Nicolo Ludovice

PhD Candidate


My current research is on the historical animal geographies and the emergence of modern health in the Philippines during the colonial nineteenth and twentieth centuries. My works have appeared in Society & Animals and East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal.

I have researched on Philippine socio-legal history and have taught courses on Philippine history, historiography, and digital games in history. I finished my MA in History at the Ateneo de Manila University in 2015, and worked as an Instructor at the Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University. My full profile is found here.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Ludovice, Nicolo Paolo P. (2019). “The Carabao and the Encounter of the Law in Nineteenth-Century Philippines.Society & Animals, 27(3), 307-26. Doi: 10.1163/15685306-12341557.

Book Chapters

Ludovice, Nicolo Paolo P. (2006). “Teacher as Punching Bag.” In Magis 2: Writings on Learning, Striving and Serving, edited by Queena N. Lee-Chua. Office of Research and Publications: Ateneo de Manila University.

Book Reviews

Ludovice, Nicolo Paolo P. (2020). Review of Translating the Body: Medical Education in Southeast Asia, edited by Hans Pols, C. Michele Thompson, and John Harley Warner. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal, 177-181. Doi: 10.1215/18752160-7498555

Op-Ed Articles

Ludovice, Nicolo. “Coronavirus: Why We Need to Rethink About Our Relationship With Wild Animals,” Hong Kong Free Press (19 February 2020).

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