Statement from AAR President and CEO Mark Robbins on Ukraine

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“The American Academy in Rome is dedicated to the open exchange of ideas as an essential part of a civil society. We condemn the invasion of Ukraine and stand in solidarity with people around the world whose liberty is at risk. As part of an international community of artists and scholars we raise our voice in support of peace and self-determination, across boundaries and national borders.”

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