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President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Elections

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed on the upcoming Italian national elections and the return to the scene of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Lecture at International Conference

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Lecture at International Conference

JCU Political Science and International Affairs Professor Lars Rensmann delivered an invited lecture at an interdisciplinary international conference on "From Rejection to Acceptance: Being Jewish in 21st Century Germany" at Tel Aviv University.

Featured Professor: Tijana Mamula

Featured Professor: Tijana Mamula

Meet Professor Tijana Mamula and learn about the Communication and Media Studies department at JCU! Tijana Mamula, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications, has been teaching at JCU since 2009. She received her Laurea degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” and her M.A. and Ph.D from King’s College [...]

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

John Cabot University Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa traveled to Bled (Slovenia) to take part in the Globalization and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO) Workshop on the Direct Human Rights Obligations of Corporations, held from January 17th to 19th.

Professor Tuck-Scala Publishes Groundbreaking Book on Vaccaro

Professor Tuck-Scala Publishes Groundbreaking Book on Vaccaro

JCU art history professor Anna Tuck-Scala recently published Andrea Vaccaro (Naples, 1604-1670): His Documented Life and Art, Naples, Paparo Edizioni. The product of many years of archival research, the book establishes Prof. Tuck-Scala as one of the top scholars in her field.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Political Situation for Euronews

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Political Situation for Euronews

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by Euronews on the current political situation in Italy and the ambitions of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

President Pavoncello and Pietro Grasso on Legality for Sustainable Growth

President Pavoncello and Pietro Grasso on Legality for Sustainable Growth

On November 28, 2012, the Headquarters of Confcommercio in Rome hosted a bilingual Conference on the role Legality and Modernity for Sustainable Growth. The event was part of the celebration for the 40th anniversary of John Cabot University.

Featured Professor: Silvia Scarpa

Featured Professor: Silvia Scarpa

Meet Professor Silvia Scarpa, and learn how she inspires her students to take a stand against human trafficking and contemporary slavery. Born and raised in Rome, Professor Scarpa holds a Laurea in Political Science (LUISS Guido Carli University), a Master in International Protection of Human Rights (Università degli Studi di [...]

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation on BBC

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation on BBC

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by the BBC on December 10th on the current political situation in Italy.

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Article on Counter-Cosmopolitanism

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Article on Counter-Cosmopolitanism

JCU political science and international affairs professor Lars Rensmann has published a research article on the electoral performance of radical right parties and "counter-cosmopolitanism" in Poland and Eastern Germany.

Professor Carlos Dews’s Novel “Blood of the Lamb” Coming in August

Professor Carlos Dews’s Novel “Blood of the Lamb” Coming in August

The Summer 2013 catalog for Penguin/Blue Rider Books includes a two-page spread about the novel, which is the first of a series of books that Prof. Dews and Ms. Rozan will write for this publisher, using the pseudonym of Sam Cabot..

Professor James Schwarten to Translate Dacia Maraini’s Play Stravaganza

Professor James Schwarten to Translate Dacia Maraini’s Play Stravaganza

JCU Professor James Schwarten has been contacted by the well-known Italian writer to also translate her play Stravaganza.

President Franco Pavoncello Invited to be Part of Italy’s ANVUR

President Franco Pavoncello Invited to be Part of Italy’s ANVUR

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello has recently been invited to be part of the Ethics Committee of ANVUR, Italy's prestigious State-run National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

Professor Silvia Scarpa published with UniversItalia her monograph entitled "An Introduction to International Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Authorities."

Leibniz University of Hannover Welcomes Professor Lars Rensmann

Leibniz University of Hannover Welcomes Professor Lars Rensmann

JCU Political Science Professor Lars Rensmann gave a talk at Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany, on Thursday, November 22, 2012.