Category: Special Events

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Round Table Series 2018

“International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” – Silk Road Round Table at Moscow State University

Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018 Venue: Moscow State University (MSU), Russia Theme: “International Academic Cooperation in Uncertain Times” This event is by invitation only The development of the internet and communication technologies have transformed our globe, and with ever better transportation networks, it has never been so easy for academics to work together; to meet,

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IAFOR Sponsors the 1st Symposium of International Silk Road Academic Studies

Dr Joseph Haldane was a plenary speaker at Nevsehir University in Turkey for the 1st Symposium of International Silk Road Academic Studies, where he delivered an opening address, along with the rector of the university, as well as a presentation entitled “A Perspective from the Furthest Ends of the Silk Road”. IAFOR were happy to

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Announced in Barcelona

IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Announced in Barcelona

IAFOR had its first public silk road informations session, with ISRI Director Professor Georges Depeyrot presenting alongside IAFOR Chairman Dr Joseph Haldane, and Professor Ljiljana Markovic, Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade. Professor Depeyrot is a member of the French CNRS Board of Trustees, and the initiative builds on the

Professor Toshiya Hoshino UN Japan

Second Silk Road Roundtable Concentrates on Issues of Security and Sustainability

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative had its second roundtable meeting today, attended by a group of academics from around the world, and chaired by Osaka University OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre co-director Professor Haruko Satoh, and attended by Professor Toshiya Hoshino, now Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations. Professor Hoshino had delivered a keynote situating the contemporary

University of Belgrade Conference

IAFOR Chairman Delivers Keynote Address to University of Belgrade Conference

Talks on cooperative projects between IAFOR Silk Road Initiative anchor institutions, the University of Belgrade and IAFOR took place in Belgrade at the time of the Faculty of Philology Digital Humanities Conference, in May 2017. Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman of IAFOR, delivered the conference keynote, on “The development of cultural and information flows: historical, geographical

Professor Georges Depeyrot, Ecole Normale Superieure, France

Georges Depeyrot named Director of the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative

IAFOR Chairman travelled to Paris to discuss the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative with the newly appointed Project Director, Professor Georges Depeyrot, of the Ecole Normale Superieure, France. Depeyrot is a member of Board of Trustees of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and is one of the world’s leading numismatists. He was the

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Leading Academics Discuss the IAFOR Silk Road Initiative at ACAH2017

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative had its first pilot roundtable meeting today, attended by some thirty academics from around the world, and chaired by IAFOR Chairman, Dr Joseph Haldane and his co-director colleagues at Osaka University’s OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre. The scope of the initiative was discussed, as was leveraging IAFOR’s existent global network of individuals,