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


The Publicness of Religion and the State

Hideki Shibata
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Western economic history

Hideki ShibataGenerally speaking, religion in Japan means a kind of superstition, magical thinking, or mistaken belief, and thus, is often undervalued. In other countries, however, religious institutions remain very influential.  [ More ]

(June. 1)


Education course

Corporate Governance Affects Corporate Strategy

Hidetaka Aoki
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Corporate Governance and Management Studies

Hidetaka AokiCurrently, Japanese firms are once again facing major changes in corporate governance, the first such changes since the late 1990s. The Japanese Stewardship Code was released in 2014 as a code of conduct for responsible institutional investors.  [ More ]

(July. 6)

Education course

Happiness Equation for Workers
―From the Perspective of Compliance for Increasing Corporate Value―

Shinichiro Toyama
Member of Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
Professor, Chuo Law School

Shinichiro ToyamaSuppose that personal happiness is defined as peace of mind and spiritual fulfillment. An equation for achieving happiness is as follows:  [ More ]

(June. 22)


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)


Coexistence of Nature and Human Beings The Importance of Words

Shizuko Sugii
Lawyer, Himesyara Law Office

Shizuko SugiiI have worked as a lawyer for 48 years. Even today, at 72 years of age, I continue to work as an active lawyer. Currently, I serve as the Director of the Himesyara Law Office in Tachikawa City. That being said, operation of the office is delegated equally and democratically to all members of the office, including young lawyers.  [ More ]

(July. 13)