Political Science and International Affairs News

Alumna Ekaterina Soubeva Awarded ‘Mario Possati’ Memorial Fellowship

JCU Alumna Ekaterina Soubeva has recently been awarded a prestigious fellowship for John Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Sweeping Populisms: Guarini Institute Distinguished Lecture by Yves Mény

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series presented internationally renowned political scientist Yves Mény for the talk “Sweeping Populisms: The Case of the French Presidential Election.”

Professor Argentieri Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Rome Treaties

On the last week of March, Professor Federigo Argentieri participated in a number of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties.

Professor Seth N. Jaffe Publishes Book on Thucydides

Professor Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at JCU, just published the book Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest with Oxford University Press.

Research for Justice: Alumna Margarita Biryukova

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Margarita Biryukova graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a major in International Affairs.

Guarini Institute Presents “Trump and Asia: from Competition to Confrontation”

On Wednesday, February 22, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on “Trump and Asia: from Competition to Confrontation.”

The World as a Chessboard: Meet Student Daniela Movileanu

Meet International Affairs student, current Italian chess champion, and member of the Italian National chess team Daniela Movileanu.

Richard Bellamy Discusses “Rethinking Political Legitimacy in the EU”

On Tuesday, February 14, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs was pleased to host Richard Bellamy, Professor of Political Science at University College London (UCL), as he discussed “Rethinking Political Legitimacy in the EU - The Demoi-cratic Disconnect”, the topic of his upcoming book The Democratic Prince.

Professor Federigo Argentieri Publishes Article in “La Lettura”

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, Professor Federigo Argentieri published an article in Corriere della Sera's weekly supplement "La Lettura."

Model United Nations Society Hosts Seventh Edition of MUN Conference

On January 26-28, 2017 the JCU Model United Nations Society hosted the seventh edition of the JCU MUN Conference, welcoming pupils from 17 different countries.

An Inclusive World Perspective: Political Science Major Katie Kehoe

A daughter of Portland, Oregon, 21-year-old Katie Kehoe majors in both Political Science and Italian Studies. She is the former president of the JCU Queer Alliance and current Vice President of Student Government. Katie also serves as treasurer for OLAS, and works as both Orientation Leader and Writing Center tutor.

Waheed Omar, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy, Visits JCU

On January 31, 2017, John Cabot University's International Relations Society welcomed Waheed Omar, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Holds Advisory Council Meeting

On January 22, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a seminar to discuss current issues of relevance with members of the Institute, and guests.

Guarini Institute and Lithuanian Community Remember “January Events”

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Lithuanian Community of Rome organized an event to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the "January Events"

Alumna Marianna Occhiuto Speaks at Women’s March

On Saturday, January 21 JCU Alumna Marianna Occhiuto (Class of 2012) will participate as speaker in the Women's March in Rome.