Political Science and International Affairs News

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Italian Daily “l’Opinione”

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Italian Daily “l’Opinione”

President Pavoncello, discusses, among other things, the merits of the American university system and how the concept of liberal arts education is making strides in Italy and the rest of the world.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper on Exploitation of Children

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper on Exploitation of Children

JCU Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa recently travelled to Valencia to take part in the 5th General Biennial Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), held September 13th-15th.

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Keynote Address at Goethe University

Professor Lars Rensmann Delivers Keynote Address at Goethe University

Political Science Professor Lars Rensmann delivered the keynote address on "The Political Psychology of Collective Resentments".

JCU Student Baylen Campbell Completes Internship for US Congressman

JCU Student Baylen Campbell Completes Internship for US Congressman

John Cabot University junior student Baylen Campbell served as an intern in Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers' office in Washington DC for a duration of six weeks this summer.

JCU Professor Lars Rensmann to Present Work at 2012 APSA Meeting

JCU Professor Lars Rensmann to Present Work at 2012 APSA Meeting

JCU Political Science Professor Lars Rensmann will present a paper at the 108th American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, which will take place in New Orleans August 30-September 2, 2012.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Give Lecture at “La Souvarine”

Professor Federigo Argentieri to Give Lecture at “La Souvarine”

Professor Federigo Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs, has been invited to give a lecture on post-World War II Italian Communism at the Institute of Social History "La Souvarine".

Christians in the Middle East

Christians in the Middle East

On June 6th, 2012, John Cabot University hosted a presentation and book-signing of Antonio Picasso’s essay “Il Mondo Oriente Cristiano” (Cooper, 2010) on the beautiful Secchia Terrace.

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities

The Guarini Institute presented: “Rwanda 1994: Investigating, Assessing and Reckoning with International Responsibilities”

Professor Tiziana Provvidera Publishes Translation of Justus Lipsius

Professor Tiziana Provvidera Publishes Translation of Justus Lipsius

Professor Tiziana Provvidera recently published an Italian translation of the first volume of political works by philologist and humanist Justus Lipsius.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at CARFMS 2012 Conference in Toronto

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at CARFMS 2012 Conference in Toronto

On May 16-18th, Professor Silvia Scarpa attended the "Restructuring Refuge and Settlement: Responding to the Global Dynamics of Displacement" Conference, organized by The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS).

Professor Argentieri Speaks on Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Professor Argentieri Speaks on Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Federigo Argentieri will be among the speakers at a two-day international conference titled "L'Italia e il Patto Molotov-Ribbentrop, 1939-1941".

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

Professor Karim Mezran Interviewed About Lybian Crisis

Professor Karim Mezran Interviewed About Lybian Crisis

JCU Professor of Political Science Karim Mezran was recently featured in Eurasiareview.com with a lengthy interview on the Lybian political situation.

Habemus Valedictorian: Congratulations to Sofia Barry!

Habemus Valedictorian: Congratulations to Sofia Barry!

John Cabot University's Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2012 - Sofia Barry. Sofia is graduating summa cum laude with a Major in International Affairs and Minors in Economics and History.