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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

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies Volume 2 – Issue 2

Presenting Volume 2 Issue 2 of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: October 16, 2017 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2 Introduction to the Issue A warm welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies Volume 2 Issue 2. As the journal enters its third year of existence, it might be

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 3 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Lystra Hagley-Dickinson, Plymouth Marjon University, Plymouth, UK Published: October 14, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0624 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijerp.3.2 Editor’s Introduction This is the fourth issue of the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy. The subject matter of such a journal is as broad as it

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IAFOR Sponsors the 1st Symposium of International Silk Road Academic Studies

Dr Joseph Haldane was a plenary speaker at Nevsehir University in Turkey for the 1st Symposium of International Silk Road Academic Studies, where he delivered an opening address, along with the rector of the university, as well as a presentation entitled “A Perspective from the Furthest Ends of the Silk Road”. IAFOR were happy to

Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 2 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: September 1, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2 Editors’ Introduction It is our great pleasure and honour to introduce the September 2017 issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education. This issue is a selection of papers submitted directly to our

Presenting the IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Special Issue

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Special Issue – Summer 2017 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: August 16, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si Editor’s Introduction It is our great pleasure and honour to introduce this special issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education entitled “Technology in the Classroom”. This issue is a

IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies Volume 3 Issue 1

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Seiko Yasumoto, University of Sydney, Australia Published: August 4, 2017 ISSN: 2187-6037 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijas.3.1 Introduction IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies Volume 3 Issue 1: Articulating Identity Identity is that most complex of categorisations, always in a state of becoming, always being shaped and reshaped

IAFOR Journal of Media Communication and Film Volume 4 Issue 1

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 4 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Celia Lam Published: July 31, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0667 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.4.1 Editor’s Introduction The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film (IJMCF) is associated with IAFOR’s annual MediAsia and EuroMedia conferences. IJMCF is committed to publishing peer-reviewed scholarship that explores the relationship between

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Announced in Barcelona

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Announced in Barcelona

IAFOR had its first public silk road informations session, with ISRI Director Professor Georges Depeyrot presenting alongside IAFOR Chairman Dr Joseph Haldane, and Professor Ljiljana Markovic, Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade. Professor Depeyrot is a member of the French CNRS Board of Trustees, and the initiative builds on the

IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2017

Announcing the Winners of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2017

This year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award received over 150 submissions from more than 30 countries – a diverse crop of entries featuring creative interpretations from a variety of international perspectives on the theme of “History, Story, Narrative”. Winners were announced at The European Conference on Media, Communication & Film 2017 (EuroMedia2017) in Brighton, England (July

Professor Toshiya Hoshino UN Japan

Second Silk Road Roundtable Concentrates on Issues of Security and Sustainability

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative had its second roundtable meeting today, attended by a group of academics from around the world, and chaired by Osaka University OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre co-director Professor Haruko Satoh, and attended by Professor Toshiya Hoshino, now Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations. Professor Hoshino had delivered a keynote situating the contemporary

University of Belgrade Conference

IAFOR Chairman Delivers Keynote Address to University of Belgrade Conference

Talks on cooperative projects between IAFOR Silk Road Initiative anchor institutions, the University of Belgrade and IAFOR took place in Belgrade at the time of the Faculty of Philology Digital Humanities Conference, in May 2017. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman of IAFOR, delivered the conference keynote, on “The development of cultural and information flows: historical, geographical

Professor Georges Depeyrot, Ecole Normale Superieure, France

Georges Depeyrot named Director of the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative

IAFOR Chairman travelled to Paris to discuss the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative with the newly appointed Project Director, Professor Georges Depeyrot, of the Ecole Normale Superieure, France. Depeyrot is a member of Board of Trustees of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and is one of the world’s leading numismatists. He was the

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The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2017 Judging Panel

We would like to welcome Monica Allende and Jocelyn Bain Hogg, who have been named as members of the judging panel for this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, alongside Founding Judge Paul Lowe.

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Leading Academics Discuss the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative at ACAH2017

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative had its first pilot roundtable meeting today, attended by some thirty academics from around the world, and chaired by IAFOR Chairman, Dr Joseph Haldane and his co-director colleagues at Osaka University’s OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre. The scope of the initiative was discussed, as was leveraging IAFOR’s existent global network of individuals,