International Affairs News

Alumna Marianna Occhiuto Speaks at Women’s March

On Saturday, January 21 JCU Alumna Marianna Occhiuto (Class of 2012) will participate as speaker in the Women's March in Rome.

Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Participates in World Economic Forum

Leonardo Quattrucci, John Cabot University Class of 2013, is the only young Italian participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters from January 17-20, 2017. Quattrucci is invited as the Curator (leader) of the Brussels Hub for the Global Shapers: an initiative of the World Economic Forum that gathers [...]

Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italian Political Situation for Xinhua English News

On January 15th, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on the political situation in Italy a few weeks after President Sergio Mattarella asked Paolo Gentiloni to fill in as prime minister.

Professor Argentieri Discusses Trump, Populism and Russia

On November 18-20, 2016, Federigo Argentieri, Professor of Political Science and Director of Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, contributed to a roundtable panel titled “Demagogues and Democrats in Central-Eastern Europe.”

An Assessment of the US Elections and Trump’s Victory

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society presented the panel discussion “An Assessment of the US Elections."

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

Alumnus Cristian Tracci Accepted to Columbia University Master’s Program

Cristian Tracci just graduated from JCU and has been accepted to Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.

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 Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Awarded Premio Italia Giovane

On October 21, JCU alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci won the Premio Italia Giovane ("Young Italy") prize. Presented by Rome's Centro Studi Americani, the award, which is in its third edition, is given to ten Italians under 35 who have demonstrated qualities of initiative, positivity, courage, and professionalism.

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 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."

Italy Update: Rome, the Five Star Movement and the Referendum

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed seven members of the foreign press for a roundtable discussion on October 4

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.