Kent Smetters of the Wharton School discusses Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.
PHILADELPHIA — Each holiday season, people are moved by the spirit of giving to make a difference in the lives of others. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has developed an online guide that lists high-impact, low-cost charitable-giving opportunities for donors interested in making a difference with “High Impact Holiday Giving.”
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the political climate in Syria.
PHILADELPHIA— Four centers at the University of Pennsylvania have joined to create the Greater Philadelphia Education Network Web site, a gateway to global resources for Delaware Valley K-16 educators.
In her new book, Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica, Deborah Thomas of Anthropology explores Caribbean post-colonial state formation. (SAS Frontiers)
WHO: Michael Meister, professor of South Asia Studies in the Department of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania
WHAT: Penn Lightbulb Café lecture on “Conducting Research in Pakistan: Restoring Religious Monuments in Swat”
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn. About 150 attended.
WHO: Aharon Appelfeld, author