Center for Food Studies: News

The Graduate School of The American University of Rome is pleased to announce that from Fall 2020 its three Master's degree programs - Food Studies, Peace Studies, and Sustainable Cultural Heritage - will be offered on a part-time basis in addition to the current full-time programs.

Graduate students of the Food Studies Master’s Program recently struck up a topical and tantalizing new initiative, ‘Food for the Future’, which will establish weekly meetings centered around the dilemma we are all faced with: how to live more sustainably.

Anthropocene Scholarship

Since 2015, the number of food-insecure people has increased due to conflict, climate change, and downward trends in economic growth. To add perspective, Dr.

As part of the Food, Environment, and Society course, students attended the event "Putting Food Security and Nutrition at the Heart of Climate Action." The event showcased initiatives by both private sector and civil societ

There is now ample evidence that food provisioning is a major determinant of the unprecedented and possibly irreversible changes in ecosystems.

Located just outside of Rome, the CAR acts as the largest distribution point for food in Italy and the fourth in Europe. The center is a hub for retailers to come and purchase fresh produce and fish that has been checked for quality, labeled and packaged accordingly.

It is often said that New York is a city only for the very rich or for the very poor. The New York of the rich is a vertical metropolis, the other one - the one I presented as a guest lecturer to Food Studies students - is horizontal.

The M.A. Food Studies students were excited to return to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) on April 4 for the annual George McGovern lecture, presented this year by Dr. Christopher B. Barrett of Cornell University.

Congratulations to AUR Graduate School alumna Victoria Rose (M.A. Food Studies class of 2018) on starting a new job with USAID in Washington, D.C. and presenting her Master’s thesis at a conference in Budapest.