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Bolo ni Bonifacio: Andres Bonifacio revisited

By on September 3, 2013
Last Saturday, Ambeth talked about Andres Bonifacio, one of the national heroes of the Philippines. This topic was quite timely too since this year is also the sesquicentennial of Bonifacio's birth.
History Metro Manila

Rizal Ransomed: The Saga of the Rizal Manuscripts

By on June 30, 2013
Ocampo started the TED-like lecture by telling the audience that he always learn something different about the Philippines' National Hero, every time.

Doble Kara: Rizal in art and monuments

By on December 6, 2011
It did not feel like a one hour lecture at all as Dr. Ocampo dashes his talk with quirky asides or what he confessed that afternoon as ‘useless information.’

Mukhang Pera: Banknotes and Nation

By on July 11, 2011
After the talk, I am surprised how these thin pieces of paper can hold so much interesting information aside from the numbers, the president and the scenic spots featured on them.