UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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”

 
2010/04/07
UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

(a regional forum and co-curricular component of the “UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: The Environment and Global Climate Change,” with the cooperation of UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Focus the Nation, Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: April 7, 2010, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom, UCF

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A feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of “The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security”

 
2010-04-06 10:00:00
Alexandra  Harney

Alexandra Harney

The Future of Chinese Manufacturing and the Global Economy

Investigative journalist and author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage

Time: April 6, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak"

 
2010/04/06
Anupam Srivastava

Anupam Srivastava

Director of the Asia Program, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia

Time: April 6, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-03-23 15:05:00
Scott Worden

Scott Worden

Afghanistan's Political Evolution

Senior Rule of Law Adviser, Rule of Law Center for Innovation, United States Institute of Peace; former Adviser to the U.N. Mission in Afghanistan

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 15:03:00
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

The Implications of Iraq's Elections for Security and Stability

Kraemer Strategy Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council

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

 
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