Political Science and International Affairs News

At Home in the World: Alumna Kem Turner

At Home in the World: Alumna Kem Turner

Alumna Kem Turner graduated from JCU in 2005 with a B.A. in International Affairs. She currently works as Portfolio Management Consultant at FAO in Rome.

Is Sovereignism a New Form of Fascism?: JCU Welcomes Professor Matthew Levinger

Is Sovereignism a New Form of Fascism?: JCU Welcomes Professor Matthew Levinger

The Guarini Institute hosted a lecture entitled "Is Sovereignism a New Form of Fascism?" on September 24, 2019. Professor Matthew Levinger was the speaker.

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga teaches ‘Human Rights,’ ‘International Criminal Law’ and ‘Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism’ at JCU.

Serious Comedy: Professor Nathan Tarcov on Boccaccio’s Decameron

Serious Comedy: Professor Nathan Tarcov on Boccaccio’s Decameron

JCU hosted an event called Serious comedy: a discussion and performance of three classic tales by Boccaccio, with Professor Nathan Tarcov and the Teatro Rigodon in Rome on September 19, 2019.

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the presentation of Andrew Spannaus’ book Original Sins – Globalization, Populism and the Six Contradictions Facing the European Union on September 10, 2019.

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.

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

JCU student and artist Anna Maria Gehnyei, also known as Karima 2G, was invited to a panel discussion on human rights and women’s rights called “Diritti Umani e Diritti delle Donne, incontro con Ndileka Mandela” on July 5, 2019. The guest speaker was Ndileka Mandela, granddaughter of the anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

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.