Inaugural IAFOR International Conference on Arts and Humanities (IICAHDubai2016)

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  • The Inter­na­tional Aca­d­e­mic Forum, in con­junc­tion with its global uni­ver­sity and insti­tu­tional part­ners, is proud to announce the Inau­gural IAFOR Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Arts & Human­i­ties (IICAH) to be held on Feb­ru­ary 2729, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emi­rates.

    This inter­na­tional and inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence will act as a cen­tre for aca­d­e­mics, prac­ti­tion­ers and pro­fes­sion­als to dis­cuss new research in edu­ca­tion. IICAH-​Dubai2016 will cre­ate oppor­tu­ni­ties for the inter­na­tion­al­iza­tion of higher edu­ca­tion and shar­ing of exper­tise. We invite pro­fes­sion­als from all cor­ners of the world to develop poli­cies, exchange ideas, and pro­mote new part­ner­ships with orga­ni­za­tions and peers.

    The Inau­gural IAFOR Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Arts & Human­i­ties 2016 – Dubai will be held along­side the Inau­gural IAFOR Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on the Social Sci­ences 2016 – Dubai. Reg­is­tra­tion for either con­fer­ence will allow atten­dees to attend ses­sions in the other.

    Con­fer­ence Chairs and Keynote Speakers

    • Prof. Stu­art D. B. PickenIICAH-​Dubai2016 Con­fer­ence Chair, IAFOR Inter­na­tional Advi­sory Board Chair
    • Dr. A. Robert LeeIICAH-​Dubai2016 Pro­gram Adviser, Nihon Uni­ver­sity, Japan
    • Prof. Said M. FaiqIICAH-​Dubai2016 Local Con­fer­ence Chair, Amer­i­can Uni­ver­sity of Shar­jah, United Arab Emirates

    Con­fer­ence Theme and Streams

    The con­fer­ence theme for IICAH-​Dubai2016 is “Jus­tice” and the orga­niz­ers encour­age sub­mis­sions that approach this theme from a vari­ety of per­spec­tives. How­ever, the sub­mis­sion of other top­ics for con­sid­er­a­tion is wel­come and we also encour­age ses­sions within and across a vari­ety of inter­dis­ci­pli­nary and the­o­ret­i­cal perspectives.

    Sub­mis­sions are orga­nized in to the fol­low­ing the­matic streams:


    • Teach­ing and Learn­ing the Arts
    • Arts Pol­icy, Man­age­ment and Advocacy
    • Arts The­ory and Criticism
    • Social, Polit­i­cal and Com­mu­nity Agen­das in the Arts
    • Visual Arts Practices
    • Per­form­ing Arts Prac­tices: The­ater, Dance, Music
    • Lit­er­ary Arts Practices
    • Media Arts Prac­tices: Tele­vi­sion, Mul­ti­me­dia, Dig­i­tal, Online and Other New Media
    • Other Arts


    • Media, Film Stud­ies, The­atre, Communication
    • Aes­thet­ics, Design
    • Lan­guage, Linguistics
    • Knowl­edge
    • Phi­los­o­phy, Ethics, Consciousness
    • His­tory, Historiography
    • Literature/​Literary Studies
    • Polit­i­cal Sci­ence, Politics
    • Teach­ing and Learning
    • Glob­al­i­sa­tion
    • Eth­nic­ity, Dif­fer­ence, Identity
    • Immi­gra­tion, Refugees, Race, Nation
    • First Nations and Indige­nous Peoples
    • Sex­u­al­ity, Gen­der, Families
    • Reli­gion, Spirituality
    • Cyber­space, Technology
    • Sci­ence, Envi­ron­ment and the Humanities
    • Other Human­i­ties

    Pub­lish­ing Opportunities


    A small num­ber of papers from the con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings are selected by the jour­nal edi­tor. Arti­cles may also be sub­mit­ted directly by con­tact­ing the appro­pri­ate edi­tor. These open access jour­nals, which con­form to the high­est aca­d­e­mic stan­dards, reflect the inter­dis­ci­pli­nary and inter­na­tional nature of our con­fer­ences and are orga­nized thematically.

    Con­fer­ence Proceedings

    If your abstract is accepted and you have reg­is­tered for the con­fer­ence, you are encour­aged to sub­mit a full paper for inclu­sion in the offi­cial con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings pub­lished on the web­site. Final papers should be uploaded through the sub­mis­sions sys­tem. Please ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by the sub­mis­sion deadline.

    Eye Mag­a­zine

    Eye Mag­a­zine is the Inter­na­tional Aca­d­e­mic Forum’s own in-​house e-​magazine pub­li­ca­tion. Through Eye mag­a­zine, we hope to enlighten you to var­i­ous views and opin­ions of our con­trib­u­tors, many of whom have pre­sented full research papers at our var­i­ous con­fer­ences in Asia, Europe and North America.

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