The National Committee on Historical Research (NCHR), under the Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH), is one of the 19 national committees under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the cultural arm of the government.

It is composed of representatives from the National Historical Institute, national historical associations and local historical societies, universities / academic institutions, and individuals broadly chosen from members throughout the country.

Its mandate is to encourage and assist the undertaking of research and studies on the histories of various ethnolinguistic groups, sectors, institutions, regions, and localities in the Philippines; assist in sponsoring workshops, seminars, and conferences in view of providing opportunities for sharing historical data as well as for exchanging views and opinions on historical issues; provide
technical assistance on historical research, and undertake and assist the publication of studies and research in order to disseminate them to a wider audience.

A proud nation conscious of its Filipino identity through historical research.

To foster a sense of national identity and pride aimed at conservation and promotion of our cultural heritage and our national interest through historical research and its appropriate dissemination such as publications, conferences, symposia, and the like.

Mr. Emmanuel Franco Calairo, PhD  Head Institutional – Philippine Historical Association (PHA)
Mr. Neil Martial Del Rosario Santillan, PhD Vice Head Institutional – University of the Philippines Diliman
Mr. George Emmanuel Ragrag Borrinaga, PhD  Secretary Individual – Visayas University of San Carlos, Cebu
Mr. Arleigh Ross Dy Dela Cruz, PhD  Assistant Secretary Institutional – De La Salle University 
Mr. David Ozaraga Lozada III, PhD  ExeCon Member Institutional – Ateneo de Manila University 
Mr. Lars Raymund Cortuna Ubaldo, PhD ExeCon Member Institutional – Asosasyon ng mga Dalubhasa at May Hilig sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas (ADHIKA)
Mr. Marcelino Muñoz Macapinlac, Jr., Ph.D ExeCon Member Philippine National Historical Society (PNHS)
Prof. Regan Pyponco Jomao-as ExeCon Member Institutional – Siliman University Dumaguete
Mr. Lino Lenon Dizon, Ph.D ExeCon Member Institutional – Tarlac State University / Center for Tarlaqueño Studies
Adam T. Acmad ExeCon Member Institutional – Mindanao State University-Marawi
Mr. Calbi Anji Asain, Ph.D ExeCon Member Institutional – Mindanao Philippine National Historical Society, Inc. (PNHS)
Mr. Alvin Roman Alcid ExeCon Member Ex-Officio Member- National Historical Commission of the Philippines
ExeCon Member Institutional – University of Santo Tomas


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:: History of the Philippine Revolution
:: LUMAD in Mindanao
:: Parian in Cebu
:: Politico-Diplomatic History of the Philippines
:: The Philippine-American War (1899-1902)