Political Science and International Affairs News

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with John Cabot University, is organizing the second edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be delivered online from 23 to 27 November 2020.  

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

On October 7, one month before the American presidential elections, the JCU Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the online event “Harris vs Pence: I (vice) presidenti?”

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an online round table discussion called “La crisi bielorussa, l'UE e l'Italia” (The Belarus Crisis, the EU and Italy).

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

Student Janet Kimani recently published an article called “Racial Trauma: Should it Be Given More Recognition in the Mental Health Sphere?” on The New Global Order.

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo graduated from JCU in December 2019. She was recently selected as a Fulbright Grantee and she will be starting her master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies in the United States next fall.

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

John Cabot University alumna Livia Michelle Capparelli was just recruited by Napoli Femminile, a Serie A (major league) women’s soccer team based in Naples, Italy.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

John Cabot University Political Science Professor Silvia Scarpa chaired a webinar organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?” on July 14, 2020.  

(How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts on November 3rd Election

(How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts on November 3rd Election

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a roundtable discussion (in remote) called (How) Will We Vote? Questions and Doubts About The November 3rd Election, on June 11, 2020.

JCU/UNICRI Online Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights: Application Deadline July 6

JCU/UNICRI Online Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights: Application Deadline July 6

UNICRI, in cooperation with John Cabot University, will deliver the fifth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, a one-week online course shedding light on current issues related to international migration. July 13-17, 2020.

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

An article in the New York Times, reporting on the peaceful protests taking place this weekend all over the world, featured JCU alumna Karima 2G, one of the organizers of the Rome demonstration.

Guarini Institute Discussion on the Politics of Fighting COVID-19 

Guarini Institute Discussion on the Politics of Fighting COVID-19 

John Cabot University’s Guarini Institute for Public Affairs organized an online discussion called The US, China and the World Health Organization: Politics of Fighting COVID-19 on May 26, 2020.  

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Prof. Eszter Salgó’s latest book "Spiritualità e femminismo nero nell'arte pubblica di Simone Leigh," published by Postmedia Books, explores Simone Leigh’s monumental sculpture (Brick House), the first artwork to be displayed on the Plinth of New York’s High Line.

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

JCU senior Camilla Santoro grew up in Brescia, in Northern Italy, an area that is at the heart of the current Covid-19 pandemic. An International Affairs major with minors in History and Legal Studies, she is currently volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in her hometown while writing her senior thesis.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Camila Mosier was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Rome in 2018 to study International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies at John Cabot University.