IAFOR News

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education
    by Publications on Fri, June 18, 2021 at 1:43 am

    Since the last issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Language Learning in Education, much has changed for most of the world. With the advent of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, citizens of every country on earth have become witness to and victim of the same worldwide crisis. A complete transformation of what had been considered ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing BCE/BAMC2021 in Partnership with the University of Barcelona
    by IAFOR on Wed, June 9, 2021 at 8:50 am

    Call For Papers: The Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2021) and The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC2021) The Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2021) and The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC2021) will be held concurrently in December 2021, in partnership with the University of Barcelona, Spain, and the IAFOR Research Centre ... The post Announcing BCE/BAMC2021 in Partnership with the University of Barcelona appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing The 6th Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS2021)
    by IAFOR on Mon, June 7, 2021 at 2:24 am

    Last year, The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS) was unfortunately cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. IAFOR is happy to announce that this year, the symposium will be held in November both in Tokyo and online. AURS provides undergraduates with the opportunity to present their research in a stimulating intellectual environment and prepare themselves ... The post Announcing The 6th Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS2021) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Sino-Japanese Relations: An Interview with Hing Chao
    by IAFOR on Wed, June 2, 2021 at 2:19 am

    “In Conversation: Sino-Japanese Relations: History, Martial Culture, Cross-Cultural Exchanges and Interdisciplinary Research” – an Interview with Hing Chao IAFOR has been given the exceptional opportunity to host an interview between Executive Chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holding, Hong Kong, Hing Chao, and Director of CIHRC Research and Development, Hong Kong, Clementina Cardoso. Their conversation, ... The post Sino-Japanese Relations: An Interview with Hing Chao appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nakanishi Satoshi receives IAFOR Report on Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships
    by IAFOR on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 7:10 am

    On March 29, 2021, Mr Satoshi Nakanishi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, met with members of the experts committee of the IAFOR research project on preventing and responding to the outbreak and the spread of infectious diseases on cruise ships, and officially received the final report at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... The post Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nakanishi Satoshi receives IAFOR Report on Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre to Speak at the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Universities Summit 2021
    by IAFOR on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 3:20 am

    Professor Haruko Satoh, Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre will speak at the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit 2021 on a panel titled: Can an international outlook in higher education help to reduce geopolitical tensions? What are the limits to closer global ties? In a session moderated by Joyce Lau, Editor (Asia) of the ... The post Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre to Speak at the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Universities Summit 2021 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges & Responses: Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, April 23, 2021 at 2:17 am

    Introduction The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges & Responses was 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. It was a hybrid (onsite and online) event ... The post The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges & Responses: Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The 2021 Australia-Japan-United States Next Generation Policy Forum
    by IAFOR on Thu, April 22, 2021 at 1:32 am

    The 2021 Australia-US-Japan Next Generation Policy Forum is an online event that will bring together early career professionals who demonstrate an interest and expertise in the Indo-Pacific region, providing them with opportunities to connect with experts and deepen their knowledge on the key issues facing the Indo-Pacific region. The forum will consist of six panel discussions held ... The post The 2021 Australia-Japan-United States Next Generation Policy Forum appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education – COVID-19: Education Responses to a Pandemic
    by Publications on Wed, 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 Fri, 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 Tue, 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 Tue, 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 Mon, 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 Tue, 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 Thu, 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 Mon, 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 Fri, 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 Fri, 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 Tue, 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 Sat, 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 Thu, 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 Fri, 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 Thu, 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 Thu, 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 Thu, 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 Mon, 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 Thu, 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 Thu, 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 Thu, 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 Thu, 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).

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