Insieme 200: celebrating 200 years of US diplomatic presence in Florence

19 June 2019 - 18:00

Lecture in English by Benjamin Wohlauer


The first US Consular agent to serve Florence was Vice Consular agent James Ombrosi, under mandate from the US Consulate in Leghorn (Livorno). In this talk, his distant successor, US Consul-General Benjamin Wohlauer, examines 200 years of diplomatic history.


The Cultural Programme is open to members of the British Institute of Florence. Membership options range from 24 hours to Life. For membership see here.

This season is made possible by a generous donation from Graham Avery and his wife Annalisa, matched by Alessandra and Michael Griffiths.