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William Adams - Blue Eyed Samurai, Meeting Anjin

A look at the life of William Adams, the first Briton to reach Japan.


The Japan Foundation presents a talk looking at the life and times of William Adams, the first Briton to reach Japan and his influence on Japan - UK relations. Adams became a key advisor to the Shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and was key in the promotion of trade between the UK and Japan.
Speaking at the Japan Foundation will be Michio Henmi, resident priest at the Jodoji temple in Yokosuka City, the Adams' family temple.


Speaker(s):

Mr Michio Henmi | talks

 

Date and Time:

11 September 2008 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

The Japan Foundation London
Russell Square House
10-12 Russell Square
London
WC1B 5EH
020 7436 6695
http://www.jpf.org.uk

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Tickets:

Free

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This event is free but booking is essential. Please email event@jpf.org.uk with your name, contact details and those of any guests.

Additional Information:

The talk will be followed by a drinks reception.

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