

June 22

School Year 2010-2011




Play on Gopas Ritual in Kalinga Province, Philippines

Tomoko Onoe

March 16

Historical Ethnomusicology and Philippine National Compositions

Neal Matherne

March 9

Cast of Billion: Web video and its mainstream applications

Data Canlas

March 2

Astronomy in the Biblical Tradition: Prophetic Sky Readers

Rafael Dy-Tiacco

February 23

Tambobong (Malabon and Navotas) and its heritage

Richard Tuason-Sanchez Bautista

February 16

Presenting Heritage Lessons from the Cultural Attractions of France

Jack Medrana

February 9

Shipwreck, remora and no air:
Underwater archaeological training with
the National Museum

Kat Manalo, Kate Lim, and Kate Tantuico

February 2

Taking Fantasy Literature Seriously

Frances Jane Abao

January 26

The Palawan Island Road Transect 2011

Danny Galang

January 19

Xin Chao Vietnam!

Mindy Ceron

January 12

The Catanauan Archaeological and Heritage Project: What's New?

Victor Paz

January 5

Making Histories in Jars: An approach to object biography of the Maitum anthropomorphic jars

Mark Mabanag

December 15

The Mindoro Bioarchaeological Project

Armand Salvador Mijares

December 8

Study of Ata in Canggohob, Mabinay, Negros Oriental

Larissa Smith

December 1

Greater Angkor Project: The GAP 2010 Angkor Wat Excavation

Marie Louise Antoinette Sioco

November 24

Pamilang Pilipino Base 20?

Bonifacio Comandante

October 20

Zooarchaeology of Pinagbayanan: A Preliminary Analysis on the Bones and Shells from Structure A, Site I

Ma. Antoinette "Lala" Sioco

October 13

Architecture, Anthropology, Archaeology

Rene Mata

October 6

Cultural Perceptions of Self and Other: Intercultural Contact in Long-Distance Travel. The German Culture as reflected in its image in Vietnam

Natalie Lange

September 29

A social life of protein: A political ecology of marine resources in a Bohol village

Eulalio R. Guieb, III

September 22

ASP goes Europe - On old rocks and new acquaintances

Alfred Pawlik

September 15

Ang Kagandahan ng Tunggalian

Rommel Rodriguez

September 8

Building in the Past: Building Construction and Material of Structure A in Pinagbayanan, San Juan, Batangas, 2010

Angel Sales, Noel Amano and Riczar Fuentes

September 1

Sherds, Shards and Fragments: An Analysis of the Artifacts Collected from Pinagbayanan, San Juan, Batangas, 2010

Omar Choa, Natasha Kintanar and Kate Lim

August 25

Lost and Found: The Story of Palawan

Rolando E. Pea

August 18

Turbulence and Some Philosophy of Science

Amador Muriel

August 11

The Archaeology of Joey Ayala

Joey Ayala

August 4

Pag-Abyad sa Altaran: Maintaining the Rice Terraces in Tayabas, Quezon Province, Southern Tagalog Region, Philippines

Kate Tantuico

July 28

Results of the 2009-2010 UP ASP Fieldschool

Grace Barretto-Tesoro

July 21

Pag-Abyad sa Altaran: Maintaining the Rice Terraces in Tayabas, Quezon Province, Southern Tagalog Region, Philippines (cancelled)

Kate Tantuico

July 14

Taro (Colocasia esculenta) in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: a widespread history of domestication?

Peter J. Matthews

July 9

(no Binalot Talks)


June 30

The 67K Callao Foot bone:
Implications for Early dispersal in Southeast Asia

Armand Mijares

June 23

Introduction to Preventive Conservation

Suzanna Edwards

June 16

School Year 2009-2010




Where is the Neolithic in Ille Cave, Palawan?

Vito Hernandez

March 24

Underwater Archaeology in Malaysia

Adi Haji Taha

March 17

Reinterpreting Stone Boat Shaped Burial Markers

Victor Paz

March 10

Risks and Rewards in Research: Roaming Manila

Norma I. Alarcon

March 3

The Mind Museum in Taguig: The Philippines' first world-class science museum

Carol Pobre

February 24

Change and Obsolescence in the Music of the Ifugao:
A work in progress

Fredeliza Campos

February 17

Mitigating Traffic Congestion and Accidents in an Intersection

Mark de Guzman

February 10

The World of Patis Tesoro

Patis Tesoro

February 3

Briefing Presentation on the National Defense College of the Philippines

Chester Cabalza

January 27

Obsidian and its Regional Distribution

Leee Neri

January 20

Baybayin Script on the Manunggul Jar?

Bonifacio Commandante

January 13

Amorsolo on Amorsolo: A personal view on the art of Fernando Amorsolo

Don Amorsolo

January 6

Canarium in Terminal Pleistocene to Holocene Philippines: Implications of Ancient Plant Use

Jane Carlos

December 16

Updates on Irish Archaeology

Kim Rice

December 9

Tonal Geography of the Provinces of Central Thailand

Kritsana Athapanyawanit-Canilao

December 2

The Making of the Living Heritage of Philippine Indigenous Peoples

Benjamin Abadiano

November 25

Similar but different:
An update on the Ille earthenware

Yvette Balbaligo

November 18

Lake Hume Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Study: Archaeological Survey of the Goulburn-Murray River

Armand Mijares

November 11

Pottery Production in Talalang, Kalinga

Edwin Valientes

September 30

Scandals as objects of exchange and circulation in the Philippine context

Maria Mangahas

September 23

Remnants: Collecting the Past
Preliminary analysis of ceramic and metal artifacts found at Pinagbayanan, San Juan, Batangas

Kristyn Maguire and Kat Manalo

September 16

Cory Aquino and her contributions to Philippine archaeology

William Longacre

September 9

Tomas Agulto at ang Hari ng Panulaang Tagalog

Tomas Agulto

September 2

Up Against the Wall:
Graffiti Writing as an Artistic Practice in UP, Diliman

Antares Gomez B.

August 26

The Flinders University Underwater Cultural Heritage Management Course: Experiences and Insights

Gay Lacsina

August 19

Limokon: The world and art of Boy Dominguez

Federico "Boy" Dominguez

August 12

All the Things We Cannot Articulate: Leprosy, Archives and Commemoration (cancelled)

Ricardo Punzalan

August 5

Heritage, Historical Education and the Public Schools

Lino Dizon

July 29

Pottery Among the Dai and Wa People of Southwest China

William Longacre

July 22

Tom Harrisson: The Barefoot Anthropologist (BBC showing with commentaries)

commentaries from Wilhelm Solheim II and Philip Piper

July 15

Excavation of a Jar Burial Site in the Bondoc Peninsula: Results of the Joint-Up Archaeological Studies Program and Australian National University 2008 Field School

Victor Paz and Aya Ragragio

July 8

Recipes for an Archaeology of the Gastronomic

Jack Medrana

July 1

Creating Subjectivities: Tales from the Field

Nelson Nava Turgo

June 24

Insights on Bikol Archaeology Through Bikol Museums

Andrea Malaya M. Ragragio

June 17

Views on the Mentality of 21st Century Island
Southeast Asia Archaeology Practice

Victor Paz

June 10

School Year 2008-2009




Batangas. Again?!?
New sites, new perspectives, new agenda

Grace Barretto-Tesoro

March 18

Inventions and Innovations

Bonifacio Comandante

March 11

Re-establishing the Military Museum of the Philippines

Jose Custodio

March 4

Human Adaptation to Cold Climates: The Experience in Ancient Hokkaido, Japan

Marc Oxenham

February 25

Mathematics and Beauty

Marian Roque

February 18

Some insight from the excavation of Dewil Valley, El Nido, Palawan

Victor Paz

February 11

Socially Engaged Songs in Asia

Jess Santiago

February 4

Philosophy of Science and Bird-Watching

Jerry Devilla

January 28

Trauma, everyday politics and the affective turn in the visual arts

May Datuin

January 21

Gongs, Bells and Cymbals: The archaeological record in maritime Asia from the 10th to the 16th CE

Arsenio Nicolas

January 14

The Epistemology of Modern Filipino Revolts

Patricio Mangubat

December 10

Future Visions, Past Revisions:
Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Philippines

Emil Flores

December 3

Contextualizing the Banaue Trip

Michael James Herrera and Michelle Eusebio

November 25

The ancient giant clam shells from Balobok Rockshelter, Philippines as potential recorders of environmental changes:
A diagenesis assessment and sclerochronology study

Pamela Faylona

November 19

Who's Afraid of Climate Change?

Perry Ong

September 30

Bead Type Collection in Philipine Archaeological Context

Rey Santiago and Pauline Basilia

September 24