Conference News

The Populist Cry of Pain: a Talk by Professor John McCormick

The Populist Cry of Pain: a Talk by Professor John McCormick

John Cabot University welcomed John McCormick, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, as a guest speaker in the JCU Rome Political Theory Colloquium. The talk, Democracy, Plutocracy, and the Populist Cry of Pain, was co-sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities, and the Department of Political Science and International Affairs.

Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

Frankenreads: JCU Takes Part in Global Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Novel

During the month of October, John Cabot University will be exploring the extraordinary afterlife of Shelley’s creation through our participation in Frankenreads– a worldwide celebration of the novel.

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

An Opportunity for Growth: Professor Pulino Advocates Entrepreneurship in India

Prof. Silvia Pulino, Director of the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, participated as invited speaker in “Educate to Innovate 1.0”, a conference to promote the start-up ecosystem within Technical Universities/Colleges in India.

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture: A Celebration of the Legendary Mime

John Cabot University welcomed Patrizia Iovine for the presentation of her book "Marcel Marceau, Poetics of Gesture (Casadei Libri) on June 7th.

John Cabot University Hosts Rome Nietzsche Workshop

John Cabot University Hosts Rome Nietzsche Workshop

At the “Rome Nietzsche Workshop” held at JCU, ten scholars discussed their current research on Nietzsche’s ethics and criticisms of morality, his conceptions of reality, emotions, the soul, and “will to power,” and his relations to Hume, Kant, and Schopenhauer on March 30th and 31st.

JCU Hosts 24th Commemoration of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda

JCU Hosts 24th Commemoration of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda

“To remember, unite, and renew” was the objective of the 24th commemoration of the Genocide of Tutsi in Rwanda. The event, co-organized by the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs with Ibuka Italia, took place in John Cabot University’s Aula Magna on Saturday, April 7th.

Shaping the Future of an Inclusive Digital Society: Professor Stefan Sorgner

Shaping the Future of an Inclusive Digital Society: Professor Stefan Sorgner

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner was invited as one of two keynote speakers at the Global Solutions (GS) Taipei Workshop 2018 with the overarching theme “Shaping the Future of an Inclusive Digital Society”.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Toward Asia: Guarini Institute Welcomes Brad Glosserman

Trump’s Foreign Policy Toward Asia: Guarini Institute Welcomes Brad Glosserman

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event on Trump Foreign Policy Toward Asia, on 15 March 2018. Among the participants were students, professors, as well as guests from other institutions.

India’s Politics and Demonetization: Guarini Institute Welcomes Professor Pratishtha Singh

India’s Politics and Demonetization: Guarini Institute Welcomes Professor Pratishtha Singh

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event on India’s politics and the impact of demonetization on February 20, 2018. Professor Pratishtha Singh, the guest speaker, talked about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his political strategies.

JCU Delegation Attends Coopera Conference on International Cooperation

JCU Delegation Attends Coopera Conference on International Cooperation

On Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25, 2018, about 30 John Cabot students, together with faculty and staff members attended COOPERA, the conference on International Cooperation organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS).

JCU Alumnae and Professor Clough Marinaro Present at International Conference

JCU Alumnae and Professor Clough Marinaro Present at International Conference

In July, Professor Clough-Marinaro and JCU Alumnae Oriana Quaglietta and Maria Giuditta Borselli presented their research at an International Conference.

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

Sabrina Mancini (Class of 2018) is a senior from Rome. She studies Communications with a minor in Psychology.

JCU Hosts 9th Beyond Humanism Conference

JCU Hosts 9th Beyond Humanism Conference

The Beyond Humanism Conference was organized by JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Sangkyu Shin, Evi Sampanikou, Francesca Ferrando, and Jaime del Val.

Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) is one of the great authors of American southern literature. The conference celebrated the hundredth anniversary of her birth.

The Use of the Military for Humanitarian Response

The Use of the Military for Humanitarian Response

On June 20th, 2017 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion titled “The Use of the Military for Humanitarian Response”. The distinguished speakers for this event were Vincenzo Camporini, Vice President of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and Thomas M. Duffy, Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Mission to the U.N.