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Government and Economy

(Dec. 20)The Luxury Strategy ?Building a strong brand that can sell, even at premium prices

Shinya Nagasawa, Professor Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Aug. 17)Parallel Platform Strategy Theory: Why Kindle, iPad and iPod are Making a Fortune

Tatsuyuki Negoro, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Jul. 26)Basic Income and Universal Income Security

Kosuke Okabe Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jul. 5)Why do Prime Ministers Change Before Upper House Elections? — The political dynamics behind prime ministers changes

Sachiko Hirakawa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(May. 6)The Passionate “Tachiagare Nippon (Rise up, Japan)” Generation: Thinking about the Asian Socialist Conference of 1953

Sachiko Hirakawa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Apr. 5)A Score of 50 for the Hatoyama government (Not passing, makeup test required) —Challenges and Opportunities for the First Six Months in Power

Etsushi Tanifuji, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Society

(Mar. 7)Career Designing The Practicing of Autonomous and Independent Career Designs

Tatsunori Matsui, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 21)Aspiration for a “New Community” —The Ripple Effect of the “Tiger Mask” Phenomenon

Hatsuko Kawana, Associate Professor, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 7)The Proposition Raised by WikiLeaks - How Should Investigative Reporting Look in the Net Age? -

Mikihito Tanaka, Associate Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jan. 11)Questions and Reflections Posed by Surveillance Cameras on the Right to Privacy

Hiroshi Nishihara, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 12)The Significance of Tone of Voice for Japanese

Akihiro Tanaka, Assistant Professor, Waseda University Institute for Advanced Study

(Oct. 4)Combating the Ore-Ore-ism Virus

Tatsuyuki Kamio, Professor, Waseda University Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences

(Sep. 21)Does Longevity Superpower Japan Dream of Healthy, Long Life?

Yasuyuki Fukukawa, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 13)Organ Transplants and Families under the Amended Organ Transplant Law

Megumu Yokono, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 2)Supermarket Aesthetics

Keiko Yamamoto, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 21)Difficulties Facing Both the Family and Family Studies

Yoshitaka Ikeoka, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 14)What an industrial bicycle has to say

Yoichi Sato, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(May. 31)Men's Studies ― What is Masculinity? Considering Various Ways of Life for Men

Tsuyoshi Ishihara, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

International

(Feb. 28)The Future of China as an Economic Power and Japan

Satoshi Amako, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies; President, Waseda Institute of Contemporary Chinese Studies, Waseda University

(Jan. 31)My Proposals on Official Development Assistance in Japan

Koichi Takase, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Dec. 6)Back to the Days of Little House on the Prairie? - The Composition of American Politics as Seen from the Midterm Elections

Hiroshi Imamura, Professor,Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 15)APEC 2010 and the Role of Japan as the Chair

Shujiro Urata, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

(Oct. 18)A Prescription for Inward Orientation

Shiko Lin, Professor, Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering

(Sep. 27)Mickey Mouse, Hello Kitty, and now Pleasant Goat? Chinese Soft Power and the Global Advance of Chinese Animation

Rumi Aoyama, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jul. 20)The Snail's Pace of Democracy in Southeast Asia

Mitsuru Yamada, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 7)China's Brilliance and Obscurity as Seen in the Shanghai World Expo

Tomoko Ako, Associate Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

(May. 24)The Issue of the Copycat Song at the Shanghai Expo: The China-specific Background to Intellectual Property

Hikota Koguchi, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Apr. 19)Whaling and Tuna Fishing Don't fall for the false dichotomy of “Civilized vs. Barbaric”

Masao Nishimura, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences Waseda University

Culture and Education

(Dec. 27)Autobiography of Mark Twain and Huck?In Search of a Voice of Freedom

Murata Kaoru, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 22)Exotic Fragrance and Heijo-Kyo: Over 1300 Years of History

Kimiko Kono, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 8)How to Read The Legends of Tono - A century after its publication

Taro Tsurumi, Professor of the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Waseda University

(Sep. 6)Bushido and Revenge

Shinko Taniguchi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 23)Reconsidering the Adoption of English as an Official Language: National Discussion on Language Policy Needed

Masakazu Iino, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Jul. 12)Looted cultural property - who owns it?

Mitsuzane Okauchi, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(May. 10)Insatiable Haruki Murakami Fans: Reading "1Q84"

Chiaki Ishihara, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 26)TV Dramas and the Tsukkomi Culture

Minako Okamuro, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

Science

(Feb. 14)Science and Technology Innovation and the Japanese Mind of Shu「守」, Ha「破」, and Ri「離」 under the New Science and Technology Basic Plan

Suguru Tamura, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jan. 24)The Present and Future of 3D

Takashi Kawai, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jan. 17)The Stage of Co-Creation Opened Up by the Shadow Media: Performances at the Genoa Science Festival

Yoshiyuki Miwa, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Dec. 13)The Conservation and Restoration of Biodiversity

Yasushi Morikawa, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 29)How to Think Ahead of the Next Move of “Akara” —the Challenges of Computer Shogi

Takenobu Takizawa, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Nov. 1)Capture serendipity! - Curiosity and broad perspective lead to the Nobel Prize

Takanori Shibata, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Oct. 25)Can Society Share the Basic Sciences? In View of Findings in Astronomy

Osamu Nakamura, Assistant Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Sports

(Mar. 22)Is Match-Fixing in Grand Sumo Acceptable?—Complex Standards of Right and Wrong

Hidenori Tomozoe, Professor Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 9)The Grand Sumo Tournament Scandal: Will Contestant Athlete Self-Governance Remain?

Yasuaki Muto, Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 28)Why Hold the World Cup in Africa?

Sadaharu Kataoka, Associate Professor Faculty of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

(Apr. 12)The Dignity of Yokozuna and the Baseball Charter ?The Importance of both Academics and Athletics?

Takayasu Okushima, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University