IAFOR News

  • Free IAFOR Webinar Series – Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact
    by IAFOR on Wed, April 27, 2022 at 8:14 am

    On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, IAFOR will be hosting the second instalment of its free Zoom webinar series, titled “Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact”, with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education Yvonne Masters, Issue Editors Michael Menchaca and Pearl Subban, and Associate Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship ... The post Free IAFOR Webinar Series – Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Obituary: Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022), President of IAFOR (2016-2022)
    by IAFOR on Wed, April 27, 2022 at 3:53 am

    Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022) President of IAFOR (2016-2022) It is with great sadness that we write of the passing of the President of IAFOR, Professor Steve Cornwell, who died of cancer earlier this week in Osaka, Japan. He was Chairman of the International Academic Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Directors. He ... The post Obituary: Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022), President of IAFOR (2016-2022) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, April 22, 2022 at 3:06 am

    On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, IAFOR hosted a free Zoom webinar with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education, Dr Yvonne Masters, and the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education Issue, Dr Michael Menchaca. A Scopus-indexed journal with three main issues a year and the scope for special ... The post Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Manuel Heitor, Former Minister of Science, Technology & Higher Education, Government of Portugal, Joins ECADE2022 as a Keynote Speaker
    by IAFOR on Mon, April 11, 2022 at 5:41 am

    Manuel Heitor of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IN+/IST – University of Lisbon, and former Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Government of Portugal, has joined The European Conference on Arts, Design & Education (ECADE2022) as a keynote speaker. Dr Heitor has a wealth of experience in academia and government. His ... The post Manuel Heitor, Former Minister of Science, Technology & Higher Education, Government of Portugal, Joins ECADE2022 as a Keynote Speaker appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • White Paper Launch: A Value Model for Responsible Business
    by IAFOR on Fri, April 1, 2022 at 5:00 am

    On Friday, March 25, 2022, Professor Philip Sugai, the Director of the newly launched Value Research Center at Doshisha University, and Senior Research Fellow in the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) was interviewed by Dr Joseph Haldane, Founder, Chairman & CEO of IAFOR, and Administrative Director of the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC). Professor Sugai and Dr ... The post White Paper Launch: A Value Model for Responsible Business appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IRC Webinar: A Value Model for Responsible Business
    by IAFOR on Wed, March 23, 2022 at 1:34 am

    On Friday, March 25, 2022, Dr Joseph Haldane, Founder, Chairman & CEO of IAFOR and Administrative Director of the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) will discuss the launch of the new Value Research Centre at Doshisha University with Professor Philip Sugai, the Director of the Value Research Centre, and Senior Research Fellow in the IRC. This ... The post IRC Webinar: A Value Model for Responsible Business appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education
    by IAFOR on Thu, March 17, 2022 at 8:40 am

    On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, IAFOR will be hosting a free Zoom webinar with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education, Dr Yvonne Masters, and the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education Issue, Dr Michael Menchaca. A Scopus-indexed journal with three main issues a year and the scope ... The post Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia
    by IAFOR on Mon, March 14, 2022 at 5:47 am

    In response to the emerging crisis in Europe, IAFOR will be hosting a free online panel titled “The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia” in collaboration with The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC), at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, and the Korea Foundation. This event is organised as ... The post The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Japan Reopens Borders to Foreign Nationals
    by IAFOR on Thu, March 10, 2022 at 1:45 am

    After almost two full years of closed borders, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, the Government of Japan eased entry restrictions and is now accepting applications for foreign nationals to enter the country, including business travellers and those attending academic conferences. IAFOR will work with the Japanese health ministry to facilitate the entry of conference presenters ... The post Japan Reopens Borders to Foreign Nationals appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing New Publication: Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    by IAFOR on Fri, February 18, 2022 at 5:59 am

    The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) is pleased to announce the publication of Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Health Governance, Migrant Labour, and International Health Crisis (Amsterdam University Press, 2022), the result of a joint project with the Leiden Asia Centre and the ... The post Announcing New Publication: Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Call for Editor: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship
    by Publications on Wed, February 16, 2022 at 1:44 am

    The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship Executive Editor, Dr Joseph Haldane, is looking for an experienced researcher to be appointed as Editor for the journal. The new Editor will be responsible for up to two issues per year. About the Journal The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship aspires to find a balance between ... The post Call for Editor: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2022 – Pre-event Symposium
    by IAFOR on Mon, January 31, 2022 at 6:05 am

    IAFOR is excited to announce a Pre-event Symposium at the 10th ASEAN Career Fair with Japan, in collaboration with Singapore Management University (SMU), The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC), and the ESG-Integration Research and Education Centre (ESG-IREC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University. Friday, February 11, 2022 17:30-20:30 (JST) Online ​​As ... The post ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2022 – Pre-event Symposium appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • KISA 13th Convention and APISA 15th Congress: Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 10, 2021 at 9:23 am

    Operationalizing an East Asian Community of Peace and Development: Challenges and Opportunities Report by Haruko Satoh, Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, Japan. The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) took part as co-organisers in a successful ... The post KISA 13th Convention and APISA 15th Congress: Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Research Centre to Co-host the KISA 13th Annual Convention & APISA 15th Congress
    by IAFOR on Mon, November 15, 2021 at 5:34 am

    Operationalizing an East Asian Community of Peace and Development: Challenges and Opportunities On November 27-28, the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University will be part of the joint online KISA 13th Annual Convention and APISA 15th Annual Congress in collaboration with main host, The Graduate School of ... The post IAFOR Research Centre to Co-host the KISA 13th Annual Convention & APISA 15th Congress appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 5 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Undergraduate Education
    by Publications on Wed, October 27, 2021 at 1:16 am

    Welcome to the Undergraduate Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 9 – Issue 5 – Undergraduate Education Editor: Joseph (José) McClanahan Associate Editor: Huiyuan Ye Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: October 22, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.5 As we complete our second issue of Undergraduate Education for the IAFOR Journal of Education, I am acutely aware ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 5 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Undergraduate Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Special Event: “Pandemic as Polemic”, in Collaboration with CEAT, University of Barcelona
    by IAFOR on Fri, October 15, 2021 at 2:24 am

    IAFOR, in collaboration with Centre Estudis Australians i Transnacionales (CEAT) at the University of Barcelona, will be hosting a special seminar titled “Pandemic as Polemic” in November, 2021. The seminar is sponsored by the University of Barcelona, Freixenet and the Australia Spain Business Association (ASBA), and will feature a wide range of academics speaking on ... The post Special Event: “Pandemic as Polemic”, in Collaboration with CEAT, University of Barcelona appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2022) & The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2022)
    by IAFOR on Tue, October 12, 2021 at 5:35 am

    Call for Papers: The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2022) & The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2022) The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2021) and The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2021) will be held concurrently in July 2022, in partnership with the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy ... The post Announcing The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2022) & The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2022) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • “Post-Afghanistan America: Implications for Peace & Security in Asia” – An IAFOR Research Centre Roundtable
    by IAFOR on Tue, September 28, 2021 at 6:36 am

    Thursday, October 7, 2021 16:00-17:30 (JST) Online The dust from the shock of US withdrawal from Afghanistan has yet to settle but its ramifications are far-reaching. In Asia, the main theatre of US-China rivalry, questions about America’s role and mode of engagement in the region abound in the wake of Afghanistan. President Biden signaled the ... The post “Post-Afghanistan America: Implications for Peace & Security in Asia” – An IAFOR Research Centre Roundtable appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 4 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education
    by Publications on Thu, September 2, 2021 at 1:52 am

    Welcome to the Technology in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 9 – Issue 4 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca Associate Editor: Daniel L. Hoffman Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: August 27, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.4 We are delighted to announce that the IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education issue is ... The post Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 4 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies – Volume 6 – Issue 1
    by Publications on Fri, July 16, 2021 at 5:29 am

    Welcome to IJCS Issue 6.1! The Editorial Team of the issue hopes that the articles contained herein will be as thought-provoking and inspiring as those from previous issues. Where our last issues were written under the continuing threat of COVID-19, this issue has come together at a time when at least some parts of the ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies – Volume 6 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Partners with RECSIE on the Summer Institute on International Education, Japan (SIIEJ2021)
    by IAFOR on Mon, July 12, 2021 at 5:00 am

    The 4th Summer Institute on International Education, Japan (SIIEJ2021) is an online event organised by the Research Consortium for the Sustainable Promotion of International Education (RECSIE), in association with the Institute for Innovative Global Education at Kansai University and Toyo University, and supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), The ... The post IAFOR Partners with RECSIE on the Summer Institute on International Education, Japan (SIIEJ2021) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • 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).