Political Science and International Affairs News

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.

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.