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Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at ILCAA, TUFS is a research group established in 2010 after the 5-year large-scale project “Research and Educational Project for Middle East and Islamic Studies.” In 2016, MEIS joined the NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East “Towards a Pluralistic and Multi-Valued Society: People and Cultures of the Middle East in the Age of Global Change.” In this six year project, MEIS collaborates five other Japanese institutions such as National Museum of Ethnology, Sophia University, Akita University and Kyoto University, and tackle the research topic “Human mobility, network building, and transformation of states, societies and religions.”

Members

区分氏名所属研究機関・役職 備考
Core MembersKONDO Nobuaki Professor
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
History of Modern IranProject Manager
IIZUKA MasatoProfessor, Director
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
TAKAMATSU YoichiAssociate Professor
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Ottoman History, Diplomatics, Archival ScienceSub-project Manager
NODA JinAssociate Professor
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
History of Central Asia, Russia-Qing relations
KUMAKURA WakakoAssistant Professor
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Mamluk History
HOSODA KazueProject Assistant Professor
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Israeli / Palestinian Literature and Culture, Israel/Palestine Area Studies
Co-ResearchersUSUKI AkiraProfessor
Japan Women's Univerisity
HOSAKA ShujiSenior Research Fellow
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
MATSUMOTO HiroshiProfessor
Daito Bunka University
MATSUNAGA YasuyukiProfessor
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
HAMANAKA ShingoProfessor
Ryukoku University
MORIYAMA TeruakiAssociate Professor
Doshisha University
NISHIKIDA AikoAssociate Professor
Keio University
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Middle-Eastern Area Studies, Refugee Studies