Nov 29, 2018

21st Century Medicine: What are the Breakthroughs and What Will They Mean?

As we move deeper into the 21st-century, what are the areas of greatest promise in medical science, where are the breakthroughs, and if breakthroughs are achieved, what will they mean for individuals and society?

Location:

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building Thomas Jefferson University

1001 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

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

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Dec 05, 2018

Is the Bear Back in the Woods, and How Should the Eagle Respond?

70th Anniversary Signature Events Series

With the fall of the Soviet Union, many thought the bear was gone, but since the rise to power of Vladimir Putin, concern about the expansion of Russian power and influence in the world has returned in many quarters. Ambassador Michael McFaul, who served as the United States Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, joins the Council to discuss the future of US-Russia Relations.

Location:

Campion Student Center, Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Cash bar and soft drinks available
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Whether you're a student, a business professional, or an individual with a keen interest in the news and the world around you, you'll discover the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia to be one of the best ways to fulfill those interests.

Dec 10, 2018

70 Years of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Lecture Passes Accepted

70 years ago, on December 10, 1948, a milestone document in the history of human rights was enacted by the UN—the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One South Broad Street, Suite 2M

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 4:30 p.m. Middle School faculty reception and meeting
  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Jan 22, 2019

Doomsday Scenarios or A Path Towards Peace: Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century

Registration to open soon.

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a program with Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Suzanne DiMaggio, a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, who will discuss the status of global nuclear threats, as well as potential paths toward reducing these threats.

Location:

Information to come...

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 5:15 p.m. Registration opens and reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Feb 13, 2019

2019 Academic WorldQuest Trivia Competition

Don't miss out on this fun, fast-paced, interactive trivia competition testing your global knowledge.

Location:

Doubletree Philadelphia Center City

237 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

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

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