The Lumads and Civil Society, a lecture by Br. Karl Gaspar, CSsR

Thursday, October 05, 2017
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
Leong Hall, Ateneo De Manila University University Dr, Quezon City, Philippines

The ADMU Theology Department cordially invites you to the Traditional University Awards Lecture on

The Lumads and the Civil Society: Solidarity and Cooperation in Facing Contemporary Challenges and Threats


by Br. Karl M. Gaspar, CSsR

Parangal Lingkod Sambayanan

2017 Traditional University Awardee

Ateneo de Manila University

The Traditional University Awards of the Ateneo de Manila University recognize the life and works of men and women in our society who exemplify the values of the university.

A Redemptorist missionary, theologian and anthropologist, Br Karl Gaspar has lived and worked side by side with the “lumad” or indigenous peoples of Mindanao for more than 30 years. He is a champion of the indigenous peoples’ cultural and resource rights, and promotes a deeper understanding of their culture among the non-lumad population through teaching, and his academic and popular writing. Also a staunch advocate of peace, Br Karl has engaged in extensive peace-building efforts throughinter-faith dialogues and ecumenical involvements in Mindanao. Br Karl is the recipient of the 2017 Parangal Lingkod Sambayanan.


This event is free and open to the public.