XIX Pontignano Conference: "Democracy and its Discontents"
Rome, 23-25 September 2011

The Pontignano Conference, established in 1993, brings together British and Italian politicians, parliamentarians, business people, academics, journalists and other opinion formers. The 3-day conference is organised by the British Council and the British Embassy in Rome in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in London, the University of Siena and St Antony's College, Oxford.

This year’s 19th edition –- Democracy and its Discontents - discussed the key issues public debt and private growth, the role of old and new media, next generation Europe, and beyond the Nation State. The conference was chaired by Chris Patten and Prof. Giuliano Amato.

More details on this year's edition on our website.

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