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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.

On Monday November 12th, 2018, the Peace Studies M.A. hosted its second lecture in the Peace Studies Lecture Series. The lecture, Faith and Politics: Russia – Georgia – Ukraine, was given by H.E. Dr.

Dr Maria Grazia Quieti, Director of the Master in Food Studies, has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the Consultative Meeting on Improving Policy Development in Aquaculture in Support of Food Security, Nutrition and Poverty Eradication, organized by the Fisheries and Aquaculture

The Anthropology of Food course took its first field trip of the fall 2018 semester to a perhaps surprising venue: McDonald’s. On October 19, the M.A.

The AUR Center for Food Studies welcomed Richard China, Director of Strategic Partnerships and External Engagement at Bioversity International, to discuss his organization’s work on October 11, 2018.

Longtime friend of the AUR Center for Food Studies Dr. Harriet Friedmann held a guest lecture entitled “Sustainable Diets: Contending and Entangled Pathways” on October 18, 2018. Dr.