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AUR hosted its annual food conference on October 14, 2016. Attendees from countries around Europe and representing a diverse selection of disciplines gathered to spend the day discussing this year’s theme, Democratizing Food Governance.

KRISTINE SIEGEL is co-director of Bergen Biennale 2016 and co-founded PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art in Berlin in 2013. Prior to this, she worked as Program Director at ISCP, New York, at Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Tirana Biennale, Albania, and for Dennis Oppenheim Studio, New York.

It takes its title from the ICOMOS initiative of 2008 that recognized that every place has its own unique character whose heritage embodies not just buildings, art and material objects, but also memories, beliefs and places of significance for the contemporary population.

“We filmed in the Circus Maximus and my part was to talk about how the fire of Rome started. Although the final clip used is very short it took hours to film. We were plagued by police sirens, screeching car brakes, helicopters flying overhead and people straying into shot.

The American University of Rome is elated to announce that Alice Waters has been confirmed as the Honorary Degree Recipient for the Graduating Class of 2015.

The Temple of Jerusalem was not only the focal point of the religious, social and political life of the ancient Israelites – it stood for the covenant between God and the chosen people, and, ultimately, between God and the entire creation.

6 Mar 2019, 19:00
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Isis has lost Mosul. But has ISIS been defeated? Or does real war for those who have endured it and those who survive begin the day after a proclaimed victory?

12 Mar 2019, 19:00
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Geoffrey Chaucer (1343–1400) was ahead of his time. Having visited Italy twice on diplomatic missions he modeled a significant number of his narratives on works by Dante, Boccaccio, and Petrarch, long before these writers were ‘discovered’ during the English Renaissance.

1 Apr 2019, 17:00
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Last October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produced a report on why we should endeavour to limit global warming to no more than 1.5°C.  This briefly triggered media attention on the need to decarbonise transport and energy sectors leading to zero emissions by 2040.

3 Apr 2019, 19:00
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There is now ample evidence that food provisioning is a major determinant of the unprecedented and possibly irreversible changes in ecosystems.

11 Oct 2019, 9:00
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