Faculty News

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.

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.

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 Panel and Film Screening: Miracle at St. Anna by Spike Lee (USA, 2008)

The third Spring 2009 event promoted and organized by the Guarini Institute featured the screening and discussion of Spike Lee's famous last work: Miracle at St. Anna.

Guarini Institute Roundtable Discussion: “One Month to Go – The US Presidential Elections and Europe”

Frank Guarini, Lucio Martino, Giorgio La Malfa and Silvio Fagiolo discuss the upcoming Presidential election and its significance for Europe.