TSUJI Asuka, Assistant Professor

Reseach Topics


Research Theme : Christians in the Middle East

TSUJI Asuka received her B.A. (2003) and M.A. (2006) from the University of Tokyo. Before joining the Institute in 2009, she was a research fellow (DC2) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2008). She also studied two years in Egypt (2006-2008). She is now working on her Ph.D thesis entitled “Relationship between Muslims and Copts in Mamluk Egypt: As Seen from Coptic Eyes”.
Her publications are: “The Pact of ‘Umar: The Making of a Tradition,” The Toyo Gakuho(The Journal of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko) , Vol. 86, No.1(June, 2004), pp.1-29; “The Turning Point in the Mamluk Policy towards the Dhimmis: The Decree of 1301,” Orient(Bulletin of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan) , Vol.49 No.2(March 2006), pp.165-181; “Arabization of Egypt and its Impact on the Coptic Church,” Rekishigaku Kenkyu(Journal of Historical Studies) , Vol. 846(October, 2008), pp. 146-155. (all in Japanese)



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