UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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.

 
2010/10/12
Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Cross-Cultural Challenges

(a international forum, sponsored by the 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 Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, Global Connections Foundation and others)

Time: October 12, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – 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; Zhala Sabir, Director for Congressional and Academic Affairs, Kurdistan Regional Government; and Jacqueline H. Wilson, Senior Program Officer, Education and Training Center/International, United States Institute of Peace

 
2010/10/12
Jacqueline H. Wilson

Jacqueline H. Wilson

Senior Program Officer, Education and Training Center/International, United States Institute of Peace

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.

 
2010/10/12
Zhala Sabir

Zhala Sabir

Director for Congressional and Academic Affairs, Kurdistan Regional Government

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 Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Women's Studies Program and Global Connections Foundation.