Political Science and International Affairs News

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.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

Professor Silvia Scarpa published with UniversItalia her monograph entitled "An Introduction to International Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Authorities."

Leibniz University of Hannover Welcomes Professor Lars Rensmann

Leibniz University of Hannover Welcomes Professor Lars Rensmann

JCU Political Science Professor Lars Rensmann gave a talk at Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany, on Thursday, November 22, 2012.

Professor Michael Driessen Invited to Speak at International Conference

Professor Michael Driessen Invited to Speak at International Conference

JCU Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Michael D. Driessen will be one of the guest speakers of the international conference in Beirut, Lebanon on "Religion and Democracy" this Friday, November 30th.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Article in International Journal

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Article in International Journal

JCU Adjunct Professor Silvia Scarpa's article was published in the Fall 2012 Issue of The Protection Project Journal of Human Rights and Civil Society.

JCU Board of Trustees Renews President Franco Pavoncello’s Mandate

JCU Board of Trustees Renews President Franco Pavoncello’s Mandate

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to renew Dr. Franco Pavoncello's mandate as President for the next three years, until June of 2016.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Senator Ignazio Marino

Guarini Institute Welcomes Senator Ignazio Marino

On October 30th, Italian Senator Ignazio Marino of the Partito Democratico spoke to John Cabot University students and professors about the U.S. presidential election and how the decisions made by American voters impact the world. The discussion, which was held in the JCU cafeteria, was opened by Professor Argentieri, Director [...]