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Register Now: Georgetown European Summit, Villa Le Balze, Florence, Italy, June 26-28, 2014


Georgetown European Summit!

Sponsored by the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program (MSFS) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service

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Registration for the first ever Georgetown European Summit, brought to you by MSFS, has begun!  This unique conference will be held at Georgetown’s beautiful Villa Le Balze in Florence, Italy from June 26-28. Space is limited to 30 participants.

Join your classmates, guests and the MSFS Georgetown community for a weekend of intimate conversations, spectacular outings, and delicious Tuscan cuisine. This conference will not only provide a great opportunity to reconnect with classmates and the University, but also to hear from experts on the most pressing issues of the day. The weekend will be filled with expert-led discussions as well as social and cultural events, including wine & olive oil tastings, dinner out in Florence, and a visit to the unforgettable Vasari Corridor. There will also be ample opportunity to take in the breathtaking Tuscan landscape from the serene Villa Le Balze gardens.

Discussion topics will include The Future of European System, led by Georgetown professor Kate McNamara. Professor McNamara is an expert on the politics of international economic relations, with a particular focus on the European Union, the Euro and the European Central Bank. The second discussion will cover The Middle East, North Africa and Beyond, with a panel of experts on the region.

Accommodation suggestions may be accessed through this link.

The registration fee covers all events at the Villa, each outing (including guides, transportation and tickets), the Thursday evening wine tasting reception and two meals per day on Friday and Saturday.

Weekend Details

Date:  Thursday, June 26 eve - Saturday, June 28 eve

Location:  Villa Le Balze in Florence, Italy

Ticket Price: $850.00 (tickets are non-refundable)

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept partial payments for specific events or process refunds.

If you are unable to attend or would like to additionally support this event, please go to the following site to choose the method most convenient for you: http://giving.georgetown.edu/howtogive/. Make sure to write in: MSFS Leadership Fund GD2400007.

Thank you to the three MSFS alumni who have already supported our MSFS Villa Weekend!

If you have any questions, please email Eleanor Monte Jones at montee@georgetown.edu.

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.