Tokyo College Event: In Conversation with the Author of “Das Kapital” in Anthropocene

September 29, 2021


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / Alumni / Companies / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) October 12, 2021 16:00 — 18:00
Location Online
Venue Zoom Webinar
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Please register here.
Registration Period September 28, 2021 — October 12, 2021


What are the challenges facing the environment? One of the main research themes we pursue at Tokyo College is the “Earth and Society in 2050.” We invite everyone to join Tokyo College researchers to think through these questions and themes with SAITO Kohei, author of the best-selling book “Das Kapital” in Anthropocene (2020).
(Langauge: Japanese only)

Speaker Profile


SAITO Kohei (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University)

Ph.D. recipient from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Department of Philosophy. He specializes in economic and social thought. Youngest and first Japanese recipient of the prestigious Deutscher Memorial Prize for his monograph Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism: Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy. He was also awarded the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Prize for his pioneering research on Marx’s later years. His best seller “Das Kapital” in Anthropocene (2020, Shueisha Shinsho)  has sold over 300,000 copies and was awarded Chuokoron-Shinsha’s New Book Prize for 2021.


Tokyo College Researchers:

SHAKUTO Shiori (Project Assistant Professor) 
Marcin Pawel JARZEBSKI (Project Assistant Professor)
Flavia BALDARI (Project Researcher)
Hannah DAHLBERG-DODD (Project Researcher)
TERADA Yuki (Project Researcher)
WANG Wenlu (Project Researcher)
HOSOKAWA Naoko (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Maria TELEGINA (Postdoctoral Fellow)

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