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During AUR’s spring break 2019, Sustainable Cultural Heritage students were immersed in an intensive week of learning about conservation planning. The course included both lectures and on-location demonstrations of how cultural site managers perform conservation.

The Food Writing Across Media class kicked off spring break with a tour of Roman markets last Saturday.

Sarah Simione (M.A. SCH Class of 2018) lands a position with Archaeological Tours
 

As part of the Food, Rurality and Local Development course, students learned how Metafarm is trying to revitalize the rural landscape by engaging consumers in an alternative, experiential form of to

On Wednesday February 27th, the Peace Studies MA cohort traveled to Padova for a Conference on Children's Rights hosted by the University of Padova and Save the Children. Guest lecturer, Dr.

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.