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The protection of cultural heritage is a critical component within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda, as reported under Goal 11 through which countries have pledged to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.” In part

The neighborhood of San Saba lies in the centre of the modern city of Rome, yet it preserves an isolated, almost rural, atmosphere that is quite distinct from the bustle of the city that surrounds it.

The Discovery Channel’s popular archaeology series, ‘Unearthed’, now in its ninth season, features AUR professor, Valerie Higgins, in an episode first broadcast in the US on the Science Channel on July 11th.

This specialized online course focuses on protecting heritage from deliberate attack & theft, and on ways to combat these threats while understanding the global networks that are often behind such attacks.

Did you did you go straight from Graduate School to the PhD program at Southampton University, or did you have some time in between? 

An online program for Summer 2022 designed for students who are about to undertake or are currently undertaking a master's degree. Available at the introductory rate of just $550 (500 Euros) for the full four-week course.

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On Wednesday, 8th April 2021, The American University of Rome was honored and delighted to welcome Dr. Rohit Jigyasu as a guest speaker for a seminar entitled 'Rebuilding Mosul - from the ground up' hosted by the MA in Sustainable Cultural Heritage.

On Tuesday 16 March 2021, the MA in Sustainable Cultural Heritage at The American University of Rome hosted an exclusive seminar led by Dr.

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Anjum at the Pakistan HEC

Rebecca George and Kristin Lochner, students of the MA in Sustainable Cultural Heritage, recently collaborated with their professor, Barbara Staniscia, for an article on sustainability in the tourist industry that was published in an Italian academic journal for geography teachers.