UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2017/03/23
Mira Sorvino

Mira Sorvino

The Global Fight Against Human Trafficking

UN Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking and Academy Award Winning Actress.

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Human Trafficking Awareness Program, Lester N. Mandell Endowed Distinguished Lecture Series, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the Global Connections Foundation

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All are welcome to attend this public forum.

 
2017/03/21
Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

Empowering Women: Persistence and Overcoming Obstacles

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Global Connections Foundation

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All are welcome to attend this public forum.

 
2017/02/28
Ted Reynolds

Ted Reynolds

Cell Phones, Computers and Human Trafficking: How to Stay Safe

Visiting Lecturer on Intelligence and Terrorism, UCF Political Science Department, and Senior Research Fellow in Terrorism Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE and the UCF Human Trafficking Awareness Program

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A feature of the 2017 LIFE Global Issues Series. Open Access. Limited seating available.

 
2017/02/27
Tim Cullen

Tim Cullen

The Art of Negotiation and Doing Business in China

Director, Oxford Program on Negotiation, Oxford University, U.K.

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Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office

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Campus and community meetings

 
2017/02/21
Kim Ghattas

Kim Ghattas

An Outsider's Perspective on the New Administration

BBC journalist

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations and the Global Connections Foundation

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A feature of the 2017 LIFE Global Issues Series. Open Access. Limited seating available.

 
2017/02/14
Dean Cheng

Dean Cheng

China, the U.S. and National Security

Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Time: 10;30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program and the Global Connections Foundation

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A feature of the 2017 LIFE Global Issues Series. Open Access. Limited seating available. Click here to read a write-up about this event.

 
2017/02/07
Naomi Tutu

Naomi Tutu

Truth and Reconciliation: What We Can Learn from South Africa

Social Activist and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, The Burnett Honors College, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program and the Global Connections Foundation

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A feature of the 2017 LIFE Global Issues Series. Open access. Limited seating available. Click here to read a write-up about this event.

 
2017/02/03
Duzen Tekkal

Duzen Tekkal

The Yazidi Kurds – Genocide and Slavery

Filmmaker and Producer, Hawar: My Journey to Genocide

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Sponsors: UCF Kurdish Political Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Human Trafficking Awareness Program, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany (Orlando)

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Campus and community meetings

 
2017/02/03
Gendered Dynamics of International Security

Gendered Dynamics of International Security

This international conference about gendered aspects of armed conflict, peace building and social movements covers sexual violence, women as fighters, peacekeepers and victims in armed conflicts and the relationship between gender equality and human security. The conference includes an exclusive showing of Hawar: My Journey to Genocide, a unique documentary about the massacre and displacement of Yazidi Kurds and sexual enslavement of Yazidi women by ISIS.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Ballroom A

Sponsors: UCF Kurdish Political Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF College of Graduate Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program and the UCF International Relations Club

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Click here to view an event program with schedule of events. For inquiries, please email tezcur@ucf.edu.

 
2017/02/02
2017 Florida International Summit

2017 Florida International Summit

Cyber Strategy in a Globally Connected World

The Florida International Summit is the annual, signature event of the Florida Network for Global Studies (FNGS). The network is an educational consortium of the following partner universities: FIU, FSU, UCF, UF, UNF and USF.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Patel Center for Global Solutions, USF, Tampa, FL

Sponsors: FNGS, the Florida Center for Cybersecurity and the Global Connections Foundation

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Visit the event’s website for more information or to RSVP. Click here to view the event program. Click here to read a write-up about this event.