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Dr. Shuji Hisano, Professor of International Political Economy of Agriculture from the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, visited the AUR Graduate School on September 17, 2017 to talk about the politics of biotechnology. He discussed how to understand and critically analyze agricultural biotechnologies from a political economy perspective.

The course will lay out a framework for the interplay of food, health and sanitation, and child care as underlying determinant of nutrition.

The American University of Rome offers its congratulations to Professor Valentina Peveri, Adjunct Faculty in the Master of Food Studies, for winning, in a worldwide  competition,  one of the eight prestigious fellowships granted each year  by the  Wenner G

MA Food Studies candidate Collier Lumpkin took part as a presenter on the panel discussion “Feminist Foodways” at the Southern Foodways Alliance conference held at the University of Mississippi September 11-12, 2017.

The Center for Food Studies is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Goldstein, certified dietician nutritionist with an MSc in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, author of numerous articles on Nutrition and Wellness and lecturer on current developments in nutrition and their applications in pra

AUR Alumna Kate Fantozzi (M.A. Food Studies 2017) is currently working in the office of U.S.

The Food Studies Master’s Program welcomed two officials from Bioversity International, Senior Scientist, Danny Hunter, and Director of Strategic Partnerships and External Engagement, Richard China, on Monday September 5th.

Syed Saifyullah visited the Food Studies Master’s students in their Food, Environment, and Society class on Monday, 26 September, to join their discussion about structural transformation. Mr.

Professor Georgia Shaver visited the Food, Environment and Society class on Monday, 3 Oct. to share with the students of the Masters in Food Studies Program an overview of the history and work of the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

The students in the master’s program in Food Studies traveled to Torino this fall to attend the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, an international conference hosted by the City of Torino and Slow Food which brings together policy makers, chefs, farmers, activists, students, and others from e