History News

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

JCU student and rapper Anna Maria Gehnyei, aka Karima 2G, recently wrote and performed lead vocals on “Roots,” a song recorded in collaboration with History and Amnesty International Italia, that aims to shed light on contemporary slavery.

Professor Abdolmohammadi Publishes Article on U.S. Elections in LSE Blog

On November 10, 2016, Political Science Professor Pejman Abdolmohammadi published a blog post on the London School of Economics Middle East Centre titled "Iran's Hardliners: The Unexpected Winners of the US Elections."

The Frohring Library Presents JCU Authors 2016

As part of the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Dr. Franco Pavoncello's investiture as President of JCU, the Frohring Library has organized JCU Authors 2016, an exhibit showcasing the intellectual production of the university faculty.

JCU Welcomes Aydın Adnan Sezgin, Ambassador of Turkey to Rome

The International Relations Society was pleased to host Aydin Adnan Sezgin, the Turkish ambassador to Italy, to discuss the unsuccessful coup d'etat in Turkey, the Syrian Civil War, and the question of Kurds.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to announce the JCU Faculty Development Funds (FDC) awarded for the academic year 2015-2016.

Professor Vanda Wilcox’s New Publication

John Cabot University professor Vanda Wilcox recently published Morale and the Italian Army during the First World War with Cambridge University Press.

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.

Prof. Argentieri on Ukraine-Russia Conflict at Italian Parliament

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 President of the Foreign and EU Affairs Committee Fabrizio Cicchitto invited JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri, Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, to the conference "Riflessioni sull'Ucraina" ("Reflections on Ukraine") in Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome.

Prof. Bessi on “The Wine Show”

Professor Benedetta Bessi, who teaches Classical Studies and Ancient History at JCU, recently lent her expertise in ancient Roman wine to the British ITV channel.

Meet COM Professor Mike Watson

Professor Mike Watson, an art theorist and curator holding a PhD in Philosophy from Goldsmiths College, joined John Cabot’s faculty in 2015.

Welcome New Professor Dr. Seth N. Jaffe

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science and Dr. Seth N. Jaffe International Affairs, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe, who will begin teaching in January 2017.

JCU Alumna and Environmental Activist Zornitza Hadjitodorova Returns from International Antarctic Expedition

Says Zornitza, "We must remember that, as Sir Robert Swan says, 'The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will protect it'".

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

JCU 2016 Student Awards Winners

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello and by the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, are in recognition of academic and service excellence.

Is the American Century Over? JCU Welcomes Professor Joseph Nye

Professor Nye is Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University, and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government.