IAFOR News

  • Kansai Resilience Forum 2019 – Video Highlights
    by Publications on Wed, March 13, 2019 at 4:51 am

    The Kansai Resilience Forum 2019 was an event organised by the Government of Japan in collaboration with The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). It was packed with great interdisciplinary discussion and cross-sectoral insights, and included a special keynote address by world-renowned architect, Tadao Ando, who designed the event venue, the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, following ... The post Kansai Resilience Forum 2019 – Video Highlights appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR and the University of Barcelona announce “Democracy and Immigration” workshop at CEAT
    by IAFOR on Wed, February 13, 2019 at 7:43 am

    The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the Centre for Australian and Transnational Studies (CEAT) at the University of Barcelona, an IAFOR Institutional Partner, are happy to announce the workshop Democracy and Immigration: The Cases of Catalonia and Australia to take place on May 30–31, 2019 at the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Philology at ... The post IAFOR and the University of Barcelona announce “Democracy and Immigration” workshop at CEAT appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Research Fellows Prepare to Leave Osaka for Washington D.C.
    by Publications on Mon, February 4, 2019 at 6:55 am

    The OSIPP–IRC and Osaka University says goodbye to the Fellows of the Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship Program as their time in Japan comes to an end and they pack up en masse and travel for the next stage of the program which takes place in Washington D.C. in the United States. ... The post Research Fellows Prepare to Leave Osaka for Washington D.C. appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Journal of Education Now Available on Amazon in Printed Form
    by Publications on Mon, January 28, 2019 at 7:00 am

    IAFOR Publications is delighted to announce that 12 issues of the IAFOR Journal of Education, dating from Winter 2015 to Winter 2018, are now available on Amazon in printed form. The IAFOR Journal of Education is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on education. Like all IAFOR publications, ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education Now Available on Amazon in Printed Form appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • 2019 IAFOR Hawaii Conference Series Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Tue, January 22, 2019 at 8:36 am

    IAFOR began its 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi with a joint plenary session of the IAFOR International Conferences on Education (IICEHawaii) and Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (IICSEEHawaii), with Dr Christina M. Kishimoto (above left), Superintendent of the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education, Dr David Lassner (above center), President of the University of Hawaiʻi, and Dr ... The post 2019 IAFOR Hawaii Conference Series Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, Osaka University, Welcomes Six Young Academics
    by IAFOR on Mon, January 14, 2019 at 6:53 am

    The OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at OSIPP, Osaka University, Japan, welcomed six young academics visiting OSIPP as the Year 1 Cohort (January-March 2019) of the U.S. – Japan – Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship which is run with the East-West Center, in Washington DC and supported by The Japan Foundation, and the ... The post OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, Osaka University, Welcomes Six Young Academics appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Aloha 2019! Educational Leaders Panel kicks off IAFOR’s 2019 in Honolulu
    by IAFOR on Thu, January 10, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Kicking off the joint plenary session of the IAFOR International Conferences on Education (IICEHawaii) and Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (IICSEEHawaii), were Dr Christina M. Kishimoto (above second from left), Superintendent of the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education, Dr David Lassner (above second from right), President of the University of Hawaiʻi, and Dr Richard R. ... The post Aloha 2019! Educational Leaders Panel kicks off IAFOR’s 2019 in Honolulu appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • New York, New York! Heritage & the City Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 28, 2018 at 7:56 am

    "Urban Heritage and the Modern City" was the theme of The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & the City (HCNY), held in partnership with Hofstra University, New York. Academics from more than 25 countries attended the conference to "help build the concept of ‘urban heritage’ as the foundation for developing pioneering methodologies for the study of ... The post New York, New York! Heritage & the City Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Former Japanese Education Minister Hayashi on Preparing for Society 5.0
    by IAFOR on Thu, December 20, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Mr Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from 2017-2018, and Member of the House of Councilors, gave a keynote address at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS) in Tokyo in which he talked about innovation in education, and preparing for the next generation from 2030 onwards, or what ... The post Former Japanese Education Minister Hayashi on Preparing for Society 5.0 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Collaborates with Japanese Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office
    by IAFOR on Thu, December 20, 2018 at 5:05 am

    IAFOR was asked by the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan to collaborate on the launch of the Kansai Resilience Forum. As a country which has to deal with the reality of natural disasters, this forum will look at how resilience is built in individuals and communities in Japan, through ... The post IAFOR Collaborates with Japanese Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • HCNY2018 Post-Conference Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 7, 2018 at 9:02 am

    The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & the City – New York (HCNY2018), at Hofstra University, achieved the aims of an IAFOR conference. It both unpacked a complex and open framework for conceptualising and researching the world around us – heritage – and, at the same time, brought together a community of scholars to reach a ... The post HCNY2018 Post-Conference Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3
    by IAFOR on Sat, December 1, 2018 at 5:56 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3 Editor: Dr Yvonne Masters, University of New England, Australia Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.6.3 Editors' Introduction This is the third and final issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education for 2018. The eight articles again display the research being undertaken from a range of ... The post Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1
    by Managing Editor on Sat, December 1, 2018 at 5:52 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1 Editor's Introduction The sixth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship under my editorship exhibits precisely the kind of multilateral dialogue that the Journal was designed ... The post Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2
    by Managing Editor on Mon, November 19, 2018 at 2:41 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Shahrokh (Sharo) Shafaie, Southeast Missouri State University, USA Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge, Bowling Green State University, USA Published: November 19, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.4.2 Editors' Introduction We are pleased to present to you the 2018 autumn issue. The IAFOR Journal ... The post Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1
    by Managing Editor on Mon, November 19, 2018 at 2:09 am

    IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Lystra Hagley-Dickinson, Plymouth Marjon University, Plymouth, UK Published: November 19, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0624 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijerp.4.1 Editor’s Introduction This is the fifth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy. There is recent news that the Journal is now listed by DOAJ ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Video Highlights from The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2018)
    by IAFOR on Wed, November 14, 2018 at 7:37 am

    See video highlights, and watch a slideshow of presenters from The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2018), which was held in Tokyo, October 5, 2018, and brought together some of the biggest names in government and business in Japan. Organised in partnership with J. Walter Thompson and The Wall Street Journal, the Summit considered ... The post Video Highlights from The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2018) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2
    by Managing Editor on Mon, November 12, 2018 at 1:24 am

    IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: November 12, 2018 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2 Editor’s Introduction Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies Volume 3 Issue 2. The issue showcases the breadth of Cultural Studies today, with contributions on China, Japan, Indonesia, England, ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change: A View from Serbia
    by IAFOR on Sun, November 11, 2018 at 5:54 am

    During The Asian Conference on Education 2018 (ACE2018), held in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, October 14, 2018, Professor Ljiljana Markovic, Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade was interviewed by prominent Serbian journalist, Svetlana Grubor, of Pinkova TV. The interview followed Professor Markovic’s appearance on a panel on leadership and innovation ... The post Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change: A View from Serbia appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre to Collaborate with the East West Center in Japan Foundation funded Fellowship Program
    by IAFOR on Sun, November 11, 2018 at 3:19 am

    The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) blog reports news of an exciting partnership with the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. The fellowship program titled “US-Southeast Asia-Japan Partnership in a Dynamic Asia” begins in January 2019 in Osaka, and will continue in Washington, D.C. through February and March. Breaking new ground for IAFOR This program is a ... The post OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre to Collaborate with the East West Center in Japan Foundation funded Fellowship Program appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR update on partnership with the University of Barcelona’s Tricontinental Lecture Series
    by IAFOR on Wed, November 7, 2018 at 6:34 am

    The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is excited to report the ongoing success of the Tricontinental Lecture Series at the University of Barcelona, an IAFOR Institutional Partner. The University of Barcelona’s Centre for Australian and Transnational Studies (CEATS) is hosting the ongoing series in partnership with IAFOR. An initiative of the teachers of Postcolonial Studies in ... The post IAFOR update on partnership with the University of Barcelona’s Tricontinental Lecture Series appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Nurturing the next generation at The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 (AURS2018)
    by IAFOR on Mon, November 5, 2018 at 7:48 am

    There was a large turnout of energetic young academics at The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 (AURS2018) which was held in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, October 14, 2018. This one-day event, held in English, was aimed at final year undergraduate students and was held alongside The Asian Conference on Education 2018 (ACE2018). AURS offered young ... The post Nurturing the next generation at The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 (AURS2018) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The IAFOR Conference on Higher Education Research 2018 – Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Sun, November 4, 2018 at 7:16 am

    Above left: Professor Leonard K Cheng, President of Lingnan University, Hong Kong, welcomes delegates to The IAFOR Conference on Higher Education Research 2018 (CHER-HongKong2018), before delivering his Keynote Presentation, “Innovation and Entrepreneurship at a Liberal Arts University? The Experience of Lingnan University”. The Conference was held in association with the Asia Pacific Higher Education Research ... The post The IAFOR Conference on Higher Education Research 2018 – Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 5 – Issue 2
    by Managing Editor on Fri, November 2, 2018 at 12:53 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 5 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University in New York, USA Published: November 2, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.5.2 Editor’s Introduction In reviewing the articles included in this issue of the IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities, what comes to mind is that there ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 5 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Read The Japan Times article about IAFOR’s GIVS Summit in Tokyo
    by IAFOR on Sat, October 20, 2018 at 2:14 am

    Writing in the news pages of The Japan Times, Kazuaki Nagata reports on the one-day Symposium at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 (GIVS) which took place in Tokyo, Friday, October 5, 2018. The event saw an unparallelled line up of business leaders, industry experts, notable Japanese entrepreneurs and leading figures from government ... The post Read The Japan Times article about IAFOR’s GIVS Summit in Tokyo appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing the Winners of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award
    by IAFOR on Tue, October 9, 2018 at 6:26 am

    The judging panel and organisers are delighted to announce Ezra Acayan as the Grand Prize Winner of this year's IAFOR Documentary Photography Award in recognition of his work documenting the ongoing war on drugs in the Philippines. Congratulations to Ezra on this achievement. Ezra will now receive the following as part of his Grand Prize ... The post Announcing the Winners of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Kobe University Joins the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme
    by IAFOR on Sun, October 7, 2018 at 9:35 am

    We are happy to announce that Kobe University has joined the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme, as of September 1, 2018. Kobe is one of Japan's leading national universities, and a major public research institution. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR said: "Kobe university is a great institution with a global reputation, and is ... The post Kobe University Joins the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Join us in Tokyo for The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018
    by IAFOR on Mon, September 17, 2018 at 2:26 am

    Innovation in Japan? Really? With the shrinking population, and strict company and educational hierarchies, hasn’t innovation in Japan become an oxymoron? Sure, there have been some amazing innovations from Japan, but as the country ages, hasn’t Japan passed the innovation baton on to the more tech-savvy markets in Asia? NO. Not at all. Do you ... The post Join us in Tokyo for The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Dr Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., to give Keynote at GIVS-Tokyo
    by IAFOR on Mon, September 3, 2018 at 2:40 am

    Dr Sachio Semmoto GIVS-Tokyo2018 Keynote Speaker Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., Japan IAFOR is delighted to announce that Dr Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., will give a Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 in Tokyo next month. RENOVA is an independent renewable energy developer and power producer, which owns and ... The post Dr Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., to give Keynote at GIVS-Tokyo appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel
    by IAFOR on Fri, August 24, 2018 at 3:37 am

    IAFOR is delighted to announce that Maria Teresa Salvati (Slideluck Editorial) and Ziyah Gafic (VII Photo Agency) have been named as Guest Judges for this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, alongside our Founding Judge, Dr Paul Lowe (VII Photo Agency/University of the Arts London). About the Award The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award was launched by ... The post Announcing this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., to speak at GIVS-Tokyo
    by IAFOR on Thu, August 23, 2018 at 6:03 am

    Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., to give Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. The post Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., to speak at GIVS-Tokyo appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]