UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2009-04-23 09:00:00
Paul  Hirschson

Paul Hirschson

Israel's Foreign Policy in the Middle East

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

Time: April 23, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF, Harris Corporation Engineering Center, Room 125

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Central Florida Hillel, UCF Judaic Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2009-04-15 12:00:00
Stephen  Wayne

Stephen Wayne

Professor and American Government Field Chair, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and author of The Road to the White House

Time: April 15, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Georgetown Club of Metro Orlando, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-04-15 12:00:00
James  Ludes

James Ludes

Executive Director, American Security Project (Washington, D.C.) and Member, Obama Transition Team for Foreign Policy

Time: April 15, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-04-15 12:00:00
Mackenzie  Eaglen

Mackenzie Eaglen

Senior Policy Analyst for Defense and Homeland Security, The Heritage Foundation

Time: April 15, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-04-15 07:00:00
"The First 100 Days: Policy Initiatives and Approaches for the New Administration"

"The First 100 Days: Policy Initiatives and Approaches for the New Administration"

"The First 100 Days: Policy Initiatives and Approaches for the New Administration"

(a national series, including a symposium and special lectures, sponsored by The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.; The United States Association of Former Members of Congress; the UCF Global Perspectives Office; the UCF Department of Political Science; Industrial Enterprises of America; the U.S. Department of Education; the UCF College of Sciences; the UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program; the UCF Diplomacy Program; the UCF Terrorism Studies Program; and the Global Connections Foundation.)

Time: April 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

More Information: Evening Keynote Address by Larry Wilmore, Senior Black Correspondent and Contributer, The Daily Show.  Other invited speakers - Dr. Stephen Wayne, Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and author of The Road to the White House; James M. Ludes, Executive Director, American Security Project (Washington, D.C.) and Member, Obama Transition Team for Foreign Policy; Mackenzie Eaglen, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense and Homeland Security, The Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.); among others.

 
2009-04-09 12:00:00
Phoebe  Eng

Phoebe Eng

The Fluent World: A Glimpse Into the Future

Renowned global strategist, founder of Creative Counsel, and author of Warrior Lessons. Also known for her lecture series "Fluency: The Art of Crossing Borders"

Time: April 9, 2009

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., OCI Associates Inc., The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-04-06 15:00:00
Ambassador Peter W. Galbraith

Ambassador Peter W. Galbraith

The Future of Kurdistan and Iraq

Senior Diplomatic Fellow, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, and author of The End of Iraq and Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies. Also, former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia

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

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2009-04-04 08:00:00
Ambassador Arun  K. Singh

Ambassador Arun K. Singh

U.S.-India Relations

Deputy Chief of Mission and Acting Indian Ambassador to the U.S.

Time: April 4, 2009

Sponsors: South Asian Studies Association, 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, OCI Associates, Inc., UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Keynote Address to be given at the South Asian Studies Association Conference, April 4, 2009

 
2009-04-03 01:00:00
South Asian Studies Association Annual Conference

South Asian Studies Association Annual Conference

South Asian Studies Association Annual Conference

Time: April 3-5, 2009

Location: UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center

Sponsors: South Asian Studies Association, 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, OCI Associates, Inc., UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2009-04-01 14:00:00
UCF Community Summit on Environment

UCF Community Summit on Environment

UCF Community Summit on Environment

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

Time: April 1, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom, UCF

More Information: For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.climatesummit.ucf.edu/ Speakers include - Alaina Bernard, Assistant Director, UCF Environmental Initiative; Nancy L. Clutts, Mayor, City of Tavares; Kathleen Dahl, President, Student Sustainability Alliance,UCF; Michael Hampton, Professor, Department of Chemistry, and Director, Interdisciplinary Studies, UCF; Kevin Sherin, Director, Orange County Health Department; Sandra Whitehead, Health Planner, Florida Department of Health; and others