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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

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

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

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Announcing The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2022) & The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2022)

Call for Papers: The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2022) & The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2022) The Paris Conference on Education (PCE2021) and The Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2021) will be held concurrently in July 2022, in partnership with the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy

“Post-Afghanistan America: Implications for Peace & Security in Asia” – An IAFOR Research Centre Roundtable

“Post-Afghanistan America: Implications for Peace & Security in Asia” – An IAFOR Research Centre Roundtable

Thursday, October 7, 2021 16:00-17:30 (JST) Online The dust from the shock of US withdrawal from Afghanistan has yet to settle but its ramifications are far-reaching. In Asia, the main theatre of US-China rivalry, questions about America’s role and mode of engagement in the region abound in the wake of Afghanistan. President Biden signaled the

Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 4 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Technology in Education

Welcome to the Technology in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 9 – Issue 4 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca Associate Editor: Daniel L. Hoffman Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: August 27, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.4 We are delighted to announce that the IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education issue is

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies – Volume 6 – Issue 1

Welcome to IJCS Issue 6.1! The Editorial Team of the issue hopes that the articles contained herein will be as thought-provoking and inspiring as those from previous issues. Where our last issues were written under the continuing threat of COVID-19, this issue has come together at a time when at least some parts of the

IAFOR Partners with RECSIE on the Summer Institute on International Education, Japan

IAFOR Partners with RECSIE on the Summer Institute on International Education, Japan (SIIEJ2021)

The 4th Summer Institute on International Education, Japan (SIIEJ2021) is an online event organised by the Research Consortium for the Sustainable Promotion of International Education (RECSIE), in association with the Institute for Innovative Global Education at Kansai University and Toyo University, and supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), The

Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education

Since the last issue of the IAFOR Journal of Education: Language Learning in Education, much has changed for most of the world. With the advent of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, citizens of every country on earth have become witness to and victim of the same worldwide crisis. A complete transformation of what had been considered

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Announcing BCE/BAMC2021 in Partnership with the University of Barcelona

Call For Papers: The Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2021) and The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC2021) The Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2021) and The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC2021) will be held concurrently in December 2021, in partnership with the University of Barcelona, Spain, and the IAFOR Research Centre

Announcing The 6th Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS2021)

Announcing The 6th Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS2021)

Last year, The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS) was unfortunately cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. IAFOR is happy to announce that this year, the symposium will be held in November both in Tokyo and online. AURS provides undergraduates with the opportunity to present their research in a stimulating intellectual environment and prepare themselves

Dr Clementina Cardosa Hing Chao IAFOR Interview

Sino-Japanese Relations: An Interview with Hing Chao

“In Conversation: Sino-Japanese Relations: History, Martial Culture, Cross-Cultural Exchanges and Interdisciplinary Research” – an Interview with Hing Chao IAFOR has been given the exceptional opportunity to host an interview between Executive Chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holding, Hong Kong, Hing Chao, and Director of CIHRC Research and Development, Hong Kong, Clementina Cardoso. Their conversation,

Nakanishi Satoshi receives IAFOR Report on Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nakanishi Satoshi receives IAFOR Report on Infectious Disease Outbreak on Cruise Ships

On March 29, 2021, Mr Satoshi Nakanishi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, met with members of the experts committee of the IAFOR research project on preventing and responding to the outbreak and the spread of infectious diseases on cruise ships, and officially received the final report at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Professor Haruko Satoh IAFOR Research Centre OSIPP

Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre to Speak at the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Universities Summit 2021

Professor Haruko Satoh, Co-Director of the IAFOR Research Centre will speak at the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit 2021 on a panel titled: Can an international outlook in higher education help to reduce geopolitical tensions? What are the limits to closer global ties? In a session moderated by Joyce Lau, Editor (Asia) of the

Contagious Illnesses, COVID-19 on Passenger Ships International Meeting

The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges & Responses: Report

Introduction The IAFOR Symposium on Preventing and Overcoming Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships: International Challenges & Responses was an event organised by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) with the support of the Government of Japan through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on March 10-11, 2021. It was a hybrid (onsite and online) event

The 2021 Australia-Japan-United States Next Generation Policy Forum

The 2021 Australia-US-Japan Next Generation Policy Forum is an online event that will bring together early career professionals who demonstrate an interest and expertise in the Indo-Pacific region, providing them with opportunities to connect with experts and deepen their knowledge on the key issues facing the Indo-Pacific region. The forum will consist of six panel discussions held

Now Published: Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education – COVID-19: Education Responses to a Pandemic

When we first decided to run with a special issue on educational responses to COVID-19, little did we know that we would still be in the midst of lockdowns, emerging variants, and scary rising statistics as we reach publication. We knew that it would take time to return to some kind of normal, but not