UCF Global Perspectives

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2012-2013 Events

The Changing Face of Freedom in Today’s Turbulent Times


2013/02/26
Devi Rajab

Devi Rajab

Indian Women: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Author of Women: South Africans of Indian Origin

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Burnett Honors College, UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Center at UCF, The India Group, Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAIIen, UCF International Services Center, UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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2013/02/05
Stephen C. Smith

Stephen C. Smith

Can We End Global Poverty?

International development expert and author

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Student Government Association, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, Pre Med American Medical Student Association, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum. Click here to read more information about the event.

 
2013/01/29
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

Challenges for a Changing Middle East

Featuring presentations by John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, Amal Khan, advisory board member, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, and David Dumke, associate director, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/01/29
John Prendergast

John Prendergast

Blood and Soil: Land, Politics and Conflict Prevention

African international affairs expert, author and humanitarian

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, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, CliftonLarsonAllen, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open forum

 
2013/01/22
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

Stayin' Alive: Small Countries in a Big World

Featuring John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, Jessica Gagnon, advisory board member, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, and Lucien Charland, former Isle of Man Small Countries Fellow

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/01/15
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

India's Rise to Global Prominence

Featuring presentations by Pallavoor (“Vaidy”) Vaidyanathan, Interim Director, The India Center at UCF and Dr. Deepa Nair, Assistant Professor, History Department and board member, The India Center at UCF

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/01/08
LIFE Global Issues Series

LIFE Global Issues Series

The India Center: Connecting UCF to India

Featuring presentations by John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, and Kenneth Klose, Senior Information Specialist, The India Center at UCF.

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2013/04/13
Lisa Scottoline

Lisa Scottoline

Justice and Fiction

Award-winning author and columnist

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Arena

Sponsors: UCF Book Festival 2013 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center, UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2013/04/11
John O. Voll

John O. Voll

Islam and Democracy in the 21st Century

Associate Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

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

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: A feature of the Al Ghazali Islamic Studies Program, housed in the UCF Global Perspectives Office, in partnership with the UCF College of Arts and Humanities, with the support of the UCF Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies, UCF Middle East Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Perspectives Foundation.

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Open to the public.