Conference News

A Socially Engaged Curriculum – Professor Peter Sarram

Peter Sarram is Associate Professor of Communications at John Cabot University. Next year will be his 20th year teaching at JCU.

“Beyond Humanism” Conference: Call for Papers

The 9th Beyond Humanism Conference will take place at John Cabot University in Rome July 19-22, 2017.

Call for Participation: “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self” Conference

Organized by John Cabot University and Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, in collaboration with the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, this conference aims at exploring the state of the online self by raising questions about its status as a focal point of contemporary power/networks.

Model United Nations Society Hosts Seventh Edition of MUN Conference

On January 26-28, 2017 the JCU Model United Nations Society hosted the seventh edition of the JCU MUN Conference, welcoming pupils from 17 different countries.

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Prof. Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She is the author of the book Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).

“Decentering Native Privilege: Italy Reads, Writes, Pitches” at TESOL Italy’s National Convention

The themes of the convention were “The privilege of the Non-native speaker” and “English in multicultural education.”

MUN Society Represents JCU at Warsaw Model UN 2016

On October 20-22, twelve delegates from John Cabot University’s MUN Society attended the Warsaw Model United Nations 2016 (WAWMUN 2016) conference, Eastern Europe’s biggest MUN, where the broad topic of European insecurity was discussed.

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed Franco Roberti, Italy's Chief Antimafia and Antiterrorism Prosecutor, and Michael Gaeta, an FBI agent and current Assistant Legal Attaché at the US Embassy, for "A Roundtable Discussion: The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today."

JCU Presents Mark Hosler from American Band “Negativland”

On October 5, 2016 the JCU Department of Communications hosted a lecture by Mark Hosler. Hosler is one of the founding members of the band Negativland.

Stanlake Samkange and Ryan Anderson Present the WFP at JCU

The JCU Universities Fighting World Hunger Club (UFWH), with the support of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, hosted an event featuring presentations by Ryan Anderson and Stanlake Samkange, from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Professor Sorgner at European Cultural Capital 2016

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner discussed the relevance of utopias for the future of Europe at a European Cultural Capital 2016 event in Wroclaw, Poland.

The 2016 U.S. Party Conventions and the Impact of Brexit

On Tuesday, July 7, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs organized a panel discussion on the 2016 U.S. Party Conventions and the Impact of Brexit.

Riccardo Maiolini About Mainstream Open Innovation

On Thursday, July 7, Riccardo Maiolini, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at JCU, spoke about the Characteristics of Mainstream Open Innovation at an event dedicated to Open Innovation and Cooperation, organized by Confcooperative Emilia Romagna.

Prof. Sorgner Invited to Symposium in Taiwan

Together with other thought leaders, JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner was invited to the Global Initiatives Symposium 2016 in Taiwan dedicated to the topic "Redefine the Limitations".