Political Science and International Affairs News

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 [...]

Professor Federigo Argentieri Presents Paper at International Conference

Professor Federigo Argentieri Presents Paper at International Conference

Prof. Argentieri's contribution is entitled "Perlasca and Anti-Nazi Anticommunism."

Roma International: Critical Issues and Advantages

Roma International: Critical Issues and Advantages

As part of Rome's Festival of Diplomacy, the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs presented the findings of a major field research project, Roma International: Critical Issues and Advantages. In the Sala Pietro da Cortona at the Campidoglio, a small team of young scholars presented their findings on Rome's international [...]

Guarini Institute Presents: 20 Years of Humanitarian Intervention

Guarini Institute Presents: 20 Years of Humanitarian Intervention

On October 15th 2012 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs was honored to host a discussion on the last 20 years of humanitarian intervention.

“The US Election and Foreign Policy:” an Original Contribution

“The US Election and Foreign Policy:” an Original Contribution

JCU presents "The US election and Foreign policy: an original contribution to the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Book on Arendt and Adorno

Professor Lars Rensmann Publishes Book on Arendt and Adorno

JCU Political Science Professor Lars Rensmann has just published the volume Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations with Stanford University Press.