Political Science and International Affairs News

Professor Salgó Publishes Book on the European Union’s Symbol Politics

Professor Salgò recently published the book "Images from Paradise: The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia."

Will the EU Hold Together? The Challenge of Sovereignism

On June 6th 2017 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a roundtable called “Will the EU Hold Together? The Challenge of 'Sovereignism'".

The Use of the Military for Humanitarian Response

On June 20th, 2017 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion titled “The Use of the Military for Humanitarian Response”. The distinguished speakers for this event were Vincenzo Camporini, Vice President of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and Thomas M. Duffy, Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Mission to the U.N.

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh 

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh. After coming to JCU as a Visiting Professor in January of 2017, Dr. Welsh now joins the JCU community as a full-time tenure track Associate Professor and as Director of Asian Outreach.

Professor S. N. Jaffe on Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Professor S.N. Jaffe recently published “The Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War” in the well-respected on-line policy journal War on the Rocks.

Russia’s Influence on Europe’s Political Movements

The Guarini Institute and the IR Society attended an international conference moderated by the director of the Institute Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Professors Driessen and Bailey Publish on Religion and Politics

Professor Michael Driessen John Cabot University Professors Michael Driessen and Tom Bailey recently published two works they co-authored. Both stem from a conference Professors Driessen and Bailey organized at John Cabot in June 2014, “Rethinking Political Catholicism.” The first publication is a special edited volume with the [...]

Professor Argentieri Discusses London Terror Attack on SkyTG 24

Professor Argentieri was invited to SkyTG 24, a 24-hour satellite news channel, to discuss the June 18 attack to a London mosque.

John Cabot University Hosts Annual Ambassadors Lunch

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, John Cabot University welcomed ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Secchia Terrace in the Guarini Campus for the annual Ambassadors’ Lunch. Guests included representatives from Israel, Serbia, Brazil, Morocco, South Korea, and Egypt, among others.

Promoting Women’s Rights: Alumna Milena Casabella

Born and raised in California by a Sicilian family, JCU alumna Milena Casabella was Vice-President of Student Government and Events Coordinator for the Athletics Department.

Salutatorian Giuseppe Spatafora Accepted to University of Oxford

Giuseppe is from Palermo, the regional capital of Sicily, in the heart of the Mediterranean. He majored in International Affairs with minors in History and Economics.

Ireland After Brexit: a Lecture by Nobel Laureate Lord David Trimble

On Tuesday April 11, 2017, Lord David Trimble was a guest of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs at John Cabot University. Lord Trimble, along with John Humewon the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his contributions to the Good Friday Agreements.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Commemorates Rwandan Genocide

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs co-organized with Ibuka Italia the 23rd Commemoration of the Genocide of Tutsi in Rwanda.

Political Ethics in Contemporary Democracies – Professor Federigo Argentieri

Federigo Argentieri is Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs.

John Cabot University Announces 2017 Student Award Winners

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Aula Magna for the annual Student Awards Ceremony.