Keishi Saeki

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Keishi Saeki  |  Contemporary Civilization Theory, Contemporary Social Theory, and Social Idea Studies

Dr. Saeki’s areas of research expertise are symbiotic civilization studies, contemporary civilization theory, contemporary social theory, and social idea studies.
He was awarded the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities for his book Hidden Thinking in 1985. He was awarded the Tobata Memorial Prize for The End of Americanism in 1994. He was awarded the Yomiuri Shimbun Prize for Modern Japanese Liberalism in 1997, and the Justice Grand Prix in 2007. Dr. Saeki works extensively as a critic in the fields of economy and politics.


B.S., Economics, The University of Tokyo
Ph.D., Economics, The University of Tokyo
Lecturer, Hiroshima Shudo University, Faculty of Commerce
Assistant Professor, Shiga University, Faculty of Economics
Professor, Shiga University, Faculty of Economics
Professor, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, 1993-2015
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University, 2015-current
Member of the fourth Central Education Council at The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology