Day: August 28, 2022


Guest Speaker: Sven Saaler, Date: September 14, Wednesday 10:00 to 12:00
Venue: Online via Zoom
Most people today think of samurai as loyal and honorable defenders of the social order in medieval and early modern Japan. However, as Professor Sven Saaler will explain, that is not an accurate portrayal of the samurai but an image created by later generations to suit the particular social and political objectives of their times.