UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2008-10-16 01:00:00
"China 2019"

"China 2019"

"China 2019"

(a regional forum, sponsored by Rollins College in a partnership with the Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, The China Center at Rollins College, the International Affairs Program of the Hamilton Holt School, UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation)

Time: October 16, 2008, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

More Information: Speakers: Myron Cohen, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University; Minxin Pei, Senior Associate in the China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Kate Zhou, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Hawaii.

 
2008/10/14
"The Africa Series"

"The Africa Series"

"The Africa Series"

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

Time: October 14, 2008, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, IBM 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”

 
2008-09-29 09:00:00
Bilal  Saab

Bilal Saab

Terrorism and Security in the Middle East

Research Analyst, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.)

Time: September 29, 2008

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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings