Karen Connie Abalos-Orendain
Cosmopolitan Morality, Political Philosophy
Cosmopolitanism and Immigration, Contemporary Political Issues
- “The Emergence of Moral Cosmopolitanism in a Globalizing World: Limitations and Possibilities in Issues of Migration” in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference: Applied Ethics and Applied Philosophy in East Asia, 2014.
- “On Sovereignty and the Relevance of the State in a Cosmopolitan World” in Applied Ethics: Security, Sustainability, and Human Flourishing, 2015, pp. 1-11.
- “The Metaphor of Space: Discovering Virtues through an Understanding of Political Space”, in Aichi, No. 27, 2015, pp. 15-24.
- “The Cosmopolitan Project: Revealing the Moral and Political Agenda” in Journal of Innovative Ethics, Vol. 9, 2016., pp. 40-50.
Oral Presentations (with peer review)
- “On Sovereignty and the Relevance of the State in a Cosmopolitan World”, Hokkaido University, October 2014
- “On Discourse Theory Led by Seyla Benhabib and Nancy Fraser: A Critical Account from the Perspective of Migrant Claims”, Third Annual Conference of the American Philosophy Forum, Kyoto University, July 2016
- “Cosmopolitanism as Virtue: Aristotle and the Culture of Migration”, World Congress of Philosophy, University of Athens, July 2016
- “Emerging Citizenships: On Migrants and Political Agency”, Uehiro Graduate Philosophy Conference, University of Hawaii, March 2017
Oral Presentations (with no peer review)
- “The Emergence of Moral Cosmopolitanism in a Globalizing World: Limitations and Possibilities in Issues of Migration”, 5th International Conference: Applied Ethics and Applied Philosophy in East Asia, Dalian University of Technology, April 2014.
Non-academic Feature Writing
- Summer Child Goes to the Sapporo Snow Festival (Link: http://www.illustradolife.com/summer-child-goes-to-the-sapporo-snow-festival/?hilite=%22kc%22%2C%22abalos%22)
- Pretty in Pink: Japan’s Cherry Blossoms (Link: http://www.illustradolife.com/pretty-in-pink-japans-cherry-blossoms/?hilite=%22cherry%22%2C%22blossoms%22#)
- Distance Learning: Get Educated, Learn Something New, Online!(Link:http://www.illustradolife.com/distance-learning-get-educated-learn-something-new-online/?hilite=%22kc%22%2C%22abalos%22)
- Addicted to Ken (Link:http://www.gmanetwork.com/entertainment/showbiznews/news/2978/addicted-to-ken/story/ )
I hope to concentrate on gender issues relating to Immigration as well as introduce Filipino philosophy in my political philosophy research. I am also a freelance writer for Filipino magazines and television networks.