Political Science and International Affairs News

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Italy’s 2018 Election

On Friday, February 9, 2018 The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs held a panel discussion on the upcoming Italian election, which will take place on March 4th. Among the participants were students, journalists, and diplomats, as well as guests from Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Financial Times on Italy’s Upcoming Elections

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Financial Times on Italy’s Upcoming Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the Financial Times about the deep divisions within Italy's right-wing alliance ahead of the upcoming general elections.

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Communications and Political Science student Karima 2G published an article in the Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's major newspapers. She discusses racism, stereotypes, and how she uses her music to combat prejudice.

Second Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

Second Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and UNICRI are pleased to announce the second edition of the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Political Science and International Affairs Professor Seth Jaffe recently participated in two academic events in the USA.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Discusses Human Trafficking

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Discusses Human Trafficking

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro was invited by the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs on Thursday, November 9, 2017, for a lecture on human trafficking.

Political Science and International Affairs Departmental Reception

Political Science and International Affairs Departmental Reception

On Tuesday, November 7, the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs hosted its first Departmental Reception. Professors Bridget Welsh and Michael Driessen welcomed alumni, current students, and fellow-instructors in the Aula Magna to help them reconnect and socialize.

Professor Eszter Salgó on the Politics of Time in International Relations

Professor Eszter Salgó on the Politics of Time in International Relations

Prof. Salgó delivers a paper at the annual conference of the Millenium Journal of International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ivan Krastev Discusses Russia and Europe in the Era of Trump

Ivan Krastev Discusses Russia and Europe in the Era of Trump

On Monday, October 30th, 2017, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted Ivan Krastev for the lecture on Russia and Europe in the Trump Era.

Guarini Institute Book Presentation: The Ideas Industry

Guarini Institute Book Presentation: The Ideas Industry

The Guarini Institute welcomed Daniel Drezner, Professor of International Politics at Tufts University, for the presentation of his book The Ideas Industry.

British Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris Visits John Cabot University

British Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris Visits John Cabot University

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the International Relations Society welcomed British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, Jill Morris, CMG.

JCU Students Honored at the Italian Parliament by Italy-USA Foundation

JCU Students Honored at the Italian Parliament by Italy-USA Foundation

John Cabot University is proud to announce that students Kaelyn Barron, Katelynn Cunningham, and Benjamin North were chosen by the Italy-USA Foundation to receive medals of the Italian Parliament during the America Award ceremony, which took place in Rome on October 12, 2017 at the Chamber of Deputies.