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2002-2003 Events

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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

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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

 
2002-11-19 00:00:00
Rigoberta   Menchu Tum

Rigoberta Menchu Tum

Human Rights

1992 Nobel Peace Laureate for promoting civil rights for indigenous peoples in Guatemala

Time: November 19, 2002

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of International Studies, Amnesty International and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2002-10-21 00:00:00
"Intelligence Requirements for the Twenty-First Century"

"Intelligence Requirements for the Twenty-First Century"

"Intelligence Requirements for the Twenty-First Century"

A regional forum of specialists focusing and debating key intelligence issues

Time: October 21, 2002

Location: Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Rollins College, Orlando Sentinel, and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Keynote speaker: Sen. Bob Graham, Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. A national panel of specialists debating key intelligence issues.

 
2002-10-06 00:00:00
Daniel  Pipes

Daniel Pipes

America's Response to Terrorism

Director of the Middle East Forum, Philadelphia, PA and a columnist for both the New York Post and The Jerusalem Post. He has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the U.S. Naval War College. He has served in the Departments of State and Defense.

Time: October 6 - October 8, 2002

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Judaic Studies Program, Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings