is a Japanese researcher in Middle Eastern Studies, currently serving as a Chief Research Fellow of the Center for Asian Pacific Studies, Seikei University.

She is strongly committed to the Palestine issue, following the cultural activities and contemporary literature of Palestine. Her award-winning Japanese book Absentees’ Israel: Culture of Occupation and Palestine was translated this year into Korean.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 51 - Celebrating Saadi Youssef (2014)

Banipal 53 - The Short Stories of Zakaria Tamer (2015)