IAFOR News

  • 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).

  • Coming Together Around A Campfire of Values
    by IAFOR on Thu, September 17, 2020 at 12:44 am

    Christine R. Yano, AAS President, Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawaii, USA (09/03/20) The 2020 meeting of AAS-in-Asia wrapped up in splendid fashion with a splashy media presentation and warm farewells. Many thanks to Joe Haldane and the IAFOR staff for stepping in and making the meeting possible with their can-do attitude and energy. Over ... The post Coming Together Around A Campfire of Values appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education
    by Publications on Tue, September 15, 2020 at 6:58 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 8 – Issue 3 – Undergraduate Education Editor: Joseph (José) McClanahan Editor-in-Chief: Yvonne Masters Published: September 11, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.3 As we embark on the first issue of Undergraduate Education for the IAFOR Journal of Education, I am reminded of the changes that we have experienced in our universities ... The post Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Call for Papers: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship (Scopus)
    by Publications on Fri, August 14, 2020 at 1:50 am

    Dr Bernard Montoneri, Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, has issued an open call for papers for inclusion in Volume 9 Issue 2, the winter 2020 issue of the journal. Volume 9 Issue 2 Submission period: Sunday August 9, 2020 – Friday October 5, 2020.* Target publication date: December 14, 2020 * Papers ... The post Call for Papers: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship (Scopus) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1
    by Publications on Fri, July 31, 2020 at 1:16 am

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle / University of Sydney, Australia Published: July 27, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.1 It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the Editor-in-Chief to introduce Volume 9 Issue 1 of the IAFOR ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education
    by Publications on Sun, July 26, 2020 at 1:55 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca Editor-in-Chief: Yvonne Masters Published: July 17, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.2 Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Education’s inaugural Technology in Education issue. While the Journal structure may be slightly altered at times, our commitment to interdisciplinary, international, intercultural, ... The post Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1
    by Publications on Fri, June 12, 2020 at 1:58 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna Published: June 06, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1 Editor's Introduction We’ve arrived at a moment in history where humanist thought, or more exactly the humanist endeavour, must again migrate from bookish realms of detached abstraction to a place where ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Special Message: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    by IAFOR on Tue, June 2, 2020 at 3:47 am

    UPDATE: June 02, 2020 Due to continued uncertainties surrounding the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, and especially as relates to the situation in the UK, IAFOR has made the decision to hold IAFOR’s July European Conference Series in London entirely online via Zoom. The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE2020) The 8th European Conference on Language ... The post Special Message: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • “Communication, Technology and Transparency in Times of COVID” ACCS/ACAS Plenary Panel Discussion
    by IAFOR on Thu, May 21, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a number of issues into focus relating to governance, decision-making and transparency in and between nation states, not least as these involve communication and technology. This panel will compare and contrast responses from several national contexts, and look at questions of privacy and freedoms in the context of lockdowns, and ... The post “Communication, Technology and Transparency in Times of COVID” ACCS/ACAS Plenary Panel Discussion appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The Korea Foundation Sponsor COVID-19 Discussion Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020
    by IAFOR on Mon, May 18, 2020 at 3:32 am

    IAFOR is delighted to announce a Korea Foundation sponsored ACCS/ACAS2020 panel discussion titled, "The COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of global politics: A view from Asia". The COVID-19 pandemic is now not only a global health crisis but much more. It has unleashed a cultural war in global politics, shaken the foundation of the healthy ... The post The Korea Foundation Sponsor COVID-19 Discussion Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing Konrad Adenauer Foundation co-organized “Design and Democracy” Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020
    by IAFOR on Thu, May 14, 2020 at 1:31 am

    IAFOR is excited to announce an upcoming collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Japan (KAS) Social Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) who have co-organized a Plenary Panel Discussion titled “Design and Democracy” at The 10th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2020) and The 10th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2020). Panellists include Bruce Brown of ... The post Announcing Konrad Adenauer Foundation co-organized “Design and Democracy” Panel at ACAS/ACCS2020 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • A message from Dr Joseph Haldane, IAFOR Chairman
    by IAFOR on Thu, March 26, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Dear Colleagues, Friends and Supporters of IAFOR, Since 2009, more than 30,000 academics from around the world have chosen to present and/or publish with IAFOR, as we have become the trusted global platform for the dissemination of interdisciplinary research, and an exceptional platform for the nurturing of the networks and relationships that make this International ... The post A message from Dr Joseph Haldane, IAFOR Chairman appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Special Message: March 2020 Conferences Moved Online
    by IAFOR on Thu, March 19, 2020 at 1:32 am

    Dear Colleagues, After careful consideration by the Board of Directors, and due to continued uncertainties surrounding the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, IAFOR has decided to move its March 2020 conferences online. While the situation in Japan is cautiously optimistic, most universities have already taken the decision to move their classes online for at least the ... The post Special Message: March 2020 Conferences Moved Online appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Journal of Education –Technology in Education: New Editor Calls for Papers
    by Publications on Sun, March 8, 2020 at 7:41 am

    As the Scopus indexed IAFOR Journal of Education (JoE) moves into a new era, we are delighted to announce a new issue of the journal on the topic of Technology in Education, and to welcome the newly appointed Editor, Dr Michael Menchaca. Dr Michael Menchaca is a professor in the Department of Learning Design and ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education –Technology in Education: New Editor Calls for Papers appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education
    by Publications on Sat, March 7, 2020 at 7:38 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Dr Melinda Cowart Editor-in-Chief: Dr Yvonne Masters Published: March 01, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.1 Editor's Introduction Bilingualism and second language learning occur in virtually every nation. The number of second language learners throughout the world increases regularly prompting educators and ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 8 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship now in Scopus
    by Publications on Mon, February 17, 2020 at 3:26 am

    We are delighted to announce that from 2019, articles from the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship are now 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 ... The post IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship now in Scopus appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE) Photo Report
    by Publications on Wed, February 12, 2020 at 5:58 am

    The inaugural Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2020) was held in partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) at MAX Atria, Singapore EXPO, from Friday, February 07, 2020 ​to Sunday, February 09, 2020. The first IAFOR Southeast Asian Conference on Education set out to identify the challenges and highlight the strength in the way ASEAN countries ... The post The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020: International Symposium Report
    by Publications on Wed, February 12, 2020 at 2:30 am

    The ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020 Symposium was co-organised by OSIPP, Osaka University’s IAFOR Research Centre and the Singapore Management University (SMU) in association with the SEACE2020. With the Career Fair in its 8th year since Osaka University jointly founded the event in 2013 as part of the Japanese Ministry of Education’s “Reinventing Japan” ... The post ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2020: International Symposium Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Associate Editors needed for IAFOR Journal of Education
    by Publications on Sat, February 1, 2020 at 2:44 am

    Now approaching the publication of its eighth volume, and positioned as the official journal for IAFOR education conferences globally, the IAFOR Journal of Education (JoE) is moving into a new era. The JoE is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal, indexed with Scopus and other indexing agencies. The journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr ... The post Associate Editors needed for IAFOR Journal of Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Partners with the Association for Asian Studies for “AAS-in-Asia 2020”
    by IAFOR on Tue, January 28, 2020 at 5:44 am

    "Asia at the Crossroads: Solidarity through Scholarship" August 31 – September 02, 2020 | The Kobe International Convention Center, Kobe, Japan Late last year, in the context of political unrest and mass protests in Hong Kong, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) decided, in consultation with partners at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), ... The post IAFOR Partners with the Association for Asian Studies for “AAS-in-Asia 2020” appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Chairman’s New Year Report
    by IAFOR on Thu, January 2, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, The end of one year and the beginning of another is the perfect opportunity to look back over the past twelve months and reflect, as well as look towards the year to come. 2019 was a busy year for IAFOR, full of great opportunity and growth, and 2020 promises to be ... The post Chairman’s New Year Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).