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February 2019

Religion and Conflict Across the Globe: Is There a Remedy?

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$5

Presented by Professor Peter Ochs Recent news headlines seem to give secularists more courage to say “We told you so!” Is religion itself really dangerous to humankind? Or has it taken western diplomats too long to realize that religious groups do not necessarily act like other social groups? The thesis of this presentation is that there are religious resources for peace as well as conflict, that it takes special knowledge to understand religions, and that new coalitions of government and…

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Deep Learning: Alchemy or Science?

February 22
Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Einstein Drive
Princeton , 08540
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Free

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) will host a full day of talks with a distinguished panel of experts to discuss advances in theoretical machine learning, organized by Sanjeev Arora, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics. The event will take place at the Institute’s Wolfensohn Hall, beginning at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019. “Deep learning has led to dramatic progress on problems of artificial intelligence—recognizing images, driving cars, automatic translation between languages—and triggered a new gold rush in…

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Tenth Annual NJ Bike and Walk Summit

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mercer County Community college, 1200 Old Trenton Road, Admin Building, Room Ad234a-Sec. Floor
West Windsor, NJ, 08550 United States
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$30 – $85

The tenth annual NJ Bike and Walk Summit will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the conference center at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor. Registration is open. The keynote speaker is Ginny Sullivan, director of  travel initiatives at Adventure Cycling Association, the premier bicycle travel organization in North America. Adventure Cycling will also be holding a gathering session for their New Jersey and Philadelphia-based members and all who are interested in learning more about this organization that created the bikepacking…

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History of Science Lecture Series at the Institute for Advanced Study

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 5, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 2, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 5:00pm

Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Einstein Drive
Princeton , 08540
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The “History of Science” lecture series beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Lectures are free and open to the public and begin at 5 p.m. in West Building Lecture Hall. Curated by Myles W. Jackson, Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, this series will tackle scientific themes relevant to the institute, including the diversity of humankind, big data, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, and the sociology of science and medicine.   Schedule Feb. 5 – Twenty Years is a…

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Impact Investing — Capital that Makes a Difference

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs, 303 College Road East, Suite A
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Brian Trelstad, a partner at Bridges Fund Management based in New York City, will speak on the topic of impact investing. Trelstad has more than ten years of impact investment experience, having served until 2012 as the chief investment office of Acumen Fund, where he oversaw $55m of investments into companies that were delivering health, water, energy, and agriculture services to economic base of the pyramid in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. He was a cofounding board member of the…

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Historical Watercolors: Hopewell Valley and Beyond

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Jacquelyn Pillsbury will present a program about her late mother-in-law, Joyce Enoch Pillsbury. Joyce was a lifelong artist and resided in Ewing, New Jersey for nearly 70 years. Joyce was a prolific artist, although many were unaware of her artistic ability. Her artwork was primarily watercolors of quirky local scenes, including barns, historic buildings, industrial sites, nature scenes, and urban buildings in Mercer County. Co-sponsored with the Hopewell Valley Historical Society. Registration requested: hopeprogs@mcl.org or 609.737.2610

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Mosaic and Mikvah: Synagogues in Ancient Israel Before and After the Destruction of the Second Temple

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$5

Brown bag dairy lunch. Coffee and pastries will be served. Join us for a visual tour of archaeological finds in Israel that shed new light on Jewish religious practices while the Second Temple still stood and after its destruction. This program will be presented by Beverly Rubman and Roslyn Vanderbilt. Beverly Rubman (JD, MA -Jewish Studies) is a Chaplain in the Secure@Home program at JFCS and has been teaching Adult Education courses at Adath Israel Congregation for the past 15…

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March 2019

Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence – March 1-3, 2019 Social Justice in our Contemporary Jewish World Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash in Phoenix, Arizona  Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz spent many years of his childhood in Princeton and his family were members of The Jewish Center. He studied at the University of Texas as an undergraduate, Harvard University for a Master’s degree in Leadership and Psychology, Yeshiva University for a second Master’s Degree in Jewish Philosophy, and…

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Great Minds Salon: Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$5

Allon Bloch will be speaking about “Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World”. Using Israeli technology to take on the world Allon will describe his experiences in building major companies such as Wix (small business website and infrastructure platform, multi-billion value on Nasdaq), Vroom (large online car retailer) and K (emerging AI driven primary care digital health company). Allon will detail how he leverages Israeli technical knowhow and creativity to build global companies and why he enjoys being the…

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Claire Jacobus Lecture Series: China: From Mao to Now

March 26 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Friend Center at Princeton University, William Street and Olden Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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$125.00

On October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong declared the existence of the People’s Republic of China. The country had been fragmented, ravaged and impoverished by invasion, occupation and unending civil wars since 1911 when Imperial China fell. Mao and the Communist Party emerged the victors from the constant battling and modern China was forged. Hear leading experts discuss what has happened since then. These lectures are co-sponsored by the Princeton Adult School and the Community Auditing Program of Princeton University’s Office…

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‘Impact of the Past’ Lecture Series at the Institute for Advanced Study

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on November 2, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on March 27, 2019 at 5:30pm

Wolfenson Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Einstein Drive
Princeton, 08540
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Free

The Institute for Advanced Study's public lecture series “The Impact of the Past” runs from October 2018 through 2020. “Many of the political problems we are facing today have a long bloodline,” said Karina Urbach, a visitor in the Institute’s School of Historical Studies and the curator of the series. “To understand how we got to where we are today we need historians. This lecture series will show how relevant history is to the present.” The first four lectures in…

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April 2019

Illustrated lecture with trompe loeil artist Gary Erbe

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10 – $15

Join Morven for an illustrated lecture by renowned trompe l’oeil artist Gary Erbe, Q&A, and book signing of Erbe’s collectible "Footprints: The Art and Life of Gary Erbe".  Footprints is available for purchase and signing separately. Ticket includes admission to museum galleries on Saturday, April 13.

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June 2019

Surgery Conference

June 26 - June 27
$349

5th International Surgery and Surgeons Meet will be organized on June 26-27,2019 in New York, USA. The conference highlights the theme “Disseminating advance research and Innovative Technology in the field of Surgery”. Surgeons Meet 2019 aims to gather leading surgeons, eminent scientists, research scholars, students along with industrial and pharmacy professionals to express their views on the latest technologies for future Surgery research. The event is designed in a way to provide an exclusive platform for new researchers, scholars, and educators to present and discuss the…

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Common Threads 7: Sanctuary

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Princeton Planning Board Public Meeting

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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