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Monday, October 16, 2017 (All day)

The Foreign Policy Research Institute is dedicated to bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States. It seeks to educate the public, teach teachers, train students, and offer ideas to advance U.S. national interests based on a nonpartisan, geopolitical perspective that illuminates contemporary international affairs through the lens of history, geography, and culture.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The National Constitution Center announced it will award its annual Liberty Medal to U.S. Senator John McCain for his lifetime of sacrifice and service. Vice President Joe Biden, Chair of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees, will bestow the award to his longtime friend during the 29th Annual Liberty Medal Ceremony on October 16 at 7 p.m. in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

HONORING:

John Grogan, Langer, Grogan, and Driver
For his pro bono work helping families caught at the Philadelphia Airport on the day of the Travel Ban.

Main Line Reform Temple
Linda Brock and Adele Margulies, for their integral support of our in-kind donation program
Avivah Pinski, for her work preparing refugees for college.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

 Alla Prima (Italian for “at first attempt”), in which layers of wet paint are applied to previous wet paint layers, is challenging and satisfying for the artist and the viewer. Learn about its glorious history and watch professional artists demonstrate its power.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00am - Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:59pm

Encounter ancient ruins, sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains, imposing kasbahs and spirited souks. Travel from the imperial cities of Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech to the High Atlas and vast Sahara. Erfoud, Ouarzazate, and Casablanca are also included on the itinerary.  Our knowledgeable guide takes us to not one, but five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include substantive briefings, a private dinner in the traditional home of a Fez family and tea with a Berber family in their cave dwelling.  

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00am - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:59pm

Keynote Speaker

ALAIN VERBEKE
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Business Studies

Plenary Speakers

John Cantwell, Rutgers University
Jonathan Doh, Villanova University; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of World Business
Charles Dhanaraj, Temple University
Ram Mudambi, Temple University; Editor, Global Strategy Journal

Saturday, October 21, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:45am - Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 12:45pm

December 2016 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Soviet Russia. Both dates give reason to reexamine the history of Eurasia, a vast region with many ethnic groups and multiple religions, at times united under authoritarian governments, at other times divided between dozens of countries.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet. Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available. This event is $30, or $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet. Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available. This event is $30, or $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Monday, October 23, 2017 (All day)

Philadelphia Hospitality is honored to present Paul R. Levy with the prestigious 2017 Vision for Philadelphia Award at our Award Gala on Monday, October 23, 2017. Please join us for an evening that will pay tribute to Paul’s exceptional achievements in civic leadership, urban transformation and revitalization benefiting Center City, Philadelphia.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am - Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:59pm

 An internship can provide you with more than just experience. You can meet new friends, connect with a mentor and gain a portfolio for your future venture. Online Job and Internship Week is your time to launch your future and find a new gig. All you have to do is create an account at campusphilly.org/launch and start searching. Launch site members will receive exclusive tips leading up to the week to learn how to snag that dream gig.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia cordially invites you to a reception and award ceremony in honor of John F. Smith III, president of the Global Philadelphia Association. The Global Citizen Award is given on occasion to Philadelphians who “identify with being part of an emerging world community, are empathic about the dignity of all human beings, and whose actions contribute to building this community’s values and practices.” John’s leadership in the Global Philadelphia Association is a great example of such action. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:59pm

Blood Wedding

by Federico García Lorca
translated by Nahuel Telleria
directed by Csaba Horváth

On the morning of her wedding day, a young Bride is visited by a headstrong former lover, reigniting a family blood feud that has been simmering for years. Their isolated village is a pent-up powder keg of fury and desire, and when they escape together, all that repression is released — to destructive ends.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (All day)

The Office of Government and Community Affairs advances Penn's mission by managing relationships with government and community leaders, advocating for policies and legislation consistent with the University's goals, and shaping local engagement initiatives.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 (All day)

Luxury & Couture Fashion Gala. Covetable Fashion, Unrestricted by Size. PINK THE RUNWAY IS BACK FOR 2017 Clear your calendar and save the date; order your tickets NOW!