UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2011/04/21
William Powers

William Powers

Developing Policies for Global Environmental Challenges that Know No Borders

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute and author of Twelve by Twelve: A One-Room Cabin Off the Grid & Beyond the American Dream

Time: April 21, 2011, 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Focus the Nation, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

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A co-curricular component of the “UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: The Environment and Global Climate Change”

 
2011/04/12
Alex Counts

Alex Counts

President and CEO, Grameen Foundation

Time: April 12, 2011

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and the Global Connections Foundation, in partnership with UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives, UCF International Services Center and UCF LIFE

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2011/04/12
Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna

The Second World: How Emerging Powers are Redefining Global Competition in the 21st Century

Geo-Strategist, Global Political Economist and author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order

Time: April 12, 2011

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation, in partnership with UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF Office of Diversity Initiatives, UCF International Services Center and UCF LIFE

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

 
2011/04/07
Colonel John Maraia

Colonel John Maraia

Peace and Security Challenges in Southeast Asia

Jennings Randolph Army Fellow

Time: April 7, 2011

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

 
2011/04/05
Manil Suri

Manil Suri

Capturing India

Author of The Death of Vishnu and The Age of Shiva

Time: April 5, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the the Global Connections Foundation

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

 
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”