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  • 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

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca Editor-in-Chief: Yvonne Masters Published: July 17, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.2 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, ... 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). […]

  • The Korea Foundation Sponsor COVID-19 Discussion Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020
    by IAFOR on May 18, 2020 at 3:32 am

    IAFOR is delighted to announce a Korea Foundation sponsored ACCS/ACAS2020 panel discussion titled, "The COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of global politics: A view from Asia". The COVID-19 pandemic is now not only a global health crisis but much more. It has unleashed a cultural war in global politics, shaken the foundation of the healthy ... The post The Korea Foundation Sponsor COVID-19 Discussion Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing Konrad Adenauer Foundation co-organized “Design and Democracy” Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020
    by IAFOR on May 14, 2020 at 1:31 am

    IAFOR is excited to announce an upcoming collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Japan (KAS) Social Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) who have co-organized a Plenary Panel Discussion titled “Design and Democracy” at The 10th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2020) and The 10th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2020). Panellists include Bruce Brown of ... The post Announcing Konrad Adenauer Foundation co-organized “Design and Democracy” Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • A message from Dr Joseph Haldane, IAFOR Chairman
    by IAFOR on March 26, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Dear Colleagues, Friends and Supporters of IAFOR, Since 2009, more than 30,000 academics from around the world have chosen to present and/or publish with IAFOR, as we have become the trusted global platform for the dissemination of interdisciplinary research, and an exceptional platform for the nurturing of the networks and relationships that make this International ... The post A message from Dr Joseph Haldane, IAFOR Chairman appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Special Message: March 2020 Conferences Moved Online
    by IAFOR on March 19, 2020 at 1:32 am

    Dear Colleagues, After careful consideration by the Board of Directors, and due to continued uncertainties surrounding the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, IAFOR has decided to move its March 2020 conferences online. While the situation in Japan is cautiously optimistic, most universities have already taken the decision to move their classes online for at least the ... The post Special Message: March 2020 Conferences Moved Online appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Journal of Education –Technology in Education: New Editor Calls for Papers
    by Publications on March 8, 2020 at 7:41 am

    As the Scopus indexed IAFOR Journal of Education (JoE) moves into a new era, we are delighted to announce a new issue of the journal on the topic of Technology in Education, and to welcome the newly appointed Editor, Dr Michael Menchaca. Dr Michael Menchaca is a professor in the Department of Learning Design and ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education –Technology in Education: New Editor Calls for Papers appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education
    by Publications on March 7, 2020 at 7:38 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Dr Melinda Cowart Editor-in-Chief: Dr Yvonne Masters Published: March 01, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.1 Editor's Introduction Bilingualism and second language learning occur in virtually every nation. The number of second language learners throughout the world increases regularly prompting educators and ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship now in Scopus
    by Publications on February 17, 2020 at 3:26 am

    We are delighted to announce that from 2019, articles from the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship are now 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 ... The post IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship now in Scopus appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE) Photo Report
    by Publications on February 12, 2020 at 5:58 am

    The inaugural Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2020) was held in partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) at MAX Atria, Singapore EXPO, from Friday, February 07, 2020 ​to Sunday, February 09, 2020. The first IAFOR Southeast Asian Conference on Education set out to identify the challenges and highlight the strength in the way ASEAN countries ... The post The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020: International Symposium Report
    by Publications on February 12, 2020 at 2:30 am

    The ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020 Symposium was co-organised by OSIPP, Osaka University’s IAFOR Research Centre and the Singapore Management University (SMU) in association with the SEACE2020. With the Career Fair in its 8th year since Osaka University jointly founded the event in 2013 as part of the Japanese Ministry of Education’s “Reinventing Japan” ... The post ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020: International Symposium Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Associate Editors needed for IAFOR Journal of Education
    by Publications on February 1, 2020 at 2:44 am

    Now approaching the publication of its eighth volume, and positioned as the official journal for IAFOR education conferences globally, the IAFOR Journal of Education (JoE) is moving into a new era. The JoE is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal, indexed with Scopus and other indexing agencies. The journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr ... The post Associate Editors needed for IAFOR Journal of Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Partners with the Association for Asian Studies for “AAS-in-Asia 2020”
    by IAFOR on January 28, 2020 at 5:44 am

    "Asia at the Crossroads: Solidarity through Scholarship" August 31 – September 02, 2020 | The Kobe International Convention Center, Kobe, Japan Late last year, in the context of political unrest and mass protests in Hong Kong, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) decided, in consultation with partners at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), ... The post IAFOR Partners with the Association for Asian Studies for “AAS-in-Asia 2020” appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Chairman’s New Year Report
    by IAFOR on January 2, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, The end of one year and the beginning of another is the perfect opportunity to look back over the past twelve months and reflect, as well as look towards the year to come. 2019 was a busy year for IAFOR, full of great opportunity and growth, and 2020 promises to be ... The post Chairman’s New Year Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on December 27, 2019 at 2:48 am

    Organised in partnership with The Bartlett Real Estate Institute at University College London (UCL), The National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) and the IAFOR Research Centre at Osaka University, The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen) featured a star-studded lineup of globally renowned speakers, including Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro from Osaka University and ... The post The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Uncertain Futures” CHER/ACLA2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on December 27, 2019 at 2:24 am

    Following the overwhelming success of last year’s edition, Lingnan University, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), and the Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP) co-hosted The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER2019). The theme was "Uncertain Futures: Repurposing Higher Education", a title chosen to reflect the precarious nature of global socio-economic development today. The ... The post “Uncertain Futures” CHER/ACLA2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The 10th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on December 27, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Above left: Dr Nasya Bahfen of La Trobe University (Australia) delivers her Keynote Presentation, “Australia and Asia: Media and Identity in a Time of Change”, in which she discusses issues such as gender and race in media, drawing on her years of experience as a journalist and scholar. Dr Bahfen also served on the Organising ... The post The 10th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The 11th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2019) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on December 27, 2019 at 1:50 am

    Above left: Dr Yvonne Masters, Editor-in-Chief of the IAFOR Journal of Education, provides a pre-conference workshop on getting published for a packed room of interested scholars. Above right: Professor Michael Menchaca from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) draws on his experience of coordinating the online education system for the University of Hawai’i as ... The post The 11th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2019) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing the Winners of the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award
    by IAFOR on December 15, 2019 at 4:55 am

    The Grand Prize Winner of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award is Emilienne Malfatto, who wins the Award for her project “Al-Banaat” (“the girls” in Arabic), an "intimate journey through the world of two little sisters in Iraq". Emilienne is a freelance photojournalist whose work focuses on post-conflict and social issues, mostly in Iraq. The ... The post Announcing the Winners of the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2
    by Publications on December 11, 2019 at 3:17 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Yvonne Masters Published: December 01, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.7.2 Editor's Introduction IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 is now published. This is the last issue for 2019 and it has been a hectic one. Our indexing with Scopus has led to ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2
    by Publications on December 11, 2019 at 2:53 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna Published: November 20, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2 Editor's Introduction Proliferating with the advent of digital publishing, a variety of journals have been providing expedient fora for academic discussions and debates that focus on every aspect of the arts ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP Co-Host CHER/ACLA 2019 in Hong Kong
    by IAFOR on December 9, 2019 at 5:50 am

    IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP co-hosted The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER), and The Asian Conference on the Liberal Arts (ACLA) in Hong Kong The post IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP Co-Host CHER/ACLA 2019 in Hong Kong appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Editors
    by Publications on December 4, 2019 at 4:06 am

    Now approaching the publication of its eighth volume, the IAFOR Journal of Education, an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal indexed with Scopus and other indexing agencies, is moving into a new era.  The journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr Yvonne Masters, is calling for four Editors to join an Editorial Board comprising the Executive ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Editors appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel
    by IAFOR on November 18, 2019 at 9:05 am

    Multiple award-winning photographers, Poulomi Basu and Jenny Matthews join our Founding Judge, Dr Paul Lowe on this year's esteemed IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel. The award is now inviting submissions on the theme, “Reclaiming the Future”. We hope that the broad nature of this theme will encourage photographers to submit work from a variety ... The post Announcing the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR in Washington, D.C. for Virginia Tech’s Adaptive Lifelong Learning Workshop 2019
    by IAFOR on November 18, 2019 at 6:32 am

    Last month, Virginia Tech hosted the Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive Knowledge Economy workshop in Washington, D.C. The main goal of the workshop was to bring theory and current practice together in developing a framework to inform and guide adaptive lifelong learning for an inclusive knowledge economy and build connections among participants. The workshop ... The post IAFOR in Washington, D.C. for Virginia Tech’s Adaptive Lifelong Learning Workshop 2019 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Launched
    by IAFOR on October 28, 2019 at 5:28 am

    The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award is now inviting submissions on the theme, “Reclaiming the Future”. We hope that the broad nature of this theme will encourage photographers to submit work from a variety of perspectives. This year’s Guest Judges are Indian transmedia artist, photographer and activist, Poulomi Basu, whose work is widely known for advocating ... The post 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Launched appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]