UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2011/04/04
U.S. and China: What Does the Future Hold?

U.S. and China: What Does the Future Hold?

U.S. and China: What Does the Future Hold?

(a national symposium sponsored by The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.;The United States Association of Former Members of Congress; United States Department of Education; UCF College of Sciences; UCF Global Perspectives Office; UCF Department of Political Science; the Global Connections Foundation; and others)

Time: April 4, 2011, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2011/03/22
Ambassador L. Paul Bremer

Ambassador L. Paul Bremer

Iraq in 2011: What's Next for the U.S.?

Former Administrator, Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq

Time: March 22, 2011, 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, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, the Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, the UCF Diplomacy Program, the UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, the UCF Political Science Department, the UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/03/17
Georges Fauriol

Georges Fauriol

Promoting Democracy in Haiti and Beyond

Vice President, National Endowment for Democracy and former Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Time: March 17, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Orlando Rotary Club and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 “Haiti Speaker Series”

 
2011/02/22
Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev

Russia in the 21st Century

Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, and son of the late Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev

Time: February 22, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/02/17
Robert Maguire

Robert Maguire

Transcending the Past to Build Haiti's Future

Director of Programs in International Affairs, Trinity College and expert on Haiti

Time: February 17, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF Office of Internationalization, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 “Haiti Speaker Series”

 
2011/02/15
Paul Rusesabagina

Paul Rusesabagina

Hotel Rwanda: A Lesson Yet to Be Learned

Real Life Hero of Hotel Rwanda

Time: February 15, 2011 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/02/03
Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone

An Afternoon with Alicia Silverstone on the Environment

Actress and environmental activist

Time: February 3, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Focus the Nation and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: “The Environment and Global Climate Change”; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme of “The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security”

 
2011/02/01
Francis Bok

Francis Bok

Escape From Slavery

Abolitionist and former Sudanese child slave

Time: February 1, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/01/27
Thomas Twetten

Thomas Twetten

The Globalization of Terrorism and the Response of Global Intelligence

Former Chief of CIA Clandestine Operations

Time: January 27, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/01/18
Bernard Finel

Bernard Finel

Are We Winning? Measuring Progress in the Struggle Against Terrorism

Associate Professor, National War College, and Adjunct Fellow, American Security Project

Time: January 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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A report on the progress in the struggle against global terrorism; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”