UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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.

 
2010/10/07
Climate Security Update

Climate Security Update

Climate Security Update

(a special presentation by the American Security Project, Washington, D.C.)

Time: October 7, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

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

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A co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: “The Environment and Global Climate Change” and a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide themes “Global Peace and Security” and “The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security”

 
2010/10/05
Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas

The Rise of India and What it Means for the World

The New York Times columnist and author of India Calling

Time: October 5, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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 “India Speakers Series”

 
2010/09/23
Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea

The Devil's Highway: A True Story of Illegal Immigration, Desperation and Greed

Award-Winning author of The Devil's Highway

Time: September 23, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program, UCF Department of English, UCF Hispanic American Student Association, UCF International Services Center, Lawrence Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, 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 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2010/09/09
Qubad Talabani

Qubad Talabani

Next Steps for the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq's Political Evolution

Representative to the United States, Kurdistan Regional Government

Time: September 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, 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” and “Kurdish Speakers Series”

 
2010/09/02
Jagdish N. Sheth

Jagdish N. Sheth

Chindia Rising

Founder, The India China America Institute, and author of Chindia Rising: How China and India Will Benefit Your Business

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF College of Business Administration, Daytona Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 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”

 
2010/05/25
John Schindler

John Schindler

Political Violence in Europe and South Asia

Professor, U.S. Naval War College, author of Unholy Terror: Bosnia, Al-Qa'ida, and the Rise of Global Jihad and former NSA Balkans expert

Time: May 25 - 27, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/04/15
Marc Prou

Marc Prou

Executive Director, Haitian Studies Association, and Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Time: April 15, 2010

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,  UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings