Mizuho Ikeda

Heritage Documentation Manager

Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)


Mizuho Ikeda is currently a Heritage Documentation Manager of the Maritime Asia Heritage Survey at the Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies. She was formerly an adjunct researcher at the Institute for Cultural Heritage at the Comprehensive Research Organization of Waseda University (Tokyo). She received her PhD from the Department of Anthropology at Waseda University in 2018. Her research interests focus on how past objects has been transmitted, interpreted, and reused by present-day communities in the field of Southeast Asian archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Development Studies, and Social Studies Education. She also spent two years as a member of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and in doing so gained valuable experience in community participatory in cultural heritage management in El Salvador, Central America.