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Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

Fascism and Populism: Open Discussion with Roger Griffin

On October 21, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science and International Affairs welcomed Roger Griffin, Emeritus Professor at Oxford Brookes University, to discuss fascism versus "healthy populism."

Keynote Speaker Melanie Masterton Sherazi Kicks Off Italy Reads 2021-2022

Keynote Speaker Melanie Masterton Sherazi Kicks Off Italy Reads 2021-2022

On October 19, JCU welcomed Dr. Melanie Masterton Sherazi as this year’s Italy Reads keynote speaker, to talk about the program’s featured novel, Beetlecreek.

JCU Presents “Politics of Fear in the 21st Century” with Frank Furedi

JCU Presents “Politics of Fear in the 21st Century” with Frank Furedi

JCU’s Department of Political Science and International Affairs and the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs organized the event “Politics of Fear in the 21st Century,” with Professor Frank Furedi on October 6, 2021.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Daryush Arabnia, President, CEO, and Chairman of Geico Taikisha, for a talk called “Becoming a Global Industry Leader through Strategic Intent” on October 7, 2021.

Spirituality of Urban Indian Women: JCU Welcomes Professor Renuka Singh

Spirituality of Urban Indian Women: JCU Welcomes Professor Renuka Singh

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies, in collaboration with Cortona Week, had the honor of welcoming Professor Renuka Singh, who presented the lecture “Spirituality of Urban Indian Women,” on September 25, 2021.

JCU Welcomes Jessica Cordova Kramer (CEO of Lemonada Media) for a Lecture on Podcasts

JCU Welcomes Jessica Cordova Kramer (CEO of Lemonada Media) for a Lecture on Podcasts

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship invited Jessica Cordova Kramer, CEO and Co-Founder of Lemonada Media, to an online-lecture called “Podcasting 101: How to Build a Business Out of It” on October 12, 2021. Cordova Kramer worked as a pro-bono Wall Street lawyer who later became a teacher for Teach for America and Teach for All.

Fighting Violence Against Women: JCU Welcomes Telefono Rosa Representatives

Fighting Violence Against Women: JCU Welcomes Telefono Rosa Representatives

Professor Antonella Salvatore’s Professional Skills for Career Development class welcomed Telefono Rosa representative Renata Severi and volunteer Laura Vassalli for a talk called "Fighting Violence Against Women" on October 8, 2021.

“Is A.I. Good for the Planet?,” A Talk by Benedetta Brevini

“Is A.I. Good for the Planet?,” A Talk by Benedetta Brevini

On September 23, Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Sydney Benedetta Brevini discussed her new book, "Is A.I. Good for the Planet?" (Polity, 2021).

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum, a high-level meeting held in Bologna of religious leaders, policymakers, government ministers, and scholars as part of Italy’s 2021 rotating presidency of the G20.

Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future

Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies organized a roundtable discussion called “Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future,” on September 10, 2021.

Venti di Guerra tra Iran e Israele? (Winds of War between Iran and Israel?)

Venti di Guerra tra Iran e Israele? (Winds of War between Iran and Israel?)

Iran-Israel Relations - "Iran's Weapons Shipment: The Full Disclosure" by Israel Defense Forces is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an online event called “Venti di Guerra tra Iran e Israele?” on August 4, 2021. Moderated by Guarini Institute Director [...]

JCU Department of Communication Hosts Video Vortex Event

JCU Department of Communication Hosts Video Vortex Event

The JCU Department of Communications and the Office of the President held a virtual event called “Video Vortex #13:- Play, Pause and Reset,-“ on May 27, 2021. The Video Vortex Network deals with facets of both politics and aesthetics of online video.

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on an academic article titled "Effective Information, Political Structure, and Economic Growth,” on April 14, 2021. The event was organized by the Department of Economics and Social Sciences.

Digital Contagions: JCU Welcomes New Media Theorist Jussi Parikka

Digital Contagions: JCU Welcomes New Media Theorist Jussi Parikka

On April 22, the JCU Department of Communications hosted “Digital Contagions: from Network Security to Viral Capitalism,” the last lecture of the Digital Delights and Disturbances Series. Guest Jussi Parikka held a presentation on the emergence of viruses intended as both software-based risks and carriers of infectious diseases.

John Cabot University Presents the Spring 2021 Student Art Show

John Cabot University Presents the Spring 2021 Student Art Show

John Cabot University's Department of Art History and Studio Art is proud to announce the “Spring 2021 Student Art Show” on May 5, 6, and 7, from 10 AM until 5 PM. The event, sponsored by The President's Office and Student Services, will take place in the Fiorentini Art Studio (Largo dei Fiorentini 1).