Championing Women Through UCF and Beyond

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00am – 12:30pm Virtual Event via Zoom. The UCF Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII) is excited to announce its upcoming virtual event: “Championing Women’s Issues Across UCF & Beyond.” The panelists, comprised of UCF Faculty, will highlight their work on women’s issues locally and globally, and its importance. This […]
Posted September 27, 2022

Cultural Inquiry: New Spaces, New Objects: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry

May 19, 2022 at 9:00AM EST (4:00PM Jeddah) Virtual Event – Participants can join the event through the Zoom link. Please join this exciting event titled: “Cultural Inquiry: New Spaces, New Objects: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry.” Cultural Inquiry is an innovative series of interdisciplinary research events that promotes fruitful exchanges and interactions between the Middle East […]
Posted May 9, 2022

Understanding the Role of the United States in Expos

May 25, 2022  at 11:00AM Virtual Event – Registration is required Join us for a conversation on a groundbreaking oral history project to explore the future of International Expositions and the United States’ role in them. Oral historians, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and State Department, will discuss their findings from interviews […]
Posted May 2, 2022

What the Future Holds: A Discussion on Future U.S.-Arab Relations II

December 2, 2021 from 11:00AM – 12:15 PM   UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives at the University of Central Florida in partnership with the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo is launching the 2nd installment of an ongoing series of Future U.S.- Arab Relations. This virtual event […]
Posted November 22, 2021

Meet Consul General of Japan in Miami-Kazuhiro Nakai

November 17, 2021 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM EST Meet Consul General of Japan in Miami-Kazuhiro Nakai               The Puerto Rico Research Hub is proud to host Consul General of Japan in Miami-Kazuhiro Nakai. Consul Nakai will discuss his professional trajectory, particularly his experience as Director of International Education. He […]
Posted November 9, 2021

Human Trafficking Fall 2021 “Lunch and Learn” Series

SERIES EVENT #1 Florida Department of Health’s Human Trafficking Dashboard October 14, 2021 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM Join us for a presentation by Florida Department of Health’s Director of Public Health Research, Keshia Reid, PhD. In her role, Dr. Reid oversees the Biomedical Research program as well as several non-infectious disease surveillance and epidemiology programs, […]
Posted October 1, 2021

Afghanistan: What’s Next?

September 15, 2021 from 10:00AM – 11:30AM EST On August 15, 2021, with the last U.S. troops preparing to depart the country, the capital of Afghanistan fell to Taliban forces, abruptly ending a 20-year experiment led by the U.S. to rebuild the war-torn nation in the wake of 9/11. In the days since, the world […]
Posted September 2, 2021

Diplomatic Fellowships – UCF Information Session

September 8, 2021 from 3:00PM – 4:00PM UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives and the Office of Diplomatic Fellowships at Howard University are excited to bring you this information session on diplomatic fellowships programs. Join us to learn more about these opportunities: The Rangel and Pickering Fellowships are U.S. Department of State programs that support […]
Posted August 30, 2021

Discussions with an Ambassador: A Diplomat’s Perspective on Human Trafficking

July 12, 2021 from 12:00PM – 1:00PM Former United States Ambassador to Senegal Harriet Elam-Thomas discusses her perspective on Human Trafficking both at home and abroad.   Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, Director, Diplomacy, Peace and Securities Studies Program Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas directs a rapidly growing global initiative at the University of Central Florida, the Diplomacy Program, […]
Posted June 22, 2021

Turkey Talks: Hopes and Challenges

June 24, 2021 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM Dr. Hakan Özoğlu (Middle Eastern Studies at UCF) and Ms. Sanem Güner (The Hollings Center for International Dialogue) examine social movements and civil society in contemporary Turkey. What are the challenges faced? What opportunities exist? What are their hopes for the future?   They will also discuss how […]
Posted June 1, 2021

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