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Students were guided students of the Sustainable Food Systems class through the vineyards, grotto, and winemaking facilities by Ludovico, one of the three Botti brothers who founded and run the enterprise.

Barbara Nazzaro is an architect and serves as technical director of the Colosseum. She began the tour with a summary of the nearly 2,000-year history of the amphitheater.

Congratulations to Professor Gaia Cottino, whose project "Mountains as Laboratories of Coexistence. Migrations and Food cultures in the Maritime Alps" (Montagne laboratorio di Convivenza.

Friday 11 October, 2019. This conference is supported by the M.A. in Food Studies and the Center for Food Studies at The American University of Rome Graduate School.

This month, the Master in Food Studies warmly welcomed four employees of the Ministry of Food in Bangladesh to join the M.A. students for their January course, Nutrition Policies and Programs.

On Monday December 3rd, the Peace Studies Masters Program at AUR collaborated with the Euro-Gulf Information Center (EGIC) for the last lecture series in the Peace Studies Lecture Series for this semester. The lecture, led by EGIC President Dr.

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will see an intimate group of alumni and university-friends guided around the world-heritage sites of Albania by Dr. Richard Hodges.

On September 25, Sustainable Cultural Heritage MA students attended the American Academy’s special lecture series featuring renowned scholar of antiquity, Professor Mary Beard.

On November 6, 2018, the AUR Center for Food Studies was proud to host Mario Arvelo, Permanent UN Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Chair of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS – attended by the M.A. Food Studies students last month).

The M.A. Food Studies students took a much-anticipated field trip to Eataly on October 25 as part of their studies on ethical consumption.