UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2007-01-23 14:30:00
Cherie   Booth QC

Cherie Booth QC

The Children’s Human Rights Challenge: We All Have a Role to Play

Time: January 23. 2007, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, Akerman Senterfitt, UCF Office of International Studies, Brooksville Development Corporation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Larson Allen, UCF Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program,UCF Diplomacy Program, AFLSE Florida North, AFLSE Florida Central, AFLSE Florida South and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community Meetings

 
2007-01-17 09:00:00
"Cuba after Castro II"

"Cuba after Castro II"

"Cuba after Castro II"

(a regional forum, co-sponsored with Daytona Beach Community College, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners)

Time: January 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, Florida

 
2006/09/14

Iran's Nuclear Dilemma

Middle East Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and former Research Fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations' Iran Project.

Time: September 14, 2006, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and others.

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2006/08/20
Naomi Tutu

Naomi Tutu

Associate Director, Office of International Programs, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, and daughter of former Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa

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Sponsors: A program conducted in cooperation with the Global Perspectives Office and other partners

 
2006-11-16 15:00:00
Francis  Bok

Francis Bok

Genocide and Slavery in Sudan

Associate, American Anti-Slavery Group, Boston, Massachusetts, and author of Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity - and My Journey to Freedom in America.

Time: November 16, 2006, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of International Studies, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and others.

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
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