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Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Following the publication of his latest book "On Transhumanism" (Penn State University Press, 2020), JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has been invited to several events and initiatives.

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.

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Antonella Salvatore and Silvia Pulino participated in a roundtable called “gURLs! Who codes the world?” on April 22, 2021. Organized by LogicAcademy, the roundtable was part of a week of events and workshops dedicated to the IT/ICT field.

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Economics professor Francesco Ruscitti’s latest research paper has been accepted for publication in the journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

In January 2021, Business Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was nominated as the first diaspora representative at the Latvian Governmental Country Branding Advisory Committee.

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently interviewed by the Philosophy Now journal about his new book On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020).

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Recently, Italy’s most famous nonprofit journal Vita published an article dedicated to the transformative research that Professor Maiolini conducted with two colleagues from the University of Bologna regarding the digitalization of social enterprises.

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

A scholar of Thucydides as well as of American foreign policy, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University and the author of Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti will direct a summer school on ‘Witchcraft Across Classical, Medieval, and Early-Modern Cultures in Europe,’ which will be held at the Central European University  in Budapest, Hungary, in July 2021.

Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines): a New Book by Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines): a New Book by Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

JCU philosophy professor Brunella Antomarini’s new book Le macchine nubili (Maiden Machines) was recently published by Castelvecchi Editore. The author of numerous  books and articles, Prof. Antomarini describes her latest effort as a work of theory fiction, a “hybrid book about hybrids.”

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Professor Fabrizio Conti has edited a book titled Civilizations of the Supernatural: Witchcraft, Ritual, and Religious Experience in Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Traditions, published in November 2020 by Trivent Publishing, Budapest.

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani

The entire John Cabot University community mourns the loss of Head Librarian Elisabetta Morani, who passed away on November 27.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in the webinars on “Giving Hopes to Girl Children in Armed Conflict. A Joint Commitment from the Academic Community” held on November 16 and 20, 2020.

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

JCU Communications Professor Chloé Barreau’s upcoming podcast Malafemmina will be released on Storytel on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Malafemmina tells the story of a friendship between a French filmmaker and a transgender artist in Rome.