ITO Takao, (Associate Professor) [KUID]
Ph.D., LMU (University of Munich); M.A., B.A., Kyoto University. Takao ITO specializes in the Pre-modern Middle Eastern history, particularly the history and culture of Egypt and Syria in the Mamluk period (13th-16th centuries). His interests include Arabic historiography and the waqf (endowment), among others.
Fields of Specialization
Middle Eastern History
Arabic and Islamic Studies
- “Al-Suyūṭī and Problems of the waqf,” Al-Suyūṭī, a Polymath of the Mamlūk Period, ed. Antonella Ghersetti, Leiden: Brill, 2016.
- “Al-Maqrīzī’s Biography of Tīmūr,” Arabica 62 (2015).
- “Aufsicht und Verwaltung der Stiftungen im mamlukischen Ägypten,” Der Islam 80 (2003).