A. (Akiko) Tsujita

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Assyriology


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: a.tsujita.2@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SMES Assyriologie
Office Address: GEEN VERZENDING, IN- OF EXTERN




Fields of interest

Sumerian literary texts, religious history

PhD research

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.

CV

Education
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)

Publications

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)

Last Modified: 11-12-2015