UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
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