• Understanding Shinto and the Roles of Shrines in Local Community

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- 1900 (JST) 28 February 2022

    - This event has been postponed -
    Unfortunately we had to reschedule this event for Monday, February 28th at 19:00 JST.

    The Zoom registration link is the same, and if you have already registered you do not need to register again.


    Shinto priest and Yokosuka City councilman Masato Nagai will lead an introductory session on Shinto, beginning with the fundamentals of Shinto culture before transitioning to discussing its roles in present day communities.


    To join use this link to register with Zoom

    You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.


    Born to a Shinto family, Masato Nagai is a Shinto priest dedicated to two of the shrines located in Yokosuka, the Kamoi Hachiman and Kano shrines. He graduated from the Tokyo Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Systems Engineering in 2000. He began his political career in 2011, running in local elections to care for his community. This is his third term working as a Yokosuka City councilman.


    Format: This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.

    Registration: Required Link
    Moderator: Michael Okamoto

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

    Co-sponsors: Center for Global Partnership

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