UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2004-10-21 12:00:00
Ambassador John  Turner

Ambassador John Turner

A New Compact for a Sustainable Future

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, author of The Magnificent Bald Eagle, Our National Bird, former President of The Conservation Fund and former Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Time: October 21, 2004, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-10-14 15:00:00
Michelle   Malkin

Michelle Malkin

Immigration and Terrorism.

Syndicated Columnist, Fox News Channel contributor and author of Invasion: How America Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Public Menaces to Our Shores and In Defense of Internment: The Case for Racial Profiling in World War II and the War on Terror.

Time: October 14, 2004, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Global Connections Foundation, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-10-04 00:00:00
"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

(Cosponsored event with Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government)

Time: October 4-5, 2004

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2004-09-29 19:00:00
Michael   Doran

Michael Doran

Al-Qaeda, Terrorism, and the Crisis in Saudi Arabia

Professor, Near Eastern Studies Department, Princeton University, and an al-Qaeda specialist

Time: September 29, 2004,7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, Phi Alpha Theta and the Global Connections Program

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-09-23 00:00:00
"Florida's Global Frontiers: Impacts of Trade Liberalization"

"Florida's Global Frontiers: Impacts of Trade Liberalization"

"Florida's Global Frontiers: Impacts of Trade Liberalization"

(Cosponsored event with the Florida Network for Global Studies and hosted by the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida)

Time: September 23-24, 2004

Location: University of South Florida, Tampa

More Information: Invited Speakers: Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Columbia University, Andre Meyer Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, and author of In Defense of Globalization: How the New World Economy is Helping Rich and Poor Alike; Antonio Villamil, Chief Executive Officer of Washington Economic Group, Inc., and Chairman of Gov. Jeb Bush's Council of Economic Advisors

 
2004-04-14 00:00:00
Anne   Thurston

Anne Thurston

Political reform in China

Associate Professor of China Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Time: April 14-16, 2004

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectivs and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-03-29 00:00:00
Lou Frey Symposium

Lou Frey Symposium

"The Impact of Watergate: a Thirty-year Retrospective"

(Cosponsored event with Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government)

Time: March 29, 2004

Location: UCF campus

More Information: Keynote Speaker: Bob Woodward, Assistant Managing Editor
The Washington Post, and co-author, All the President’s Men

 
2004-03-24 10:30:00
William  S. Cohen

William S. Cohen

War in Iraq: A Year Later

Chief Executive Officer of The Cohen Group and former U.S. Secretary of Defense

Time: March 24, 2004 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF Student Government Association, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2004/03/23
Harvey Sapolsky

Harvey Sapolsky

Weapons of Mass Destruction, the Iraq War, and America’s Allies

Director, MIT Security Studies Program

Time: March 23, 2004, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Live Oak Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department and the MIT Club of Central Florida

 
2004-02-12 00:00:00
"Justice and Democracy: The Role of the Judiciary in Promoting a Free and Open Society"

"Justice and Democracy: The Role of the Judiciary in Promoting a Free and Open Society"

"Justice and Democracy: The Role of the Judiciary in Promoting a Free and Open Society"

Time: February 12, 2004

Location: UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Invited Speakers: Justice Charles T. Wells, Florida Supreme Court; Patricia C. Fawsett, Chief United States District Judge; Buddy McKay, former Governor of Florida; Herbert Kritzer, University of Wisconsin