UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2010-03-23 15:02:00
Isaac Kfir

Isaac Kfir

Political Violence and the Future of Afghanistan and Pakistan

Schusterman Visiting Israeli Professor, Syracuse University, and Senior Researcher, Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel

Time: March 23, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle East Studies Program, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2010/03/23
Iraq and Afghanistan In Flux

Iraq and Afghanistan In Flux

Iraq and Afghanistan In Flux

(an international forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle East Studies Program, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and the Global Connections Foundation)

Time: March 23, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – Isaac Kfir, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Professor, Syracuse University, and Senior Researcher, Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel; Jeff Smith, Kraemer Strategy Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council; Scott Worden, Senior Rule of Law Adviser, Rule of Law Center of Innovation, United States Institute of Peace; among others. A feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2010-03-22 19:00:00
Norluck Dorange

Norluck Dorange

The Oblivion Tree

Filmmaker and CEO of Laoka Studios

Time: March 22, 2010, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Club Kreyol, UCF English Department, UCF Center for Humanities and Digital Research, and the UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti

 
2010-03-04 15:00:00
Raj Patel

Raj Patel

Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System

Visiting scholar, Center for African Studies, University of California at Berkeley, and author of Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System

Time: March 4, 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, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-02-25 08:00:00
Ambassador Gary A. Grappo

Ambassador Gary A. Grappo

The Situation in Iraq and Washington: Baghdad Relations on the Eve of National Elections

Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq

Time: February 25, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-02-23 11:00:00
Paul Hirschson

Paul Hirschson

Israel's Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Deputy Consul-General, Consulate General of Israel, Miami, FL

Time: February 23, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-02-18 15:00:00
Minxin  Pei

Minxin Pei

China-Taiwan Relations: The Next Step

Tom and Margot Pritzker Professor of Government and Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont McKenna College, and author of China's Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-02-09 22:00:00
"Global Hot Spots Series"

"Global Hot Spots Series"

Global Hots Spots Series

(a lecture program, co-sponsored with UCF LIFE)

Time: February 9th, 16th, 23rd and March 2, 2010, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2010/02/09
Ambassador Myles Frechette

Ambassador Myles Frechette

Evolution in Latin America and Relations with the United States

Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Time: February 9, 2010

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

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-02-09 14:03:00
Ray Walser

Ray Walser

Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America, The Heritage Foundation

Time: February 9, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings