UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2004-02-09 00:00:00
Amy   Chua

Amy Chua

World on Fire

Professor, Yale University Law School and Author of World On Fire

Time: February 9-10, 2004

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, Metro Orlando International Affairs Commission, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Student Government Association, the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, The World Trade Center Orlando, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003-11-13 13:30:00
Ambassador  Joseph  Wilson, IV

Ambassador Joseph Wilson, IV

"What I Didn't Find in Africa: Examining Iraq's Alleged Nuclear Links to Niger"

Chief Executive Officer of JC Wilson International Ventures, Corp., and former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council

Time: November 13, 2003 - 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003-10-27 19:00:00
"Prospects for Peace in the Middle East"

"Prospects for Peace in the Middle East"

"Prospects for Peace in the Middle East"

Time: October 27, 2003 - 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

Sponsors: The Rollins College Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando, the Arab-American Community Center, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Invited Speakers: Ambassador Dennis B. Ross, Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Dr. Rasheed Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University, The Middle East Institute

 
2003-10-08 15:00:00
Stephen   Sloan

Stephen Sloan

Samuel Roberts Noble Presidential Professor, University of Oklahoma and co-author of Terrorism: Assassins to Zealots

Time: October 8-10, 2003 - 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM

Location: UCF Health and Public Administration Building, Room 119

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, the Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2003-09-24 10:00:00
MOIAC International Economic Summit

MOIAC International Economic Summit

"Global Business in an Uncertain World"

Time: September 24, 2003 - 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Location: Walt Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, the Metro Orlando International Affairs Commission, the Orlando Sentinel, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Invited Speakers: Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, United States of America and UCF Diplomat in Residence; Tony Brenton, Acting Ambassador and Deputy Head of Mission, United Kingdom; Ambassador Luis Alberto Moreno, Colombia; Mr. Paul Solman, Economics and Business Analyst for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS.

 
2003-09-09 12:30:00
Aleksandr   Kubyshkin

Aleksandr Kubyshkin

Visiting Scholar, Kennan Institute, and Professor, Volgograd State University (Specialist in U.S.-Russian relations)

Time: September 9-11, 2003, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: UCF Student Union, Egmont Key, 224

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF History Department, UCF Burnett Honors College, Stetson University and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003/04/28
Ambassador Baktybek Abdrisaev

Ambassador Baktybek Abdrisaev

Ambassador of Krygystan to the United States and Canada.

Time: April 28, 2003

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, Valencia Community College and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003-04-17 00:00:00
General Wesley K.  Clark

General Wesley K. Clark

War in Iraq: What Comes Next?

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Author of Waging Modern War, CNN Military Analyst

Time: April 17, 2003

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003-03-06 00:00:00
Nancy   J. Black

Nancy J. Black

"The Women of Guatemala"

Chair of the Social Science Department at Metropolitan State University,
St. Paul, MN.

Time: March 6 - March 7, 2003

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF International Student and Scholar Services and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings