IAFOR News

  • Now Published: Special Issue on Creativity – IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences
    by Publications on Wed, October 9, 2019 at 2:33 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences Volume 5 – Special Issue Guest Editor: Dr Arpan Yagnik, Penn State University, USA Published: October 07, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si Editor's Introduction The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences Volume 5 – Special Issue has been published. It brings to you a collection of ... The post Now Published: Special Issue on Creativity – IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR enters partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU)
    by Publications on Wed, September 11, 2019 at 5:42 am

    IAFOR is very excited to announce a new partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) and The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2020). SEACE will kick off with a symposium hosted in February next year at SMU’s centrally located campus in Singapore. The symposium will be organised in conjunction with the annual ASEAN Career Fair with ... The post IAFOR enters partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Independence and Interdependence” ECE/ECLL2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Thu, August 29, 2019 at 3:04 am

    IAFOR was excited to take the seventh European conferences on Education (ECE2019) and Language Learning (ECLL2019) to the great city of London, where it was held on both Birkbeck and UCL’s IoE campuses in Bloomsbury. More than 300 academics joined IAFOR’s biggest European event, and the plenary session kicked off with Professor Thanassis Rikakis (above ... The post “Independence and Interdependence” ECE/ECLL2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Reclaiming the Future” ECAH/EuroMedia Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Thu, August 29, 2019 at 2:06 am

    The last in the series of conferences in Brighton, UK, was The 6th European Conference on the Arts & Humanities (ECAH2019) and The 5th European Conference on Media, Communication & Film (EuroMedia2019), and saw a great line-up of Keynote and Featured presentations. The conference theme invited reflections on “Reclaiming the Future”, and included a Plenary ... The post “Reclaiming the Future” ECAH/EuroMedia Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Independence & Interdependence” ECSS/ECSEE2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Wed, August 28, 2019 at 7:20 am

    The Sixth European Conferences on the Social Sciences (ECSS2019) and Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ECSEE2019) had as their theme, "Independence & Interdependence". Above left: Dr Tom Houghton of Curtin University (Australia), gave an engaging presentation on the realities of climate change, renewable energy, and the disadvantaged position of the world’s poor in his Keynote ... The post “Independence & Interdependence” ECSS/ECSEE2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Value and Values” ECP/ECERP2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Wed, August 28, 2019 at 6:49 am

    The first conference in IAFOR’s Brighton conference series was The 6th European Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences (ECP2019) concurrently held with The 6th European Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy (ECERP2019) focusing on the theme of “Value and Values”. Keynote Presentations included those by Dr Amy Szarkowski (above left), a leading psychologist from ... The post “Value and Values” ECP/ECERP2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Year in Review | Summer 2019
    by IAFOR on Wed, August 21, 2019 at 6:14 am

    Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the IAFOR Year in Review (Summer 2019). In it you will find information about The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), and an overview of some of our current research and publications, as well as photo reports of recent events. Our hope is to give you some insight as to the range and ... The post IAFOR Year in Review | Summer 2019 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 6 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film
    by Publications on Wed, July 31, 2019 at 5:19 am

    IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 6 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Celia Lam, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China Published: August 01, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0667 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.6.1 Editor's Introduction The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication and Film (JMCF) is associated with IAFOR’s MediAsia, FilmAsia and EuroMedia annual conferences. JMCF is committed to publishing peer-reviewed ... The post Now Published: Volume 6 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Hiroshi Ishiguro joins The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) as Keynote Speaker
    by IAFOR on Wed, July 3, 2019 at 2:25 am

    We are delighted that Hiroshi Ishiguro director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Japan's Osaka University, and visiting Director of Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR), Japan, will be Keynote Speaker (joining via Skype) at The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019), taking place December 07-08, 2019, at University College ... The post Hiroshi Ishiguro joins The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) as Keynote Speaker appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: Volume 6 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities
    by IAFOR on Tue, July 2, 2019 at 6:32 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 6 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: June 26, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.1 Editor's Introduction The heterogeneous academic background of the contributors to this volume not only celebrates the spirit of inclusion and diversity that guides The International ... The post Now Published: Volume 6 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Professor Yozo Yokota (1940-2019)
    by IAFOR on Fri, June 21, 2019 at 1:31 am

    IAFOR members were saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Yozo Yokota on June 12, 2019. Professor Yokota was an international champion of human rights, a legal giant in Japan, and a friend to many throughout the IAFOR network. Yokota served as the UN’s Special Rapporteur to Myanmar investigating the human rights’ situation there ... The post Professor Yozo Yokota (1940-2019) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Independence & Interdependence” ACSS/ACSEE/AGen2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Tue, June 11, 2019 at 8:23 am

    Above left: Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones, of Birkbeck, University of London, UK, gave an interesting Keynote on the history of forced migration, focusing on those brought from South Asia to the Caribbean. Above right: Mr Kotaro Katsuki of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who oversees the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the Japanese ... The post “Independence & Interdependence” ACSS/ACSEE/AGen2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Reclaiming the Future” ACCS/ACAS2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Tue, June 11, 2019 at 8:04 am

    Above left: Novelist, playwright and poet Gloria Montero delivers a powerful dramatic reading from her internationally-renowned play, Frida K. at the concurrently held Asian Conferences on Cultural Studies and Asian Studies (ACCS/ACAS2019) in Tokyo. Above right: Professor John Nguyet Erni, of Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, used his Keynote Presentation “Inhabiting the Open” to ... The post “Reclaiming the Future” ACCS/ACAS2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • The 9th Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL2019) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Tue, June 11, 2019 at 1:00 am

    The 9th Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL2019) was held in Tokyo, Japan on the theme of independence and interdependence and saw more than 150 academics from over 35 countries. Above from left to right: Professor Sarah Mercer of the University of Graz, Austria, delivers a Keynote on the “Interdependence of Language Teacher and Learner ... The post The 9th Asian Conference on Language Learning (ACLL2019) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education – Volume 7 – Issue 1
    by IAFOR on Mon, June 10, 2019 at 3:40 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Yvonne Masters Published: June 1, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.7.1 Editor's Introduction This is the first of two issues for 2019 and it marks a new advance for the IAFOR Journal of Education: we are now indexed in Scopus. This means that the journal now has far reaching ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education – Volume 7 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Learning Beyond Boundaries” ERI2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Wed, June 5, 2019 at 1:39 am

    Above left: Professor Barbara Lockee, of Virginia Tech, opened an energetic conference at Virginia Tech with The IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI2019). As a key member of the Organising Committee, Professor Lockee led the effort to make this first collaboration with Virginia Tech a success. Above centre: Professor Mark Pegrum delivered a ... The post “Learning Beyond Boundaries” ERI2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences – Volume 5 – Issue 1
    by IAFOR on Mon, June 3, 2019 at 1:27 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Shahrokh (Sharo) Shafaie, Southeast Missouri State University, USA and Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge, Bowling Green State University, USA Guest Assistant Editor: Dr Jean M. Gerard, Bowling Green State University, USA Published: May 27, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1 Editor's Introduction We ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences – Volume 5 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • “Digital Nationalism and Sino-Japanese Relations: Selling Sovereignty in Digital China” Special Talk No. 11
    by IAFOR on Wed, May 29, 2019 at 5:13 am

    Dr Florian Schneider, Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Modern China, Leiden University, delivered the 11th OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre Special Talk at Osaka School of International Public Policy. Report of the event from Anoma van der Veere, Researcher (Society & Culture) When thinking about nationalism, we tend to think about flag waving and reciting the ... The post “Digital Nationalism and Sino-Japanese Relations: Selling Sovereignty in Digital China” Special Talk No. 11 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Mark Pegrum on “Crossing Borders & Boundaries” at The IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI)
    by IAFOR on Mon, 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 Mon, 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 Wed, 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 Wed, 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 Wed, 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 Mon, 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 Fri, 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 Wed, 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 Wed, 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 Mon, 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 Mon, 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 Tue, 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). […]