Research Center Project

Principal research projects undertaken by the Institute for the Development of Social Intelligence

MEXT*-Supported Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities

* Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

"Movements of People in Ancient East Eurasia and Japan" (2014 to 2018)
Center for Research on Ancient East Eurasia
Lead researcher: Hideyuki Iio (Professor, School of Letters)

"Building a Consortium to Study Social Well-being in Asia" (2014 to 2018)
Center for Research on Social Well-being
Lead researcher: Hiroo Harada (Professor, School of Economics)

"Research into the Effects of Economic Integration of Countries in the Mekong Region on Small and Medium Enterprises from the Standpoint of ASEAN Supply Chains" (2014 to 2018)
Center for Research on Asian Industry
Lead researcher: Mamoru Kobayashi (Professor, School of Commerce)

"Frontiers of Integrated Psychological Science: Exploring Mind Continuity" (2011 to 2015)
Center for Psychological Science
Lead researcher: Hirokazu Osada (Professor, School of Human science)

"Exploring Social Capital towards Sustainable Development in East Asia" (2009 to 2013)
Center for Social Capital Studies
Lead researcher: Hiroo Harada, (Professor, School of Ecomnomics)

Open Research Center Project

"Ancient East Asia and Students Abroad in Global Perspective" (2007 to 2011)
Center for Historical Studies -East Asia-
Lead researcher: Toshio Araki, (Professor, School of Literature)

"The French Revolution and Modernization in Japan and Other Asian Nations" (2003 to 2007)
The French Revolution and Modernization in Japan and Other Asian Nations
Lead researcher: Yoshiaki Omi, (Professor, School of Letters

"An Urban Policy Proposal to Kawasaki City, Japan Regarding Innovation Cluster Formation " (2004 to 2008)
Center for Urban and Regional Policy Studies
Lead researcher: Koji Hirao, (Professor, School of Economics)

"SMEs and Industrial Development in Asian Countries" (2004 to 2008)
Center for SME (SME = Small and Medium Enterprises) Studies
Lead researcher: Noriyoshi Oguchi, (Professor, School of Commerce)

"The Development of the Anglo-Saxon Language and Linguistic Universals" (2005 to 2009)
Center for Research on Language and Culture
Lead researcher: Tomonori Matsushita, (Professor, School of Letters)

The Promotion And Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan
The Science Research Promotion Fund

"The Study on the Michel Bernstein Collection" (2009 to 2011)
Center for the Document of the French Revolution
Lead researcher: Yoshiaki Omi , (Professor, School of Letters)

Kanagawa Prefecture System for Policy Proposal from universities

"The design of a temporary disaster broadcasting to conduct area one-segment distribution to mobile phones during a Major Disaster and the promotion of preparations and the institutionalization of a multi-modal disaster information infrastructure through the cooperation of prefectural municipalities, broadcasting station, and information-communication." (2012 to 2013)
Center for Information and Communications Technology
Lead researcher: Tadakazu Fukutomi , (Professor, School of Network and Information)

Joint project with Kawasaki City

"Research on Japan-China SME Cooperation (in China)" (2012 to 2013)
Center for Japan-China Business Cooperation
Lead researcher: Hideo Ohashi , (Professor, School of Economics)

Joint project with the Kawasaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry

"Research on business activities of local small and medium-sized companies in five countries (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar)" (2013 to 2014)
Center for International Management
Lead researcher: Mamoru Kobayashi , (Professor, School of Commerce)