Ako Tsujita is a teacher at the Institute for Area Studies.
Akiko Tsujita doesn't have a desk at the university. Please send an email if you want to contact her. The mentioned telephone number is the number of the secretariat.
Fields of interest
Sumerian literary texts, religious history
Mesopotamian Attitudes toward Water and Marshy Landscapes: Vocabularies, Rituals, and Gods
Supervisors: Wilfred van Soldt, Dina Katz
My PhD research aims to elucidate ancient Mesopotamians’ attitude toward water and marshy landscapes. I believe that this research will contribute to reveal the ancient Mesopotamians’ way of thinking about the world.
MA in West-Asian History, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
BA in West-Asian History, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Grants & Awards
Ambassadorial Scholarship from the Rotary Foundation (2011-2012)
Tsujita, Akiko (2009) “Abzu Seen in Sumerian Sources”,
Bulletin of the Society for Western and Southern Asiatic Studies 70, 1-20. (in Japanese)
Tsujita, Akiko (2011) “Dumuziabzu: A goddess and a god”, Bulletion of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan (Nippon Oriento Gakkai) 54-1. (forthcoming) (in Japanese)