Political Science and International Affairs News

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Attends Course at EUI

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Attends Course on "Global Governance and Transnational Human Rights Obligations" at the European University Institute of Fiesole, Italy

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks on Human Trafficking at Johns Hopkins University Bologna Center

Professor Silvia Scarpa spoke at conference titled "Diritto Internazionale e Disastri: Prevenzione, Preparazione, Risposta"

Call for Papers: Bridging the Gap

Call for Papers: BRIDGING THE GAP: Over an Old Pons Milvius Between a New Pontifex Maximus and an Eternal S.P.Q.R.

Guarini Institute Lecture: “Italy Against Itself” by Alexander Stille

Renowned journalist Alexander Stille explores the institutional and political crisis in which Italy has been trapped in for 15 years.

Guarini Institute Roundtable Discussion: “One Month to Go – The US Presidential Elections and Europe”

Frank Guarini, Lucio Martino, Giorgio La Malfa and Silvio Fagiolo discuss the upcoming Presidential election and its significance for Europe.

“The Politics of Climate Change”: a Lecture by Lord Anthony Giddens

Lord Giddens tackles the reasons for the resistance our politicians show towards accepting climate change.

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: “After the Italian Legislatives and the Pennsylvania Primaries”

The Guarini Institute panel featured Lucio Martino, Professor Lawrence Gray, Professor Pamela Harris, and Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Guarini Institute presents: “Hitler’s Journey to Italy – May 1938”

Director Pietro Melograni presents his film "Hitler's Journey to Italy - May 1938".

Guarini Institute presents: “The Ukrainian Holodomor and the Denial of Genocides”

Friday, November 9, 2007 brought an exciting array of international figures to John Cabot University's Aula Magna Regina as the political and security implications of genocide denial were discussed in a conference organized in collaboration with the Associazione Italiana Studi di Storia dell'Europa Centrale e Orientale.

“The Diplomatic Challenges of Conflict Resolution” – Daithi O’Ceallaigh

His Excellency Daithi O'Ceallaigh - recently appointed Ireland's Ambassador to the United Nations at its European headquarters in Geneva - was closely involved in negotiations leading to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 and, more recently, the moves to see devolved government restored at Stormont.

Emilio Gentile Presents: “Civil Religion in America”

In his lecture to the JCU community Professor Gentile argued that politics over the past two centuries has often taken on the features of religion.