Bernardo Arellano IIIUniversity of the Philippines Los Baños | UPLB · Department of Social Sciences
Bernardo Arellano III
Master of Science
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Citations since 2017
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An Assistant Professor of History at the University of the Philippines Los Baños with research interests ranging from placemaking studies, local history, and cultural heritage. A graduate with master’s degree student in geography, and former Senior Project Coordinator for the Philippine Registry of Cultural Property of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
September 2019 - present
- Professor (Assistant)
- - Facilitates learning of Philippine History and Life and Works of Jose P. Rizal to university students. - Research on history and cultural studies, particularly in Placemaking studies, place studies, local history, and cultural heritage. - Does extension through public service programs of the Department or the University.
June 2015 - August 2019
National Commission for Culture and the Arts
- Project Manager
- - Coordinates capacity building strategies for the local government units and national cultural agencies; - Assists the secretariat for crafting and improvement of protocols in submission and creation of local inventories;
The 1930s to 1970s decades saw a massive migration of Ilonggos to Mindanao. Most of them were attracted to the flow of information coming from the “Land of Promise” in which they believed that they can land jobs and own lands in a vastly untapped land. This human mobilities changed the social, economic, political, and demographic profile of Mindana...
The mapping exercise provides a visual perspective of the declared historical and cultural sites of Metropolitan Manila that are vulnerable to geological hazards such as liquefaction and location of the West Valley Fault, in an event of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake (more or less).
Metropolitan Manila, Philippines' capital city, hosts hundreds of declared cultural and historical sites. The metropolis also sits atop the Pacific Ring of Fire, an active geological area that is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The recent publication of the state geological agency places Manila as a high risk area when the Valley Fault...
This was the first public presentation of the undergraduate thesis called "Dutang Ginsaad: Migration and Settlement of Ilonggos in Tacurong, Cotabato, 1951-1960s" through the National Historical Commission of the Philippines' Museum of Philippine Economic History on 09 October 2020. The presentation discusses the massive migration of the Filipino...
The City of Vigan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the capital city of Ilocos Sur Province in Northern Philippines. It is a popular tourist attraction that banks on its well-preserved heritage structures as its source of identity, sense of place and livelihood. The physical manifestation of its cultural heritage is best seen in the well-preserve...
This research shall focus on the so-called Mestizo District or Kasanglayan, the historic city center of Vigan, the capital city of Ilocos Sur Province. The district’s well-preserved heritage houses and buildings, and the urban layout that were prescribed by the Spanish colonial government through Los leyes de Indias (Law of the Indies) has defined...
While the suitability of planting durian may be possible all throughout the Philippines, climatic and geological factors play a key role on its sustainable growth and development. The study shall initially determine areas beyond the “native” areas in the Philippines where the fruit is traditionally planted and harvested for its fruit, using the ada...
This position paper shall place itself on the importance of indigenous knowledge and local history through cultural studies in building capacity for the local and the vulnerable. This shall anchor on two articles, one with Anthony Oliver-Smith’s “500 Years of Earthquake in Peru,” and Lisa Hiwasaki, Emmanuel Luna, Syamsidik, and Rajib Shaw’s “Proces...
The poster is a result of a simple mapping exercise on how Geographical Information Systems can be used in documenting built cultural heritage and may be used as an information for further study.