UCF Global Perspectives

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2009-2010 Events

The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security


2010/04/06
Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Inside the Chinese and Indian Markets

(a regional forum sponsored by UCF Global Perspectives Office, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and the Global Connections Foundation, in partnership with UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and UCF LIFE)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – Alexandra Harney, investigative journalist and author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage; Anupam Srivastava, Director of the Asia Program, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia

RSVP to global@mail.ucf.edu or 407-823-0935

 
2010/05/25
John Schindler

John Schindler

Political Violence in Europe and South Asia

Professor, U.S. Naval War College, author of Unholy Terror: Bosnia, Al-Qa'ida, and the Rise of Global Jihad and former NSA Balkans expert

Time: May 25 - 27, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/04/15
Marc Prou

Marc Prou

Executive Director, Haitian Studies Association, and Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Time: April 15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,  UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/04/15
Luther Luedtke

Luther Luedtke

President and CEO, Education Development Center, Inc.

Time: April 15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,  UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/04/15
Ambassador Ulric Haynes

Ambassador Ulric Haynes

Former U.S. envoy to Algeria, with extensive experience in Haiti and the Caribbean

Time: April 15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,  UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010-04-15 15:00:00
"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

"Coping with Disaster: Long-Term Strategies for Haiti"

Time: April 15, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Task Force H.O.P.E. for Haiti, UCF Haitian Studies Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,  UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Invited Speakers - Ambassador Ulric Haynes, former U.S. envoy to Algeria, with extensive experience in Haiti and the Caribbean; Luther Luedtke, President and CEO, Education Development Center, Inc., which has worked in Haiti for more than 20 years; Marc Prou, Executive Director, Haitian Studies Association, and Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

 
2010-04-13 08:01:00
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

State violence and coercion, with an emphasis on economic sanctions

The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University

Time: April 13-15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship benefactor team, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2010-04-13 08:00:00
Jeffrey Helsing

Jeffrey Helsing

Conflict Management and Resolution

Deputy Director, Education and Training Center/Domestic, United States Institute of Peace

Time: April 13-15, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship benefactor team, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2010/04/07
UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change 2010

(a regional forum and co-curricular component of the “UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: The Environment and Global Climate Change,” with the cooperation of UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Focus the Nation, Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: April 7, 2010, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom, UCF

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A feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of “The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security”

 
2010-04-06 10:00:00
Alexandra  Harney

Alexandra Harney

The Future of Chinese Manufacturing and the Global Economy

Investigative journalist and author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage

Time: April 6, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak"