IAFOR News

  • THE Campus Live Japan: Exclusive Discount for IAFOR Members
    by IAFOR on Tue, November 1, 2022 at 1:44 am

    IAFOR is happy to support Times Higher Education (THE) as they launch their first Campus Live event in Japan this December 13-14 at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. As a strategic partner for the event, IAFOR is happy to offer our Members, as well as registered delegates for The Asian Conference on Education (ACE2022), a 50% ... The post THE Campus Live Japan: Exclusive Discount for IAFOR Members appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcing The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022)
    by IAFOR on Wed, October 26, 2022 at 7:43 am

    As climate change affects people around the world, concepts like the UN’s SDGs and ESG frameworks have been pushed to the forefront of global discussion. Join IAFOR on November 18, 2022, as we host The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022), a symposium on the future of ESG and Value in collaboration with the IAFOR Research ... The post Announcing The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022) appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Announces Partnership with Times Higher Education
    by IAFOR on Fri, October 14, 2022 at 5:32 am

    IAFOR has entered a strategic partnership with London-based Times Higher Education (THE) to cooperate on events held in Japan, and globally. In an age where interconnectivity and internationalisation has become increasingly important, both organisations have recognised the value of higher education without borders. As event organisers, both IAFOR and Times Higher Education are aiming to ... The post IAFOR Announces Partnership with Times Higher Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Japan to Resume Visa-free Entry
    by IAFOR on Fri, September 23, 2022 at 1:15 pm

    Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced that Japan will resume visa-free entry for individual visitors on October 11, bringing border regulations back to pre-pandemic levels for the first time in over two years. Prior to the pandemic, 68 countries and regions, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and the United States, were permitted visa-free short-term travel ... The post Japan to Resume Visa-free Entry appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Summer 2022 IAFOR Conference Report
    by IAFOR on Tue, August 16, 2022 at 5:07 am

    In July, IAFOR hosted a series of conferences in Porto (ECADE2022) and London (ECE2022 / ECLL2022 / EGen2022 / ECAH2022 / EuroMedia2022), as it continued to refine and develop its hybrid conference model, offering an opportunity to reimagine events by enhancing and renewing engagement opportunities onsite, online and in hybrid form. It was no surprise ... The post Summer 2022 IAFOR Conference Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • SMU-IRC Lecture | Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities
    by IAFOR on Mon, June 20, 2022 at 5:08 am

    On June 29, IAFOR will be hosting a free online lecture titled “Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities” in collaboration with The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, and Singapore Management University (SMU). This event is organised as part of SMU’s “Thought Leadership Series”, organised by ... The post SMU-IRC Lecture | Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino Named IAFOR President
    by IAFOR on Tue, June 14, 2022 at 7:20 am

    The IAFOR Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of His Excellency Professor Toshiya Hoshino as the organisation’s new President. Ambassador Hoshino, who has served on the IAFOR Board of Directors since 2019, will succeed Professor Steve Cornwell, who passed in April of this year. The President of IAFOR is the senior academic ... The post Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino Named IAFOR President appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education
    by Publications on Wed, June 1, 2022 at 1:31 am

    Welcome to the Language Learning in Education issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Melinda Cowart Associate Editors: Hasan Al-Wadi, & Murielle El Hajj Nahas Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: May 27, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.10.1 Multilingualism, second language acquisition, and second language learning continue to take ... The post Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • IAFOR Webinar Series Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact – Report
    by IAFOR on Mon, May 30, 2022 at 3:38 am

    On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, IAFOR hosted the second instalment of its free Zoom webinar series, titled “Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact”, with the Editors 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, Murielle El Hajj ... The post IAFOR Webinar Series Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact – Report appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • 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).

  • Indexing & Scopus: IAFOR Journal of Education
    by Publications on Mon, April 11, 2022 at 6:00 am

    One of the most frequent questions that we are asked about the IAFOR Journal of Education is whether it is indexed with Scopus. It is: we were granted Scopus indexing mid-2019. But what does this mean? Why should journals want to be indexed? And why Scopus? The IAFOR Journal of Education is currently indexed in ... The post Indexing & Scopus: IAFOR Journal of Education 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).

  • How to Maintain Academic Publication in Difficult Times
    by Publications on Fri, November 26, 2021 at 3:19 am

    Today, November 25, 2021, a round table session was held at The 13th Asian Conference on Education (ACE) and three editors/ associate editors recorded their views on how to be resilient in times of difficulty. They were asked to provide strategies that they have found successful in maintaining their impetus to publish. I thank Pearl ... The post How to Maintain Academic Publication in Difficult Times appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • Announcement: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education Issue
    by Publications on Wed, November 24, 2021 at 12:44 am

    It is with regret that we are not continuing with the Inclusive Education issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education. The post Announcement: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education Issue 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).

  • Call for Reviewers: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education
    by Publications on Wed, October 13, 2021 at 6:51 am

    The  IAFOR Journal of Education is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on education. The journal’s Executive Editor, Dr Yvonne Masters, is calling for reviewers to assist with the peer review process for the upcoming journal issue, Inclusive Education. About the Issue The IAFOR Journal of ... The post Call for Reviewers: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).

  • But I have presented at conferences!
    by Publications on Wed, October 13, 2021 at 2:31 am

    As we continue to look at what is required to be a reviewer, we turn our attention to the criterion that states the requirement for an emerging publication record. Clearly this refers to having some publications already. But what are considered publications? What is "emerging"? We’ll take the second question first. My article has been ... The post But I have presented at conferences! appeared first on The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).