Conference News

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".

Philosophy Prof. Sorgner Invited as Visiting Professor at University of Jena

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Stefan Sorgner, one of the world's leading post- and transhumanist philosophers, was invited as Visiting Professor at the Ethics Centre of the University of Jena this summer.

Director Valerio Ciriaci Presents Screening of ‘If Only I Were That Warrior’

On June 13, 2016, the JCU Media and Communications Speaker Series presented a screening of If Only I Were That Warrior, a 2015 feature documentary film on the 1935 Italian occupation of Ethiopia, directed by Valerio Ciriaci.

Prof. Jens Koehler Attends International Conference in Germany

From May 25th to May 29th, 2016, Jens Koehler from JCU's Department of Art History and Studio Art attended the international conference "Water during the Time of Frontinus," in Trier, Germany.

Making Democracy One’s Own: International Conference at JCU

The John Cabot University Interfaith Initiative co-hosted a major international conference last week on Making Democracy One's Own: Muslim, Catholic and Secular Perspectives in Dialogue on Development, Democracy and Peace, in partnership with the University of Notre Dame, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Sophia University Institute and the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See.