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  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education – COVID-19: Education Responses to a Pandemic
    by Publications on April 7, 2021 at 12:30 am

    When we first decided to run with a special issue on educational responses to COVID-19, little did we know that we would still be in the midst of lockdowns, emerging variants, and scary rising statistics as we reach publication. We knew that it would take time to return to some kind of normal, but not ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education – COVID-19: Education Responses to a Pandemic appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Infectious Diseases on Cruise Ships Symposium: Major International Study to Report on Lessons from the Diamond Princess and Other Cruise Ships
    by IAFOR on February 26, 2021 at 3:37 am

    The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges and Responses is an event organised by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) with the support of the Government of Japan through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on March 10-11, 2021 at the Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. This symposium ... The post Infectious Diseases on Cruise Ships Symposium: Major International Study to Report on Lessons from the Diamond Princess and Other Cruise Ships appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Collaborates with the University of Tokyo’s Israel Week Event Series
    by IAFOR on February 23, 2021 at 4:13 am

    Israel Week @UTokyo Komaba Research Campus IAFOR is happy to be working with the University of Tokyo on a series of online seminars and lectures on the recent trends and developments in Israel and its impact on Japan-Israel relations as a part of Israel Week @UTokyo Komaba Research Campus. The events in this framework will ... The post IAFOR Collaborates with the University of Tokyo’s Israel Week Event Series appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education
    by Publications on February 23, 2021 at 2:41 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 9 – Issue 1– Inclusive Education Editor: Tamsin Hinton-Smith Editor-in-Chief: Yvonne Masters Published: February 19, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.1 Editor's Introduction Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Education: Inclusive Education. What a journey it has been. It has been an immense privilege to work with a team of international colleagues ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2021 – Pre-event Symposium Report and Video
    by IAFOR on February 1, 2021 at 5:33 am

    IAFOR hosted an online Pre-event Symposium at the 9th ASEAN Career Fair with Japan, in collaboration with Singapore Management University (SMU), the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, and Energize, Inc. Video Chapters Welcome Address - Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO, IAFOR (00:00)  Opening Remarks - Henry ... The post ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2021 – Pre-event Symposium Report and Video appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Special Issue of IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies
    by Publications on January 26, 2021 at 2:06 am

    IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 6 – Special Issue: “Law as/and Culture: Reconfiguring Human Rights and Justice” Guest Editor: John Nguyet Erni, Hong Kong Baptist University Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: January 22, 2021 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI From the Editor Dear Readers, This special issue mainly grew out of an advanced ... The post Now Published: Special Issue of IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2021 – Pre-event Symposium
    by IAFOR on January 21, 2021 at 2:16 am

    IAFOR is excited to announce a Pre-event Symposium at the 9th ASEAN Career Fair with Japan, in collaboration with Singapore Management University, The IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, and Energize, Inc. As with each year, this symposium aims at providing information to ASEAN university career officers and ... The post ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2021 – Pre-event Symposium appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Chairman’s 2021 New Year’s Message
    by IAFOR on December 28, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Dear Colleagues and Friends, As we wrap up what has been an immensely difficult year for people around the world, on behalf of the entire IAFOR community, I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021. Earlier in December of 2020, the very first coronavirus vaccinations were given in the UK, marking the beginning of ... The post Chairman’s 2021 New Year’s Message appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship
    by Publications on December 18, 2020 at 6:25 am

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 2 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle, Australia Published: December 14, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2 Editor's Introduction It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the editor-in-chief to introduce Volume 9 Issue 2 of the IAFOR Journal of ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Special Panel Presentation: Post-COVID World and Human Security at OCE2020
    by IAFOR on December 11, 2020 at 7:48 am

    IAFOR is excited to announce a IAFOR Research Centre supported special panel discussion titled, "Post-COVID World and Human Security". As the year of the COVID-19 pandemic comes to a close, the global community's strengths and challenges have become apparent. The good news is that vaccines will become available soon, the development of which took place ... The post Special Panel Presentation: Post-COVID World and Human Security at OCE2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 4 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Studies in Education
    by Publications on December 1, 2020 at 12:27 am

    Welcome to the first issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Studies in Education. This is an exciting time for the journal, as this issue represents a particular focus relating to the exploration of significant themes and ideas in education, alternative and exceptional programs for teaching and learning, and the investigation of promising practices in education. The post Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 4 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Studies in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The IAFOR 2021-2022 Overarching Theme – “Resilience”
    by IAFOR on November 28, 2020 at 6:25 am

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, This is to announce that “Resilience” is the 2021-2022 overarching theme of IAFOR, and the frame through which we invite interdisciplinary reflection in and across our different programs and events through 2021 and 2022. Resilience 2021-2022 Resilience is the ability to resist being affected, or to recover readily from setback and ... The post The IAFOR 2021-2022 Overarching Theme – “Resilience” appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The 21st Doireann MacDermott Lecture at the University of Barcelona
    by IAFOR on November 12, 2020 at 2:21 am

    Every year the Center for Australian and Transnational Studies at the University of Barcelona holds the MCD conference in honour of Professor Doireann MacDermott. Professor MacDermott founded the English Department at the University of Barcelona and was the first person outside England to introduce what were then called Commonwealth Studies and, today, Postcolonial Studies. The ... The post The 21st Doireann MacDermott Lecture at the University of Barcelona appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Public Research Project: Emergency Response to Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan)
    by IAFOR on November 6, 2020 at 6:13 am

    The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) has entered into a contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) as of October 22, 2020, to conduct a comprehensive international study on the issues and challenges related to the outbreak of infectious diseases on cruise ships, as a supplementary budget public project for FY2020. Drawing from ... The post Public Research Project: Emergency Response to Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Reimagining Education for Today’s Complex and Fast-Changing World
    by IAFOR on November 5, 2020 at 1:30 am

    Bold project led by the Virginia Tech Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation, IAFOR (The International Academic Forum), and the Future Talent Council. The post Reimagining Education for Today’s Complex and Fast-Changing World appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Authentic Learning and Knowledge Mapping: Call for Case Studies
    by IAFOR on November 5, 2020 at 1:10 am

    A collaborative effort of the Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), the Future Talent Council (FTC) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The post Authentic Learning and Knowledge Mapping: Call for Case Studies appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing Terry Small as Featured Presenter at ACE2020
    by IAFOR on October 15, 2020 at 8:10 am

    Canada's leading learning skills specialist, Terry Small, has been announced as a Featured Presenter at The 12th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2020), where he will give an interactive workshop, titled: “Healthy Brain, Resilient Mind – 5 Steps to a Calmer, Sharper, Happier You!”. Terry Small, BEd, MA, is a master teacher and Canada's leading learning ... The post Announcing Terry Small as Featured Presenter at ACE2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Summary of the Special Panel “The Other: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia”
    by IAFOR on October 5, 2020 at 2:41 am

    On 4 September, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), under the Socio-economic Governance Program Asia (SOPAS), hosted a special panel during the 2020 AAS-in-Asia Conference. Entitled, “The Other: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia”, the panel aimed to address salient issues and debates about the impact of automation and technological innovation on employment ... The post Summary of the Special Panel “The Other: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia” appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Summary of the Special Roundtable on South Korea-Japan Relations
    by IAFOR on September 17, 2020 at 4:22 am

    As part of the OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre’s (IRC) collaborative project on Korea and Japan in the Evolving China-US Relations, the Korea Foundation sponsored a Special Roundtable during the AAS-in-Asia 2020 Conference. Entitled “Japan and Korea in the US-China Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order”, the panel featured scholars from East Asian institutions, Haruko Satoh ... The post Summary of the Special Roundtable on South Korea-Japan Relations appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive Knowledge Economy
    by IAFOR on September 17, 2020 at 3:22 am

    The Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation at Virginia Tech, in partnership with Virginia Tech Publishing, IAFOR and the Future Talent Council, are happy to announce the publishing of the collaborative report on Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive Knowledge Economy. The report was compiled over the past 18 months by 60 co-authors from 32 ... The post Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive Knowledge Economy appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Hybrid Conference Model
    by IAFOR on September 17, 2020 at 2:56 am

    IAFOR is committed to ensuring that its members and conference attendees have the continued ability to present, publish and participate throughout the pandemic, and has worked to ensure that it’s conferences and content are more accessible than ever before. We have also put into place hybrid models that will ensure whatever the situation, that this ... The post IAFOR Hybrid Conference Model appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • A Report on the Panel Presentations on Inclusive and Adaptive Education
    by IAFOR on September 17, 2020 at 2:35 am

    The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE2020) was held online, but was attended by more than two hundred delegates from more than 40 countries, and reached many thousands more as plenary sessions were streamed online and shared on social media as part of IAFOR’s continued outreach in response to the pandemic. Panels on inclusive and ... The post A Report on the Panel Presentations on Inclusive and Adaptive Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Coming Together Around A Campfire of Values
    by IAFOR on September 17, 2020 at 12:44 am

    Christine R. Yano, AAS President, Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawaii, USA (09/03/20) The 2020 meeting of AAS-in-Asia wrapped up in splendid fashion with a splashy media presentation and warm farewells. Many thanks to Joe Haldane and the IAFOR staff for stepping in and making the meeting possible with their can-do attitude and energy. Over ... The post Coming Together Around A Campfire of Values appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education
    by Publications on September 15, 2020 at 6:58 am

    As we embark on the first issue of Undergraduate Education for the IAFOR Journal of Education, I am reminded of the changes that we have experienced in our universities and colleges over the last fifty years; and at the same time, I see what has stayed the same. The post Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Call for Papers: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship (Scopus)
    by Publications on August 14, 2020 at 1:50 am

    Dr Bernard Montoneri, Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, has issued an open call for papers for inclusion in Volume 9 Issue 2, the winter 2020 issue of the journal. Volume 9 Issue 2 Submission period: Sunday August 9, 2020 – Friday October 5, 2020.* Target publication date: December 14, 2020 * Papers ... The post Call for Papers: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship (Scopus) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1
    by Publications on July 31, 2020 at 1:16 am

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle / University of Sydney, Australia Published: July 27, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.1 It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the Editor-in-Chief to introduce Volume 9 Issue 1 of the IAFOR ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education
    by Publications on July 26, 2020 at 1:55 am

    Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Education’s inaugural Technology in Education issue. While the Journal structure may be slightly altered at times, our commitment to interdisciplinary, international, intercultural, quality manuscripts remains. The post Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1
    by Publications on June 12, 2020 at 1:58 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna Published: June 06, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1 Editor's Introduction We’ve arrived at a moment in history where humanist thought, or more exactly the humanist endeavour, must again migrate from bookish realms of detached abstraction to a place where ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Special Message: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    by IAFOR on June 2, 2020 at 3:47 am

    UPDATE: June 02, 2020 Due to continued uncertainties surrounding the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, and especially as relates to the situation in the UK, IAFOR has made the decision to hold IAFOR’s July European Conference Series in London entirely online via Zoom. The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE2020) The 8th European Conference on Language ... The post Special Message: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Communication, Technology and Transparency in Times of COVID” ACCS/ACAS Plenary Panel Discussion
    by IAFOR on May 21, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a number of issues into focus relating to governance, decision-making and transparency in and between nation states, not least as these involve communication and technology. This panel will compare and contrast responses from several national contexts, and look at questions of privacy and freedoms in the context of lockdowns, and ... The post “Communication, Technology and Transparency in Times of COVID” ACCS/ACAS Plenary Panel Discussion appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]