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  • “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). […]

  • OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, Osaka University, Welcomes Six Young Academics
    by IAFOR on Mon, January 14, 2019 at 6:53 am

    The OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at OSIPP, Osaka University, Japan, welcomed six young academics visiting OSIPP as the Year 1 Cohort (January-March 2019) of the U.S. – Japan – Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship which is run with the East-West Center, in Washington DC and supported by The Japan Foundation, and the ... The post OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, Osaka University, Welcomes Six Young Academics appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Aloha 2019! Educational Leaders Panel kicks off IAFOR’s 2019 in Honolulu
    by IAFOR on Thu, January 10, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Kicking off the joint plenary session of the IAFOR International Conferences on Education (IICEHawaii) and Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (IICSEEHawaii), were Dr Christina M. Kishimoto (above second from left), Superintendent of the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education, Dr David Lassner (above second from right), President of the University of Hawaiʻi, and Dr Richard R. ... The post Aloha 2019! Educational Leaders Panel kicks off IAFOR’s 2019 in Honolulu appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • New York, New York! Heritage & the City Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 28, 2018 at 7:56 am

    "Urban Heritage and the Modern City" was the theme of The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & the City (HCNY), held in partnership with Hofstra University, New York. Academics from more than 25 countries attended the conference to "help build the concept of ‘urban heritage’ as the foundation for developing pioneering methodologies for the study of ... The post New York, New York! Heritage & the City Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Former Japanese Education Minister Hayashi on Preparing for Society 5.0
    by IAFOR on Thu, December 20, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Mr Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from 2017-2018, and Member of the House of Councilors, gave a keynote address at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS) in Tokyo in which he talked about innovation in education, and preparing for the next generation from 2030 onwards, or what ... The post Former Japanese Education Minister Hayashi on Preparing for Society 5.0 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • IAFOR Collaborates with Japanese Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office
    by IAFOR on Thu, December 20, 2018 at 5:05 am

    IAFOR was asked by the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan to collaborate on the launch of the Kansai Resilience Forum. As a country which has to deal with the reality of natural disasters, this forum will look at how resilience is built in individuals and communities in Japan, through ... The post IAFOR Collaborates with Japanese Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • 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). […]

  • Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3
    by IAFOR on Sat, December 1, 2018 at 5:56 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3 Editor: Dr Yvonne Masters, University of New England, Australia Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.6.3 Editors' Introduction This is the third and final issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education for 2018. The eight articles again display the research being undertaken from a range of ... The post Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1
    by Managing Editor on Sat, December 1, 2018 at 5:52 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1 Editor's Introduction The sixth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship under my editorship exhibits precisely the kind of multilateral dialogue that the Journal was designed ... The post Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2
    by Managing Editor on Mon, November 19, 2018 at 2:41 am

    IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Shahrokh (Sharo) Shafaie, Southeast Missouri State University, USA Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge, Bowling Green State University, USA Published: November 19, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.4.2 Editors' Introduction We are pleased to present to you the 2018 autumn issue. The IAFOR Journal ... The post Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 4 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). […]

  • Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1
    by Managing Editor on Mon, November 19, 2018 at 2:09 am

    IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Lystra Hagley-Dickinson, Plymouth Marjon University, Plymouth, UK Published: November 19, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0624 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijerp.4.1 Editor’s Introduction This is the fifth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy. There is recent news that the Journal is now listed by DOAJ ... The post Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 4 – Issue 1 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). […]