Research News

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Sorgner Recognized Internationally for Work in Transhumanism

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner's work in transhumanism has been recognized internationally in the past few months.  Forbes magazine recently published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism,” which illustrates Sorgner's philosophical reflections.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa was recently asked to do an independent evaluation of the implementation by Italy of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Commitments in the field of human trafficking.  The results were published in a report commissioned by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa.

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Alina Sorgner: Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World

Professor Sorgner delivered a talk on “Digitalization, Gender Equality, and Individual Data Capital: Is there a new Gender Bias?” in which she brought attention to the importance of individual data capital as a potential source of inequalities in the digital era.

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò recently delivered a paper at the conference dedicated to studying the link between aesthetics and politics at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Born in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Alina Sorgner is Assistant Professor of Applied Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University. She received her doctoral degree in Economics from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany.

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Join Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was recently invited to be a member of the Think20 Taskforce on Gender Economic Equity. Think20 is a worldwide research and policy advice network for the G20, which is under the Argentine presidency this year.

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Prof. Walter Arrighetti Discusses Complex Film Restoration at Cinema Ritrovato Festival

Professor Walter Arrighetti will be giving a talk on June 26th at the Cinema Ritrovato international film festival in Bologna, Italy. An expert in cybersecurity and member of the Department of Mathematics, Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof. Arrighetti’s presentation is entitled “The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) and the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) frameworks in complex film-restoration projects.”

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows

John Cabot University hosted the workshop “The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows” on May 24th and 25th. Guest speakers from different Arab regions as well as from other parts of the world came together to discuss the political economy of the Arab Image, and reflect upon the materiality, ethics, and aesthetics of filming, distributing and archiving post-2011.

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer in History at John Cabot University, was invited to give a seminar on "The Classical Greek and Latin Roots of Beliefs in Witchcraft: A Multidisciplinary Liberal Arts Topic" at Bard College Berlin on May 8, 2018.

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore has recently published her new book on the work culture in Italy Stressati o sdraiati? Solo in cerca di lavoro (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job) published by Franco Angeli.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox has published a new edited collection of 18 essays entitled "Italy in the Era of the Great War" (Brill, 2018).

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 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.

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

John Cabot University Professor Andrea Marinucci gave the lecture “Black Hole Hunting: A journey through the discovery of these mysterious objects.”