Yoshiaki Ishizawa

Portrait of Yoshiaki    Ishizawa

Former president of Sophia University in Tokyo, Yoshiaki Ishizawa (Hokkaido,1938) has spent many years on the field, actively involved in the restoration and preservation of Angkor Wat, where he was the head of the International Mission on Angkor.

His essays in history reflect a constant attention to cultural and economical background. He is the author of several books, including Along the Royal Roads of Angkor (Weatherhill, 1999), an exploration of Khmer architectural remains across modern Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.