UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2009-03-25 09:00:00
Sebestyen  Gorka

Sebestyen Gorka

Political Violence Trends in Europe

Founding Director, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security, Budapest, Hungary

Time: March 25, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department,  UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-03-19 15:00:00
Chitra  Divakaruni

Chitra Divakaruni

Indian Culture in an Era of Change

Acclaimed author of The Mistress of Spices and The Palace of Illusions.

Time: March 19, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus 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, OCI Associates, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2009-02-24 01:00:00
Lt. Gen (Ret.)  Jay  Garner

Lt. Gen (Ret.) Jay Garner

The Kurds and the Future of Iraq

Former Director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Post-War Iraq

Time: February 24, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department,  UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-02-19 01:00:00
Sanam  Vakil

Sanam Vakil

What's Next for U.S.-Iranian Relations?

Visiting Scholar, Middle East Studies Program, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and Adjunct Professor, SAIS, Bologna, Italy

Time: February 19, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-02-18 08:30:00
Florida Business Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Florida Business Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Florida Business Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean

A state-wide international business conference,sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office; Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay; Center for International Business Education & Research, University of Florida; Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions, University of South Florida (USF); Florida A&M University; Florida International University; Fowler White Boggs Banker; Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce; International Affairs Center, USF; International Business Board, USF; Model United Nations, USF; University of Central Florida; University of Florida; University of North Florida

Time: February 18, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: University of South Florida, Marshall Center

 
2009-02-17 01:00:00
Jonathan  Morrow

Jonathan Morrow

The Politics of Kurdistan Region Petroleum and the Iraqi Constitution

Senior Legal Adviser to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government

Time: February 17, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department,  UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-02-10 01:00:00
Brendan  O'Leary

Brendan O'Leary

How To Get Out of Iraq with Integrity

Lauder Professor of Political Science and Director, Penn Program in Ethnic Conflict, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Time: February 10, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department,  UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-02-03 01:00:00
Michael  Gunter

Michael Gunter

Kurds Ascending

Noted authority on Kurdish affairs and Professor of Political Science, Tennessee Tech University

Time: February 3, 2009

Sponsors: Rollins College in a partnership with the International Affairs Program of the Hamilton Holt School, International Relations Program/Political Science Department, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative and the Global Connections Foundation.

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-02-03 00:00:00
"The Kurdish Series"

"The Kurdish Series"

"The Kurdish Series"

(a lecture program, co-sponsored with UCF LIFE)

Time: February 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th, 2009 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2009-02-02 13:00:00
Hooshang  Amirahmadi

Hooshang Amirahmadi

Nuclear Geopolitics in U.S.-Iran Relations

Professor, Rutgers University, and the founder and president of American-Iranian Council

Time: February 2, 2009, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Key West Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Center for Humanities and Digital Research, the UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation.