Filipino historians - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino historians


Historian calls for 'nuanced' scholarly study of Marcos regime to fight false narratives

Sep 20, 2019 - 12:37 PM

The failure of historians to write a thorough historical study of the Marcos years has opened the floodgates of misinformation and inaccurate narratives from both sides of the debate, says history professor Filomeno Aguilar Jr

[OPINION] Defending academic freedom from political extremism

Jun 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM

On the persecution of the historian Lisandro Claudio by political extremists

Historian Carmen Nakpil dies at 96

Jul 30, 2018 - 11:04 AM

Colleagues called Chitang Nakpil the "Grand Old Lady of Public History' for her long and numerous efforts to bring history closer to Filipinos

'NATIONAL TREASURE'. Chitang Nakpil was the chairman of the National Historical Commission in 1967-1971. Photo from the Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila

What's the Big Idea? Rey Ileto: History and Duterte through un-Americanized eyes

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Historian Rey Ileto says the 'boss mayor' embodied by President Rodrigo Duterte is an unintended legacy of the resistance against American occupation

Rey Ileto