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Key Security and Defense Leaders Debate Security in the Changing Geopolitical Landscape

02/15/2017

In collaboration with US Southern Command and the US Army War College, scholars join key security and defense leaders to cover trends and challenges in the hemisphere. Under discussion will be external state actors, regional leadership, and challenges and opportunities in US security and defense policy.

Career Diplomat and Itamaraty Insider Amb. Moreira Lima to Explain Brazil's Foreign Policy at LACC

02/09/2017

Ambassador Sérgio Moreira Lima, President of Itamaraty's Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (FUNAG), shares Brazil's positions on international relations and foreign policy with faculty, students and community members on Monday, Feb. 13 at FIU. Moreira Lima served in the United Nations, in his country's embassies in Washington, Lisbon and London, and as Ambassador to Tel Aviv, Oslo and Budapest.

One Family's Search for its Chinese-Jamaican Roots at FIU with Paula Williams Madison

02/09/2017

Former NBC journalist and EVP Paula Madison found the story of her life when she and her siblings, raised by a Chinese-Jamaican mother in Harlem, set out to verify the identity of their mother's Chinese grandfather. The journey led them from Kingston through Ontario to China and, ultimately, their extended family. The film documentary "Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem", screening at LACC on 2/17 with the presence of Madison, tells the inspiring story.

Upcoming Events

Latin American Forum: Political and Economic Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

02/23/2017 07:30 PM

Talk by Shannon O’Neil, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin American Studies and Director of the Civil Society, Markets and Democracy Program – Council on Foreign Relations. Sponsored by LACC. Part of LACC's LAC & the Professions Lecture Series. By invitation only. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894

South Florida Student Conference on Human Trafficking

03/03/2017 09:00 AM

Conference featuring a discussion on panel submissions regarding human trafficking. Abstracts or panels should be submitted to fiu.maloka16@gmail.com by January 20, 2017. Abstracts should be limited 300 words. Co-sponsored by FIU's student organizations MALOKA, WSGSA, and PIRGSO. Supported by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Funded by CSO. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

Executive Certificate in Global Security and Public Policy

03/06/2017 08:00 AM

Certificate program in global security and public policy featuring lawyers, executive leaders, and consultants, among others. In Spanish. Sponsored by FIU's Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. Supported by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. For more information, please call (305) 348-3747.

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