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IAFOR Welcomes Its First Cohort of Global Fellows for 2024/2025

IAFOR Welcomes Its First Cohort of Global Fellows for 2024/2025

Five outstanding fellows were selected to represent ‘independent voices’ across disciplines.

Now Published · IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 9 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 9 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China Published: July 5, 2024 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.9.1 ‘Publishing cutting-edge cultural research since 2016’ Dear Readers, Ever since the end of Covid, the hope of the world for a return to an

ACAH/ACCS/ACSS2024 Conference Report

From Tokyo to London: The Forum’s Intellectual Journey Continues

The Forum is a newly introduced series, designed as a platform for international, intercultural, interdisciplinary—and inclusive— discussions, joining experts and practitioners alike in an interactive and open dialogue format.

ACAH/ACCS/ACSS2024 Conference Report

Conference Report and Intelligence Briefing: ACAH/ACCS/ACSS2024

ACAH/ACCS/ACSS2024 took place from May 23-27, 2024 and welcomed over 550 delegates from more than 50 countries from around the world.

Jump in Scopus Ranking for IAFOR Journal of Education

Congratulations to IAFOR Journal of Education! Scopus, the top citation database, released its updated CiteScore rank for 2023 and the IAFOR Journal of Education continues in its upward trajectory. The journal saw a big leap in the rankings. According to the figures, the journal moved up from the 2022 CiteScore of 1.6 (rank #831/1463 –

Now Published · ‘Asian Futures’ · A Special Issue of IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 9 – Special Issue Guest Editor: Marcus T. Anthony, Beijing Institute of Technology (Zhuhai), China Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China Published: June 7, 2024 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.9.si ‘Asian Futures’ Dear Readers, In May 2022, the “Asian Futurisms, Linking Asia’s Digital

Now Published: Volume 12 Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education

Welcome to the Language Learning in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 12 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Melinda Cowart, Texas Woman’s University (TWU), USA Published: June 1, 2024 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.11.1 Dear Readers, Since the publication of the 2023 issue, the number of those engaged in the pursuit of

IAFOR CEO Addresses Nagoya University Model United Nations

IAFOR CEO Addresses Nagoya University Model United Nations

Dr Joseph Haldane delivered the welcome address at the Nagoya University Model United Nations (NUMUN) as an invited speaker.

Introducing ‘The Forum’, an Exciting New Discussion Format for IAFOR Conferences

Introducing ‘The Forum’, an Exciting New Discussion Format for IAFOR Conferences

The Forum is designed as a platform for international, intercultural, interdisciplinary—and inclusive— discussions, joining experts and practitioners alike in an interactive and open dialogue format.

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IAFOR Strategic Planning Summit 2024

On March 29, 2024, IAFOR’s International Academic Board (IAB) gathered for a Strategic Planning Summit in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss the Forum’s ongoing as well as upcoming projects.

ACEID/ACP/AGen2024 Conference Report

Conference Report and Intelligence Briefing: ACEID/ACP/AGen2024

ACEID/ACP/AGen2024 took place from March 25-29, 2024 and welcomed over 700 delegates from more than 60 countries from around the world.

Call for Papers: IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education

Submissions are now open! Volume 12 – Issue 2: The Technology in Education Issue Submissions open: Tuesday April 23, 2024, 2024 Submissions close:Thursday May 23, 2024 (9am JST) Target publication date: Tuesday August 27, 2024 IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 12 – Issue 2 – Technology in Education will publish in August 2024 and submissions

IAFOR Supports the Nagoya University Model United Nations

IAFOR Supports the Nagoya University Model United Nations

The partnership showcases both organisations’ commitment to fostering academic growth and developing future policymakers and international relations leaders.

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Announcing the Board of Directors (2024-2025)

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is proud to announce its Board of Directors for the year 2024-2025 (April 1, 2024–March 31, 2025).

Conference Report – The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2024)

Conference Report and Intelligence Briefing: SEACE2024

SEACE2024 focused its discussions around how to achieve a peaceful and harmonious coexistence within a society that is becoming increasingly diverse and polarised.

LSEd Thammasat University joined the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme

LSEd Thammasat University joined the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme

The MoU signing ceremony between LSED Thammasat University and IAFOR took place at SEACE2024, expanding a symbolic and practical partnership within the Southeast Asia region.

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Introducing IAFOR Global Fellows

IAFOR is pleased to announce The IAFOR Global Fellowship Programme. The programme will invite early and mid-career professionals and scholars who are making a difference in their own countries to harness the IAFOR network.

Conference Report: IICE/IICAH2024

Right at the start of the new year, academics, professionals, and graduate students came together at The 9th IAFOR International Conference on Education (IICE2024), which was held alongside The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Arts & Humanities (IICAH2024) in Hawaii to discuss pressing issues in these fields, exchange ideas, and network. We are at the

Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 12 – IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 8 – Issue 2 Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China Published: December 30, 2023 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.8.2 Dear Readers, If a few issues ago I had expressed the hope that there might be a let-up of crises for humanity in the

IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education: Call for Papers

IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education: Call for Papers

Volume 12 – Issue 1: The Language Learning in Education Issue Submissions open: Tuesday January 16, 2024 Submissions close: Friday February 26 (9am JST), 2024 Target publication date: Thursday May 30, 2024 As the call goes out for submissions for our next Language Learning in Education issue, there exists a world in substantially more chaos and calamity.

Now Published: Volume 11 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Studies in Education

Welcome to the Studies Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 11 – Issue 2 – Studies in Education Editor: Pearl Subban, Monash University, Australia Published: December 8 2023 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.11.3 Dear Readers, In our rapidly evolving world, education plays a pivotal role in shaping the future. Its transformative power can either perpetuate inequalities

Conference Report: WorldCALL2023 – CALL in Critical Times

Conference Report: WorldCALL2023

In November of this year, IAFOR hosted WorldCALL2023 – CALL in Critical Times in Chiang Mai, Thailand, bringing together 100 onsite delegates and over 50 virtual participants for meaningful dialogue onComputer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL). WorldCALL2023 began with an invigorating first day dedicated to workshops. The morning session offered insights into developing effective language learning materials,

The 15th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2023) Report

Conference Report: ACE2023

From November 22-25, 2023, scholars and professionals convened at the Toshi Center Hotel in Tokyo for The 15th Asian Conference on Education (ACE2023). We extend our heartfelt thanks to all the distinguished speakers, esteemed delegates, and tireless contributors who made this event a resounding success. This event with the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka

Now Published: Volume 12 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 12 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Alyson Miller, Deakin University, Australia Published: November 24, 2023 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.12.2 It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the editor-in-chief to introduce Volume 12 Issue 2 of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship.

Conference Report: ACE2023

Conference Report: KAMC/MediAsia2023

The 4th Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media and Culture (KAMC2023) was held with The 14th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2023) and saw a doubling of numbers since last year, with more than 260 delegates from over 35 countries! This hybrid conference was opened by IAFOR Chairman and CEO, Dr Joseph Haldane, who

IAFOR Global Innovation and Value Summit 2023 (GIVS2023)

Moving Forward with ESG: Scoring for Value Creation ESGとともに前進:価値創造に向けたスコアリング *日本語は英語の後* IAFOR is excited to announce the IAFOR Global Innovation and Value Summit 2023 (GIVS2023), in collaboration with ESG-Integration Research and Education Center (ESG-IREC), OSIPP at Osaka University and the Value Research Center (VRC) at Doshisha University. 共催: 大阪大学大学院国際公共政策研究科ESG-インテグレーション研究教育センター: 同志社大学価値研究センター Date: Friday 17 November 2023, 10:00-17:30

Conference Report: BCE/BAMC2023

Conference Report: BCE/BAMC2023

Barcelona is a city that never fails to deliver excitement and stimulation, and this vibrant cultural hub is always a great setting for an IAFOR event. This year was no different and over 350 delegates from more than 65 countries attended The 4th Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2023), held alongside The 4th Barcelona Conference on

Now Published: Volume 11 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education

Welcome to the Technology Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 11 – Issue 2 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca, University of Hawaii at Manoa Associate Editors: Daniel L. Hoffman, University of Hawaii at Manoa Devayani Tirthali, Research Associate, India Published: August 26, 2023 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.11.2 Dear Readers, Another year, another

Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 10 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Alfonso J. García-Osuna, from Hofstra University & The City University of New York, Kingsborough New York, USA. Published: August 16, 2023 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.10.1 Dear readers, In line with established tradition, this volume represents our continuing endeavour to unfurl the vast tapestry of

IAFOR European Conference Series 2023 – Conference Report

Conference Report: The IAFOR European Conference Series 2023

The IAFOR European Conference Series 2023 (ECE/ECLL/ECAH/EGen2023), held between July 13–17, 2023 at SOAS University of London and UCL, UK, has successfully concluded, reinforcing The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)’s commitment to the advancement of international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study, teaching and research. With over 750 participants hailing from over 75 countries, the event underlined the