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Now Published: Volume 8 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 8 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China Published: July 5, 2023 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.8.1 Dear Readers, Welcome to the summer 2023 issue of IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies. As the world is slowly digging itself out of the

The 2nd Paris Conference on Education (PCE2023) & The 2nd Paris Conference on Arts & Humanities (PCAH2023)

Conference Report: PCE/PCAH2023

The 2nd Paris Conference on Education (PCE2023) and The 2nd Paris Conference on the Arts & Humanities (PCAH2023) were held between June 16-19 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. These concurrent conferences illuminated the intricate nexus between Education and Arts & Humanities, providing attendees a vibrant forum to delve into the pedagogical intricacies

Now Published: Volume 12 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 12 – Issue 1 – World Fairy Tales and Folklore Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Alyson Miller, Deakin University, Australia Published: June 7, 2023 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.12.1 It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the editor-in-chief to introduce Volume 12 Issue 1 of the

Now Published: Volume 11 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Language Learning in Education

Welcome to the Language Learning in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 11 – Issue 1 – Language Learning in Education Editor: Melinda Cowart, Professor Emerita, Texas Woman’s University, USA Published: May 31, 2023 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.11.1 Greetings readers! In the months that have passed since the last issue of the IAFOR Journal of

The 14th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH2023) and The 14th Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS2023)

Conference Report: ACAH/ACSS2023

From May 26-29, 2023, scholars and professionals convened at the Toshi Center Hotel in Tokyo for The 14th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH2023) and The 14th Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS2023). These tandem conferences emphasised the intrinsic links between the disciplines of Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences, offering a rigorous

The 13th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2023) & The 13th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2023)

Conference Report: ACAS/ACCS2023

Between May 19-22, IAFOR hosted both The 13th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2023) and The 13th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2023) at the Toshi Center Hotel in Tokyo. These parallel events illuminated the intricate intersections of Asian Studies and Cultural Studies, providing a multidisciplinary platform for scholars and professionals to delve deep into

The 3rd IAFOR International Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI2023)

Conference Report: ERI2023

Held between April 21-24 at Virginia Tech in Washington DC, The 3rd IAFOR International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ERI2023) successfully brought together professionals and academics focused on the evolving landscape of education. The emphasis on both research and innovation was evident throughout, offering participants a comprehensive understanding of contemporary educational methodologies and strategies.

Conference Report: ACP/ACERP/AGen2023

Conference Report: ACP/ACERP/AGen2023

The 13th Asian Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences (ACP2023), The 13th Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy (ACERP2023) and The 9th Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology (AGen2023), held from March 31, 2023 to April 3, 2023 at the Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, has successfully concluded, reinforcing The International Academic Forum

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Conference Report: ACEID2023

From March 27-30, 2023, Tokyo’s Toshi Center Hotel became a hub for innovative thoughts and ideas during The 9th Asian Conference on Education & International Development (ACEID2023). This conference was a shining example of IAFOR’s determination to champion interdisciplinary dialogues that propel education and international development into new horizons. This hybrid conference was held in

Professor Jun Arima named President of IAFOR

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jun Arima as the new President of IAFOR. He succeeds Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino in this role. The President is the senior academic officer of the organisation. In this role, Professor Arima is the Honorary Chair of the International Academic Advisory Board, as well as both the

Professor Anne Boddington Named Executive Vice-President and Provost of IAFOR

IAFOR is happy to welcome Professor Anne Boddington to the senior management team. As Executive Vice-President and Provost of IAFOR, Professor Boddington will report to the Chairman and CEO, overseeing the academic programs, research and policies of the forum. She will also assist in managing the intersections of intellectual, economic, and operational processes such that

IAFOR President Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino to Step Down

His Excellency Professor Toshiya Hoshino, has stepped down from the role of President of IAFOR as he takes on a senior position at the United Nations in Geneva. He was confirmed as an Inspector of the Joint Inspection Unit of the UN system (JIU) by the UN General Assembly. Ambassador Hoshino, who has served on

The 4th Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2023)

Conference Report: SEACE2023

The 4th Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2023) successfully brought together professionals, enthusiasts, and experts from diverse backgrounds to explore, challenge, and celebrate the evolving landscape of education in the Southeast Asian region. This event, held in partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) and the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 7 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 7 – Issue 2 Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China Published: January 31, 2023 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.7.2 Welcome to Volume 7 Issue 2 of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies Dear Readers, According to one calendar, the year 2022 is already

Now Published: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 9 – Issue 2

Welcome to the winter 2022 issue of IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 9 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García-Osuna Hofstra University and The City University of New York, United States Published: December 31, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.9.2 The winter 2023 Issue contains six articles plus

IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Papers

Volume 11 – Issue 1: The Language Learning in Education Issue Submissions open: Monday January 16, 2023 Submissions close: Friday February 24 (9am JST), 2023 Target publication date: Friday May 26, 2023 Educators engaged in teaching and researching the teaching and learning of second and additional languages continue to encounter new challenges and face the

Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 3 – IAFOR Journal of Education – Studies in Education

Welcome to the Studies in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 10 – Issue 3 – Studies in Education Editor: Pearl Subban, Monash University, Australia Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: December 4, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.10.3 Greetings readers! So much of our world has changed. Human interaction has been profoundly impacted by the global pandemic,

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies now in Scopus

We are delighted to announce that from summer 2022, the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies will be listed in Elsevier’s Scopus database. Scopus is the #1 curated abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, covering over 23,000 journals. By being included in Scopus it will mean the visibility of research from the journal will be

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%

Now Published: Volume 11 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 11 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Alyson Miller, Deakin University, Australia Published: October 28, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.11.1 It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the Editor-in-Chief to introduce Volume 11 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship.

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

Now Published: Volume 10 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education –Technology in Education

Welcome to the Technology in Education Issue IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 10 – Issue 2 – Technology in Education Editor: Michael P. Menchaca Associate Editors: Daniel L. Hoffman and Devayani Tirthali Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Haldane Published: August 27, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.10.2 Greetings readers! The current issue comes to press amongst a sense of reflection

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

Monograph Published: “East Meets West: Perspectives on Ageing and the Physical Environment”

IAFOR is very happy to announce the publication of East Meets West: Perspectives on Ageing and the Physical Environment.

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