An Evening with Archaeologist Darius Arya
April 28, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM
LOCATION: Boston Society for Architecture | BSA/AIA, 290 Congress Street, #Suite 200, Boston, MA 02210
$50 ICAA MEMBERS, $60 NON-MEMBERS; SEATING IS LIMITED
Limited Cocktails and small bites served
How do ancient cities, such as R0me and Venice thrive in the 21st century while coping with issues such as growth, climate change, tourism, traffic, and more? Join archaeologist, professor, and host of PBS’s Ancient Invisible Cities, Darius Arya for an insightful presentation . Darius Arya has appeared as guest lecturer, expert, and host in numerous documentaries for Discovery, History and National Geographic channels, and has been cited in articles in CNN, Time, The Guardian and BBC. The lecture will be followed by a Q and A.
Archaeologist, professor, documentary host, Darius Arya is just as comfortable in front of the proverbial blackboard as he is in front of the camera and in the trenches. Darius grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. In 1989 he graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, before going on to study further at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1993. He also studied in Rome, Italy, as part of the ICCS Research Master’s degree, in 2002 earning Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin, Darius is also a Fulbright Scholar and American Academy of Rome fellow and throughout his career has taught in the United States and in Italy and has directed various archaeological excavations including projects at the Roman Forum in Rome and at Ostia Antica. Darius currently lives with his family in Rome where in 2002 he has served since as Executive Director of the American Institute for Roman Culture, a non-profit organization that works to promote and defend Rome’s cultural heritage through educational programs, projects, public outreach, conservation, video, and social media.
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