2021 International Churchill Conference
Thank you for joining the 38th International Churchill Conference, taking place here online, live from London.
We are delighted you are able to join us for our first ‘hybrid’ conference, combining physical events in London with main sessions that will be streamed here around the world.
- Celia Sandys (author of Churchill: Wanted Dead or Alive) and Candice Millard (author of Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill) will discuss Churchill’s escape from Boer captivity with Lord Boateng (former UK High Commissioner to South Africa and Chairman of the Sir Winston Churchill Archive Trust
- Katherine Carter (Property Curator at Chartwell), in will moderate a panel with Kate Ballenger (Keeper of Palace and Collections at Blenheim), Dr Rob Havers, (President/ CEO of the American Civil War Museum) and Dr Xavier Bray (Director of the Wallace Collection).
- Professor James Muller will introduce and discuss his definitive edition of Churchill’s The River War, with contributions from Dr Piers Brendon, Brough Scott and others
- Historian and television presenter Dan Snow, 'The History Guy' on Making History
- Arnold Schwarzenegger (actor and former Governor of California) will discuss how Churchill has influenced his life
- The streamed sessions will end with the presentation of the Churchill Awards, which will be followed by a black-tie optional Gala Dinner for those delegates attending in person
- The Churchill daughters at War – launch of Mary Churchill’s War (the edited diaries of Lady Soames)
- Live sessions from America’s National Churchill Museum at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri and the National Churchill Leadership Center at George Washington University, DC.
- Alliance – scenes from a new play by Giles Cole about Churchill at the White House presented by Julia Holofcener and Graham Pountney. Find out more about the play.
- The Inaugural Stephen and Jane Poss Distinguished Churchill Lecture: introduced by Mr Stephen Poss. Andrew Roberts will give his talk on ‘Churchill and Russia: Opportunism or Consistency?’
- Closing Remarks by Randolph Churchill, President of the International Churchill Society and great grandson of Sir Winston
The Inaugural Stephen and Jane Poss Distinguished Churchill Lecture
Professor Andrew Roberts, historian and author Churchill: Walking with Destiny will deliver the inaugural Stephen and Jane Poss Distinguished Churchill Lecture on ‘Churchill and Russia: Opportunism or Consistency?’
All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: Freedom; Justice; Honour; Duty; Mercy; Hope.
14 May 1947, United Europe Meeting, Albert Hall, London
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We would like to thank each of our Conference Sponsors for their generous support. Lead support of this event is provided through the generosity of LL&P Philanthropies.
James & Annabelle Cameron / The Castle Foundation
James Drake / Drake Foundation
Loveday & Co
Ron & Eleanor Luke
Steve & Liz McGill
Jean-Paul & Isabelle Montupet
Bob & Regina Muehlhauser
Stephen & Jane Poss
British Bespoke Pens
Hal & Kathy Oakley
Larry Berlin & Ariana Gammel
George & Ellen McKnight
Jay & Kelly Policastro
Lee & Jill Pollock
Live from London
38th International Churchill Conference
7-9 OCTOBER 2021
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In this island we have today achieved in a high degree the blessings of civilization. There is freedom; there is law; there is love of country…there is a widening prosperity. There are unmeasured opportunities of correcting abuses and making further progress.
2 July 1930, Bristol