IAFOR News

  • 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). […]

  • 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). […]

  • 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). […]

  • 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). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 5 – Issue 1
    by IAFOR on Fri, August 17, 2018 at 6:20 am

    IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 5 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Celia Lam, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China Published: August 17, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0667 Guest Editor’s Introduction This fifth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film features contributions from multiple disciplines and nations from around the globe, and reflects ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 5 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Report on IAFOR Research Centre/OSIPP Speaker Series: Talks 7 & 8
    by IAFOR on Mon, July 30, 2018 at 2:33 am

    The IAFOR Research Centre and the Osaka School of International Public Policy, at Osaka University, hosted two visiting lectures on Thursday, July 26, 2018. The first speaker, Dr Yukinori Komine (Associate Researcher at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies at Harvard University and Associate Professor of International Relations at American Public University) focused ... The post Report on IAFOR Research Centre/OSIPP Speaker Series: Talks 7 & 8 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Dr Thomas Endres from the University of Northern Colorado to deliver Keynote Presentation at ECAH2018
    by IAFOR on Thu, July 5, 2018 at 6:25 am

    Dr Thomas Endres ECAH2018 Keynote Speaker University of Northern Colorado, USA Next Monday (July 9, 2018), Dr Thomas G. Endres, Chair of the School of Communication at the University of Northern Colorado, USA, will deliver a Keynote Presentation titled “Classic Rock in the Year of Revolt: Using the Illusion of Life to Examine the Hits ... The post Dr Thomas Endres from the University of Northern Colorado to deliver Keynote Presentation at ECAH2018 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan
    by IAFOR on Mon, June 25, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Dr Evangelia Chrysikou and Peter McLennan, both faculty at The Bartlett Real Estate Institute of University College London (UCL), visited Osaka University as part of a collaborative project that includes IAFOR through the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), and The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology (AGen), where ... The post UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • United Nations STI Forum 2018 Report
    by IAFOR on Wed, June 13, 2018 at 3:56 am

    IAFOR collaborated with the United Nations in the hosting of a special session at the Third Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2018) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on June 6, 2018. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR, co-moderated the Official ... The post United Nations STI Forum 2018 Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • United Nations and IAFOR to Collaborate in UNHQ New York at the STI Forum 2018
    by IAFOR on Thu, May 31, 2018 at 7:10 am

    IAFOR is to collaborate with the United Nations in the hosting of a special session at the Third Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2018) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on June 6, 2018. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR, will ... The post United Nations and IAFOR to Collaborate in UNHQ New York at the STI Forum 2018 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR to Collaborate with University College London (UCL) in “Design for Ageing: East meets West” Research Project
    by IAFOR on Wed, May 30, 2018 at 7:40 am

    IAFOR is to collaborate with researchers from UCL’s Bartlett Real Estate Institute and Osaka University in a project to research design for an ageing population. The research project “Design for Ageing: East meets West” aims to explore spatial policies for people throughout their lifespans in two countries: the UK and Japan. “Design for Ageing: East ... The post IAFOR to Collaborate with University College London (UCL) in “Design for Ageing: East meets West” Research Project appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, to speak at GIVS-Tokyo
    by IAFOR on Tue, May 29, 2018 at 1:23 am

    Oki Matsumoto GIVS-Tokyo2018 Keynote Speaker Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, Japan The Organising Committee and Advisory Board are pleased to announce that Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, will give a Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 (GIVS-Tokyo2018). Oki Matsumoto was born in 1963. He ... The post Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, to speak at GIVS-Tokyo appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Launch Announcement: The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research – Hong Kong
    by IAFOR on Thu, April 19, 2018 at 5:40 am

    Conference Theme: "Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Value" Lingnan University, Hong Kong | October 19–21, 2018 In recent years, governments in East Asia have called for a university-industry-business collaboration to support innovation and entrepreneurship. With the growing importance of technology advancement and its potential impact on social and economic changes, different strategies have been adopted to promote ... The post Launch Announcement: The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research – Hong Kong appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Announcing the Launch of The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS)
    by IAFOR on Thu, April 5, 2018 at 4:13 am

    GIVS Summit Theme: "The Spirit of Innovation" Tokyo, Japan | October 5–7, 2018 The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 will be held in Tokyo, one of the world’s greatest cities, and brings together some of the biggest names in business in Japan. The conference will consider and contextualise questions of innovation and value ... The post Announcing the Launch of The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Acclaimed Writer Liz Byrski Announced as Keynote Speaker at CITY/GLOBAL in Barcelona
    by IAFOR on Mon, March 19, 2018 at 12:22 am

    Professor Liz Byrski CITY/GLOBAL2018 Keynote Speaker Curtin University, Australia The IAFOR Global Studies/City 2018 Conference is pleased to announce that acclaimed writer Liz Byrski will be a Keynote Speaker. Professor Byrski is a writer and broadcaster with more than 50 years experience in the British and Australian media, author of thirteen non-fiction books and nine ... The post Acclaimed Writer Liz Byrski Announced as Keynote Speaker at CITY/GLOBAL in Barcelona appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Silk Road Initiative: Moscow Roundtable Report
    by IAFOR on Wed, March 14, 2018 at 3:36 am

    The first IAFOR Silk Road Initiative roundtable of 2018 was held in Moscow on February 21, and in partnership with Moscow State University. The event was hosted by the Moscow State University Institute of Asian and African Studies, and opened by the Director of the Institute, renowned scholar of politics and international relations, Professor Igor ... The post IAFOR Silk Road Initiative: Moscow Roundtable Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • 2018 IAFOR Hawaii Conference Series – Executive Summary
    by IAFOR on Mon, March 5, 2018 at 12:15 am

    “Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change” January 4–6, 2018 | The Hawai'i Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA IAFOR has successfully concluded its 2018 Hawaii Conference Series in Honolulu, Hawaii (January 4-6) – a multidisciplinary event comprised of The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii (IICEHawaii) and The IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy ... The post 2018 IAFOR Hawaii Conference Series – Executive Summary appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Dr Bonny Norton to give Virtual Keynote Presentation at ACLL2018
    by IAFOR on Mon, February 26, 2018 at 3:50 am

    Dr Bonny Norton ACLL2018 Keynote Speaker (Virtual) University of British Columbia, Canada The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018 (ACLL2018) is pleased to announce that Dr Bonny Norton will be a Keynote Speaker. Dr Bonny Norton, FRSC, is Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, ... The post Dr Bonny Norton to give Virtual Keynote Presentation at ACLL2018 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 3 – Issue 2
    by IAFOR on Wed, January 24, 2018 at 6:46 am

    IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: January 19, 2018 ISSN: 2188-9554 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijll.3.2 Guest Editor’s Introduction It is our great pleasure and honour to introduce our Winter 2017–2018 issue of the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning. This issue is a selection of papers ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 3 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” – Silk Road Round Table at Moscow State University
    by IAFOR on Mon, January 22, 2018 at 9:02 am

    Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018 Venue: Moscow State University (MSU), Russia Theme: "International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times" This event is by invitation only The development of the internet and communication technologies have transformed our globe, and with ever better transportation networks, it has never been so easy for academics to work together; to meet, ... The post “International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” – Silk Road Round Table at Moscow State University appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue
    by IAFOR on Thu, December 14, 2017 at 7:47 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: December 12, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si Editor’s Introduction With its fanfare, chauvinism and flag-waving, war often creates an environment that is decidedly favourable to the perpetuation of a society’s asymmetrical power ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]