Sep 25, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Events in U.S. Foreign Policy

Take a deeper look at the most important foreign policy issues at this moment in time. This panel of speakers will discuss "Breaking News" topics of the day.

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
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Oct 15, 2019

Korea: Politics, Culture, and K-Pop

Join Council members, Northern Liberties residents, students, and a visiting delegation from a school in Incheon, South Korea for a panel exploring Korean culture and politics through the lens of K-Pop and the involvement of the country’s youth.

Location:

Bodine High School for International Affairs

1101 N. 4th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

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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Oct 30, 2019

How Do We Fix Higher Education? Preparing Future Generations for Success

How might we "fix" the problems in our higher education system? Should we forgive student debt? Do we make college free? What about vocational schools? How do we prepare future generations for future workforce challenges? Come and discuss these and other issues with the World Affairs Council and Penn State Abington.

Location:

Penn State Abington

1600 Woodland Road

Abington, PA 19001

Schedule

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

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Nov 20, 2019

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

HOLD THE DATE

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 25, 2019

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

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
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception (for those ticket holders)
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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