Archive for November, 2021

Digital Delights & Disturbances: The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism

Digital Delights & Disturbances: The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism

JCU’s Department of Communications presented an online lecture called “New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism” on November 11, 2021. The guest speakers were Ben Little and Alison Winch, authors of the book The New Patriarchs of Digital Capitalism: Celebrity Tech Founders and Networks of Power (Taylor & Francis, 2021).

Monetizing the Startup: Federico Giordani Discusses Venture Capital

Monetizing the Startup: Federico Giordani Discusses Venture Capital

On November 18, Business Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed alumnus Federico Giordani, Investment Analyst at Archangel AdVenture, for a talk called “Monetizing the Startup: The Financial Component.”

JCU Student Delegation Attends 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow

JCU Student Delegation Attends 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow

A delegation of five JCU students attended the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), from November 4 to November 7.

Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

On October 21, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science and International Affairs welcomed Roger Griffin, Emeritus Professor at Oxford Brookes University, to discuss fascism versus "healthy populism."

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Arianna Catti De Gasperi is JCU’s Director of Admissions. Born to a Roman father and a Greek mother, Arianna graduated from JCU in 2010 with a B.A. in Communications. She then earned an M.A. in International Journalism from City, University of London.

The Future of Belarus: A Guarini Institute Discussion

The Future of Belarus: A Guarini Institute Discussion

On October 10, 2021, the Guarini Institute participated in the event “Belarus: La Terra Incognita - What’s Next?” with speakers Irene Hefer, Viktar Karanevich, Alexander Perepechko, Federigo Argentieri, Anna Zafesova, Marta Ottaviani, and Vadym Vetrov.

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

JCU welcomed Patrick Geary, Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton, for a lecture titled “The new interdisciplinary history: Studying Barbarian migrations through genomic data.”

Alumna Annamaria Borelli to Perform in Puccini’s La Bohème in Rome’s Teatro Vittoria

Alumna Annamaria Borelli to Perform in Puccini’s La Bohème in Rome’s Teatro Vittoria

Alumna Annamaria Borelli earned a B.A. in Italian Studies in 2013 and is currently working as an English teacher in Rome. Annamaria will be performing the role of Musetta in Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème with the company Vox Unica in Rome in January 2022.

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce that Flavia Frigeri (Class of 2007) and Federico Giordani (Class of 2017) are the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Hosts Roundtable on Climate Change

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Hosts Roundtable on Climate Change

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an online event called “L'Assemblea Generale dell'ONU e la questione climatica” (The UN General Assembly and the Climate Issue) on September 27, 2021.

The Root/The Bloom: Screening & Talk with Filmmakers Echaka Agba and Kristina Valada-Viars

The Root/The Bloom: Screening & Talk with Filmmakers Echaka Agba and Kristina Valada-Viars

On October 18, JCU welcomed filmmakers and partners in life, Echaka Agba and Kristina Valada-Viars, for a screening of two of their recent short films The Root, and The Bloom. The two films are part of the series “Where Could We Go: A Map of Finding Home.”

Decentralized Internet: JCU Welcomes Costanza Gallo for a Lecture

Decentralized Internet: JCU Welcomes Costanza Gallo for a Lecture

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship invited Costanza Gallo, Community Manager for Golem Network, for a lecture on decentralized computing power and resources on October 20, 2021.

Fashion and Politics: JCU Welcomes Giulia Rossi

Fashion and Politics: JCU Welcomes Giulia Rossi

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Career Services organized a lecture by Professor Giulia Rossi called “Fashion and Politics: The Narrative of Women in Power,” on November 4, 2021.

Port of Rome President Pino Musolino: Knowledge is Key

Port of Rome President Pino Musolino: Knowledge is Key

On October 25, Marketing Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi welcomed Pino Musolino, President of the Ports of Rome and Lazio, as a guest lecturer to her Organizational Behavior class.

Our Common A.I. Future: a New Book by Francesco Lapenta

Our Common A.I. Future: a New Book by Francesco Lapenta

Francesco Lapenta, Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies, recently published a new book titled Our Common A.I. Future. A Geopolitical Analysis and Road Map, for A.I. Driven Sustainable Development, Science and Data Diplomacy.