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Since the Federal Republic of Germany’s admission into NATO in 1955, German–American relations have been a cornerstone of transatlantic and European security and stability. Both Washington and pre-unification Bonn championed liberal democracy, free trade and fundamental civil and human rights.

On 27 April 2017 at the American University of Rome, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga honored the memory of the University’s late Professor, James Walston, with a public lecture titled "What is Democracy without Human Rights or the Rule of Law? Dr. Sunga first places the issue in philosophic and historical perspective and then explains how the rise of international human rights law arose in the aftermath of World War Two as a reaction against Nazi and Fascist abuse of democracy, human dignity and the rule of law. He then contrasts the success of the global human rights movement with the paucity of international norms on democratic governance and the rule of law since 1945. He contends that democratic governance today has to be measured by the extent to which it promotes and protects human rights and the rule of law. Finally, he reflects upon what democracy is without human rights or the rule of law, and takes questions from the audience.

Three figures stand on three chairs, next to them lies a fourth empty chair that invites the viewer to participate, symbolically standing on the chair alongside the three statues. Only with the active participation of the spectator can the work be completed.

This year's Carlucci Forum participants, drawing from their diverse scholarly backgrounds, will discuss Social Enterprise in the Age of Nationalism; exploring how citizens from various parts of the world are engaging politically, culturally, and economically to rising nationalism, threat

26 Sep 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Brady Blade is an American rock, pop and country drummer, record producer and composer.

28 Sep 2017, 19:00
Via Ulisse Seni, 5

Christopher PrescottThe dynamic demographics of Northern Europe should encourage  archaeology and heritage to re-examine narratives and practices.

4 Oct 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

Ms Forte will discuss the marketing efforts behind the repositioning of the Alitalia brand, in the wake of the merger with Etihad Airlines, and provide insights into the current marketing communications campaign.

10 Oct 2017, 19:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

An international conference to focus on the reception of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Urbino 1483 – Rome 1520) and the history of collections will draw together scholars of collecting and history of taste with curators of the main collections of Raphael’s paintings and drawings in both It

13 Oct 2017, 9:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 16

The Open Day is the perfect opportunity to visit our campus and to experience what it is like to be a student at AUR. All services and academic departments will be represented and you will have the opportunity to talk both to our inspiring Professors and to some of our fantastic students about what studying at AUR is like and how well you will fit in.

You can also explore our campus, learn more about the range of undergraduate and post-graduate degrees available and ask questions about admissions, accommodation, finance, social activities and job prospects.

Finally, for non-native English speakers, there will be the opportunity to take an English test in order to judge your level of skill in the language and allow us to assess your readiness to undertake lectures in our fully English-speaking institution.

13 Oct 2017, 15:00
Via Pietro Roselli, 4