Think tank

Third World Studies Center

TWSC

Quezon City, Philippines

The TWSC is a social science research center of the University of the Philippines. Its mission is to develop critical, alternative paradigms to promote progressive scholarship and action for change by undertaking pioneering research on issues of national and international concern; creating spaces for discussion and dialogue; publishing original, empirically-grounded, and innovative studies; and building a community of activist-scholars and public intellectuals.

Contact details

Website:
www.twsc.upd.edu.ph

Address:
Third World Studies Center P.O. Box 210 Lower Ground Floor, Palma Hall Roxas Avenue University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City 1101 Philippines

Country:
Philippines

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1977
Age (years)
Third World Studies Center
 45
Philippines average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Francisco Nemenzo
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Joseph E. Palis (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Joseph Palis
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Joseph Palis
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Third World Studies Center
 9
Philippines average
 12
Global average
 85
2019
Third World Studies Center
 11
% Female staff
2021
Third World Studies Center
 44%
Philippines average
 47%
Global average
 48%
2019
Third World Studies Center
 33%
% Female researchers
2019
Third World Studies Center
 33%
Philippines average
 46%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Third World Studies Center
 2
Philippines average
 420
Global average
 6,480

Social

Likes (2022)
Third World Studies Center
 5,295
Philippines average
 29,785
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Third World Studies Center
 4,763
Likes (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 4,212
Followers (2022)
Third World Studies Center
 1,280
Philippines average
 1,682
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Third World Studies Center
 1,088
Followers (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 899
Subscribers (2022)
Third World Studies Center
 1,100
Philippines average
 528
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Third World Studies Center
 860
Subscribers (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 603

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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