UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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.

 
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”