Political Science and International Affairs News

Congratulations to the John Cabot University Class of 2013!

Congratulations to the John Cabot University Class of 2013!

On May 13th, John Cabot University held its 41th Commencement Ceremony, celebrating the Class of 2013 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, located on the Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome.

Professor Scarpa Contributes to Drafting Guidelines of Italian Cooperation for Development in Cultural Heritage

Professor Scarpa Contributes to Drafting Guidelines of Italian Cooperation for Development in Cultural Heritage

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved and published on its web-site the Guidelines of the Italian Cooperation for Development on Cultural Heritage and Development and the Strategy of the Italian Cooperation for Development in the same field. Both documents were the result of a project that saw the participation of JCU Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa.

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

JCU Announces 2013 Student Award Winners

"Welcome to this celebration of excellence at John Cabot University," said President Franco Pavoncello as he addressed students, faculty and staff gathered at the Secchia Terrace on April 23rd for JCU's annual Student Award ceremony. "These students define our mission as a University and their successes are a testimonial to the quality of our faculty."

JCU Professor Lars Rensmann Presents Research at the 2013 MPSA

JCU Professor Lars Rensmann Presents Research at the 2013 MPSA

JCU Political Science and International Affairs Professor Lars Rensmann presented his research on global constitutionalism at the 2013 Midwestern Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference

JCU Welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

JCU Welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

Students of the Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance taking steps to career success through preparation for the CFA Program

Congratulations to Leonardo Quattrucci for his Acceptance to Oxford

Congratulations to Leonardo Quattrucci for his Acceptance to Oxford

"Thanks to the students, professors and opportunities I found at JCU, I have developed a global vision and solution-oriented analytical skills that will allow me to compete and thrive at Oxford and in any international context."

Professor Lars Rensmann Discusses Global Cultural Diplomacy

Professor Lars Rensmann Discusses Global Cultural Diplomacy

On Friday, March 1, JCU Political Science and International Affairs Professor Lars Rensmann joined a live broadcast discussion on CBC's Radio One morning show "The Current."

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Bloomberg TV

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Bloomberg TV

John Cabot University President and professor of political science Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by Bloomberg TV on the results of the Italian national elections.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Elections

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed on the upcoming Italian national elections and the return to the scene of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Lecture at International Conference

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Lecture at International Conference

JCU Political Science and International Affairs Professor Lars Rensmann delivered an invited lecture at an interdisciplinary international conference on "From Rejection to Acceptance: Being Jewish in 21st Century Germany" at Tel Aviv University.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

John Cabot University Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa traveled to Bled (Slovenia) to take part in the Globalization and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO) Workshop on the Direct Human Rights Obligations of Corporations, held from January 17th to 19th.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Political Situation for Euronews

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Political Situation for Euronews

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by Euronews on the current political situation in Italy and the ambitions of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Featured Professor: Silvia Scarpa

Featured Professor: Silvia Scarpa

Meet Professor Silvia Scarpa, and learn how she inspires her students to take a stand against human trafficking and contemporary slavery. Born and raised in Rome, Professor Scarpa holds a Laurea in Political Science (LUISS Guido Carli University), a Master in International Protection of Human Rights (Università degli Studi di [...]

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation on BBC

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation on BBC

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by the BBC on December 10th on the current political situation in Italy.

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Article on Counter-Cosmopolitanism

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Article on Counter-Cosmopolitanism

JCU political science and international affairs professor Lars Rensmann has published a research article on the electoral performance of radical right parties and "counter-cosmopolitanism" in Poland and Eastern Germany.