UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2017/01/17
Kevin Bales

Kevin Bales

Human Trafficking in the United States

Professor of Contemporary Slavery, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, U.K.

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Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2016/11/14
Ambassador Gary Grappo and Rebecca Grappo

Ambassador Gary Grappo and Rebecca Grappo

A special feature of the International Education Week Kickoff Breakfast. Advance registration required. Please see more information here.

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: The India Center

 
2016/11/10
Leonard Pitts

Leonard Pitts

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Campus and community meetings. This event is one of UCF’s contributions to the Pulitzer Centennial Campfires Initiative in 2016.

 
2016/11/10
Kurdish Political Issues Forum

Kurdish Political Issues Forum

Featuring Bayan Rahman, the representative of the KRG in Washington, D.C.

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

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to read a write-up about this event.

 
2016/11/03
LGBTQ+ Issues Forum

LGBTQ+ Issues Forum

Local and Global Perspectives on LGBTQ+ Issues

This event will feature Hannah Willard, Public Policy Director of Equality Florida, and Michael Luongo, Author and Freelance Journalist.

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

Location: Pegasus Ballroom

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to see an event flyer, and here to read a press release with more information.

 
2016/10/27
Azadeh Moaveni

Azadeh Moaveni

"Pink Veil, Black Veil: Being Young, Muslim, and Modern in Today's Middle East"

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2016/10/25
Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum

This event will feature Donisha Rita Claire Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley, presenting on “Natty Dread: Life’s Lessons from the Rastafari Culture.”

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: The India Center at UCF, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies

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This event requires advance registration, which is provided at no cost. Anyone wishing to register should email global@ucf.edu. Click here to see an event flyer.

 
2016/10/17
Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez

"The Browning of America"

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

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A keynote presentation of UCF’s Diversity Breakfast, and a feature of Diversity Week 2016. For more information about the breakfast, Diversity Week or UCF’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, please visit this website.

 
2016/10/13
Dorothy Parvaz

Dorothy Parvaz

Democracy and Human Rights

Senior producer at Al Jazeera International, previously disappeared by the Syrian government

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

Location: Garden Key, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to see an event flyer.

 
2016/10/10
Lou Frey Institute Fall 2016 Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Fall 2016 Symposium

Making Democracy Work: Better Government, The Future of Voting, and the Meaning of the 2016 Elections

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Visit http://loufreyinstitute.org/ for more information about this event.