UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2017/01/19
Amb. David H. Shinn

Amb. David H. Shinn

China's Involvement in Africa

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Current adjunct professor of international affairs at The George Washington University.

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Atlantic Institute, Lester N. Mandell Endowed Distinguished Lecture Series, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, the UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program and the Global Connections Foundation

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All are welcome to attend this public forum. Click here to view the flyer. Click here to read a write-up about this event.

 
2017/01/17
Kevin Bales

Kevin Bales

Human Trafficking in the United States

Professor of Contemporary Slavery, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, U.K.

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Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2016/11/14
Ambassador Gary Grappo and Rebecca Grappo

Ambassador Gary Grappo and Rebecca Grappo

A special feature of the International Education Week Kickoff Breakfast. Advance registration required. Please see more information here.

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

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: The India Center

 
2016/11/10
Leonard Pitts

Leonard Pitts

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Campus and community meetings. This event is one of UCF’s contributions to the Pulitzer Centennial Campfires Initiative in 2016.

 
2016/11/10
Kurdish Political Issues Forum

Kurdish Political Issues Forum

Featuring Bayan Rahman, the representative of the KRG in Washington, D.C.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to read a write-up about this event.

 
2016/11/03
LGBTQ+ Issues Forum

LGBTQ+ Issues Forum

Local and Global Perspectives on LGBTQ+ Issues

This event will feature Hannah Willard, Public Policy Director of Equality Florida, and Michael Luongo, Author and Freelance Journalist.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to see an event flyer, and here to read a press release with more information.

 
2016/10/27
Azadeh Moaveni

Azadeh Moaveni

"Pink Veil, Black Veil: Being Young, Muslim, and Modern in Today's Middle East"

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2016/10/25
Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum

This event will feature Donisha Rita Claire Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley, presenting on “Natty Dread: Life’s Lessons from the Rastafari Culture.”

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

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: The India Center at UCF, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies

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This event requires advance registration, which is provided at no cost. Anyone wishing to register should email global@ucf.edu. Click here to see an event flyer.

 
2016/10/21
Fannie Allen

Fannie Allen

Etiquette in the Global Workplace

Director, The Allen Protocol and Leadership Institute, Washington, D.C.

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2016/10/17
Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez

"The Browning of America"

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

Location: UCF Pegasus Ballroom

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A keynote presentation of UCF’s Diversity Breakfast, and a feature of Diversity Week 2016. For more information about the breakfast, Diversity Week or UCF’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, please visit this website.