UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2007-11-08 10:00:00
Col. (ret.) Lawrence B. Wilkerson

Col. (ret.) Lawrence B. Wilkerson

An Open Letter to the New President – Six Changes to U.S. Foreign Policy

Chief of Staff (2002-2005) for former Secretary of State Colin Powell and a professor at The College of William and Mary

Time: November 8, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Florida Network for Global Studies, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Amy  Chua

Amy Chua

Globalization – the Next Phase, China

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law, Yale Law School, Yale University, and Author of World on Fire and Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall

Time: November 5, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, C.T. Hsu & Associates, P.A, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Burnett Honors College, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Gerrit  Gong

Gerrit Gong

China’s Changing Role in the 21st Century

Special Assistant to the President, Brigham Young University, and Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Time: November 5, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc.,  UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Shubhro  Sen

Shubhro Sen

India’s Changing Role in the 21st Century

Founder and Executive Director, Global Outsourcing Leadership Institute

Time: November 5-6, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, P.A.UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Jack  Mendelsohn

Jack Mendelsohn

China’s Strategic Ambitions

Arms-control Specialist, formerly with Center for Defense Information, Lawyers Alliance for World Security, Arms Control Association and U.S. Department of State

Time: November 4-6, 2007

Location: N/A

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-10-25 01:00:00
Qubad  Talabani

Qubad Talabani

Kurdish Culture

Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government in the U.S. and son of Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq

Time: October 25, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2007-10-25 01:00:00
Davar  Ardalan

Davar Ardalan

Iran’s Place in the World

Producer, NPR’s “Morning Edition” and Author, My Name is Iran

Time: October 25, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East” 

 
2007-10-23 01:00:00
Abdullah Mohammed Al-Shamia (invited)

Abdullah Mohammed Al-Shamia (invited)

Islam, the Region and the West

Chancellor, Saba University, and Professor of Islamic Law and Islamic Studies, Hodeidah University, Republic of Yemen

Time: October 23, 2007 â?? November 14, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, U.S. Department of State, Florida Network for Global Studies, Islamic Center of Central Florida, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners.

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings statewide; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2007-06-14 12:00:00
“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

(a statewide conference, co-sponsored with the Florida Delegation of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association, Inc., the University of West Florida, the Florida-Japan Linkage Institute, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: June 14, 2007, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Live Oak Ballroom, Marketplace building, UCF main campus

Sponsors: NULL

More Information: For more information or to register, please contact Dave Woodward, Executive Director, Florida Delegation, Southeast U.S./Japan Association, Inc., at 786-235-8289 or via e-mail at info@fl-seusjapan.org.