AMBASSADOR LAGDAMEO CALLS ON DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL AND ASSISTANT MARSHAL OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS
Ambassador Antonio M. Lagdameo (right) presents an open copy of his Letter of Credence to Mrs. Francesca Flessati OBE (left), FCO Deputy Director of Protocol and Assistant Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
20 February 2017 LONDON – Newly-arrived Philippine Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H.E. Antonio M. Lagdameo, presented an open copy of his Letter of Credence this morning to Mrs. Francesca Flessati OBE, Deputy Director of Protocol of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Assistant Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps. This introductory meeting signifies that Ambassador Lagdameo is now officially accredited to the United Kingdom.
The Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps will now arrange for Ambassador Lagdameo’s formal Presentation of Credentials to HM Queen Elizabeth II.END
16 February 2017 - Ambassador-designate Antonio Manuel R. Lagdameo (right) arrived in London to assume his duties as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He was accompanied by Mrs. Maria Linda Floirendo-Lagdameo (2nd, right). Amb. and Madame Lagdameo were welcomed at the Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 by Mr. David Pearey (left), Special Representative of the Foreign Secretary, Protocol Directorate, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO); Mr. Gilberto Asuque, CDA (4th, left); Mr. Senen Mangalile, Consul General (3rd, left); and Mrs. Maria Theresa Jesusa Albano, A.O (2nd left). The welcome formalities were held at the Windsor Suite, VIP Section, Heathrow Airport.
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Third Annual Philippine Studies in the UK Workshop will take place at SOAS, London on 6-7 July 2017. SOAS invites scholars and PhD students in the UK to present on-going, upcoming and recently completed works on the Philippines and its peoples, including those in the diaspora.
Researchers from the various fields of the social sciences and the humanities are welcome to present work that highlight the contributions of Philippine Studies to the advancement of conversations within and across academic disciplines.
The two-day workshop also includes a roundtable discussion on the state of Philippine Studies in the UK plus networking opportunities for research collaboration.
We invite abstracts of no more than 300 words (excluding references). In the spirit of collegial and productive discussion, participants will be asked to pre-circulate their papers for comment.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 7 April 2017
Notification of acceptance: 14 April 2017
Deadline for draft papers for pre-circulation: 20 June 2017
This year’s workshop is organised with the support of the Southeast Asian Department of Languages and Cultures and the SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies (CSEAS).
Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4893
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