UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2013/01/08
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

The India Center: Connecting UCF to India

Featuring presentations by John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, and Kenneth Klose, Senior Information Specialist, The India Center at UCF.

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2012/11/29
Jonathan Morgenstein

Jonathan Morgenstein

Making Peace with Conflict in Colombia

Specialist in national security policy

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Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen and the Global Connections Foundation

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On-campus and community meetings

 
2012/11/13
Valerie Hemingway

Valerie Hemingway

Running with the Bulls

Author of Running with the Bulls

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF International Services Center, UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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A special presentation for the International Education Week Breakfast Kickoff Event. Advance registration required.

 
2012/11/01
Corban Addison

Corban Addison

A Walk Across the Sun: Abolishing Modern Slavery

Lawyer, human-rights activist and author of A Walk Across the Sun

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, The India Group, Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Human Trafficking Awareness Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAIIen, Restoring Human Wellness at UCF, UCF Women's Studies Program, 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

 
2012/10/30
Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Reaching Out to Touch the World

Keynote presentation by international humanitarian Alison Thompson. Presentations also by Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Ayumi Yamamoto from Japan and Bahia Braktia from Algeria. Moderated by M.C. Santana, director of the UCF Women’s Studies Program.

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay Garner, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Women's Studies Program, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Burnett Honors College, 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

 
2012/10/25
Chris Mburu

Chris Mburu

The Right to Education: A Solution to Global Problems

Kenyan human-rights activist

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 Diplomacy Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, 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

 
2012/10/15
George Lopez

George Lopez

The Challenge of Peace Building

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center

Sponsors: UCF Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, Global Connections Foundation and the Notre Dame Club of Greater Orlando

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Open forum

 
2012/10/09
Ananya Vajpeyi

Ananya Vajpeyi

India: Old Words, New World

Author, India expert and historian

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, The India Group, Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAIIen, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Studies Program, 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

 
2012/10/04
Corruption, Political Violence and Prospects in the Global Economy

Corruption, Political Violence and Prospects in the Global Economy

Featuring presentations by Philip Kozel, Associate Professor of Economics, Rollins College and Ted Reynolds, Global Connections Fellow of Terrorism Studies, UCF.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Suntrust Center

Sponsors: International Affairs Program of the Hamilton Holt School and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open Forum at the Suntrust Center, Rollins College

 
2012/10/02
President Abdul Kalam

President Abdul Kalam

Sustainable Development for Three Billion

Former President of India

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, The India Group, Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Student Government Association, UCF International Services Center, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History 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 about the event.