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
Year founded
1977
Age (years)
Third World Studies Center
 44
Philippines average
 31
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Francisco Nemenzo
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Joseph Palis
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Joseph Palis
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Third World Studies Center
 11
Philippines average
 19
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Third World Studies Center
33% 
Philippines average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Third World Studies Center
33% 
Philippines average
46% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Third World Studies Center
 2
Philippines average
 440
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 4,212
Philippines average
 14,099
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 899
Philippines average
 14,023
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Third World Studies Center
 603
Philippines average
 228
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 29/05/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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