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Guarini Institute Presents: Rwanda Twenty Years On

Guarini Institute Presents: Rwanda Twenty Years On

On the 7th of April, 2014, Bene Rwanda Onlus, in collaboration with the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities organized and hosted a conference on the anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, in order to keep the memory of the tragedy alive and educate new generations on its outcomes.

Professor James Schwarten Curates Art Exhibit in Rome: “Danish Impressionists in Abruzzo”

Professor James Schwarten Curates Art Exhibit in Rome: “Danish Impressionists in Abruzzo”

JCU Professor of Italian Studies James Schwarten is among the curators of the art exhibit "Danish Impressionists in Abruzzo."

Guarini Institute Welcomes Ukrainian Ambassador Izhevska

Guarini Institute Welcomes Ukrainian Ambassador Izhevska

On March 10, 2014 the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs hosted the event "Women of Power in New Democracies" and welcomed Tetiana Izhevska, the Ukrainian Ambassador to The Holy See.

Student Government Travels to Bulgaria for ISLC

Student Government Travels to Bulgaria for ISLC

On March 27th, a delegation of five members of the John Cabot University Student Government traveled to Bulgaria to participate in the 5th Annual International Student Leadership Conference.

JCU Presents Panel Discussion on “Women in Leadership”

JCU Presents Panel Discussion on “Women in Leadership”

On Friday, March 7th 2014, the Women's Leadership Initiative welcomed an international panel with speakers from various career backgrounds.

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello recently gave the lecture President Pavoncello"A Third Republic? Italian Politics Between Promise and Populism" at Michigan State and Marquette Universities.

Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

Theater Society’s First Production, Some…Noises Off a Great Success

On March 12th the JCU Theater Society performed their inaugural production, "Some...Noises Off," an adaptation of the acclaimed comedy by Michael Frayn.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

On March 22nd, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot UniversityPresident Pavoncello President Franco Pavoncello on new Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's efforts to push for changes in Europe that will help Italy emerge from its economic problems.

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

2014 JCU MUN Conference Debate Food Security in Developing World

From February 13th to 15th, the John Cabot University Model United Nations Society (MUN) held the 2014 edition of the JCU MUN Conference.

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Meet Alumnus Andrea di Rocco, Founder of SOSWordPress

Andrea di Rocco carried entrepreneurship to an extreme, abandoning a well-paid, successful career as Luxury Brand sales representative at Procter and Gamble, Rome for an uncertain but exciting new adventure which he has chosen to locate in Thailand.

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Musicologist Anna Celenza Traces the Origins of the “Sinatra Sound”

Dr. Celenza is Professor of Music at Georgetown University.

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

JCU Alumna Anna Bottinelli Discusses Her Work with The Monuments Men Foundation

Anna Bottinelli works with The Monuments Men Foundation to rescue from oblivion the memory of the Monuments Men and return the art still missing since WW2.

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, Italy and Europe

On March 6th, 2014, the Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome hosted a presentation of the book Il Patto Ribbentrop-Molotov: L'Italia e l'Europa (1939-1940). The book originated from the contributions to the May-June 2012 conference hosted by the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs. The volume was co-edited by Alberto Basciani, Antonio Macchia and Valentina Sommella.

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor James Schwarten Contributes to Critical Volume on Dacia Maraini

Professor Schwarten teaches courses on Italian literature and Sociology of Southern Italy.

JCU Welcomes Privacy Icon Simon Davies, the Man Who Stood Up to Google and Facebook

JCU Welcomes Privacy Icon Simon Davies, the Man Who Stood Up to Google and Facebook

Davies is considered one of the world experts on Internet privacy and data protection.

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Franco Pavoncello took part in a debate on a new bookPresident Pavoncello about U.S. President Barack Obama, La lezione di Obama, ("Obama's Lesson") by Stefano Lucchini e Raffaello Matarazzo.