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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.

Guarini Institute: Looking Beyond the U.S. Elections

On Monday, November 8th the Guarini Institute hosted a round table discussion aimed at analyzing the impacts of the recent midterm elections in the United States.

The Festival for Diplomacy: Teaching and Learning Diplomacy Round Table 

Within the context of the Italian Festival for Diplomacy, the Guarini Institute had the honor of hosting a round table discussion "Teaching and Learning Diplomacy" in which eight prestigious panelists participated.

Internationalizing Universities in the United States

In collaboration with the US Mission to the UN, the Guarini Institute hosted Thomas E. Sullivan, the Vice President and Provost of the University of Minnesota, who gave an interesting lecture titled Internationalizing Universities in the United States.

Obama at Midterm: A Round Table Discussion

On September 29, 2010, a large audience gathered in the Aula Magna at John Cabot University to listen to a stimulating discussion on President Obama's impact and the projected impact of the approaching midterm elections in the United States.

Dr. Esther Brimmer on Promoting Multilateralism

On Monday, June 21st 2010, the Guarini Institute had the honor of hosting Dr. Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, who outlined the global challenges the world is facing and the how a coordinated effort of all countries may help tackle them.

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, “President of Victory”

On Wednesday 16th June the Guarini Institute hosted a guest lecture featuring Prof. Spencer M. Di Scala, a pre-eminent professor of University of Massachussets, Boston, and scholar specialized in Italian history.

Pushing Past the Night of Italian Terrorism: A Discussion With Author Mario Calabresi

On June 1st, 2010, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a discussion with the editor-in-chief of La Stampa and a victim of the 70's terrorism, Mario Calabresi, author of the international best seller "Pushing Past the Night" (New York, The Other Press, 2009).

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs: 65th Anniversary of the End of WWII Remembered

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted two events commemorating the end of World War II. The first was an April 12 screening of the Andrzej Wajda film, Katyn. The film depicts the massacre Polish officers, intellectuals and ordinary citizens that took place during the initial Red Army occupation of half of Poland.

“Italy’s Divided Memory: Fratture d’Italia”

The Guarini Institute of Public Affairs was pleased to present a roundtable discussion on John Foot's recent book published by Palgrave McMillan and Rizzoli.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Screening: Il Corpo delle Donne

On February 10, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs screened, Il Corpo delle Donne, a short documentary on the portrayal of women on Italian network television.

International Panel Discussion: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Co-sponsored by Accademia d'Ungheria, Ambasciata di Polonia, Ambasciata della Repubblica Slovacca and Istituto Culturale Ceco.

Guarini Institute Presents: “The War on Terror: Eight Years Later”

The panel assembled in the Aula Magna Regina on October 14, 2009 at John Cabot University concerning "The War on Terror: 8 Years Later", which emphasized the importance of understanding numerous perspectives concerning this complex topic.

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Presents: “Fighting Impunity” with Professor Mauro Politi

Professor Politi drew upon his great experience in the area of international law and international organizations to deliver his lecture at John Cabot University on October 6, 2009 on the rise of international criminal law and the establishment of the International Criminal Court.

Guarini Roundtable Discussion: “Clash of Civilizations? The Challenges of Explaining Italy to the US Public”

On June 16, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented the roundtable discussion Clash of Civilizations? The Challenges of Explaining Italy to the US Public. Moderated by JCU Professor Peter Sarram, the Guarini Institute roundtable discussion hosted by John Cabot University featured the remarkable participation of five journalists...