UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2013/03/28
Mark London

Mark London

Sharks of the Amazon

Author and film producer

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum; A keynote feature of the UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2013

 
2013/03/28
Thomas Lippman

Thomas Lippman

The Evolving U.S.-Saudi Relationship in the Context of the Middle East

Journalist and author specializing in the Middle East

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sponsors: Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions

 
2013/03/21
Jody Williams

Jody Williams

Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy and Human Security

Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Center at UCF, UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Human Trafficking Awareness Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF International Services Center, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum. Click here for more information about the event.

 
2013/02/26
Devi Rajab

Devi Rajab

Indian Women: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Author of Women: South Africans of Indian Origin

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Burnett Honors College, UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, The India Group, Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAIIen, UCF International Services Center, UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum. Click here to read more information about the event.

 
2013/02/05
Stephen C. Smith

Stephen C. Smith

Can We End Global Poverty?

International development expert and author

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Student Government Association, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, Pre Med American Medical Student Association, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum. Click here to read more information about the event.

 
2013/01/29
John Prendergast

John Prendergast

Blood and Soil: Land, Politics and Conflict Prevention

African international affairs expert, author and humanitarian

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum

 
2013/01/29
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

Challenges for a Changing Middle East

Featuring presentations by John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, Amal Khan, advisory board member, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, and David Dumke, associate director, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/01/22
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

Stayin' Alive: Small Countries in a Big World

Featuring John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, Jessica Gagnon, advisory board member, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, and Lucien Charland, former Isle of Man Small Countries Fellow

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/01/15
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

India's Rise to Global Prominence

Featuring presentations by Pallavoor (“Vaidy”) Vaidyanathan, Interim Director, The India Center at UCF and Dr. Deepa Nair, Assistant Professor, History Department and board member, The India Center at UCF

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom