SATO, Kentaro

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SATO, Kentaro
Hokkaido University
Graduate School of Letters Division of History and Area Studies
Job title
Researcher(Associate Professor)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2011
Associate Professor, Hokkaido University, Faculty of Letters


Division of Asian Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Department of Oriental History, Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

Japan Association for Middle East Studies  councillor
Sociedad Japonesa de Historia de España  secretario

Awards & Honors

May 2016
Prix Ibn Khaldûn, Programme Med 21

Books etc

The Vellum Contract Documents in Morocco in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries
MIURA, Toru & SATO, Kentaro ed. (Part:Joint Editor)
Toyo Bunko   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-8097-0243-3

Published Papers

SATO, Kentaro
The Journal of Sophia Asian Studies   30 1-14   Dec 2012   [Invited]
The Fihrids and Early Arab Settlers in Eighth Century al-Andalus and Ifrīqiya
SATO Kentaro
Memoirs of the Research Department of The Toyo Bunko   65 113-130   2008
SATO Kentaro
The Journal of Sophia Asian Studies   24 7-15   Mar 2007   [Invited]
Slave Elites and the Ṣaqāliba in al-Andalus in the Umayyad Period
SATO Kentaro
T.Miura & J.E.Philips ed., Slave Elites in the Middle East and Africa, London:Kegan Paul   25-40   2000

Conference Activities & Talks

Maghribi Tradition of Knowledge in Mamluk Cairo: An Analysis of Isnād of Ibn Khaldūn
SATO, Kentaro
Second German-Japanese Workshop on Mamlukology   1 Dec 2018   
Isnād of Ibn Khaldūn: A Scholar in Cairo with Maghribi Tradition of Knowledge
SATO, Kentaro
Fifth World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES)   16 Jul 2018   
(Vellum Documents at Toyo Bunko: its format and role) الوثائق الرقية: الصياغة والأدوار
SATO, Kentaro
المغرب واليابان: رؤى تاريخية متقاطعة   27 Dec 2017   مجلة رباط الكتب
Ibn Khaldun Studies in Japan [Invited]
SATO, Kentaro
NIHU Program for Islamic Area Studies Fourth International Conference   4 Nov 2013   
Yannayr and al-‘Anṣara: Seasonal festivities in the Muslim West
SATO, Kentaro
Third World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES)   19 Jul 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

The Nativity of the Prophet Muhammad in the Muslim West
Project Year: 1999