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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

The Paris Conference on Education PCE IAFOR

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

‘Course I talks proper English!

In the last blog we addressed what we are looking for in our reviewers and spoke about an ability to time manage. In this post, we turn our attention to the criterion that states: excellent English language skills. What does this actually mean? The heading of this post suggests what it definitely doesn’t mean. I

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

Submissions open for IAFOR Journal of Education – Volume 9 Issue 5 – Undergraduate Education

IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education –  Submissions Now Open Submissions close: Friday August 13, 2021 (9am JST) Target publication date: October 22, 2021 The Undergraduate Education Issue (Scopus) IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education encourages exploration of significant themes, exceptional programs and promising practice in such fields as undergraduate research, programs, teaching styles, out-of-class

What it Means to be a Reviewer for a Journal

It has been a while since we published a blog about reviews. In this blog, I want to turn away from the review form and begin to look at the topic of what it means to be a reviewer. Most academic journals use a review process and this means that they are often seeking new

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,

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2017

Submissions still open for IAFOR Journal of Education – Volume 9 Issue 4 – Technology in Education

IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education – submissions close: Friday June 11, 2021 (9am JST) Target publication date: August 27, 2021 The Technology in Education Issue The IAFOR Journal of Education: Technology in Education seeks high-quality, original submissions encouraging exploration of the impact of technology in diverse educational settings both formal and informal. The

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

IAFOR Journal of Education: Call for Issue Editor

The IAFOR Journal of Education Editor-in-Chief, Dr Joseph Haldane, is looking for an experienced researcher to be appointed as editor for the journal’s Studies in Education issue. The new Editor will be responsible for one issue per year devoted to Studies in Education with the first issue for the new editor to be published December

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