UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2010/02/09
Maria Elsa Viteri

Maria Elsa Viteri

Minister of Finance, Ecuador

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

 
2010-02-09 14:01:00
Jorge Pinon

Jorge Pinon

U.S. Policy Toward a Cuba in Transition: The Brookings Report

Energy Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Time: February 9, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program, 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

 
2010/02/09
Latin America and the Caribbean: The Future of Democracy

Latin America and the Caribbean: The Future of Democracy

Latin America and the Caribbean: The Future of Democracy

Time: February 9, 2010, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Invited Speaker – Ambassador Myles Frechette, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Jorge Pinon, Energy Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Maria Elsa Viteri, Minister of Finance, Ecuador; Ray Walser, Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America, The Heritage Foundation; and others.

 
2010-02-04 15:00:00
Paula  Allen

Paula Allen

Against All Odds: Women Around the World Demand Justice

Human rights activist, photojournalist and author of Flowers in the Desert

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Research Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, 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"

 
2010-01-28 10:00:00
India in Central Florida: Science & Technology Connections for Cultural Advancement from the Ancient to Modern World

India in Central Florida: Science & Technology Connections for Cultural Advancement from the Ancient to Modern World

India in Central Florida: Science & Technology Connections for Cultural Advancement from the Ancient to Modern World

(This regional event will highlight a number of India’s science and technology advancements from the ancient to modern world. Guests will have access to various research projects being conducted by UCF professors connected to the Indian community. Indian art, food, fashion, jewelry, music and dance will be featured throughout the day.)

Time: January 28, 2010, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Orlando Science Center

More Information: For more information, contact Kellen Nixon at 407.514.2073 or email knixon@osc.org

 
2010/01/23
ZORA! Festival 2010

ZORA! Festival 2010

ZORA! Festival 2010: "The Legacy Festival: Reflection on the Life and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston 40 Years After Her Death"

(an international festival, co-sponsored with the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc., the Zora Neale Hurston Arts and Humanities Lecture Series, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: January 23 - 31, 2010

Location: Eatonville, Florida, and other sites in Central Florida