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The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & the City – New York (HCNY2018) Post-Conference Report

HCNY2018 Post-Conference Report

The IAFOR Conference on Heritage & the City – New York (HCNY2018), at Hofstra University, achieved the aims of an IAFOR conference. It both unpacked a complex and open framework for conceptualising and researching the world around us – heritage – and, at the same time, brought together a community of scholars to reach a

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Now Published: The IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 6 – Issue 3 Editor: Dr Yvonne Masters, University of New England, Australia Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.6.3 Editors’ Introduction This is the third and final issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education for 2018. The eight articles again display the research being undertaken from a range of

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Video Highlights from The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2018)

See video highlights, and watch a slideshow of presenters from The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2018), which was held in Tokyo, October 5, 2018, and brought together some of the biggest names in government and business in Japan. Organised in partnership with J. Walter Thompson and The Wall Street Journal, the Summit considered

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Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change: A View from Serbia

During The Asian Conference on Education 2018 (ACE2018), held in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, October 14, 2018, Professor Ljiljana Markovic, Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade was interviewed by prominent Serbian journalist, Svetlana Grubor, of Pinkova TV. The interview followed Professor Markovic’s appearance on a panel on leadership and innovation

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OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre to Collaborate with the East West Center in Japan Foundation funded Fellowship Program

The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) blog reports news of an exciting partnership with the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. The fellowship program titled “US-Southeast Asia-Japan Partnership in a Dynamic Asia” begins in January 2019 in Osaka, and will continue in Washington, D.C. through February and March. Breaking new ground for IAFOR This program is a

IAFOR partners with the University of Barcelona’s Tricontinental Lecture Series

IAFOR update on partnership with the University of Barcelona’s Tricontinental Lecture Series

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is excited to report the ongoing success of the Tricontinental Lecture Series at the University of Barcelona, an IAFOR Institutional Partner. The University of Barcelona’s Centre for Australian and Transnational Studies (CEATS) is hosting the ongoing series in partnership with IAFOR. An initiative of the teachers of Postcolonial Studies in

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Nurturing the next generation at The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 (AURS2018)

There was a large turnout of energetic young academics at The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 (AURS2018) which was held in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, October 14, 2018. This one-day event, held in English, was aimed at final year undergraduate students and was held alongside The Asian Conference on Education 2018 (ACE2018). AURS offered young

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Read The Japan Times article about IAFOR’s GIVS Summit in Tokyo

Writing in the news pages of The Japan Times, Kazuaki Nagata reports on the one-day Symposium at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 (GIVS) which took place in Tokyo, Friday, October 5, 2018. The event saw an unparallelled line up of business leaders, industry experts, notable Japanese entrepreneurs and leading figures from government

Announcing the Winners of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

The judging panel and organisers are delighted to announce Ezra Acayan as the Grand Prize Winner of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award in recognition of his work documenting the ongoing war on drugs in the Philippines. Congratulations to Ezra on this achievement. Ezra will now receive the following as part of his Grand Prize

Kobe University Joins the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme

We are happy to announce that Kobe University has joined the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme, as of September 1, 2018. Kobe is one of Japan’s leading national universities, and a major public research institution. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR said: “Kobe university is a great institution with a global reputation, and is

Join us in Tokyo for The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018

Innovation in Japan? Really? With the shrinking population, and strict company and educational hierarchies, hasn’t innovation in Japan become an oxymoron? Sure, there have been some amazing innovations from Japan, but as the country ages, hasn’t Japan passed the innovation baton on to the more tech-savvy markets in Asia? NO. Not at all. Do you

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Dr Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., to give Keynote at GIVS-Tokyo

Dr Sachio Semmoto GIVS-Tokyo2018 Keynote Speaker Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., Japan IAFOR is delighted to announce that Dr Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of RENOVA, Inc., will give a Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 in Tokyo next month. RENOVA is an independent renewable energy developer and power producer, which owns and

Announcing this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel

IAFOR is delighted to announce that Maria Teresa Salvati (Slideluck Editorial) and Ziyah Gafic (VII Photo Agency) have been named as Guest Judges for this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, alongside our Founding Judge, Dr Paul Lowe (VII Photo Agency/University of the Arts London). About the Award The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award was launched by

Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., Japan

Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., to speak at GIVS-Tokyo

Yuzaburo Mogi, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kikkoman Corp., to give Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.

Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 5 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 5 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Celia Lam, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China Published: August 17, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0667 Guest Editor’s Introduction This fifth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film features contributions from multiple disciplines and nations from around the globe, and reflects

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Testimonies of Light: Photography, Witnessing and History

In his Keynote Presentation at ECAH2017, Dr Paul Lowe from the University of the Arts London discusses how the photographic image has engaged with the historical moment, from its inception in the mid nineteenth century to the present day.

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Report on IAFOR Research Centre/OSIPP Speaker Series: Talks 7 & 8

The IAFOR Research Centre and the Osaka School of International Public Policy, at Osaka University, hosted two visiting lectures on Thursday, July 26, 2018. The first speaker, Dr Yukinori Komine (Associate Researcher at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies at Harvard University and Associate Professor of International Relations at American Public University) focused

Dr Thomas Endres from the University of Northern Colorado to deliver Keynote Presentation at ECAH2018

Dr Thomas Endres ECAH2018 Keynote Speaker University of Northern Colorado, USA Next Monday (July 9, 2018), Dr Thomas G. Endres, Chair of the School of Communication at the University of Northern Colorado, USA, will deliver a Keynote Presentation titled “Classic Rock in the Year of Revolt: Using the Illusion of Life to Examine the Hits

UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan

UCL/IAFOR “Design for Ageing: East Meets West” Research Project comes to Japan

Dr Evangelia Chrysikou and Peter McLennan, both faculty at The Bartlett Real Estate Institute of University College London (UCL), visited Osaka University as part of a collaborative project that includes IAFOR through the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), and The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology (AGen), where

IAFOR United Nations STI Forum 2018 Report

United Nations STI Forum 2018 Report

IAFOR collaborated with the United Nations in the hosting of a special session at the Third Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2018) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on June 6, 2018. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR, co-moderated the Official

United Nations and IAFOR to Collaborate in UNHQ New York at the STI Forum 2018

United Nations and IAFOR to Collaborate in UNHQ New York at the STI Forum 2018

IAFOR is to collaborate with the United Nations in the hosting of a special session at the Third Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2018) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on June 6, 2018. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR, will

IAFOR to Collaborate with University College London (UCL)

IAFOR to Collaborate with University College London (UCL) in “Design for Ageing: East meets West” Research Project

IAFOR is to collaborate with researchers from UCL’s Bartlett Real Estate Institute and Osaka University in a project to research design for an ageing population. The research project “Design for Ageing: East meets West” aims to explore spatial policies for people throughout their lifespans in two countries: the UK and Japan. “Design for Ageing: East

Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group

Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, to speak at GIVS-Tokyo

Oki Matsumoto GIVS-Tokyo2018 Keynote Speaker Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, Japan The Organising Committee and Advisory Board are pleased to announce that Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director & Chairman of Monex Group, will give a Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 (GIVS-Tokyo2018). Oki Matsumoto was born in 1963. He

The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER–HongKong), an interdisciplinary conference held at Lingnam University in Hong Kong.

Launch Announcement: The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research – Hong Kong

Conference Theme: “Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Value” Lingnan University, Hong Kong | October 19–21, 2018 In recent years, governments in East Asia have called for a university-industry-business collaboration to support innovation and entrepreneurship. With the growing importance of technology advancement and its potential impact on social and economic changes, different strategies have been adopted to promote

Announcing the Launch of The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS)

GIVS Summit Theme: “The Spirit of Innovation” Tokyo, Japan | October 5–7, 2018 The IAFOR Global Innovation & Value Summit 2018 will be held in Tokyo, one of the world’s greatest cities, and brings together some of the biggest names in business in Japan. The conference will consider and contextualise questions of innovation and value

Professor Liz Byrski, Curtin University, Australia

Acclaimed Writer Liz Byrski Announced as Keynote Speaker at CITY/GLOBAL in Barcelona

Professor Liz Byrski CITY/GLOBAL2018 Keynote Speaker Curtin University, Australia The IAFOR Global Studies/City 2018 Conference is pleased to announce that acclaimed writer Liz Byrski will be a Keynote Speaker. Professor Byrski is a writer and broadcaster with more than 50 years experience in the British and Australian media, author of thirteen non-fiction books and nine

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Moscow Roundtable Report

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative: Moscow Roundtable Report

The first IAFOR Silk Road Initiative roundtable of 2018 was held in Moscow on February 21, and in partnership with Moscow State University. The event was hosted by the Moscow State University Institute of Asian and African Studies, and opened by the Director of the Institute, renowned scholar of politics and international relations, Professor Igor

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2018 IAFOR Hawaii Conference Series – Executive Summary

“Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change” January 4–6, 2018 | The Hawai’i Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA IAFOR has successfully concluded its 2018 Hawaii Conference Series in Honolulu, Hawaii (January 4-6) – a multidisciplinary event comprised of The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii (IICEHawaii) and The IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy

Dr Bonny Norton, University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr Bonny Norton to give Virtual Keynote Presentation at ACLL2018

Dr Bonny Norton ACLL2018 Keynote Speaker (Virtual) University of British Columbia, Canada The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018 (ACLL2018) is pleased to announce that Dr Bonny Norton will be a Keynote Speaker. Dr Bonny Norton, FRSC, is Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia,

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Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 3 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Language Learning: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: January 19, 2018 ISSN: 2188-9554 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijll.3.2 Guest Editor’s Introduction It is our great pleasure and honour to introduce our Winter 2017–2018 issue of the IAFOR Journal of Language Learning. This issue is a selection of papers