CSE/Capital and Class seminar: Japanese Marxism and A New Introduction to Marx

9 Sep

CSE/Capital and Class seminar: Japanese Marxism and A New Introduction to Marx

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Friday 17 September

12.00 midday (British Summer Time)
Register here: https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-yhrDwsGN0pDd93IhcjnTlCCxvsTAWF

Ryuji Sasaki (Rikkyo University), Michael Schauerte and Kei Ehara (Oita University).


CSE/Capital and Class are pleased to announce a seminar, to take place on 17 September. The seminar will bring together a number of speakers with a shared interest in Japanese Marxism, and based around a discussion of Ryuji Sasaki’s new book, A New Introduction to Karl Marx: New Materialism, Critique of Political Economy, and the Concept of Metabolism.

The session will begin with an introduction by the book’s translator, Michael Schauerte, who will talk about the development of Japanese Marxism and especially the influence of Samezo Kuruma.

This is followed by Ryuji Sasaki, introducing his new book, A New Introduction to Karl Marx: New Materialism, Critique of Political Economy, and the Concept of Metabolisma recent publication influenced by the Kuruma approach.

Finally, we will hear from the discussant, Kei Ehara, a recent author in Capital and Class of the article, ‘What is commercial capital? Japanese contributions to Marxian market theory‘, and who will offer his thoughts on Sasaki’s new book.

All welcome!

Register here: https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-yhrDwsGN0pDd93IhcjnTlCCxvsTAWF

Ryuji Sasaki is Associate Professor of Economics at Rikkyo University.
Michael Schauerte is a translator based in Miyazaki, Japan.
Kei Ehara is an Associated Professor in Economics at Oita University.

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