Guarini Institute News

Reinventing Capitalism: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nils Gilman

Reinventing Capitalism: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nils Gilman

John Cabot University welcomed Dr. Nils Gilman for a talk called "Reinventing How to Govern Capitalism" on October 11, 2019.

Guarini Institute Advisor Dr. Singh Conferred with Knighthood by Italian Republic

Guarini Institute Advisor Dr. Singh Conferred with Knighthood by Italian Republic

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs advisor, Dr. Pratishtha Singh, was recently been conferred with Knighthood by the Republic of Italy.

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

JCU professors Federigo Argentieri and Michael Driessen took part in the 23-24 May, 2019 conference on  ‘Russian Active Measures: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’ organized by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. 

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a screening of the film "Un Mondo Nuovo" on May 9, Europe Day. The film narrates the creation of the  “Ventotene Manifesto: For a Free and United Europe.”

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.

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.

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.”

The Americanization of the World in the 20th Century: A Lecture by Daniele Fiorentino

The Americanization of the World in the 20th Century: A Lecture by Daniele Fiorentino

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs welcomed Prof. Daniele Fiorentino (Università di Roma 3) for a lecture called “The Americanization of the World in the Early 20th Century” on February 25, 2019.

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

The JCU Political Science, International Affairs and Communications departments hosted the screening of the award-winning documentary biography Brother Outsider-The Life of Bayard Rustin, directed by Bennett Singer. 

Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization? JCU Hosts Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal

Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization? JCU Hosts Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the event “Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization” presented by Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal on November 26 2018. Dr. Abdel-Motaal is an environment and climate change expert, and author of the book Antarctica: The Battle for the Seventh Continent.

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Prof. Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the Europe Union's rejection of Italy's budget law for 2019. 

Guarini Institute Organizes JCU Study Trip to Ukraine

Guarini Institute Organizes JCU Study Trip to Ukraine

JCU students, along with Political Science professors Federigo Argentieri and Seth Jaffe, visited the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine and the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) from November 1st to 4th. During their stay, they attended four academic lectures on the Ukraine-Russia conflict and engaged in social activities with UCU students.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Participates in Festival della Diplomazia

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Participates in Festival della Diplomazia

JCU's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs co-organized three events in the 9th edition of Rome’s Festival della Diplomazia, entitled “What Makes the World Go Round: Are National States Still in Charge?”

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Prof. Argentieri Interviewed by CNN International on Italian PM Conte’s U.S. Visit

Giuseppe Conte, Italy's head executive since June 1st, paid an official visit to Washington, DC where he met US president Donald J. Trump. JCU's professor Federigo Argentieri was requested by CNN International to comment on the significance of the visit, the role currently played by Italy in the European Union and the present state of US-Italy relations.

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

“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.