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THE Campus Live Japan: Exclusive Discount for IAFOR Members

THE Campus Live Japan: Exclusive Discount for IAFOR Members

IAFOR is happy to support Times Higher Education (THE) as they launch their first Campus Live event in Japan this December 13-14 at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. As a strategic partner for the event, IAFOR is happy to offer our Members, as well as registered delegates for The Asian Conference on Education (ACE2022), a 50%

Announcing The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022)

Announcing The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022)

As climate change affects people around the world, concepts like the UN’s SDGs and ESG frameworks have been pushed to the forefront of global discussion. Join IAFOR on November 18, 2022, as we host The Global Innovation Value Summit (GIVS2022), a symposium on the future of ESG and Value in collaboration with the IAFOR Research

IAFOR Announces Partnership with Times Higher Education

IAFOR Announces Partnership with Times Higher Education

IAFOR has entered a strategic partnership with London-based Times Higher Education (THE) to cooperate on events held in Japan, and globally. In an age where interconnectivity and internationalisation has become increasingly important, both organisations have recognised the value of higher education without borders. As event organisers, both IAFOR and Times Higher Education are aiming to

Japan to Resume Visa-free Entry

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced that Japan will resume visa-free entry for individual visitors on October 11, bringing border regulations back to pre-pandemic levels for the first time in over two years. Prior to the pandemic, 68 countries and regions, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and the United States, were permitted visa-free short-term travel

Summer 2022 IAFOR Conference Report

Summer 2022 IAFOR Conference Report

In July, IAFOR hosted a series of conferences in Porto (ECADE2022) and London (ECE2022 / ECLL2022 / EGen2022 / ECAH2022 / EuroMedia2022), as it continued to refine and develop its hybrid conference model, offering an opportunity to reimagine events by enhancing and renewing engagement opportunities onsite, online and in hybrid form. It was no surprise

Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities

SMU-IRC Lecture | Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities

On June 29, IAFOR will be hosting a free online lecture titled “Women and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities” in collaboration with The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, and Singapore Management University (SMU). This event is organised as part of SMU’s “Thought Leadership Series”, organised by

Professor Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino

Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino Named IAFOR President

The IAFOR Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of His Excellency Professor Toshiya Hoshino as the organisation’s new President. Ambassador Hoshino, who has served on the IAFOR Board of Directors since 2019, will succeed Professor Steve Cornwell, who passed in April of this year. The President of IAFOR is the senior academic

Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education

Welcome to the Language Learning in Education issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 10 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Melinda Cowart Associate Editors: Hasan Al-Wadi, & Murielle El Hajj Nahas Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: May 27, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.10.1 Multilingualism, second language acquisition, and second language learning continue to take

IAFOR Webinar Series Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact – Report

IAFOR Webinar Series Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact – Report

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, IAFOR hosted the second instalment of its free Zoom webinar series, titled “Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact”, with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education, Yvonne Masters, Issue Editors Michael Menchaca and Pearl Subban, and Associate Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, Murielle El Hajj

Free IAFOR Webinar Series: Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact

Free IAFOR Webinar Series – Episode 2: Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, IAFOR will be hosting the second instalment of its free Zoom webinar series, titled “Writing an Abstract for Maximum Impact”, with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education Yvonne Masters, Issue Editors Michael Menchaca and Pearl Subban, and Associate Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

Obituary: Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022), President of IAFOR (2016-2022)

Obituary: Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022), President of IAFOR (2016-2022)

Professor Steve Cornwell (1956-2022) President of IAFOR (2016-2022) It is with great sadness that we write of the passing of the President of IAFOR, Professor Steve Cornwell, who died of cancer earlier this week in Osaka, Japan. He was Chairman of the International Academic Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Directors. He

Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Report

Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Report

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, IAFOR hosted a free Zoom webinar with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education, Dr Yvonne Masters, and the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education Issue, Dr Michael Menchaca. A Scopus-indexed journal with three main issues a year and the scope for special

Indexing & Scopus: IAFOR Journal of Education

One of the most frequent questions that we are asked about the IAFOR Journal of Education is whether it is indexed with Scopus. It is: we were granted Scopus indexing mid-2019. But what does this mean? Why should journals want to be indexed? And why Scopus? The IAFOR Journal of Education is currently indexed in

Manuel Heitor, Former Minister of Science, Technology & Higher Education

Manuel Heitor, Former Minister of Science, Technology & Higher Education, Government of Portugal, Joins ECADE2022 as a Keynote Speaker

Manuel Heitor of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IN+/IST – University of Lisbon, and former Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Government of Portugal, has joined The European Conference on Arts, Design & Education (ECADE2022) as a keynote speaker. Dr Heitor has a wealth of experience in academia and government. His

White Paper Launch: A Value Model for Responsible Business

White Paper Launch: A Value Model for Responsible Business

On Friday, March 25, 2022, Professor Philip Sugai, the Director of the newly launched Value Research Center at Doshisha University, and Senior Research Fellow in the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) was interviewed by Dr Joseph Haldane, Founder, Chairman & CEO of IAFOR, and Administrative Director of the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC). Professor Sugai and Dr

IRC Webinar: A Value Model for Responsible Business

IRC Webinar: A Value Model for Responsible Business

On Friday, March 25, 2022, Dr Joseph Haldane, Founder, Chairman & CEO of IAFOR and Administrative Director of the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) will discuss the launch of the new Value Research Centre at Doshisha University with Professor Philip Sugai, the Director of the Value Research Centre, and Senior Research Fellow in the IRC. This

Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Report

Free Webinar with the Editors of the IAFOR Journal of Education

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, IAFOR will be hosting a free Zoom webinar with the Executive Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education, Dr Yvonne Masters, and the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education Issue, Dr Michael Menchaca. A Scopus-indexed journal with three main issues a year and the scope

The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia

The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia

In response to the emerging crisis in Europe, IAFOR will be hosting a free online panel titled “The Ukraine Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Post-1945 East Asia” in collaboration with The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC), at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, and the Korea Foundation. This event is organised as

Japan Reopens Borders to Foreign Nationals

Japan Reopens Borders to Foreign Nationals

After almost two full years of closed borders, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, the Government of Japan eased entry restrictions and is now accepting applications for foreign nationals to enter the country, including business travellers and those attending academic conferences. IAFOR will work with the Japanese health ministry to facilitate the entry of conference presenters

Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Global Health Governance, Migrant Labour, and International Health Crises

Announcing New Publication: Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) is pleased to announce the publication of Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Health Governance, Migrant Labour, and International Health Crisis (Amsterdam University Press, 2022), the result of a joint project with the Leiden Asia Centre and the

Call for Editor: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship Executive Editor, Dr Joseph Haldane, is looking for an experienced researcher to be appointed as Editor for the journal. The new Editor will be responsible for up to two issues per year. About the Journal The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship aspires to find a balance between

ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2022 – Pre-event Symposium

ASEAN Career Fair with Japan 2022 – Pre-event Symposium

IAFOR is excited to announce a Pre-event Symposium at the 10th ASEAN Career Fair with Japan, in collaboration with Singapore Management University (SMU), The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC), and the ESG-Integration Research and Education Centre (ESG-IREC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University. Friday, February 11, 2022 17:30-20:30 (JST) Online ​​As

KISA 13th Convention and APISA 15th Congress: Report

KISA 13th Convention and APISA 15th Congress: Report

Operationalizing an East Asian Community of Peace and Development: Challenges and Opportunities Report by Haruko Satoh, Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, Japan. The IAFOR Research Centre (IRC) at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) took part as co-organisers in a successful

How to Maintain Academic Publication in Difficult Times

Today, November 25, 2021, a round table session was held at The 13th Asian Conference on Education (ACE) and three editors/ associate editors recorded their views on how to be resilient in times of difficulty. They were asked to provide strategies that they have found successful in maintaining their impetus to publish. I thank Pearl

Announcement: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education Issue

It is with regret that we are not continuing with the Inclusive Education issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education.

IAFOR Research Center to co-host the KISA 13th Annual Convention & APISA 15th Congress

IAFOR Research Centre to Co-host the KISA 13th Annual Convention & APISA 15th Congress

Operationalizing an East Asian Community of Peace and Development: Challenges and Opportunities On November 27-28, the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University will be part of the joint online KISA 13th Annual Convention and APISA 15th Annual Congress in collaboration with main host, The Graduate School of

Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 5 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Undergraduate Education

Welcome to the Undergraduate Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 9 – Issue 5 – Undergraduate Education Editor: Joseph (José) McClanahan Associate Editor: Huiyuan Ye Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: October 22, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.5 As we complete our second issue of Undergraduate Education for the IAFOR Journal of Education, I am acutely aware

Special Event: “Pandemic as Polemic”, in Collaboration with CEAT, University of Barcelona

Special Event: “Pandemic as Polemic”, in Collaboration with CEAT, University of Barcelona

IAFOR, in collaboration with Centre Estudis Australians i Transnacionales (CEAT) at the University of Barcelona, will be hosting a special seminar titled “Pandemic as Polemic” in November, 2021. The seminar is sponsored by the University of Barcelona, Freixenet and the Australia Spain Business Association (ASBA), and will feature a wide range of academics speaking on

Call for Reviewers: IAFOR Journal of Education – Inclusive Education

The  IAFOR Journal of Education is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent Open Access interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on education. The journal’s Executive Editor, Dr Yvonne Masters, is calling for reviewers to assist with the peer review process for the upcoming journal issue, Inclusive Education. About the Issue The IAFOR Journal of

But I have presented at conferences!

As we continue to look at what is required to be a reviewer, we turn our attention to the criterion that states the requirement for an emerging publication record. Clearly this refers to having some publications already. But what are considered publications? What is “emerging”? We’ll take the second question first. My article has been