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Government and Economy

(Mar. 3)Prefectural Governors, the Tokyo Governor, and Leadership

Harunori Yamada, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Feb. 24)On Democracy: Public Reasoning Underneath Numbers

Junichi Saito, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jan. 14)Hopes for new Japan-Taiwan relationship resulting from Air Defense Identification Zone - Diplomatic power that China will acknowledge

Sachiko Hirakawa, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

(Dec. 2)How Should Employees Perceive Mergers and Acquisitions?

Katsuyuki Kubo, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Nov. 25)Issues in the “Special Intelligence Protection Law (Bill)” —Reversal of Principles and Exceptions

Asaho Mizushima, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Nov. 11)What to Make of the Free Firing Zone? - Just the Facts Please -

Yutaka Harada, Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Aug. 5)“Online Campaigning” and the Complete Abolition of Campaign Regulations: First Lifting of Ban Reveals Poor Results and Contradictions in “List of Don’t”

Jun Katagi, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jul. 1)Is this indeed “restoring the Constitution to the people”? — LDP’s draft constitution to limit human rights and expand powers

Toru Nakajima, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(May. 13)Will Abenomics raise wages? Aggressive quantitative easing policy and the features of the Japanese labor market

Sachiko Kuroda, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

Society

(Mar. 31)What Happened to the Discourse on Social Inequality? Toward Measures with a Long-term Perspective

Kenji Hashimoto, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Mar. 24)How to Build “Slow Cities” Fostering New Social Systems after a Major Disaster

Osamu Soda, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Mar. 17)Parent-Child Relationships and DNA Analysis - Should Legal Paternity be Determined According to Blood Ties?

Masayuki Tanamura, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Feb. 10)Searching too hard for the “best choice” has the opposite effect: The trap that Japanese society tends to fall into

Kazuhisa Takemura, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 3)The basic concepts of common atmospheric pollution

Jun Matsumoto, Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Dec. 9)Recent Impacts of Climatic Extreme Events on Everyday Food in Japan:
The Need for an Adaptation Strategy for Climate Change

Shunji Ohta, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 15)A Process for Deterring the Spread of Posting Inappropriate Photos Online

Mizuho Iwaihara, Professor, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University

(Oct. 7)What is Happiness to Japanese Salarymen?: If You Share Happiness with Others, “It will Return to You Twofold.”

Hironori Higashide, Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University

(Sep. 17)Major Earthquakes and City Planning: Pre-Disaster Recovery Community Development and Community Collaborative Recovery Drills

Shigeru Satoh, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University;Director of the Waseda Institute of Urban and Regional Studies

(Sep. 9)Understanding the Depth of Fashion ―A Confluence of Art and Business―

Hisashi Takei, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Aug. 19)Power of the Wind: Preventing Heat Stroke during Summer Heat Waves

Mayumi Matsuda, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 3)The merits and demerits of the term new-type depression

Shinichi Suzuki, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(May. 27)Going through the Atopy Business
―Time to think about how to deal with atopic dermatitis―

Miho Ushiyama, Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

(May. 20)“War Zone” and “Disaster Area”:The Things Mika Yamamoto Cared About

Shiro Segawa, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Apr. 30)What we are called upon to consider regarding the acceptance of new prenatal testing methods

Waichiro Iwashi, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Apr. 22)Challenges Facing the Districts Surrounding the Tokyo Fukutoshin Terminals: Key Points to Consider in City Planning for Terminal Stations

Yoshihide Nakagawa, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Apr. 1)The Increased Power of Committees for the Inquest of Prosecution:
The Implications of ‘Not Guilty’ judgments in Mandatory Indictment Cases

Motonari Imaseki, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

International

(Mar. 10)European Royal Families Today An Exhibition of Portraits of the Danish Royal Family at Amalienborg Palace

Makoto Murai, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jan. 20)Post-Mandela South Africa and Its Strategic Importance

Takeshi Daimon, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Aug. 26)Reduced Regional Income Inequality in China

Masashi Hoshino, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jul. 16)Will Japanese Food become a World Heritage? What is Proper Japanese Food?

Ikuhiro Fukuda, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 8)Getting Past the Middle Income Trap: The Unprecedented Challenge of the Park Geun-Hye Administration in South Korea

Yukiko Fukagawa, Professor on the Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Culture and Education

(Feb. 17)The Significance of Japanese as an Examination Subject —Does It Develop Personality? —

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

(Dec. 24)Recording Memories of the Departure of Students for the War Front: An Interview Survey Conducted by Waseda University Archives

Mizuki Hiwa, Assistant Professor, Waseda University Archives

(Oct. 28)Powerful Presentations for Japan

Daniel Dolan, Professor in the Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University

(Oct. 21)The Tale of the Heike and Modern Japan −A Fabricated “National Epic”−

Yuichi Otsu, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 17)From Classifying to Searching—A New System of Knowledge Starting from “Fingerprints”?

Kazumichi Hashimoto, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 10)Deep Despondency and Meager Prospects Regarding the Globalization of Japanese Films

Jinshi Fujii, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University (School of Humanities and Social Sciences)

(May. 7)Les Misérables and French Musicals

Yoshitaka Watanabe, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 15)Towards an Architecture of Place and Displacement

Julian WORRALL, Associate Professor, Architecture and Urban Studies Director,Worrall Lab (LLLABO).

Science

(Jan. 6)Discovery of Higgs particle throws up new mysteries - Waseda students contribute to research, looking ahead to the future

Kohei Yorita, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Dec. 16)Japanese Space Research and Development on the International Space Station

Shoji Torii, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Aug. 12)The Science of Shooting Stars -Exploring the formation of the solar system through comet dust-

Mutsumi Komatsu, Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

(Jul. 8)An Invitation to the Study of Cyborgs

Toru Takahashi, Professor, School of Culture, Media and Society, Waseda University

(Jun. 24)Robots assisting in the treatment of breast cancer —For more accurate and safe no-incision surgery—

Yo Kobayashi, Associate Professor (Senior Researcher), Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

Sports

(Nov. 5)The Problem of Meal Skipping and Ideal Nutritional Support -Lessons on Dietary Intake from Olympic Athletes-

Motoko Taguchi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda Universitys

(Sep. 24)The Subtle Tactics that Won Tokyo’s Bid for the Summer Olympics: Now, Japan Needs an “All-Japan” Strategy to Display its Strengths to the World

Munehiko Harada, Professor, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Waseda University

(Jul. 29)The 1990s and Koshien: How Has High School Baseball Changed in Connection with Changes in Society?

Yasuhiro Monden, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University