“Restorative Justice & Campus Sexual Assault” with Mary Koss, PhD

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsored by the Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships. Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education, proposed changes to Title IX that will affect all students, kindergarten through college. Among them is the option to use restorative justice. Learn from the leading proponent of restorative justice in cases of sexual assault, Mary P. Koss, Ph.D. […]

Book Launch & Discussion with Senior SP2 Exec. Fellow at Penn IUR Michael Nutter

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Join Penn IUR, the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), and Penn Press for a talk with Michael Nutter, former Mayor of Philadelphia and Senior SP2 Executive Fellow at Penn IUR, to discuss his book, “Mayor: The Best Job in Politics,” published by Penn Press as part of Penn IUR’s The City in the […]

Critical Global Conversations: The Global Order and War on Terror — Exploring Options, with Luis Moreno Ocampo

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

The US war on terror has global implications: mass surveillance affects the privacy of citizens around the world, aliens living in foreign countries are subjected to discretionary arrests or executions fueling the propaganda of terrorist organizations, and the rise of populism and right wing ideologies has resulted in the largest refugee crisis since WWII with […]

Pandemic Risk: A Threat to Global Health Security

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Almost one hundred years ago, the 1918 Influenza pandemic killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide. In 2017, is the world better prepared to prevent and respond to an infectious disease pandemic? How can governments better coordinate with academia, private industry, and international organizations to mitigate pandemic risk? We will explore these questions, from […]

Lecture: What’s the State of Global Peacefulness?

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Part of the International Social Work Lecture Series RSVP: shown@sas.upenn.edu

Technology and Women: Protection and Peril Closing Session

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

“Technology” is an increasingly important topic of conversation in society and, particularly, within the criminal justice system and the specific issue of violence against women (VAW). The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence is presenting a symposium to create connectivity across content areas and perspectives; the opening and closing sessions are free and open to […]

Technology and Women: Protection and Peril Opening Session

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

“Technology” is an increasingly important topic of conversation in society and, particularly, within the criminal justice system and the specific issue of violence against women (VAW). The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence is presenting a symposium to create connectivity across content areas and perspectives; the opening and closing sessions are free and open to […]

Lecture: Implementing Mental Health Policy Reform in Israel

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

The Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program and SP2 Global Studies invites all to the Fall 2016 lecture: Implementing Mental Health Policy Reform in Israel By Uri Aviram, PhD Professor & Dean, Ruppin Academic Center, Israel Professor Emeritus & Former Dean of the School of Social Work The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Global Campus Fair

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Penn students, faculty and staff are invited to meet with globally focused centers, institutes and programs from across Penn's campus.  The Global Campus Fair provides opportunities to learn about  the events and programs offered by these groups and engage with representatives from these centers, institutes and programs in the World Forum at Perry World House. […]