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Interviews

The following video interviews have been filmed at IAFOR conferences and offer insights and elucidations from some of the world’s leading academics.
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The Divided Self and Big Brother with Professor Geoff Beattie, Edge Hill University, UK
The late IAFOR Chairman, Professor Stuart D. B. Picken, interviews...
How We Talk about Teaching with Michael Griffin, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Professor Steve Cornwell, IAFOR International Director of Programme: Language Learning,...
Language Learning, Technology and Motivation with Ken Wilson, ELT Author and Trainer
What is essential when learning a new language? Perhaps, it’s...
Avoiding Conflict in Japanese Society with Prof. Jiro Takai, Nagoya University, Japan
In his Featured Presentation Prof. Takai explored the merits behind...
Corporate Governance and Culture in Japan with Nicholas Benes
Nicholas Benes is Representative Director of the Board Director Training...
Queer Studies and Interdisciplinary Education with Donald E. Hall, Lehigh University, USA
IAFOR Executive Director, Dr. Joseph Haldane, sits down Prof. Hall...
Language and Identity with Professor Kuniko Miyanaga, Human Potential Institute
Dr. Joseph Haldane, IAFOR's Executive Director, speaks with Prof. Kuniko...
Cultural Studies as Activist Scholarship with Prof. Baden Offord
Baden Offord, Professor of Cultural Studies and Human Rights at...
Achieving Equity in Education with Penny Jane Burke, Heidi Safia Mirza & Sue Jackson
Prof. Penny Jane Burke of Roehampton University, London and Prof....
Human Rights and International Law with Prof. Yozo Yokota, Japanese Center for Human Rights
Professor Yozo Yokota speaks about his experiences working with the...
Deconstructing Learner Identities with Prof. Dennis McInerney, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Dennis McInerney is Chair Professor of Educational Psychology and Co-Director...
Literature and National Identity with Svetlana Ter-Minasova, Moscow State University
In her Keynote Presentation at The European Conference on Literature...
Transforming and Changing Education with Professor Sue Jackson, Birkbeck, University of London
Sue Jackson, Pro-Vice-Master for Learning and Teaching and Professor of...
Motivation in Language Learning with Prof. Kay Irie, Gakushuin University, Tokyo
In this interview, IAFOR Conference on Technology in the Classroom...
Revisions to the Japanese Constitution with Prof. Frank S. Ravitch, MSU Law
In this follow-up interview IAFOR Asian Conference on Psychology &...
What is Haiku? with Hana Fujimoto & Emiko Miyashita, Haiku International Association, Japan
Haiku is renowned for both its simplicity and complexity. It...
Yasukuni Shrine, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights with Prof. Frank S. Ravitch, MSU Law
This interview features highlights of some of the bigger questions...
International Education with Dr. John Hope, University of Auckland
Dr. John Hope, Associate Dean (International Programmes), at the Faculty...
Abenomics and the State of the Japanese Economy with Jun Arima, JETRO
Jun Arima, Director General of JETRO London, sits down with...
Robots and Identity with Prof. Keith Miller, University of Missouri - St. Louis
In his Keynote Presentation at The Asian Conference on Society,...
Journalism and Life in the Middle East with Prof. Richard Roth, Medill School of Journalism
Gary Swanson, conference chair of MediAsia & FilmAsia 2013 and...
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Keynotes, Featured and Spotlights

These speeches and presentations were made by Keynote Speakers, Featured Speakers and Conferences Chairs at IAFOR’s conferences in Japan, the USA and the UK.

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First and Second Language Acquisition by Marjo Mitsutomi & Minna Kirjavainen
Marjo Mitsutomi is Professor and Executive Director of the Language...
Documentary Journalists on the Front Line by Brent E. Huffman, Medill School of Journalism
In our modern age of vanishing journalism outlets, documentary filmmakers...
The Dyslexia Debate by Prof. Joe Elliot, Durham University, UK
“If you struggle to learn to read, it’s a massive...
Everyday Aesthetics and World-Making by Yuriko Saito, Rhode Island School of Design
Yuriko Saito, born and raised in Japan, received her BA...
The Future of Instructional Technology Research by Prof. Barbara Lockee, Virginia Tech
The use of technology for learning has drawn tremendous interest...
TEDx and Augmented Reality - Informal Learning and International Exchange with Mobile Technology
Eric Hawkinson, Martin Stack and Erin Noxon were Featured Presenters...
The Power behind Starry Night - Vincent’s Empyrean Vision by Jared Baxter
Over the last three years, Jared Baxter’s research has focused...
Abenomics and Japan's Economic Recovery by Jun Arima, JETRO
In his Keynote Speech Jun Arima discusses how Abenomics is...
Revolution, Transformation and Utopia: the Function of Literature by Prof. Bill Ashcroft
Bill Ashcroft is a renowned critic and theorist, founding exponent...
Decolonizing Pedagogies by Prof. Heidi Safia Mirza, Goldsmiths College
In this keynote Prof. Heidi Safia Mirza draws on black...
Japanese Firms and Staying Power by Prof. Michael Cusumano, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This lecture presents a discussion of Japan’s rise and decline...
Rethinking Interpersonal Conflict Strategies: Is Avoiding really that Bad? by Jiro Takai
In his Featured Presentation Prof. Jiro Takai discusses his research...
Crunch Time: Real Challenges in Internationalizing Japan’s Universities by Prof. Haruko Satoh
Haruko Satoh is Specially Appointed Professor at the Graduate School...
Abenomics and the Three Arrows by Takeshi Komoto, JETRO New York, USA
Since Prime Minster Abe took office at the end of...
Globalization, Culture and the Individual by Prof. Kuniko Miyanaga, Human Potential Institute
Culture offers an exclusive, epistemological system to make sense of...
Creative Pluralism: Embrace all your Passions by Jenna Stern
Jenna Stern is an American actress who has worked extensively...
Investigating Wrongful Convictions around the World by Alec Klein, Medill School of Journalism
Historically, journalists and other members of the media have played...
Conceptualizing Soft Power in the U.S. Decision to Implement the CRPD
In their Spotlight Presentation at The Asian Conference on the...
Transforming Pedagogical Spaces by Prof. Penny Jane Burke, Roehampton University
In her Keynote Speech, "Transforming Pedagogical Spaces: Knowledge, Becoming and...
Gender, Citizenship and Empowerment of Marriage Migrants in East Asia by Hsiao-Chuan Hsia
As Capitalist globalization intensifies, East Asian Countries, including Japan, South...
The Influence of National Classical Literature on Moulding National Identity
An intense interest in national identity is a paradoxical but...
Understanding and Improving the Lives of Elders in Singapore by Dr. Angelique Chan
The Centre for Ageing Research and Education, CARE, is a...
In Between The Occident And The Orient by Lord Charles Bruce
This presentation traces the encounters of Europeans and Asians in...
When Will We Ever Learn? Ten Great Educators and their Legacy by Alan Maley
This presentation will survey the work of ten great educators,...
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