The unit, set up by DA Cyrus Vance in 2017, is the first of its type and was created to deal with the increase in looted antiquities that are flooding the art market in New York, mostly as a result of conflicts in the Middle East.
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.
In mid-2019, the AUR community formed a committee of volunteers (The AUR Environmental Action Group) to address how the university as an institution and the AUR community (both en masse and individually) could play its part in addressing the urgent issues around climate and sustainability that cu
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.
I first met George Soros in Tirana 20 years ago. His Open Society Foundations had little short of a holy status among young Albanians. The OSF had supported capacity building, and young Albanian professionals grasped the opportunity and started careers that were taken for granted in the West.