Political Science and International Affairs News

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Discusses Human Trafficking

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro was invited by the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs on Thursday, November 9, 2017, for a lecture on human trafficking.

Political Science and International Affairs Departmental Reception

On Tuesday, November 7, the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs hosted its first Departmental Reception. Professors Bridget Welsh and Michael Driessen welcomed alumni, current students, and fellow-instructors in the Aula Magna to help them reconnect and socialize.

Professor Eszter Salgó on the Politics of Time in International Relations

Prof. Salgó delivers a paper at the annual conference of the Millenium Journal of International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ivan Krastev Discusses Russia and Europe in the Era of Trump

On Monday, October 30th, 2017, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted Ivan Krastev for the lecture on Russia and Europe in the Trump Era.

Guarini Institute Book Presentation: The Ideas Industry

The Guarini Institute welcomed Daniel Drezner, Professor of International Politics at Tufts University, for the presentation of his book The Ideas Industry.

British Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris Visits John Cabot University

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the International Relations Society welcomed British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, Jill Morris, CMG.

JCU Students Honored at the Italian Parliament by Italy-USA Foundation

John Cabot University is proud to announce that students Kaelyn Barron, Katelynn Cunningham, and Benjamin North were chosen by the Italy-USA Foundation to receive medals of the Italian Parliament during the America Award ceremony, which took place in Rome on October 12, 2017 at the Chamber of Deputies.

Philip Willan Presents L’Italia dei poteri occulti

The Guarini Institute hosted the presentation of the book L’Italia dei Poteri Occulti by Philip Willan, journalist and expert on Italian politics.

One Year Later: American Workers and the Trump Vote

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented the panel discussion “One Year Later: American Workers and the Trump Vote.” Moderated by JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri, the panel featured Professor Alessandro Portelli from the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and Hans Noel from Georgetown University.

How Global Citizens Think About Democracy: A Lecture by Professor Doh Chull Shin

JCU Political Science Professor Bridget Welsh welcomed Prof. Shin, who is Jack W. Peltason Scholar in Residence at the Center for the Study of Democracy at the University of California, Irvine. Previously, he held the Korea Foundation and Middlebush Chairs of comparative politics and Korean politics at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Bloomberg Politics Interviews President Pavoncello on Italy’s Electoral Reform Vote

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Bloomberg Politics to comment on Italy's electoral reform vote of October 12, 2017. The Italian government won a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on reform of the electoral system, averting the risk of a government crisis and early elections.

JCU Politics Class Witnesses Catalonia’s Referendum

Students from Professor Argentieri’s PL 250 class visited Barcelona, to witness the October 1st Catalonian independence referendum.

JCU Alumnae and Professor Clough Marinaro Present at International Conference

In July, Professor Clough-Marinaro and JCU Alumnae Oriana Quaglietta and Maria Giuditta Borselli presented their research at an International Conference.