IAFOR News

  • 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" June 29–July 1, 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), to move ... 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).

  • The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 27, 2019 at 2:48 am

    Organised in partnership with The Bartlett Real Estate Institute at University College London (UCL), The National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) and the IAFOR Research Centre at Osaka University, The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen) featured a star-studded lineup of globally renowned speakers, including Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro from Osaka University and ... The post The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen2019) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • “Uncertain Futures” CHER/ACLA2019 Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 27, 2019 at 2:24 am

    Following the overwhelming success of last year’s edition, Lingnan University, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), and the Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP) co-hosted The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER2019). The theme was "Uncertain Futures: Repurposing Higher Education", a title chosen to reflect the precarious nature of global socio-economic development today. The ... The post “Uncertain Futures” CHER/ACLA2019 Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The 10th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 27, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Above left: Dr Nasya Bahfen of La Trobe University (Australia) delivers her Keynote Presentation, “Australia and Asia: Media and Identity in a Time of Change”, in which she discusses issues such as gender and race in media, drawing on her years of experience as a journalist and scholar. Dr Bahfen also served on the Organising ... The post The 10th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • The 11th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2019) Photo Report
    by IAFOR on Fri, December 27, 2019 at 1:50 am

    Above left: Dr Yvonne Masters, Editor-in-Chief of the IAFOR Journal of Education, provides a pre-conference workshop on getting published for a packed room of interested scholars. Above right: Professor Michael Menchaca from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) draws on his experience of coordinating the online education system for the University of Hawai’i as ... The post The 11th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2019) Photo Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing the Winners of the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award
    by IAFOR on Sun, December 15, 2019 at 4:55 am

    The Grand Prize Winner of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award is Emilienne Malfatto, who wins the Award for her project “Al-Banaat” (“the girls” in Arabic), an "intimate journey through the world of two little sisters in Iraq". Emilienne is a freelance photojournalist whose work focuses on post-conflict and social issues, mostly in Iraq. The ... The post Announcing the Winners of the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2
    by Publications on Wed, December 11, 2019 at 3:17 am

    IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Yvonne Masters Published: December 01, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.7.2 Editor's Introduction IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 is now published. This is the last issue for 2019 and it has been a hectic one. Our indexing with Scopus has led to ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 7 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2
    by Publications on Wed, December 11, 2019 at 2:53 am

    IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna Published: November 20, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2 Editor's Introduction Proliferating with the advent of digital publishing, a variety of journals have been providing expedient fora for academic discussions and debates that focus on every aspect of the arts ... The post Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities Volume 6 – Issue 2 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP Co-Host CHER/ACLA 2019 in Hong Kong
    by IAFOR on Mon, December 9, 2019 at 5:50 am

    IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP co-hosted The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER), and The Asian Conference on the Liberal Arts (ACLA) in Hong Kong The post IAFOR, Lingnan University and APHERP Co-Host CHER/ACLA 2019 in Hong Kong appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Editors
    by Publications on Wed, December 4, 2019 at 4:06 am

    Now approaching the publication of its eighth volume, the IAFOR Journal of Education, an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal indexed with Scopus and other indexing agencies, is moving into a new era.  The journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr Yvonne Masters, is calling for four Editors to join an Editorial Board comprising the Executive ... The post IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Editors appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel
    by IAFOR on Mon, November 18, 2019 at 9:05 am

    Multiple award-winning photographers, Poulomi Basu and Jenny Matthews join our Founding Judge, Dr Paul Lowe on this year's esteemed IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel. The award is now inviting submissions on the theme, “Reclaiming the Future”. We hope that the broad nature of this theme will encourage photographers to submit work from a variety ... The post Announcing the 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR in Washington, D.C. for Virginia Tech’s Adaptive Lifelong Learning Workshop 2019
    by IAFOR on Mon, November 18, 2019 at 6:32 am

    Last month, Virginia Tech hosted the Adaptive Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive Knowledge Economy workshop in Washington, D.C. The main goal of the workshop was to bring theory and current practice together in developing a framework to inform and guide adaptive lifelong learning for an inclusive knowledge economy and build connections among participants. The workshop ... The post IAFOR in Washington, D.C. for Virginia Tech’s Adaptive Lifelong Learning Workshop 2019 appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Launched
    by IAFOR on Mon, October 28, 2019 at 5:28 am

    The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award is now inviting submissions on the theme, “Reclaiming the Future”. We hope that the broad nature of this theme will encourage photographers to submit work from a variety of perspectives. This year’s Guest Judges are Indian transmedia artist, photographer and activist, Poulomi Basu, whose work is widely known for advocating ... The post 2019 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Launched appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • 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).