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Government and Economy

(Mar. 16)Administration and Politics Born from Everyday Citizens: Theory and Practice

Masayasu Kitagawa, Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University Director, Manifesto Research Institute, Waseda University

(Jan. 13)The National Debt Is Decreasing Abenomics Needs No Tax Increase

Tomohiro Inoue, Assistant Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jan. 5)Abe Cabinet’s dissolution of parliament is abuse of power

Koji Tonami, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Dec. 8)Learning from Sweden—A Long-Term Unemployment Policy Aimed at Securing a Labor Force

Yoshihiko Fukushima, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Oct. 20)Inheritance and gift tax changes for January 2015 Impact to middle-class may be unwise

Nobutake Yokata, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Oct. 14)The Magnificence of the “Inconceivable!” Discovering “Black Swans” that Overturn Conventional Wisdom

Tatsuhiko Inoue, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Oct. 6)The ABCs of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Kenichi Akiba, Professor, Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University

(Aug. 18)Cabinet Decision Fails as an Interpretation, Gets a Score of 0: The Right to Collective Self-Defense and the Current State of Article 9

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

(Jul. 7)Can the Nation's Survival Be Entrusted to this Administration? The Right of Collective Self-defense—Problems with Changing Constitutional Interpretation

Yasuo Hasebe, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

Society

(Mar. 2)“Safely” Exposing People to Danger:Using Accident Videos to Raise Risk Awareness

Kan Shimazaki, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 9)Is Japanese Religiosity “Optimistic”? Japan’s Traditional Culture of Folk Beliefs

Hiroyuki Torigoe, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Dec. 22)Building Challenging Spaces for People from the Perspective of Playground Equipment Risks

Macky Kato, Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 27)Facing an era of a decreasing population and population aging Building communities that people will continue living in

Takashi Ariga, Professor, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Sep. 22)Avoiding a “Secondary Disaster” Due to Recovery Plans: Japanese Society from the Perspective of the Seawall Issue

Takeshi Hiroshige, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 16)Understanding and Supporting Developmental Disorders: Creating an Environment Comfortable for All

Tomu Otsuki, Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 8)Aspiring Toward More Open, Diverse Families: The Risks of Regarding Blood Relations and DNA as Absolute

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

(Aug. 4)Alleys and Boulevards: Japan’s Modern Urban Spaces

Mikio Wakabayashi, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jul. 28)Can the New National Stadium Be a Touchstone for a More Mature Society?

Haruhiko Goto, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jul. 14)Thinking About Tokyo as an International City in 2020 from the Perspective of Disaster Preparedness

Yuji Hasemi, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jun. 2)Human Behavior Is Shaped by External Factors: The Influence of Container Size and Shopping Baskets

Takeshi Moriguchi, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(May. 26)Delivering Bad News, True Transparency

Isao Endo, Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University

(May. 19)Digital Natives: Always Connected, Always at Risk?

Toshie Takahashi, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 7)The “Public Role of the Media” in a New Age: The Path to Media “For the World, For the People”

Jiro Mori, Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

International

(Mar. 9)Reporting on and Covering the “Islamic State” Who decides if journalists should report from the ground?

Akihiro Nonaka, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jan. 26)Defining Global Talent: The Secret to Success on the World Stage

Mitsuhide Shiraki, Ph.D., Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, and Director, Institute for Transnational Human Resource Management, Waseda University

(Nov. 17)25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall How has Germany changed?

Kimiko Murakami, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 29)The Scottish Independence Question - A Case Study of 21st Century Ethnic Issues

Shin Matsuzono, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 16)Case Involving Seizure of Japanese Ship Is Not an Anomaly : The Current State of the Rule of Law in China

Hikota Koguchi, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University; Director, Organization for Asian Studies

(Apr. 28)The Demon Inhabiting Taiwan's Presidential Politics: Revealed by the Sunflower Student Movement

Masahiro Wakabayashi, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Culture and Education

(Feb. 23)The Mission of Waseda University “Independence of Learning”and Cooperation of Academic Staff

Masakatsu Tamura Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 16)From Required Reading to Beloved Novel: Enter the Captivating World of the Tale of Genji

Gaye Rowley, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Nov. 10)To Explore the History of Reading Books

Atsuhiko Wada, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 4)Messages Conveyed by Place Names

Hiroyuki Sasahara, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 11)A Shrinking Market Is Actually a Business Opportunity?! The Kimono Industry Today—a Vendor of Japanese Culture

Toshihiro Horiuchi, Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Jun. 23)Coursework in the Streets—Walking Around and Getting a Sense of Cultural Gaps

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

(May. 12)From Honorifics to Honorific Communication: The Essence of Honorifics Useful for the New Business Year

Hiroshi Kabaya, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Apr. 21)The Genealogy of “Secrecy”: Toward the Democracy to Come

Takaaki Morinaka, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Apr. 14)Popularity of Spanish Surges among University Students! Why Spanish? Why You Should Learn It: The Significance of Foreign Language Study

Yusuke Goto, Professor, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

Science

(Jan. 19)Does Starbucks Do It Wrong? The Mathematics of Queueing

Hiroshi Toyoizumi, Professor, Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University

(Nov. 25)Does sleep really shorten when we get older?

Sunao Uchida, MD. PhD. Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 9)“Conserving Mental Energy” and Enhancing “Individual Power”:
What Is “Mindfulness” Therapy?

Hiroaki Kumano, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University; Director, Institute of Applied Brain Sciences, Waseda University

Sports

(Mar. 30)Too Much Sitting Increases Mortality Risk

Koichiro Oka, Professor, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 2)Sports injury prevention for all athletes —Correct Knowledge and Methods—

Norikazu Hirose, Associate Professor, of Sport Sciences, Waseda University

(Dec. 1)Can External Coaches Change Sports Club Activities? : Agenda for further Spreading and Establishing External Coaching

Seiichi Sakuno, Associate Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University