UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2014/03/20
Naomi Tutu

Naomi Tutu

Striving for Justice: Searching for Common Ground

Race and gender justice activist, and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Chastang Charitable Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen, Valencia Peace and Justice Initiative, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women’s Studies Program, UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation.

More Information:

Click here to read a press release about this event.

 
2014/03/10
Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Symposium

From the Chambers to the Cloud: Connecting Citizens and Local Governments

A symposium to explore the use of technology and social media as a means to engage citizens with their local government and community.

Time: 9:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information:

To register, or for more information, please the event website.

 
2014/02/12
2014 Florida International Summit

2014 Florida International Summit

Global Health and Medical Diplomacy: Haiti and Florida

A statewide conference featuring subject-matter experts from academia, government and healthcare industries.

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: University Center, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Sponsors: Florida Network for Global Studies

More Information:

Advance registration required. Please visit the event website for more information.

 
2014/02/11
Human Trafficking Awareness Forum: Survivor Perspectives

Human Trafficking Awareness Forum: Survivor Perspectives

Featuring presentations and discussions by human trafficking survivors, such as Chong Kim and Natasha Herzig.

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

More Information:

Advance registration is required, but provided at no cost thanks to event sponsors. For more information or to register, please email global@ucf.edu.

 
2014/01/30
Ramon F. Jurado

Ramon F. Jurado

Visiting Panama Through Its Popular Culture

Panamanian Novelist

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Latin American Studies Program and UCF Global Perspectives Office

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Open forum.

 
2014/01/21
One Billion Rising: The New Face of South Asia

One Billion Rising: The New Face of South Asia

Featuring Persis Khambatta and Jamie McIntyre

A forum featuring Persis Khambatta, a fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Jamie McIntyre, a newscaster for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and adjunct professor at the Philip Merrill College at the University of Maryland

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information:

Click here to see the event flyer.

 
2014/01/21
Jamie McIntyre

Jamie McIntyre

The New Age of Journalism in Sri Lanka

NPR Newscaster and Journalism Professor, Philip Merrill College, University of Maryland

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, UCF Diplomacy Studies Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, The India Group, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Chastang Charitable Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen, UCF Burnett Honors College, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation.

More Information:

A featured speaker in the public forum, “One Billion Rising: The New Face of South Asia,” and visitor for other community meetings. Click here to see a press release about the event.

 
2014/01/21
Persis Khambatta

Persis Khambatta

India Today: Big Changes on the Horizon

Fellow, Wadhwani Chair in India-U.S. Policy Studies, Center for Strategic International Studies

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, UCF Diplomacy Studies Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, The India Group, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Chastang Charitable Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen, UCF Burnett Honors College, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation.

More Information:

A featured speaker in the public forum, “One Billion Rising: The New Face of South Asia,” and visitor for other community meetings. Click here to see a press release about the event.

 
2013/11/14
Allan Goodman

Allan Goodman

The Importance of Cross-Cultural Educational Exchanges

President and CEO, Institute of International Education

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Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Diplomacy Studies Program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Chastang Charitable Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen and the Global Connections Foundation

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Community meetings

 
2013/11/13
Community Outreach Forum

Community Outreach Forum

Featuring Gabriela Othon Lothrop

Local-food entrepreneur and Director of the new East End Market in Orlando, Florida.

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: SGA Boardroom, UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center

Sponsors: UCF Student Government Association and UCF Global Perspectives Office

More Information:

Advance registration is required to attend this luncheon. Registration is provided at no cost thanks to the event’s sponsors. Space is limited. RSVP to: SGA_Outreach@ucf.edu.