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Sant'Anna Institute | Department of Study Abroad

Sant'Anna Institute

Hosting Conferences

Sant'Anna Institute makes it's building available for symposi and conferences in various fields, including:

- Education Abroad
- Italian Studies
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Mediterranean Studies
- Archaeology and Classics
- Gender Studies

Available services:

- 10-12 full-equipped rooms (audio-visual)
- logistical assistance by committed staff
- coffee breaks and gala dinners
- assistance for accommodation
- private transfers

Why Sorrento for a conference?

- Easy connections with Capodichino Airport in Naples (just 1 hour by bus or private transfers)
- Easy connections with the center of Naples (by train or boat)
- A safe, walkable and picturesque center in the heart of Southern Italy
- Friendly, welcoming people; southern hospitality
- Elegant hotels and quaint, family owned restaurants
- Bustling shopping streets and quiet, stone-paved alleyways
- A mild, sun-drenched Mediterranean climate
- Culinary traditions based on seafood and locally grown produce
- Streets lined with lemon and orange trees; hillsides covered with olive groves and vineyards
- A meeting place for artists, writers, musicians, architects, philosophers, poets and religious figures from around the globe

Choosing Sorrento as the location for a conference allows to show the panelists the best of Southern Italy and it's history and art: the Archaeological Greek area of Paestum; the Roman ones of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Cuma; the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque monuments of Naples historical center; the Royal Palace of Caserta, as well as the islands and volcanic areas of the Mediterranean coast – all within easy reach.

Past Conferences:

- "Women of the Mediterranean" in partnership with the College of Holy Cross (2015, 2016, 2017)
- "Program Resources, Policies and Procedures" Workshop by Forum on Education Abroad (October 2017)
- Canadian Society on Italian Studies (CSIS) annual conference (June 2015)
- "Program Resources, Policies and Procedures" Workshop by Forum on Education Abroad (2015)
- "Mediterranean Visions" in partnership with the College of Holy Cross (2014)

Conferences to be organized:

- MSA - Mediterranean Studies Association (May - June 2018)
- AAIS - American Association of Italian Studies (June 2018)



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