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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.”

Globalization is pulling the world together at an astonishing speed – allowing the movement of information, traditions, and even people.  You can board a plane tomorrow and find yourself walking in the Colosseum by midday, or floating above the temples of Bagan, Myanmar at sunrise.
 

The Hungarian government has proposed amendments to the National Higher Education Law that would make it impossible for Central European University – and possibly other international institutions – to continue operations within the country.

These changes would endanger the academic freedom vital for CEU’s continued operation in Budapest and would strike a blow against the academic freedom that enables all universities to flourish.

AUR offers M.A. students an optional extracurricular 30-hour introductory course in Italian Language Skills for Graduate Studies.