Category: Arts & Humanities

View Video
Professor Sanja Bahun University of Essex Literature, Justice, Transition

Literature, Justice, Transition

“literary works of art can give voice to the victims to tell their story, function as tools of memorialisation and documentation, and offer interpretations of reconciliation processes and of legality itself”

View Video
Writing Multicultural America Professor A. Robert Lee IAFOR

The Lack of Multiculturalism in the American Literary Canon

Professor Myles Chilton, The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2015 (ACAH2015) Conference Co-Chair, interviews Keynote Speaker, Dr A. Robert Lee.

View Video
Tan Tarn How National University of Singapore

Public Policy, Interdisciplinarity and Arts-Activism

IAFOR President, Dr Joseph Haldane, discusses Public Policy, Interdisciplinarity and Arts-Activism with Tan Tarn How of the National University of Singapore.

View Video
Writing Multicultural America Professor A. Robert Lee IAFOR

Writing Multicultural America: The Powers of Canon and Ethnicity

“Who gets to say what writing best speaks for the culture? Has there been a preemptive strike in which a largely white, male, protestant body of voice is taken to preside?”

View Video
IAFOR International, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary

IAFOR – International, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) brings together influential academics and decision-makers from around the globe who have one thing in common: a desire to make a difference.

View Video
Professor Georges Depeyrot Monetary Historian DAMIN

The DAMIN Program

In his Featured Presentation at The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2014 (ACAH2014) in Osaka, Japan, Professor Georges Depeyrot discusses the work of the DAMIN program.

View Video
IAFOR Vladimir Devide Haiku Award

The IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award – Winners 2016

Dr. A. Robert Lee announces the winners of this year’s IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award at The Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship 2016 in Kobe, Japan.

View Video
Lord Charles Bruce Japan Society of Scotland

In Between The Occident and The Orient

“By appropriating and re-contextualising traditional art forms gathered from other places, they were able to reinterpret their own cultural identity and thereby make a profound impact on their national consciousness.” Lord Charles Bruce reflects on the encounters of Europeans and Asians during the colonial period.

View Video
IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award – Winners 2013

IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award – Winners 2013

Professor Mark Williams, Acting President of Akita International University, announces the winners of the 2013 IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award.

View Video
IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award - Winners 2014

IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award – Winners 2014

Lars Vargö, Ambassador of Sweden to Japan, announces the results of the 4th IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award at The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2014 in Osaka, Japan.

View Video
Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova Moscow State University

The Influence of National Classical Literature on Moulding National Identity

To what extent can national classical literature be regarded as a source and a pivot of national identity? Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova discusses the influence of national classical literature on moulding national identity.

View Video
Literature and National Identity by Svetlana Ter-Minasova

Literature and National Identity

In this interview with IAFOR’s Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane, Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova shares some of her personal experiences and thoughts on how her generation came of age in Russia and the impact literature and arts has had on the nation’s identity.

View Video
Actress Jenna Stern on Creative Pluralism: Embrace all your Passions

Creative Pluralism: Embrace all your Passions

In her Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film, and Cultural Studies, Jenna Stern discusses the value of “Creative Pluralism” – having the ability to pursue multiple passions while staying focused on your main goals.

View Video
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and Interdisciplinarity

IAFOR & Interdisciplinarity

Learn how IAFOR’s conferences and publications encourage interdisciplinary activity and its expansion in academia.

View Video
IAFOR Vladimir Devide Haiku Award

IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award – Winners 2015

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) proudly announces the winners of this year’s IAFOR Vladimir Devide Haiku Award at The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibrAsia) in Osaka, Japan.

View Video
Jared Baxter on The Power behind Starry Night

The Power behind Starry Night: Vincent’s Empyrean Vision

Jared Baxter explores new concepts and theories on van Gogh’s Starry Night and asserts that poetic inspiration arose from Dante Alighieri’s heavenly zenith, the Trinitarian Empyrean, where, in the final lines of his epic poem, the pilgrim’s dream is realised.

View Video
Everyday Aesthetics and World-Making by Professor Yuriko Saito

Everyday Aesthetics and World-Making

In her Keynote Presentation at The North American Conference on Arts & Humanities 2014 (NACAH2014), Yuriko Saito explains the importance of aesthetics and how they impact on our everyday lives.

View Video
IAFOR Conference Highlights

Why join an IAFOR conference?

A look into the international, intercultural and interdisciplinary world of an IAFOR conference and why you should attend. Featuring footage shot at our conferences and interviews with leading academics.