Erina Ota-Tsukada

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Erina Ota-Tsukada
Alternative names
Erina Tsukada
Keio University
Faculty of Letters
Job title
Other affiliation
The KEIO Institute of Cultural & Linguistic StudiesTokyo University of Foreign Studies

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Visiting Research Associate, The KEIO Institute of Cultural & Linguistic Studies
Apr 2018
Lecturer, The KEIO Institute of Cultural & Linguistic Studies
Apr 2018
Junior Research Fellow, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Apr 2016
Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Keio University


History, Graduate School of Letters, Keio University
Cairo University

Published Papers

Zayn al-Dīn ibn Muzhir's Pilgrimages and Charitable Achievements in al-Haramayn
Erina Ota-Tsukada
The Historical Science   88(2) forthcoming   2019   [Refereed]
The Muzhir Family: Marriage as a Disaster Mitigation Strategy
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Orient   54 127-144   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Zayn al-Dīn ibn Muzhir (2): The Official Duties and Charitable Achievements of an Influential Bureaucrat in the Late Mamlūk Period
Erina Ota-Tsukada
The Historical Science   84(1-4) 135-180   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Zayn al-Dīn ibn Muzhir: The Career and Lineage of an Influential Bureaucrat in the Late Mamlūk Period
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Shigaku   83(2/3) 37-81   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
A Popular Preacher in Late Mamlūk Society: A Case Study of a Prominent Wāʻiẓ, Abū al-ʻAbbās al-Qudsī
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Orient   48 21-35   2013   [Refereed]


Review: Doris Behrens-Abouseif, Practising Diplomacy in the Mamluk Sultanate: Gifts and Material Culture in the Medieval Islamic World
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Journal of Islamic Area Studies   11 155   Mar 2019
Translation: "Al-Iskandariyya fī al-ʽAṣr al-ʽUthmānī -923-1213 / 1517-1798-" by Ḥusām Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Muʻṭī
Erina Ota-Tsukada
The Environments and Civilizations of the Nile Delta II   117-154   Mar 2013   [Invited]
Review: Islamic Piety in Medieval Syria: Mosques, Cemeteries and Sermons under the Zangids and Ayyūbids (1146-1260) by Daniella Talmon-Heller, 2007
Erina Ota
al-Masāq   23(3) 267-269   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Asia Yūgaku   (86) 58-61   Apr 2006   [Invited]
Bulletin of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan   48(2) 173-178   2005   [Refereed]

Books etc

Berkey Jonathan Porter, trans. by Shin Nomoto, Erina Ota-Tsukada (Part:Joint Translation)
Keio University   2013   ISBN:9784766420333

Conference Activities & Talks

Zayn al-Din ibn Muzhir and His Consolidation of Power: Formation of the Ideal Bureaucrat Image [Invited]
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Workshop on "Text-Context-Problematic"   13 May 2019   Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg, Universitat Bonn
Banū Muzhir and Marriage as a Family Strategy
Erina Ota-Tsukada
2nd German-Japanese Workshop on Mamlukology   2 Dec 2018   
The Survival Strategy of Banu Muzhir [Invited]
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Mita Shigaku-Kai   23 Jun 2018   
The Mamluks and the Mediterranean: From the Perspective of Frankish Travelers [Invited]
Erina Ota-Tsukada
La tentazione del Mediterraneo   19 Jun 2018   
Violence and Crises during Egyptian Revolution of 2011 [Invited]
Erina Ota-Tsukada
Basic Synthetic Research for the Construction of Islam & Gender Studies   8 Jul 2017   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Civilian elites of pre-modern Arab society and their marriages as family strategies
Sumitomo Life: Sumitomo Life Woman Researcher Encouragement Prizes
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Erina Ota-Tsukada
Civilian elites and their survival strategies in pre-modern Arab society: A case study of an influential bureaucrat Zayn al-Dīn ibn Muzhir (1428-1488)
Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa: 
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Erina Ota-Tsukada