IAFOR News

  • Mark Pegrum on “Crossing Borders & Boundaries” at The IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI)
    by IAFOR on May 13, 2019 at 6:53 am

    It was an honour to be asked to present a keynote paper at the inaugural IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation, held in Virginia, USA. Focused on the theme of ‘Learning Beyond Boundaries’, and with attendees from across state and national borders, the conference delivered a strong message about the importance of working across ... The post Mark Pegrum on “Crossing Borders & Boundaries” at The IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Journal of Education now in Scopus
    by IAFOR on May 13, 2019 at 6:26 am

    We are delighted to announce that from 2019, the IAFOR Journal of Education will be listed in Elsevier’s Scopus database. Scopus is the #1 curated abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, covering over 23,000 journals. By being included in Scopus it will mean the visibility of research from the journal will be greatly enhanced. ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education now in Scopus appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Reimagining the Future” – ACAH2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on May 8, 2019 at 5:17 am

    Above: The 10th Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH2019) opened with a great plenary line up on the theme of “Reimagining the Future”. Renowned curator Dr Yutaka Mino (above left), Director of the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, was the first keynote and spoke of encouraging aesthetic sensitivity in the young by creating exciting ... The post “Reimagining the Future” – ACAH2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Independence and Interdependence” – ACEID2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on May 8, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Above: The 5th Asian Conference on Education & International Development (ACEID2019) was held in Tokyo in March on the theme of “Independence and Interdependence” and opened with former UN special rapporteur to Myanmar and internationally recognised jurist, Professor Yozo Yokota (above left), who delivered a keynote on education and displaced peoples, before taking part in ... The post “Independence and Interdependence” – ACEID2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Value and Values” – ACP/ACERP2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on May 8, 2019 at 4:54 am

    Think Tokyo, The 9th Asian Conferences on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences and Ethics, Religion & Philosophy (ACP/ACERP) were held in Tokyo, in March 2019, and invited interdisciplinary research on the conference theme of “Value and Values”. Above: Organising Committee member, Professor Dexter Da Silva (left) welcomes delegates to the conference. Leading educational psychologist, Professor ... The post “Value and Values” – ACP/ACERP2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 4 – Issue 1
    by IAFOR on April 29, 2019 at 8:57 am

    IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Melinda Cowart, Texas Woman’s University (TWU), USA Published: April 27, 2019 ISSN: 2188-9554 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijll.4.1 Editor's Introduction Hello readers! Welcome to Volume 4 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning, the first edition under my editorship since taking over last year. The ... The post Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 4 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Kansai Resilience Forum Report
    by IAFOR on March 22, 2019 at 3:08 am

    Introduction On February 22, 2019, the Government of Japan, in collaboration with The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), held the Kansai Resilience Forum 2019, which became a major international and interdisciplinary platform for extensive discussion on resilience and its role in society, the globalising economy and disaster risk reduction. The Kansai Resilience Forum took place at ... The post Kansai Resilience Forum Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Kansai Resilience Forum 2019 – Video Highlights
    by Publications on 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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). […]