UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2008-11-13 01:00:00
Stephen  Wayne

Stephen Wayne

The Road to the White House 2008: Epilogue and Prospects for the New Administration

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

Time: November 13 and 14, 2008

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

 
2008-11-06 23:15:00
Ambassador Myles  Frechette

Ambassador Myles Frechette

U.S. and Latin America Relations

Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and former President, Council of the Americas

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-11-06 23:00:00
Lisa  Curtis

Lisa Curtis

India and South Asia

Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-11-06 22:00:00
Beatrice  Fernando

Beatrice Fernando

Human Trafficking and Human Rights

Abolitionist and author of In Contempt of Fate

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-11-06 22:00:00
Doug   Inkley

Doug Inkley

Global Climate Change

Senior Scientist, National Wildlife Federation

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-11-06 15:00:00
Bernard  Finel

Bernard Finel

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

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-11-06 12:00:00
Mike  Chinoy

Mike Chinoy

The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Former CNN Correspondent and author of Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Time: November 6, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration,  UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, The India Program at UCF, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2008-10-30 14:00:00
"Women and Leadership in the Evolving 21st Century World: Ethics & Human Rights"

"Women and Leadership in the Evolving 21st Century World: Ethics & Human Rights"

"Women and Leadership in the Evolving 21st Century World: Ethics & Human Rights"

(a national forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay Garner, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, Global Connections Foundation and others)

Time: October 30, 2008, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

More Information: Invited speakers - Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, Director, UCF Diplomacy Studies Program and former U.S. Ambassador to Senegal; Lt. General (Ret.) Jay Garner, Former Director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Post-War Iraq; Kathryn Cameron Porter, President, Leadership Council for Human Rights, Washington, D.C.; Colette Rausch, Deputy Director, Rule of Law Program, United States Institute of Peace; Mary C. Rawlinson, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Stony Brook University

 
2008-10-22 19:00:00
Jerome  Ringo

Jerome Ringo

The Apollo Project for Our Time: Creating Energy Independence and a Clean Energy Future

President, Apollo Alliance and former Chair of the Board, National Wildlife Federation

Time: October 22, 2008, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: College of Sciences Building, Room 101

Sponsors: UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Focus the Nation, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: A co-curricular component of the “UCF Unifying Theme: The Environment and Global Climate Change"

 
2008-10-16 11:00:00
Kate  Zhou

Kate Zhou

Liberalization and Authoritarianism in Contemporary China

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii; Affiliated Fellow, East-West Center; and author of How The Farmers Changed China: Power of the People. 

Time: October 16, 2008

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF Political Science Department Larwrence J. Chastang and The Chastang Foundation UCF LIFE, and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings