Historian Dr. Mary Beard, the world renowned author of “SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome”, in conversation with Dr. Richard Hodges, archaeologist and President of the American University of Rome on “Why Ancient Rome Matters.”

Held on February 23rd, 2018, this event was part of The American University of Rome's U.S. Outreach Initiatives. It was hosted by the Embassy of Italy and supported by the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC.

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