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Global progress in regulation for comfortable Internet environment

Although the Internet was originally seen as a free, borderless place, countries are now tightening regulations on it. While social digitali ...

What makes music fascinating and interesting is the plurality of its forms

Today, with the development of compact players, ICT, AI, and other technologies, we live in a world where music is always around us. We coul ...

Is philosophy unrealistic?

Many people have the image that philosophy is not useful in the real world. At the same time, an increasing number of people believe that it ...

What does enthusiasm for professional baseball bring to us?

In the world of politics and religion, inciting people to become excited often causes significant incidents and problems. Meanwhile, there a ...

Professor IDA Masamichi, School of Political Science and Economics, commented on ...

Fumio Kishida will not have much time to bask in his victory in the race for leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and, hence, t ...

COVID-19 and Civility

Civility is a term for civil and respectful behavior. To prevent politicians and administrators from surmising someone’s intent and falsifyi ...

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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.