Take in a world music concert or attend an ethnic festival. 

Participate in a conference or symposium on an international topic at one of the 
region's distinguished colleges and universities. or research institutes.  

Attend a public reception for visitors from another country or a talk by a senior foreign policy official
There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region! 

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

How can humanities—the study and practice of history, literature, and art—help veterans contextualize their role in armed conflict and to reintegrate into society? In this program, hear how participating in conversations about World War I, the Vietnam War, and the Global War on Terror through a humanities lens provided veterans, their family members, and civilians with avenues for discussion and shared understanding.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Since they formed in 1993, Finnish orchestral rock band Apocalyptica has released eight studio albums featuring numerous cello-based instrumentals along with some vocal-based songs. Whatever styles they've explored - from atmospheric interludes to fast, battering rhythms - their music has been gripping, dynamic and full of melody.

In 1996, Apocalyptica released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS. The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - Friday, June 7, 2019

The 23st Annual Eurasian - American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) will take place from May 30 – June 7, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, and the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

Registration 4:00 PM

Program begins promptly at 4:30 PM

Cocktail reception 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM


  • How has Philadelphia generated greater college student retention than other cities?
  • What is the ROI for our region of more college students staying?
  • Meet and connect with 200+ Greater Philadelphia leaders from higher education, HR and business, and civic and cultural sectors


Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Weather permitting, this event will begin with a garden reception at 5:00 p.m. in the Thomas Jefferson Garden, located on the north side of the APS Library (105 S. 5th Street).

The untold story of Hamilton’s—and Burr’s—personal physician, whose dream to build America’s first botanical garden inspired the young Republic.