Author Archive

Rwanda, 18 years later

On Saturday, April 14th, the association Bene Rwanda organized a conference entitled "Shared Memory" to commemorate the eighteenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

József Szájer on the New Hungarian Constitution

József Szájer, head of Hungary's FiDeSz European parliamentary group, discussed the new Hungarian constitution in a Guarini Institute event.

Explorers of Excellence: Narratives from North Korea

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Eduardo Zachary Albrecht for a lecture on North Korea's controlling regime.

1911-2011: Marshall McLuhan’s Century

Derrick De Kerckhove spoke about how the figure of Marshall McLuhan shaped the way we consider communications up to this day.

The Legacy of the Italian Resistance: Philip Cooke

A Guarini Institute for Public Affairs panel discussed Philip Cooke's recent book "The Legacy of the Italian Resistance."

Festival of Diplomacy: 10 Years After the Twin Towers

The Guarini Institute of Public Affairs took part in the Festival of Diplomacy that took place in Rome and Florence between the 8th and the 14th of October.

The Upcoming Crisis in the Middle East: Professor Barry Rubin

Students, staff and the Board of Trustees gathered in the Aula Magna for a lecture on the current situation in the Middle East from Professor Barry Rubin.

Jon Bingen: What can we learn from the events in Oslo and Utøya?

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Jon Bingen for a lecture on the events of Oslo and Utøya and what we can learn from them.

Daniele Fiorentino: The US and the Roman Republic of 1849

As part of the events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification, the Guarini Institute invited prof. Daniele Fiorentino, a leading Italian scholar of US history, to share the results of his current research about the connections between the two countries in the period of the 1848-49 Roman Republic.

About Greenpeace: Confessions of a Dropout

On May 25th, many faculty, staff, and students gathered at John Cabot University to listen to Canadian scientist and author Patrick Moore

Justice, Politics, Privacy and the Dignity of Women: an Update on Italy

On Wednesday, April 13th the Aula Magna hosted the final Guarini Institute event of an intense Spring semester. The conference started at 6.30pm, and Professor Argentieri took the podium to introduce the topic and the guest speakers.

The Religion of Liberty in Italy’s Risorgimento

The Italian Risorgimento has been the theme at the core of the work of Maurizio Viroli. Currently a Professor at Princeton University, Viroli has earned a doctorate at the European University and works at the Italian University of Lugano as well.

Tweeting the Revolution: Causes and Prospects of the North African Upheaval

On Wednesday, March 16th the Aula Magna Regina filled once again to listen to a panel speak about the revolutions in North Africa and the impact of Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking sites.

The Politics of Multiculturalism

On Monday, February 21 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs had the pleasure of hosting its first guest speaker from Australia, John Rundell, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne.

Digital Media, Democracy, and the Press

On February 9th, 2011, the Aula Magna Regina was flooded with students, professors and guests to listen to a panel on an issue that, since the advent of Wikileaks, has earned the attention of the world. Digital Media has usurped all other means of information transfer in terms of speed and efficiency, but as technology improves the winds of change are beginning to alter the way we receive news.