The IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, an award which assists in the professional development of emerging documentary photographers and photojournalists, has announced a new Media Partnership with the British Journal of Photography.
Just over a year on from the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices, Dr. Joseph Haldane, President & CEO of IAFOR, looks back at the satirical newspaper’s fight for freedom of expression.
Theron Fairchild finds that the narratives surrounding the atomic weapons used against Japan vary in accuracy, each with histories of their own, influenced by political, social, economic, moral, and speculative arguments.
David McCormack gives a short history of General Douglas MacArthur’s administration of Japan and his six decades on the throne as a ‘man of the people’.
Arthur Shattuck O’Keefe examines how the theme of the individual versus authority in the works of Mark Twain has relevance not only to the world Twain lived in, but to our own, and to human society generally.
Qiang Fu looks at the depiction of consumerism in Jean Rhys’s novels. Does it indicate an evolving capitalist culture or does it challenge us to determine the status of resistance and complicity within capitalist and imperialist regimes?
Dr. Alexandre Avdulov gives a short history of the globalisation of Chanoyu, better known as Japanese tea ceremony, and argues that the practice has provided great potential for intercultural communication.