Author Archive

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs: JFK 50 Years On

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted “John Fitzgerald Kennedy 50 Years On” a lecture by Professor Vincent Cannato.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at Australian Bar Association Conference

In the framework of the panel dedicated to trafficking in persons, Professor Scarpa analyzed the European standards in the field of the fight against the phenomenon and the protection of the victims.

Guarini Institute: the Politics of Exclusion in the Arab Gulf

The Guarini Institute presented The Politics of Exclusion in the Arab Gulf: Women, Stateless Persons and Migrants, a lecture by Farah Al-Nakib.

Meet John Cabot University Alumnus Garrett Goodman

JCU Alumnus Class of 2008 Garrett Goodman directs his entrepreneurial drive to growing Worldcrunch, – a media outlet which delivers top international journalism previously shut off from English language readers.

Guarini Institute: An Eyewitness Account of the Iraq War and the Media

The Guarini Institute welcomed Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi from the Department of History of the California State University San Marcos.

A Life in Red: The Story of Luciana Castellina

by Tommaso Trillò On June 17th, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a screening of A Life in Red, directed by Andrea Segre and jointly written with the protagonist Luciana Castellina. The film is a homage to the incredible life of Castellina, one of the most active and independent [...]

Europe’s Long Century: 1900 to present. Society, Politics, and Culture

On June 3rd, 2013, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, in cooperation with Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea, had the honor of presenting Spencer Di Scala’s book Europe’s Long Century: 1900 to present: Society, Politics, and Culture. A moderated discussion brought together a panel of distinct speakers that [...]

Featured Professor: Daniel Roy Connelly

A former British diplomat, Professor Connelly has been an academic since 1999. He has directed theater on three continents and was until 2010 the Artistic Director of Zuloo Theatre in Shanghai, where his production of David Henry Hwang's M Butterfly was forced to close down by the Chinese secret police. He is also a published poet and playright.

Professor Alan Bates Publishes Article in Journal “The Physics Teacher”

Professor Alan Bates just published the article "The Inverse-Square Law with Data Loggers" in the May 2013 issue of The Physics Teacher.

Africa, Development, the UN: Six Events to Discuss the Present, Recent Past, and Future of the Continent

by Andrew Schaaf Dr. Mukesh Kapila, Against a Tide of Evil: the Lesson of Sudan and the Role of Parliamentarians in Mass Atrocity Prevention April 8th, 2013 Professor of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs at the University of Manchester Special Representative of Aegis Trust Chair of the Council of Minority Rights Group International Dr. Kapila [...]

Guarini Institute Hosts Haifa’s Answer Screening

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a screening of Haifa’s Answer, written and directed by Emanuela C. Del Re & Roberto Cipriani.

The Stakes for Italy: An Analysis of the Current Electoral Campaign

JCU held an academic seminar to discuss the issues and controversies surrounding the impending Italian election, scheduled for the end of February.

Featured Professor: Tijana Mamula

Meet Professor Tijana Mamula and learn about the Communication and Media Studies department at JCU! Tijana Mamula, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications, has been teaching at JCU since 2009. She received her Laurea degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” and her M.A. and Ph.D from King’s College [...]

Featured Professor: Silvia Scarpa

Meet Professor Silvia Scarpa, and learn how she inspires her students to take a stand against human trafficking and contemporary slavery. Born and raised in Rome, Professor Scarpa holds a Laurea in Political Science (LUISS Guido Carli University), a Master in International Protection of Human Rights (Università degli Studi di [...]

Featured Professor: Peter Sarram

Meet Professor Peter Sarram, and learn why the Communications Department at John Cabot University might be the right place for you!