Political Science and International Affairs News

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

JCU alumna Federica Nappa talks about her internship in the Immigration Office at John Cabot University, what brought her to JCU in the first place, her plans for the future, the independent study course that she took in Spring 2018, her ultimate career goal, and some useful tips for graduating students.

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

JCU hosted bioethicist Mirko Garasic, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, for a lecture on love drugs and the ethical consequences surrounding them.

Arendt’s Lesson for our ‘Post-Truth’ Moment: Dr. Guido Parietti

Arendt’s Lesson for our ‘Post-Truth’ Moment: Dr. Guido Parietti

Parietti introduced the German philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) as one of the most important political thinkers of the 20th century. Her works, such as “The Origins of Totalitarianism” (1951), “The Human Condition” (1958), and “On Revolution” (1963) undoubtedly attest to the uniqueness of her understanding of politics.

The Spiritual Side of Peacekeeping: Alumna Devi Mohan

The Spiritual Side of Peacekeeping: Alumna Devi Mohan

Devi Mohan, who is from Montenegro, graduated from JCU with a major in International Affairs in 2003. She is a certified Yoga Instructor, director and senior teacher of the Himalayan School of Traditional Yoga, and the Global President of the internationally active charity ACT Foundation.

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Michela Maurizi is a senior International Affairs major and Psychology minor from Marche, Italy. Michela interned at the US Embassy in Rome and plans to pursue a career in International Security Studies.

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

The JCU Political Science, International Affairs and Communications departments hosted the screening of the award-winning documentary biography Brother Outsider-The Life of Bayard Rustin, directed by Bennett Singer. 

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

China's Xinhua News recently asked JCU President Franco Pavoncello to comment on the diplomatic battle that is currently underway between Italy and France. According to Dr. Pavoncello, the controversy is unlikely to resolve itself until the elections for the European Parliament next May.

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri publishes articles on "La Lettura" about Ukrainian famine-genocide, Jan Palach and fellow "human torches."

President Pavoncello Greets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at Rome Synagogue

President Pavoncello Greets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at Rome Synagogue

On January 18, 2019, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello greeted Italian Prime Minister and former JCU Board member Giuseppe Conte at the Rome synagogue.

Continuity is Key: JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega

Continuity is Key: JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega

JCU Alumna Paola Scotto di Frega describes her time at JCU, shares advice for expected graduates, and explains her current position at PANTA RAY.

JCU and UNICRI Announce First Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security

JCU and UNICRI Announce First Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security

John Cabot University, in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI),  is organizing the first edition of the Spring Course on Food and Nutrition Security, which will take place at JCU in Rome, Italy, from May 13 through 17, 2019.

Working the Field in South Sudan: Alumnus Joseph Astrella

Working the Field in South Sudan: Alumnus Joseph Astrella

Alumnus Joseph Astrella describes his JCU experience, his current life in South Sudan, and what he has planned for the future.

Washington Post: President Pavoncello on Italy’s Budget Standoff with E.U.

Washington Post: President Pavoncello on Italy’s Budget Standoff with E.U.

President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed on December 18, 2018 by The Washington Post on Italy's recent budget standoff with the European Union.

JCU Professor Argentieri Interviewed on Hungarian Street Protest

JCU Professor Argentieri Interviewed on Hungarian Street Protest

JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri was interviewed by the news program GR3 of Rai on the reasons and nature of the mass protest against two bills just passed by the Hungarian parliament.

Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization? JCU Hosts Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal

Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization? JCU Hosts Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the event “Trade Wars: Is It the End of Globalization” presented by Dr. Doaa Abdel-Motaal on November 26 2018. Dr. Abdel-Motaal is an environment and climate change expert, and author of the book Antarctica: The Battle for the Seventh Continent.