Category: News

Cultural Visit to Kiyomizu-dera

Cultural Visit to Kiyomizu-dera

On Wednesday, October 19, IAFOR will be hosting a cultural visit to Kiyomizu-dera, one of the most famous and celebrated temples in Japan. Founded in 778 AD, the temple is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, and is considered a must-see location for those visiting Kyoto for the first time. The temple contains buildings from

News Media and the World

News Media and the World

A student panel from the Osaka School of Public Policy (OSIPP) at Osaka University will present “News Media and the World” at The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022) and The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022). The panel will be moderated by Organising Committee member Virgil Hawkins of

Challenges Faced by Media Covering the Asia-Pacific: A Conversation with David Robie

Challenges Faced by Media Covering the Asia-Pacific: An Interview with David Robie

“Challenges Faced by Media Covering the Asia-Pacific”, a Featured Interview of acclaimed journalist David Robie, has been announced for The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022), which will be held alongside The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022), October 17–20, 2022. To participate in MediAsia/KAMC2022 as an audience member,

Revisiting Keisuke Kinoshita through a Queer Lens

Revisiting Keisuke Kinoshita through a Queer Lens

“Revisiting Keisuke Kinoshita through a Queer Lens” by Yutaka Kubo of Kanazawa University, Japan, has been announced as a keynote to be presented at The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022), which will be held alongside The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022), October 17–20, 2022. The MediAsia/KAMC2022 Organising

The “Zen” of Zen Gardens: Fact or Fiction?

The “Zen” of Zen Gardens: Fact or Fiction?

“The “Zen” of Zen Gardens: Fact or Fiction?” by Brian Victoria of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, United Kingdom, has been announced as a keynote to be presented at The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022), which will be held alongside The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022),

Costume Conversations: Resilience and Representation in Cosplay and Beyond

Costume Conversations: Resilience and Representation in Cosplay and Beyond

Thomas G. Endres of the University of Northern Colorado, United States, will be presenting a keynote titled “Costume Conversations: Resilience and Representation in Cosplay and Beyond” at The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022), which will be held alongside The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022), October 17–20, 2022.

Thomas G. Endres Joins the KAMC/MediAsia2022 Organising Committee

Thomas G. Endres Joins the MediAsia/KAMC2022 Organising Committee

Thomas G. Endres of the University of Northern Colorado, United States has joined The 13th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2022) and The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2022) as a member of the Organising Committee. The Organising Committee is responsible for nominating and vetting Keynote and Featured Speakers; developing

"Spectacle and Scrutiny: The Analytic Image in Japanese Cinema" – Earl Jackson

Speaker Announcement: “Spectacle and Scrutiny: The Analytic Image in Japanese Cinema” – Earl Jackson

The fourth plenary to be announced for MediAsia/KAMC2021 is a Keynote Presentation titled “Spectacle and Scrutiny: The Analytic Image in Japanese Cinema” by Earl Jackson of Asia University, Taiwan, and the University of California, United States. The Organising Committees are currently calling for papers to be presented at the joint event; submit your abstracts by

Immersive Media Design

Workshop Presentation Announcement: “Immersive Media Design Showcase”

The third panel presentation to be announced for the conference is a Workshop Presentation titled “Immersive Media Design Showcase” by Mehrasa Alizadeh, Amelia Ijiri (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan), Eric Hawkinson, Jay Klaphake, Angus McGregor (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan), Corey Noxon (Ritsumeikan University, Japan, & Lake Biwa Museum, Japan) & Kojiro Yano (Osaka

Eric Hawkinson: When Media Watches You – The Rise of Immersive Technology

Speaker Announcement: “When Media Watches You – The Rise of Immersive Technology” – Eric Hawkinson

The second panel presentation to be announced for The 2nd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (KAMC2021), held concurrently with The 12th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2021) is a keynote presentation titled “When Media Watches You – The Rise of Immersive Technology” by Eric Hawkinson from the Kyoto University of Foreign

X