UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2006-11-12 00:00:00
Angelos   Pangratis

Angelos Pangratis

The European Union perspective on transatlantic issues

Deputy Head of Delegation for the European Commission's Delegation to the USA

Time: November 12-15, 2006

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, National Conference of Editorial Writers, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-11-10 00:00:00
Tim  Cullen

Tim Cullen

Transatlantic challenges

Program Director of the Oxford Program on Negotiation Said Business School, Oxford University

Time: November 10-14, 2006

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, National Conference of Editorial Writers, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-11-08 00:00:00
Col. Kim  Olson, Part I

Col. Kim Olson, Part I

Iraq: From Mission Accomplished to Mission Improbable

Author of Iraq and Back: Inside the War to Win the Peace

Time: November 8-10, 2006

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectivs, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-10-26 15:00:00
Prime Minister  Ehud  Barak

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Blueprint for Global Relations: Israel, the Middle East and the World

Prime Minister of Israel from 1999-2001; most decorated solider in Israel's history; former Chief of the General Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces; former Minister of the Interior; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; and former Defense Minister.

Time: October 26, 2006 - 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM

Location: Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, the Global Connections Foundation and others

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-10-19 19:00:00
"Pakistan at the Crossroads"

"Pakistan at the Crossroads"

"Pakistan at the Crossroads"

(a regional forum, co-sponsored with Rollins College, The Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, The International Affairs Program of the Hamilton Holt School, the Global Connections Foundation and the Orlando Sentinel)

Time: October 19, 2006, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

More Information: Invited Speakers: Hassan Abbas, a research fellow at Harvard University"s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, speaking on "Pakistan"s drift into extremism"; Frederic Grare, a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, speaking on "the role of the military in Pakistan; Naveeda Khan, a professor of anthropology at The Johns Hopkins University, speaking on the figure of the mullah or the calamities of speech.

 
2006-10-09 09:30:00
"U.S. Immigration Policy: Open Borders or Closed Doors?"

"U.S. Immigration Policy: Open Borders or Closed Doors?"

"U.S. Immigration Policy: Open Borders or Closed Doors?"

(an international symposium, co-sponsored with the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners)

Time: October 9, 2006, 9:30 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Invited speakers include Cal Thomas (Syndicated Columnist); Bob Beckel (Syndicated Columnist); Geronimo Gutierrez (Government of Mexico); Sen. Mel Martinez; Cong. Ric Keller; Cong. Tom Feeney; Cong. Corrine Brown; Cong. (ret.) Romano L. Mazzoli; Noah Pickus (Duke University); Dennis Clare (immigration attorney); David Harris (INSIGNIS, Canada); Bishop Thomas Wenski (Diocese of Orlando); Commissioner Charlie Bronson; and others.

 
2006-10-04 00:00:00
Gina  Abercrombie-Winstanley

Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley

U.S. foreign policy and Lebanon

Director of the Office of Egypt and the Levant U.S. Department of State and former Chairwoman, Middle East Area Studies, Foreign Service Institute

Time: October 4-6, 2006

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-09-26 13:00:00
Daniel  Pink

Daniel Pink

A Whole New Mind

Author of A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation

Time: September 26, 2006, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCF College of Business Administration and the UCF Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006-09-21 14:00:00
General James  L. Jones

General James L. Jones

NATO's Future Role in Europe and Beyond

Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) and the Commander of the United States European Command ( CDR USEUCOM)

Time: September 21, 2006, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of International Studies, Florida Eastern Europe Linkage Institute, UCF European Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and others

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings