Conference News

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Prof. Scarpa Presents Her Research

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa presented a paper on “The prohibition of slavery as a jus cogens rule of international law: definition and interpretation” at the Conference on “Critical Perspectives on Modern Slavery: Law, Policy and Society” organized by the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation of the University of Hull (United Kingdom).

Professor Sorgner Presents at “Otiose Leisure and the Body” Conference

Professor Sorgner Presents at “Otiose Leisure and the Body” Conference

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to give the opening presentation at a leading conference “Otiose Leisure and the Body” in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, on October 13.

Develop Your Professional Identity: Tips from Professor Antonella Salvatore’s New Book

Develop Your Professional Identity: Tips from Professor Antonella Salvatore’s New Book

Professor Antonella Salvatore, Director of John Cabot University’s Center for Career Services, presented her recent book Stressati o Sdraiati? Solo In Cerca Di Lavoro. (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job), published by Franco Angeli.

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving the opening keynote address at a winter school at the University of Tallinn, Estonia dedicated to posthumanities. Posthumanities and Posthuman Studies address the impact of emerging technologies from a humanities perspective.

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones will present a paper at the 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference in Paris and Toulouse, which will run from June 24 to 29, 2019. He will discuss the problem of "home" in some of Fitzgerald's works.

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

JCU Professor for Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner was invited to discuss Data Analytic Thinking and related topics at a round table that took place in Moscow, Russia.

The Data Science Revolution: JCU Welcomes Dr. Francesca Dominici from Harvard

The Data Science Revolution: JCU Welcomes Dr. Francesca Dominici from Harvard

JCU welcomed Dr. Francesca Dominici, Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative for a conversation with Visiting Professor Deanna Lee on The Revolutionary Role of Data Science, on 16 January.

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

Prof. Antonella Salvatore Represents JCU at “Digital Italy” 2018 Summit

The “Digital Italy” summit was launched in 2016 by “The Innovation Group,” an Italian management consulting company, in order to develop national strategies for digital innovation in the economy, society and public administration. Every year, analysts from “The Innovation Group” gather the summit presentations by economists, business leaders, politicians, public administration representatives, scholars and international experts in an annual report.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner attends Austrian Patent Ceremony as a judge, and discusses Metahumanities in Seoul-based conference.

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

JCU Associate Professor of Psychology, Bruno Galantucci, was invited to speak at two international scientific conferences. On October 19, he spoke at the 7th Peripatetic Conference in Poland, while on October 31, he spoke at the "Interrelations Among Different Forms of Human Communication" workshop in Sweden.

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.