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


Every Japanese should learn finance now

Hiroshi Fujiki
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Area of Specialization:Monetary Economics

Hiroshi FujikiThirty years ago, Japanese workers could expect that the Japanese government and their workplace would take reasonable care of their retirement savings. They did not even feel like learning much about the details of the financial products to accumulate their retirement savings.  [ More ]

(Dec. 7)


Education course

The Right to be Forgotten
-Examining the Relationship Between Memory and Forgetfulness on the Internet-

Hiroshi Miyashita
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Information Law

Nobuyuki SatoPeople forget. However, the Internet never forgets. Once our information is posted to the Internet, the information immediately spreads and continues to exist nearly permanently. You might post a photo of you and your friend on Instagram, send a Tweet about your day, or use Google to search about a person whom you plan to meet tomorrow. Our behavior is recorded in a digital environment on a daily basis. Behavior remains on the Internet and becomes subject to searches.  [ More ]

(Apr. 5)

Education course

How to Survive in a Contractual Society― The Great Heisei Civil Code Reform (Credits-Related Civil Code Amendments) ―

Shinichiro Toyama
Professor, Chuo Law School
Areas of Specialization: Corporate Compliance, Modern Contract Law, Tort and Compensation Law (traffic accidents, medical malpractice, nuclear accidents, etc.), Domestic Relations Case Procedure Act, Labor Law, Insolvency Proceeding Law, Financial Legal Affairs, Antitrust Law, Personal Information Protection Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Legal Economics

Shinichiro ToyamaWe live our lives in a contractual society. For example, the beginning of a family relation is a social status contract in the eyes of the family law called marriage intended for lifelong communal living, and the trading contracts governed by the property law regarding diverse goods (property) and labor (services) serve as the basis (infrastructure) of our social activities such as consumption, labor and business activities.  [ More ]

(Mar. 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)


“One for All, All for One”
How to Realize the Principles of Cooperative Associations

Mineo Nakagawa
Central Union of Agricultural Cooperatives

Mineo NakagawaMost people would recognize the motto “one for all, all for one” as something that embodies the spirit of rugby. But for the staff of cooperative associations, such as Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA), to which I belong, and the co-op, this is the motto that embodies the principles of cooperative associations.  [ More ]

(Mar. 29)