‘A Mighty Woman With a Torch’: Bastille Day at French Ambassador’s Residence

July 15, 2021

It could not be more fitting for the Embassy of France to unveil a beautiful miniature replica of the Statue of Liberty which will greet visitors as they enter the […]

Profs & Pints: Food and Diplomacy (An Ambassador’s Perspective)

February 11, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Food and Diplomacy: An Ambassador’s Perspective,” with Martin Dahinden, Swiss Ambassador to the United States, veteran diplomat, and author of Beyond Muesli and Fondue: The Swiss […]

Meridian Ball Feeling Spry at 50

October 24, 2018

The sold-out 50th Meridian Ball had the look and feel of timeless fun — with the historic Meridian and White-Meyer houses as its venue. The Oct. 12 pre- dinners and […]

Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Couple in Georgetown

September 26, 2018

More than six years and counting. That’s how long Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and his striking wife, Lala Abdurahimova, have resided in Georgetown while representing their country, the Republic of Azerbaijan. […]

The Age of Trump: Right Here, Right Now

November 18, 2017

Historians like to sum up their sphere of interest in terms of ages as in “the Age of Napoleon” or “the Age of Revolution” or “The Age of Roosevelt.” Will […]