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You can still apply to AUR’s Undergraduate or Graduate School for Fall 2014. Start your road to Rome today!


How Can Rome Turn Charlemagne’s Legacy into a Financial Asset?

NEW! Now featuring the conference video.
“I left Rome inspired and highly motivated by everyone’s knowledge and enthusiasm for [Charlemagne]. I have made many interesting professional connections and met new friends.”


In Memoriam: Professor James Walston 1949-2014

If you have not yet had the chance, we invite you to share with us your memories of James on his memorial web page. A heartfelt thank you to all who attended the service in the AUR garden.

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Arrivals Week
7:00 am

Students attending the Fall 2015 semester begin arriving at AUR.


A celebration of the 300th anniversary of the publication of The Fable of The Bees (1714). Organized by Andrea Branchi (The American University of Rome), Arthur Weststeijn (Koninklijke Nederlands Instituut Rome) and Mauro Simonazzi (Universita degli Studi di Camerino).


Liisa Liimatainen presents the condition of women and youth in Saudi Arabia, affected by the presence of tribes, sheiks, and a conservative interpretation of Islam. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, founded in 1932, does not have a Constitution, a Parliament or even written legislation. Religious and conservative jurist-theologians, based on their interpretation of the Koran and Islamic tradition, decide on the destiny of the kingdom’s citizens.


In the second IR Special Guest Seminar, Dr. Jack Caravelli, former C.I.A. official and White House National Security Council Staff Director, provides his insight.

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Making The Deal: From The Classroom to The Corporate World

Isaac Harrouche, a study abroad student from Boston’s Northeastern University, joined AUR’s summer session course MKT 315 Sales Management with Professor Sonnabend this July.

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The Poet and the Princess: A Visit to the Archivio di Stato di Firenze

Prof. Paul Gwynne and AUR Italian Studies major, Kristen Hook, have recently been conducting research in the Archivio di Stato di Firenze (ASF). The two have been working together since last spring, when they first embarked upon the joint translation of 26 letters written by Francesco Sperulo, neo-Latin poet and diplomat, to Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino.

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Painting The Word – Exhibition of Icons and Icon-like Paintings by Prof. Davor Džalto

In May and June 2014 AUR professor Davor Džalto had two one-man exhibitions of his icons and icon-like paintings, in Prague, Czech Republic, and in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Both exhibitions attracted a lot of media attention and positive responses from experts in the field of contemporary art and iconography.

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