UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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."

 
2003-01-29 00:00:00
Gerrit   Gong

Gerrit Gong

UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation

Special Assistant to the President, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, and former Director of Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Time: January 29-30, 2003

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings