Roundtable with Joban Kosan Chairman and Executive Director Kazuhiko Saito and Class of 2014 Graduates :Reflecting the path to recovery and post-quake Tohoku


Current Status of Support for the Development of Legal Systems by the Ministry of Justice
– Passionate Lawyers Working around the World

Sakai Kohei
Fellow, Chuo Law School (Director of the International Cooperation Department, Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Justice)
Area of Specialization: The Practice of Criminal Law, and Practical Support for the Development of Legal Systems

Sakai KoheiAs part of the G7, Japan has now become a globally-recognized member of the world’s most developed countries, and supporting developing nations has become an important responsibility for Japan.  [ More ]

(Jan. 12)


Education course

The Delights of Ukiyo-e

Manabu Tsuzuki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of Specialization: Developmental Psychology

Manabu TsuzukiI was still in junior high school when I opened my Nagatanien Ochazuke Nori, dried seaweed seasoning for green tea rice soup and found a card with an ukiyo-e print from The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido by Utagawa Hiroshige.  [ More ]

(Feb. 2)

Education course

Maritime Expansion of Modern China
—Background and Outlook— (Part 2)

Kenji Takita
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science and International Political Science

Kenji TakitaIn the 1970s, the United States and China began talks and established diplomatic relations, which is, for China, acting as a deterrent against the Soviet Union. In addition, the infusion of currency and technology from Japan, the United States and Europe spurred high economic growth in China. Then, at the end of 1991, the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union.  [ More ]

(Jan. 26)


Do educators have pre-established knowledge?

Junichi Nakamoto
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Theory of School Education, Theory of Teacher Training, Theory of Social Studies Education

Junichi NakamotoIn school and college education, educators are always mulling over how to instruct learners effectively. I have given this title as an essential question toward educators, and many scholars have discussed it. As I train teachers in this university, I would like to focus on this question by going back to the basics. [ More ]

(Apr. 7)


Teaching at a Law School in the US
―――16 Years of Crossing the Ocean and Wearing Two Hats

Kozo Yabe

Kozo YabeEvery year in December, I receive an email from the University of Illinois College of Law. The email always has a bunch of attachments—all of which contain answers requiring grading.  [ More ]

(Feb. 16)