UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2003-02-24 00:00:00
Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman

"American Foreign Policy in the Middle East Since 9/11"

Foreign Affairs columnist, The New York Times, author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree and Longitudes & Attitudes, and three time Pulitzer Prize winner.

Time: February 24, 2003

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Darden Restaurants, the Orlando Sentinel, Brooksville Development Corporation, Nabors, Giblin and Nickerson and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2003-02-09 00:00:00
Ali   Mazrui

Ali Mazrui

African American Muslims - from Enslavement to Counter Terrorism

Schweitzer Chair at Binghamton University, NY

Time: February 9, 2003

Location: N/A

Sponsors: The Islamic Society of Central Florida, UCF's Global Perspectives Office and Global Connections for Central Florida.

More Information: The Islamic Society of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

 
2003-02-01 00:00:00
Peace Building – Where are the Voices of Women?

Peace Building – Where are the Voices of Women?

Peace Building - Where are the Voices of Women?

A regional forum on the role of women in peacebuilding

Time: February 1, 2003

Location: St. Luke's Methodist Church, Orlando, FL

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Matrix, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Invited Speakers: Margaret "Meg" Wheatly, President, The Berkana Institute; and Judith Thompson, Director, "Children of War."