Political Deluge in Metro Manila: Flood Control and Municipal Politics Under Authoritarianism

By Michael D. Pante Metro Manila, the seat of political power and the economic center of the Philippines, is no stranger to natural disasters. It has been battered by numerous typhoons, earthquakes, and other calamities throughout history, with huge financial, social, and political costs. And it’s no exaggeration to suggest that the metropolis, composed of […]

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Member of the Week: Michael Pante

Michael D. Pante Assistant Professor Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  My current research deals with the history of Quezon City, especially in terms of its evolving social geography throughout the twentieth century. I was drawn to this topic primarily because of my affinity […]

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