Past Events

This is an archive of past events at AUR - you can filter these by 'associated academic program' using the drop-down list above.

Alessandro Cancian, "Sufism and the Social: Between the Spiritual and the Political in Contemporary Iran and India"

6 May 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Inclusion and diversity discourses often fail to mention people with disabilities, one of the most rejected minorities throughout history. Relegated to the sidelines of culture, they have suffered injustice and prejudice from the wider society, which has consistently approached them as inferior.

29 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16
23 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32

Spring 2019 marks the centenary anniversary of the Egyptian upheaval of 1919 which paved the way to the nominal independence of the country in 1922.
In master narratives of modern Egypt, 1919 is often referred to as the 'first' revolution, followed by two more in 1952 and 2011.

18 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli,16

On August 25, 1941, the British and Soviet armies invaded Iran and deposed the Iranian king Reza Shah. After the invasion, the Allied armies, with the support of the Polish government-in-exile, decided to transfer 33,000 Polish soldiers and 11,000 refugees, including 3,000 children, to Iran.

17 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

As anyone who lives in modern Rome knows: where humans gather, so does garbage, a statement as true for the ancient world as it is today.

16 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Online digital platforms, which are overwhelmingly American-based and operated, have penetrated every sector of American and Western-European societies, disrupting markets and labor relations, circumvent

4 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Aerospace consultant, Pat Costantini will share his 35 years of experience in the satellite industry to discuss how we are dependent on satellites in our everyday lives.

4 Apr 2019, 14:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

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
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Cultural heritage is a casualty of war. When the goal is to destroy families, communities, and sometimes even entire cultures, adversaries and extremists target the elements of heritage; historic structures, works of art, sacred places, and treasured objects.

2 Apr 2019, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16