UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2009/10/12
Anya Kamenetz

Anya Kamenetz

Generation Debt and Yahoo! Finance Expert

Time: October 12, 2009

Sponsors: The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.; the UCF Global Perspectives Office; the UCF Department of Political Science; the Global Connections Foundation; and others

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-10-12 09:00:00
New Generation. New Economy. New Opportunities?

New Generation. New Economy. New Opportunities?

"New Generation. New Economy. New Opportunities?"

(a national symposium sponsored by The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.; the UCF Global Perspectives Office; the UCF Department of Political Science; the Global Connections Foundation; and others)

Time: October 12, 2009, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Invited Speakers - Anya Kamenetz, author Generation Debt and Yahoo! Finance Expert; Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas, Florida 24th District; Morley Winograd, Fellow, New Policy Institute, and others.

 
2009/10/06
Bernard Finel

Bernard Finel

Global Terrorism: Current Trends

Senior Fellow and Director of Research on Counter-Terrorism and Defense Policy, The American Security Project (Washington, D.C.)

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners 

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009/10/06
Jena Baker McNeill

Jena Baker McNeill

Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners 

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

(an international forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: October 6, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Invited speakers – Sebastian Gorka, National Defense University, and Founding Director, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security, Budapest, Hungary; Jena Baker McNeill, Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation; Stephen Sloan, Terrorism Studies Program, UCF; John Schindler, 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; and others. A feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
Matt A. Mayer

Matt A. Mayer

Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, and author of Decentralizing Homeland Security: Protecting America from Outside the Beltway

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners  

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"

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
John  Schindler

John Schindler

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: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners 

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"

 
2009-09-29 14:00:00
Danny M. Orlando

Danny M. Orlando

Storms and Opportunities: A Planetary Energy and Climate Discussion

Regional Program Manager (Southeastern U.S.), Energy Star Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Time: September 29, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-09-24 14:00:00
Asra  Nomani

Asra Nomani

The Paradox of Women in Islam

Journalist and author of Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam

Time: September 24, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, 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 themes of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak" and "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-09-21 19:00:00
Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam

The Road of Lost Innocence

Cambodian human rights activist, former slave and author of The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

Time: September 21, 2009, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, 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 "Slavery's Resurgence."