UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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.

 
2009-01-29 01:00:00
Vice Admiral (Ret.) Lee  Gunn

Vice Admiral (Ret.) Lee Gunn

Strategic Challenges for the New Administration

President, Institute for Public Research, The CNA Corporation

Time: January 29, 2009

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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009/01/28
General (Ret.) John  Abizaid

General (Ret.) John Abizaid

Strategic Challenges in the Middle East

Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University and former Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM)

Time: January 28, 2009

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

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-01-22 15:00:00
Rob  Gifford

Rob Gifford

China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power

NPR's China correspondent from 1999-2005, he now is NPR's London correspondent and the author of China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power

Time: January 22, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. and Jean Hsu Fund, UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, OCI Associates Inc., UCF School of Communication and the Global Connections Foundation