Political Science and International Affairs News

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at CARFMS 2012 Conference in Toronto

On May 16-18th, Professor Silvia Scarpa attended the "Restructuring Refuge and Settlement: Responding to the Global Dynamics of Displacement" Conference, organized by The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS).

Professor Argentieri Speaks on Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Federigo Argentieri will be among the speakers at a two-day international conference titled "L'Italia e il Patto Molotov-Ribbentrop, 1939-1941".

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

Professor Karim Mezran Interviewed About Lybian Crisis

JCU Professor of Political Science Karim Mezran was recently featured in Eurasiareview.com with a lengthy interview on the Lybian political situation.

Habemus Valedictorian: Congratulations to Sofia Barry!

John Cabot University's Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2012 - Sofia Barry. Sofia is graduating summa cum laude with a Major in International Affairs and Minors in Economics and History.

JCU Student Government Welcomes Honorable Francesco Rutelli

One of the highlights of the 3rd Annual International Student Leadership Conference, hosted by the John Cabot University Student Government from Thursday April 12th to Sunday April 15th, was the keynote address by Hon. Francesco Rutelli, Senator of Italy.

JCU Welcomes Elaine Panter of the Protection Project

In a public lecture held on March 28, 2012 Ms Elaine Panter, Director of Programs and Planning at The Protection Project, addressed the issue of preventing trafficking in persons and protecting victims in Jordan and Lebanon through public awareness programming engaging religious leaders and civil society.

Grill the Senator: Hon. Ignazio Marino

On April 16, 2012, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs had the pleasure of hosting Senator Ignazio Marino, member of Italy's Partito Democratico (PD) and Chair of the Senate's Public Health System Committee.

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

Book Giornalisti di Regime Praised by Il Corriere della Sera

Pierluigi Allotti, who teaches communications at JCU, recently published Giornalisti di regime. La stampa italiana tra fascismo e antifascismo (Journalists of the Regime. The Italian Press Between Fascism and Antifascism) 1922-1948, Carocci, Rome.

JCU’s MUN Society Hosts Conference on Israel-Palestine Conflict

On March 30th and 31st, two dozen Italian high school students ascended into John Cabot University to participate in John Cabot University's Model United Nations (JCUMUN) Conference, sponsored by JCU's Model United Nations Society.

Why Studying Abroad at John Cabot University is Great for Your Career!

Read International Affairs student Alfonso Pagaza's testimonial of the benefits associated with studying abroad at JCU!

Professor Michele Testoni Participates in Discussion on Syrian Uprising

Professor Michele Testoni participated in a discussion on Italian national radio channel Radio 3 on the Syrian uprising and its most recent developments.

President Pavoncello Quoted on Italian Economic and Political Crisis

President Pavoncello was interviewed by Channel 4 news UK and Euronews on the recent Italian economic and political crisis.

John Cabot University Takes a Stand Against Slavery

John Cabot University Takes a Stand Against Slavery!