UCF Global Perspectives

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2016-2017 Events


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.

 
2016/10/25
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.

 
2016/10/17
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.

 
2016/10/13
Dorothy Parvaz

Dorothy Parvaz

Democracy and Human Rights

Senior producer at Al Jazeera International, previously disappeared by the Syrian government

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

Location: Garden Key, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to see an event flyer.

 
2016/10/10
Lou Frey Institute Fall 2016 Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Fall 2016 Symposium

Making Democracy Work: Better Government, The Future of Voting, and the Meaning of the 2016 Elections

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Visit http://loufreyinstitute.org/ for more information about this event.

 
2016/09/21
Robin Simcox

Robin Simcox

Margaret Thatcher Fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, specializing in terrorism and national security analysis.

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Campus and community meetings. Click here to read a write up about this visit.

 
2016/09/08
Somini Sengupta

Somini Sengupta

"The End of Karma": Stories of the Young, Hungry and Hopeful in India

Sengupta covers the United Nations for the New York Times. She was previously The Times’ bureau chief in Dakar and New Delhi.

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

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union 316

Sponsors: The India Center at UCF

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This event is free and open to the public. Click here to see an event flyer. Click here to read a write up about the event.