Nov 20, 2019

Power Struggle: The Legislative Branch, the Executive Branch, and the "Imperial Presidency"

Join us for a discussion of executive power in the U.S. constitutional system, specifically the thesis that the American system of government has evolved from one designed for primacy of the legislative branch to one in which we have an “imperial presidency.”

Location:

Congress Hall, Independence National Historical Park

5th & Chestnut Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Schedule

  • 5:15 p.m. Registration opens
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Nov 22, 2019

Partner Event: "Transatlantic Relations" featuring H.E. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Ambassador to the U.S.

Join Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis to discuss the importance of the transatlantic relationship.

Location:

Independence Visitor Center

599 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Schedule

  • 4 p.m. Program
  • 5:30 Conclusion

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Nov 25, 2019

A Conversation with David Shulkin, 9th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Lecture Pass Event

Dr. Shulkin will discuss his latest book, "It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country: Our Broken Government and the Plight of Veterans."

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One South Broad Street, Suite 2M

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens
  • 5:30 - 6 p.m. Light Reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Dec 02, 2019

A Conversation with Samantha Power, 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations

Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, comes to Philadelphia to discuss her latest book, "The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir."

Location:

Girard College

2101 S College Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens for reception attendees
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception (for those ticket holders)
  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens for program only attendees
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Dec 10, 2019

The "Silver Tsunami": Healthcare and an Aging Population

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for an important discussion about aging and the healthcare system, and where it should go from here.

Location:

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

4170 City Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Jan 13, 2020

Partner Event: "Emerging Voices: Panel Discussion with Jay Winter, Ceri Owen, and Nicholas Phan"

Free Event

Join us as we partner with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society for the kick-off event for "Emerging Voices," an innovative project featuring six concerts with special projection design by award-winning artist Hana Kim, two panel discussions, and a masterclass.

Location:

College of Physicians

19 South 22nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 7 p.m. Doors open
  • 7:30 p.m. Program
  • 9 p.m. Conclusion

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