UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2016/02/01
Kevin Bales

Kevin Bales

Leading expert on modern-day slavery

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Campus and community Meetings. Click here to see a write up about his visit.

 
2016/01/19
Amy Hawthorne

Amy Hawthorne

Deputy Director of Research, Project on Middle East Democracy

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Sponsors: UCF Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/11/17
Shireen Hunter

Shireen Hunter

U.S.-Iran Relations

Research Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (affiliated with the Center For Muslim-Christian Understanding), Washington, D.C.

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/11/16
Tak Toyoshima

Tak Toyoshima

Secret Asian Man: Diversity in Comics and Education

A special feature of the International Education Week Kickoff Breakfast. Advance registration required.

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

 
2015/11/13
Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill

Director of the Center on the United States and Europe and a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Garden Key, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public.

 
2015/11/03
Ambassador Myles Frechette

Ambassador Myles Frechette

International Trade and Investment

Former U.S. ambassador to Colombia and Cameroon, and Trade and Business Consultant, Washington, D.C.

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/10/29
Inauguration: Kurdish Political Studies Chair

Inauguration: Kurdish Political Studies Chair

This event serves as the formal inauguration of the Jalal Talabany Kurdish Political Studies Endowed Chair at UCF. The ceremony will be followed by a panel discussion, “Perspectives on Kurdish Political Issues.”

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Program, UCF College of Sciences

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Click here to view the event flyer and here to see the program booklet.

 
2015/10/15
Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum

This event will feature the Three Wise Guys discussing “Free Speech and Religious Tolerance.” Angela Oh, Zen Buddhist Priest, on her topic “East Meets West: Opportunities and Challenges of Diversity.”

Click here to see the event flyer and here to see the program booklet.

 

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Key West Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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The event requires advance registration, which is provided at no cost. Anyone wishing to register should email global@ucf.edu.

 
2015/10/12
Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A keynote presentation of UCF’s Diversity Breakfast, and a feature of Diversity Week 2015. For more information about the breakfast, Diversity Week or UCF’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, please visit this website.