UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2010/04/06
Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Inside the Chinese and Indian Markets

(a regional forum sponsored by 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, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and UCF LIFE)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – Alexandra Harney, investigative journalist and author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage; Anupam Srivastava, Director of the Asia Program, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia

RSVP to global@mail.ucf.edu or 407-823-0935

 
2010/12/02
Rami George Khouri

Rami George Khouri

The Perils and Promise of Communication Between the Arab World, the Middle East and the West

Executive Editor of Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star

Time: December 2, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, 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”

 
2010/11/18
Ambassador Meera Shankar

Ambassador Meera Shankar

U.S.-India Relations: An Update

India's Ambassador to the United States

Time: November 18, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, UCF Diplomacy Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, 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 “India Speakers Series”

 
2010/11/15
Derrick Ashong

Derrick Ashong

Helping the World: Our Generation Can Truly Create a More Just Planet

Musician and Social Entrepreneur

Time: November 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF International Services Center, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Office of Internationalization, UCF LIFE, the Global Connections Foundation and others

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A special presentation for the International Week Breakfast Kickoff Event; classroom discussions and community meetings;

 
2010/10/28
Paul Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and President of the World Bank

Time: October 28, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, 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”

 
2010/10/28
Shubhro Sen

Shubhro Sen

Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Conscious Capitalism Institute

Time: October 28, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, 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”

 
2010/10/28
Joao Castro Neves

Joao Castro Neves

Founding Partner and Analyst, CAC Political Consultancy

Time: October 28, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, 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”

 
2010/10/27
The Rising Tide of Violence in Mexico: What Does it Mean for Us?

The Rising Tide of Violence in Mexico: What Does it Mean for Us?

The Rising Tide of Violence in Mexico: What Does it Mean for Us?

(a regional forum sponsored by The Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, the Global Connections Foundation and the International Affairs Program of the Hamilton Holt School)

Time: October 27, 2010, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

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Invited Speakers – Howard Campbell, Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas at El Paso; Ambassador Myles Frechette, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Eric L. Olson, Senior Associate, Security Program, The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 
2010/10/27
Ambassador Myles Frechette

Ambassador Myles Frechette

Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Time: October 27, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, Orlando Rotary Club, and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/10/12
Sarah Culberson

Sarah Culberson

Actress, President of The Kposowa Foundation, and author of A Princess Found: An American Family, an African Chiefdom, and the Daughter Who Connected Them All

Time: October 12, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay Garner, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Diplomacy Program, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Women's Studies Program and Global Connections Foundation.