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What we can understand from “it is natural for humans to be able to speak language”

We tend to think that Japanese grammar and English grammar are completely different, but do you know that they have common rules and regular ...

High time to review concept of multicultural coexistence in Japan

A commercial released by a sporting goods maker in November 2020 came up in discussion, as it took up the issue of racial discrimination in ...

K-POP generation bridges mutual understanding between Japan and South Korea

The fourth Korean wave, including K-pop, is said to have started a boom. On the other hand, some are concerned for the younger generation, w ...

Without trade finance, there would have been no development for risk-abundant trade

In today's increasingly globalized world, international trade has become an indispensable economic activity more than ever. Although finance ...

When you look at the pandemic in terms of human history and politics, what you se ...

It is said that it is necessary to look not only from a medical point of view but also from a social point of view in order to consider the ...

What we need to do in order to make use of unconstitutional rulings

In recent years, there has been an increasing number of cases in which courts have ruled the law unconstitutional. In other words, the laws ...

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable. Meiji scholars have been considering the scientific, technical and medical challenges of the pandemic as well as its social, economic and legal implications.
Meiji University is applying its interdisciplinary expertise in the hopes of ensuring a recovery for all people and offering solutions that can benefit the world.

Consideration of COVID-19 Infection in Terms of Public Policy

The spread of the COVID-19 infection, which is a global crisis, is seriously affecting our lives. We need to cope with the global spread of new infectious diseases in the future too. So, it seems that the post-COVID-19 society will not be exactly the same as the society before COVID-19. People are advancing coexistence with COVID-19 and a new lifestyle. In this situation, the professors at the Graduate School of Governance Studies, who aim for the fusion of theory and practice, think about what our society is going to be in the future and what public policies should do, from their respective experts’ standpoints.