8 months Scholar’s essay narrates Jose Rizal’s work in London MB
By Roy Mabasa Almost 130 years ago today, Dr. Jose P. Rizal arrived in London where he spent less than a year meeting with some of the most influential Orientalists in Europe and more importantly, worked on the formation of the Association Internationale Des Philippinistes or the Philippine Studies. Foreign service scholar Geronimo Suliguin, who is currently reading his Postgraduate Historical Studies from the prestigious Oxford University in England, narrated in his essay “Rizal, London and the Beginnings of Philippine Studies” on what transpired during those colorful days of our National Hero in London and his attempt to launch the ... more