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Panel Discussion on European Parliament’s Study on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

Panel Discussion on European Parliament’s Study on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

The Guarini Institute hosted a panel discussion on contemporary forms of slavery authored by Silvia Scarpa on April 16. During the event Scarpa discussed the issue of modern slavery, professor Parosha Chandran emphasized the need for binding uniform laws on modern forms of slavery, and the third panelist Maria Grazia Giammarinaro stressed the link between immigration, human trafficking, and exploitation.

Commencement 2019: Special Guests Italian P.M. Giuseppe Conte and Journalist Greg Burke

Commencement 2019: Special Guests Italian P.M. Giuseppe Conte and Journalist Greg Burke

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the special guests for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and journalist Greg Burke.

Prof. David Levy Publishes “Aristotle’s ‘Reply’ to Machiavelli on Morality”

Prof. David Levy Publishes “Aristotle’s ‘Reply’ to Machiavelli on Morality”

Professor David Levy recently published the article "Aristotle's 'Reply' to Machiavelli on Morality,"  in Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy.

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

JCU is pleased to present the video exhibit MOLTITUDINE on Thursday, May 2, 2019, featuring the work of students in Professor Marco Ferrari's Spring 2019 Expanded Cinema course.

Sad By Design: Melancholy in Social Media

Sad By Design: Melancholy in Social Media

The JCU Communications Department hosted the event “Geert Lovink - Sad by Design: on Platform Nihilism” as the last segment of the Digital Delights Series, on April 10, 2019.

Multiple Diversities in the Migrant Population: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

Multiple Diversities in the Migrant Population: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

The Community Service Office invited Daria Russo and Mariangela Iorio to talk about “Multiple Diversities,” a newly released study conducted with the support of UNAR, Italy’s National Anti-Racial Discrimination Office.

Promoting Social Entrepreneurship: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nir Tsuk

Promoting Social Entrepreneurship: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nir Tsuk

John Cabot University welcomed Dr. Nir Tsuk, Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment Professor at New York University and Osaka University on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The lecture was sponsored by the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Career Services, and it was aimed at illustrating the meaning of social innovation and entrepreneurship.

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

John Cabot University hosted an international conference on ‘New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship' in collaboration with Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) on April 17, 2019.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

A Passion for Film: Alumna Corinna Rombi

A Passion for Film: Alumna Corinna Rombi

JCU Alumna Corinna Rombi, from Siena, Italy, majored in Communications and minored in Marketing. Today she talks about what motivated her to pursue a career in the film industry and she talks a little bit about her most recent job as an assistant for a film director shooting a series for Sky.

Jane Austen’s Heart Did Whisper: Graphic Novelist Manuela Santoni

Jane Austen’s Heart Did Whisper: Graphic Novelist Manuela Santoni

Manuela Santoni was invited to John Cabot University by the Department of English Literature and Communications on April 9 to answer some questions about her graphic novel on Jane Austen. Santoni explained how is it like to be a female Graphic Novelists in Italy, the process of writing and drawing the book, and she also gave a few useful tips to anyone considering becoming a graphic novelist.

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

English Professor Tara Keenan held a lecture at John Cabot University on April 9 to discuss the social and economic implications of Brexit and the possible creation of a hard border in Ireland.

John Cabot University Sponsors Consent Week: April 15-18

John Cabot University Sponsors Consent Week: April 15-18

This year, John Cabot University is proud to participate for the first time in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which started 18 years ago in the United States. Each year has a dedicated theme for the month. This year’s theme is “I ASK”, and in keeping with this theme, [...]

H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

JCU welcomed two representatives from “H.E.R. Human Ecosystems Relazioni,” for the third talk of the Department of Communications Digital Delights Series, on Wednesday 3 April 2019.  

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs in collaboration with Ibuka Italia hosted an event on April 7 at John Cabot University to commemorate the tragedy under the slogan, “Remember, Unite and Renew.”

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Associate Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh spoke to international media about the recent introduction of the legal code of sharia law in Brunei.

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Dr. Francesca Marazzi from University of Rome Tor Vergata, titled "Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment" on Thursday 4 April, 2019.

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €3,600 to the Italian Red Cross to support the Emergenza freddo (Cold-weather Emergency) project.

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The JCU Department of Communications welcomed  Professor Ferdinando Fasce for a lecture entitled “Before ‘Revolution:’ The Beatles and the Long ‘68” on March 26. A former professor of Contemporary History at the University of Genoa, Fasce is the author of La musica nel tempo. Una storia dei Beatles (Einaudi, 2018).

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

A delegation of volunteers from John Cabot University participated in Retake Roma’s  #Bellaroma project on Sunday, March 31. Retake Roma is a Roman non-profit grassroots movement committed to raising awareness and care for cultural heritage while respecting the environment.