Political Science and International Affairs News

The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Mueller Report and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: an Event by the Guarini Institute

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs presented an event entitled “The Mueller Report and the 2020 Presidential Race” at John Cabot University on July 17, 2019. The speakers were Hans Noel, Andrew Spannaus, and Anna Zafesova. The event was moderated by Eduardo Albrecht, an alumnus of John Cabot University, now professor at Mercy College in New York City and part of the Guarini Institute advisory council.

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

John Cabot University's Department of Political Science and International Affairs invited Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi to give a talk called "The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: Examining The Relationship Between Syria, Spain, and Italy in a Mediterranean Conflict" on June 26, 2019.

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

Guarini Institute Panel Discussion: 30 Years After 1989 and a Week After the European Elections

On Monday, June 3rd, 2019 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held an event entitled “Europe: 30 years after 1989 and a week after the vote.” The speakers were Angela Brintlinger,Petr Mucha, and Caterina Preda.

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Alumna Matilde Cannata Receives Prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that alumna Matilde Cannata was recently awarded the prestigious Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

Professor Federigo Argentieri on Continuity and Change in Moscow’s European Policies

JCU professors Federigo Argentieri and Michael Driessen took part in the 23-24 May, 2019 conference on  ‘Russian Active Measures: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’ organized by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. 

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

Guarini Institute Hosts Screening of “Un Mondo Nuovo”

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a screening of the film "Un Mondo Nuovo" on May 9, Europe Day. The film narrates the creation of the  “Ventotene Manifesto: For a Free and United Europe.”

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2019, Tamara Volozhanina.

Embrace Diversity: 2019 Fuller Prize Winner Irene Crestanello

Embrace Diversity: 2019 Fuller Prize Winner Irene Crestanello

Irene Crestanello (Class of 2021) is an International Affairs major from Verona, Italy. Irene is the recipient of the 2019 Albert Walker Fuller Prize for her essay Embrace Diversity.

Announcing 2019 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

Announcing 2019 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 sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

Panel Discussion on European Parliament’s Study on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

Panel Discussion on European Parliament’s Study on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

The Guarini Institute hosted a panel discussion on contemporary forms of slavery authored by Silvia Scarpa on April 16. During the event Scarpa discussed the issue of modern slavery, professor Parosha Chandran emphasized the need for binding uniform laws on modern forms of slavery, and the third panelist Maria Grazia Giammarinaro stressed the link between immigration, human trafficking, and exploitation.

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

John Cabot University hosted an international conference on ‘New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship' in collaboration with Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) on April 17, 2019.

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

English Professor Tara Keenan held a lecture at John Cabot University on April 9 to discuss the social and economic implications of Brexit and the possible creation of a hard border in Ireland.

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs in collaboration with Ibuka Italia hosted an event on April 7 at John Cabot University to commemorate the tragedy under the slogan, “Remember, Unite and Renew.”

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Associate Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh spoke to international media about the recent introduction of the legal code of sharia law in Brunei.

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Major in International Business and International Affairs, Silvia Palazzini talks about her experience abroad, her participation in JCU clubs, and what she hopes to achieve in the future.