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Many young Filipino women move to the cities in the hope of improving their prospects and those of their family. With this movement, Phillipine cities have become places where the tensions of modernity are apparent in everyday life. Efenita Taqueban focuses on particular groups of young women in Cagayan de Oro, a rapidly urbanising port city in the southern Philippines.

Event details of Beauty and cosmetic practices of young Filipino women
Date 13 September 2018
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location:

E.M. Taqueban, Lipstick Tales. Beauty and Precarity in a Southern Philippine Boomtown.


Prof. A.P. Hardon


Dr M. Tan (University of Philippines)


Room Location:

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam