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An invited talk by Dr. Patricio (Jojo) Abinales at the National University of Singapore
TODAY at 9:00 PM Hawaii Standard Time:
There is now a trove of studies on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte revolving around explaining the sources behind the origins and resilience of his “populism.” Some have produced valuable insights, while others have not. Despite their differences, these studies share one thing in common: the near absence of any attempt to examine Duterte from the political landscape that led to his rise to power – Davao City. This talk is a preliminary exploration behind this gap, and to propose several possible explanations to (re)connect Duterte to Davao.