Pontignano, back cloister

4 December 2017
The British Council, together with director Paul Sellers, would like to thank Enrico Letta for his support of the Pontignano Conference, in his role as co-Chair.
We welcome Carlo Calenda as the new Italian chair of the Conference and look forward to working together for the next edition, in September 2018.

The Pontignano conference started in 1993. It brings together current and future leaders from the UK and Italy to address common challenges and develop networks and close relationships. Organised by the British Council, British Embassy in Italy and Siena University, the conference has developed a network that includes ministers, prime ministers, presidents and leaders from the business and academic

Pontignano 2017

“Liberalism in Crisis?”
14-16 September 2017

The 25th Pontignano Conference took place in the Certosa di Pontignano, near Siena.

  • Concept Note, Pontignano Conference 2017 (Adobe PDF 139KB)
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