Intramuros Learning Sessions episode no. 36
Pancit in the Philippines is known as one of the Filipinos’ acculturated dishes from the Chinese. Filipinos accepted the culinary tradition and became one of the indigenized culinary identities. This qualitative study explicates the culinary heritage significance of Pancit in Luzon Island, Philippines, using the Heritage Documentation Approach. The Ysla de Panciteria Project is one of the researches funded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) under its research award for an individual category last 2019.
- Guest speakers: Jame Monren Mercado and Avi Andalecio
- Moderator: Rancho Arcilla
About the Speakers
Jame Monren Mercado
Jame Monren Mercado is a researcher. He is currently the Research Coordinator at the University of Santo Tomas College of Tourism and Hospitality Management where he is also teaching cultural and heritage tourism. He has an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from the University of Santo Tomas and a BS in Hospitality Management from the Colegio de San Juan de Letran. A prolific researcher, Jame is well published in journals and other publications locally and internationally. He is at present a member at the International Council on Monuments and Sites Philippines.
Avi Ben Andalecio
Avi Ben Andalecio is a researcher. He is currently a faculty member and a community development coordinator at the University of Santo Tomas College of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Avi Ben has an MA in Public Administration from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and a BA in Tourism Management from the Far Eastern University of the Philippines. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Administration from UST. A prolific researcher, Avi Ben is well published in journals and other publications locally and internationally.
About the Intramuros Learning Sessions
The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism.
Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.
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