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The 30th International Churchill Conference

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Conference_LogoThe Churchill Centre, in partnership with the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., is hosting the 30th International Churchill Conference.  The theme of this year’s conference is Churchill: Perspectives on Leadership.

The conference registration booklet, with complete details on speakers, tours, dinners and hotel accommodations, may be viewed by CLICKING HERE.  To obtain a printable Registration Form, please CLICK HERE.  
Conference Chairman Christopher Sterling, Associate Dean of Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at George Washington University and Professor Emeritus of Media and Public Affairs, announced that eminent Historians Sir David Cannadine and Andrew Roberts along with Last Lion author Paul Reid will headline the program.  The conference will feature panel discussions about Churchill’s relationship with various US presidents; Churchill and military leadership; and an interesting meld we call “Aspects of Churchill’s Leadership. Jean Edward Smith will discuss Churchill’s relations with FDR and Eisenhower, while Elizabeth Edwards Spalding will discuss Churchill and Harry Truman. Churchill and Military Leadership will be examined by Raymond Callahan (Army), Mark Stoler (Genl. George C. Marshall), Christopher Bell (Navy), and Williamson Murray (RAF).

Offering a different perspective will be Mary Jo Blinker, editor of the Eleanor Roosevelt papers, who will discuss the famous First Lady’s perceptions of Churchill.  Randolph Churchill will provide his own assessment of his great-grandfather’s leadership skills as the Friday evening optional dinner speaker.

GWU_logoOther speakers include Stephen Trachtenberg, Richard Toye, Jonathan Rose, Richard Langworth, John Mather, James W. Muller and Barry Singer.

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