Faculty News

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

John Cabot University welcomed Michael George Andrew Axworthy for the Presidential Lecture “Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran and Why History Matters" on June 14th.

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was recently invited to be a member of the Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity. Think20 is a worldwide research and policy advice network for the G20, which is under the Argentine presidency this year.

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Professor Walter Arrighetti will be giving a talk on June 26th at the Cinema Ritrovato international film festival in Bologna, Italy. An expert in cybersecurity and member of the Department of Mathematics, Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof. Arrighetti’s presentation is entitled “The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) and the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) frameworks in complex film-restoration projects.”

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

John Cabot University hosted the workshop “The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows” on May 24th and 25th. Guest speakers from different Arab regions as well as from other parts of the world came together to discuss the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflect upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

The renowned US academic publishers Rowman & Littlefield released the fourth edition of the textbook "Central and Eastern Europe - from Communism to Democracy," with a chapter by Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Creative Writing Institute Presents Faculty Reading

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Edits Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Together with Prof. Maria Sinaci, JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner just edited the essay collection Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies: From Educating the Young to Engineering Posthumans.

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

Professor Bridget Welsh Interviewed by International Press on Malaysian Elections

In the aftermath of the stunning results of Malaysia's 14th General Elections on May 9, JCU Associate Professor of Political Science and Malaysia expert  Bridget Welsh is one of the lead commentators in international media.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer in History at John Cabot University, was invited to give a seminar on "The Classical Greek and Latin Roots of Beliefs in Witchcraft: A Multidisciplinary Liberal Arts Topic" at Bard College Berlin on May 8, 2018.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2018 Visiting Professors

Meet the distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching during the two Summer 2018 summer sessions.

JCU Retailing Class Visits Accademia Costume e Moda in Rome

Professor Antonella Salvatore held an on-site class for her course “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry” at the Accademia Costume e Moda in Rome on Wednesday, April 18.

Professor Aidan Fadden Publishes First Novel A Known Evil

Aidan Fadden is an assistant professor of writing and a freelance editor, translator, and literary reviewer. His poetry has been published in Stand, The North, Magma, Lunar Poetry, and Cordite, and in translation in Italian literary magazines such as Pagine and Saragana.

English Department Showcases Faculty Creative Writing Talent

The JCU community had a chance to listen to creative writing by a group of talented authors who teach in the University's Department of English Language and Literature on April 24th.

Team over Idea: Management Professor Riccardo Maiolini

Professor Riccardo Maiolini is an expert on entrepreneurship and social innovation. His research interests focus on social innovation, social entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship.