Human Rights News

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Prof. Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She is the author of the book Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

Stanlake Samkange and Ryan Anderson Present the WFP at JCU

Stanlake Samkange and Ryan Anderson Present the WFP at JCU

The JCU Universities Fighting World Hunger Club (UFWH), with the support of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, hosted an event featuring presentations by Ryan Anderson and Stanlake Samkange, from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.

Corriere della Sera Publishes Part II of Professor Argentieri’s Article

Corriere della Sera Publishes Part II of Professor Argentieri’s Article

On Saturday, Jan. 16, one of Italy's main daily newspapers, Corriere della Sera, published another piece by prof. Argentieri, the Director of JCU's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs.

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

The expert panel discussed the continued importance of interreligious engagement in combating intolerance.

JCU Interfaith Initiative Welcomes Archbishop David Moxon

JCU Interfaith Initiative Welcomes Archbishop David Moxon

The discussion focused on the struggle against modern slavery and human trafficking from an ecumenical and Interfaith perspective.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

JCU Presents Summer School on Human Rights with UNICRI

JCU Presents Summer School on Human Rights with UNICRI

Application Deadline to the Summer School of Human Rights has been extended to June 24.

What’s Next for the Class of 2015? Meet Nine of our Recent Graduates

What’s Next for the Class of 2015? Meet Nine of our Recent Graduates

Now that the Class of 2015 has graduated, see where nine of them are headed next.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” at Conference in Garmisch, Germany

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” at Conference in Garmisch, Germany

On April 14, JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa gave a presentation on “Human Trafficking from the Perspective of Victims” during the “Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking” (CNIT) Resident Program held at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany.

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

This year, the session will run from July 6 to 10 and the topic will be Self-Determination, Group Rights and Individual Rights.

The Guarini Institute Hosts a Panel Discussion on Tunisia and the Arab Spring

The Guarini Institute Hosts a Panel Discussion on Tunisia and the Arab Spring

Two days before the terrorist attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunis - three outstanding experts discussed the hopes and fears of the so far only successful episode of the Arab Spring.

John Cabot University Welcomes Privacy Advocates Simon Davies and Mike Godwin

John Cabot University Welcomes Privacy Advocates Simon Davies and Mike Godwin

On Wednesday, November 19 John Cabot University hosted a Presidential Lecture featuring two of the world's most influential pioneers of digital rights, Simon Davies and Mike Godwin.

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the third edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.