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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

Dr Sachio Semmoto Chairman of RENOVA

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

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Round Table Series 2018

“International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” – Silk Road Round Table at Moscow State University

Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018 Venue: Moscow State University (MSU), Russia Theme: “International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” This event is by invitation only The development of the internet and communication technologies have transformed our globe, and with ever better transportation networks, it has never been so easy for academics to work together; to meet,

Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: December 12, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si Editor’s Introduction With its fanfare, chauvinism and flag-waving, war often creates an environment that is decidedly favourable to the perpetuation of a society’s asymmetrical power

IAFOR Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences Volume 3 Issue 2

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: December 14, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.3.2 Editor’s Introduction We are pleased to introduce you to our 2017 autumn issue. IAFOR’s Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences covers a variety of topics

IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 2

Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Business and Management: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada Published: December 12, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0659 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijbm.2.2 Message from the Editors We are pleased to bring to you the third Issue of the IAFOR Journal of Business & Management. It is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent

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Distinguished Indian Historian and Scholar, Professor Vinay Lal, to Speak at ACCS2018

Professor Vinay Lal ACCS2017 Keynote Speaker University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2018 (ACCS2018) is pleased to announce that distinguished Indian historian and scholar, Professor Vinay Lal, will be a Keynote Speaker. Professor Vinay Lal is Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of California,

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Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: December 8, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2 Introduction to the Issue We live in an age when technology has transformed knowledge into a consumer good and, as such, the question of knowledge

IAFOR Journal of Education Volume 5 – Issue 3

Introducing the IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 3

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 3 – Winter 2017 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: December 4, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.3 Editors’ Introduction It is our great pleasure and honour to introduce our December 2017 issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education. This issue is a selection of papers submitted

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Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 6 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 6 – Issue 1 Editor: Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan Published: November 30, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.6.1 Introduction to the Issue I had the opportunity to present recent research at two IAFOR conferences this year: The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii in Honolulu in January, and

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William Lindesay OBE gives Keynote Presentation at MediAsia2017

William Lindesay OBE was a Keynote Speaker at The Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film 2017 (MediAsia2017), and delivered a presentation on the Great Wall of China, a subject on which he is considered the world’s preeminent expert. A cultural geographer, historian and conservationist, as well as author and filmmaker, Mr Lindesay spoke of