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A new form of “solitary space” emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic

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What is “water” with infinite possibilities?

Water has infinite possibilities from a scientific viewpoint, although it is known as a familiar substance that is abundant on the earth, in ...

Japan’s Legal Community with Delayed Progress in Utilizing AI Could Be Seen as Th ...

AI has been rapidly evolving in the last few years. For example, it is reflected in the overwhelming strength of “AlphaGo” and its evolution ...

There is a big difference between eliminating “obesity” and eliminating “obesity” ...

Since the 1960s in the United State there has been a civic movement called the “fat acceptance movement,” which is aimed at eliminating disc ...

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 ...

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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.