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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

The Food Studies Conference that took place in 2015 at AUR and at the American Academy in Rome confirmed the importance of locally produced and consumed foods in developing countries and the emergence of locally embedded food systems in a variety of western countries.  These are in opposition to

Graduate Students in the Food Studies program traveled to Todi on November 5th to spend the day visiting two agriturismi in the Umbrian hills.

Master’s students in Sustainable Cultural Heritage attended AUR’s 37th Annual Conference of the Association of Environmental Archaeology addressing “Synthesis and Change in Palaeoenvironmental studies in the Mediterranean.” The conference was held September 29-October 3, 2016 in collaboration wit

On January 19th The American University of Rome and FAO jointly presented a Seminar to launch the forthcoming publication by Harold Alderman, AUR Visiting Professor, and Lia Fernald The Nexus of Nutrition and Early Child Development.

By introducing the socio-anthropological concept of food as aliment, namely natural elements culturally elaborated and consumed within the framework of social codified practices, Professor Nicolosi’s lecture focused on two main issues: the western society as an “orthorexic society” and f

The AUR Masters in Arts Management program is proud to announce a new partnership with the Fondazione Giuliani Rome, in which the Foundation will host a series of lectures within the framework of AUR’s MA degree program.

Drawing from management theory and the knowledge acquired through the Master’s in Food Studies, Demo Demandante explained the problem of water security to students of a course on Principles of Management (MGT201) and students of the course on Sustainable Food: Governance, policies an

In a time of political transition, increasing digitalization and rapid urbanization, Niels Righolt, guest speaker for the Arts Management Lecture Series at AUR, will touch on some of the most significant tendencies in Scandinavian and European cultural politics, trends in institutional governance

Former American President Barack Obama set foot back upon the world stage with a keynote speech at the Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit, one of the top Food Innovation events in the world. Seed&Chips is dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions from around the world and Mr. Obama spoke about how climate change was imperiling food production around the world - threatening to aggravate the “migration that has put such a burden on Europe.”