The National Historical Commission of the Philippines ties up with the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation (PEQF) in hosting the first of a series of lectures in line with the celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of the late former president.
Invited to speak on the event is Professor Solita “Winnie” Monsod, Professor Emeritus, School of Economics in the University of the Philippines Diliman, about the Philippines’ postwar economy under Quirino; entitled The Economy and Polity: EQ 1948-1953.
“The lecture series was designed to give youth today a better understanding of the challenges that our country faced after the war under the administration of [late former] President Elpidio Quirino,” said Atty. Aleli Angela “Lila” Quirino, foundation president.
“We hope by doing this, we are ale to give them a wider and deeper perspective of [history] that will hopefully guide them when it’s their turn to lead the country,” she added.
Professor Monsod’s lecture about Philippines’ Post-war Economic History is set to happen tomorrow (April 29, 2015) with FREE ADMISSION and Open to General Public. It will be held at the GT Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Magsaysay Avenue in UP Diliman.
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