Oct 23, 2018

The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World

While “America First” is the announced doctrine of the current administration, Kagan argues that a world where the United States withdraws and tends only to itself is, perhaps, the worst possible response in the face of global disarray.

Location:

Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Salon Ballroom

1201 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

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

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Oct 30, 2018

2018 Midterm Elections: The Importance of Participating in Democracy

Lecture Passes Accepted

With the 2018 midterm elections quickly approaching on November 6, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sets out to discover just how important participating in our democracy and voting in all elections, not just those for President, truly is.

Location:

Bodine High School for International Affairs

1101 N 4th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception*
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion
  • * No alcohol will be provided on school grounds.

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Nov 07, 2018

A Conversation with NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly

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Join the Franklin Institute and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for this exclusive, out-of-this-world opportunity with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.

Location:

The Franklin Institute, Franklin Hall

222 N 20th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

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

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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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