International News

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 Welcomes Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, John Cabot University welcomed Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the 19th Director of the Peace Corps, for an open classroom.

Guarini Institute and International Relations Society Visit Budapest

On October 21-24, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society jointly organized a visit to Budapest during the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution. 24 JCU students participated, led by Prof. Federigo Argentieri.

JCU Students Receive Medals from the Italian Parliament and the Italy-USA Foundation

On Thursday, 6 October 2016, three JCU students, Shelby Leigh Bradley, Gillian Rose McMurray and Emelia Trop were awarded medals of the Italian Parliament in the framework of the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Reuters Press Interviews President Pavoncello on Renzi’s Visit to USA

John Cabot University’s President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Reuters Press to comment on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s invitation to a formal state dinner at the White House.

Meet Communications Professor Kwame Phillips

Professor Kwame Phillips is an anthropologist and filmmaker. Born in London and raised in Jamaica, he joined John Cabot's Department of Communications in the Fall of 2016.

Three JCU Students To Receive America Award by Italy-USA Foundation

On Thursday, October 6 2016, three JCU students, Shelby Leigh Bradley (BA in Marketing, Minor in Italian Studies), Gillian Rose McMurray (BA in Communications) and Emelia Trop (BA in Classical Studies, Minor in Philosophy) will be awarded medals of the Italian Parliament by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Delegation from Shanghai University of Political Science and Law Visits JCU

On Monday, September 26, John Cabot University hosted an important visit from the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (SHUPL), the second largest university in the city.

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)

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.

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.

Lunch Welcoming Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 40 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors Lunch on Monday, June 6, welcoming 40 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives to the Guarini campus in Rome.

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.

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.