Three Visionary Samurai & A Changing Japan

October 14, 2011
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School groups are invited to meet descendants of Japan’s leading historic figures, Sakamoto Ryoma, Katsu Kaishu and John Manjiro, visionaries who contributed to the opening of Japan to the West in the 19th century. Joined by three Japanese high school students from Kochi, Shikoku Island, home of these three samurai, participating students will take a deeper look at a turning point in Japan’s history and how the qualities of leadership at that time are relevant to the world today.

This event will be broadcast live on UStream at:

Co-sponsored by the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum.

FREE for middle and high school groups.
To register, please email [email protected] or call (212) 715-1275 or 715-1203.

$12/$8 Japan Society members, seniors and college students.

This event is SOLD OUT.

  • Friday, October 14, 2011
  • 10:00 am