UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2010/04/15
Luther Luedtke

Luther Luedtke

President and CEO, Education Development Center, Inc.

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

 
2010/04/15
Ambassador Ulric Haynes

Ambassador Ulric Haynes

Former U.S. envoy to Algeria, with extensive experience in Haiti and the Caribbean

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

 
2010-04-15 15:00:00
"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

Time: April 15, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

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

More Information: Invited Speakers - Ambassador Ulric Haynes, former U.S. envoy to Algeria, with extensive experience in Haiti and the Caribbean; Luther Luedtke, President and CEO, Education Development Center, Inc., which has worked in Haiti for more than 20 years; Marc Prou, Executive Director, Haitian Studies Association, and Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

 
2010-04-13 08:01:00
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

State violence and coercion, with an emphasis on economic sanctions

The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University

Time: April 13-15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship benefactor team, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program 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”

 
2010-04-13 08:00:00
Jeffrey Helsing

Jeffrey Helsing

Conflict Management and Resolution

Deputy Director, Education and Training Center/Domestic, United States Institute of Peace

Time: April 13-15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship benefactor team, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program 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”