Zurich Marks 70th Anniversary of Churchill’s Speech on Monday, 19 September 2016
The newest issue of Finest Hour also marks this anniversary of Churchill’s Zurich speech with contributions by European authors providing contemporary views of Churchill. Two of the contributors, Felix Klos of the Netherlands and Werner Vogt of Switzerland, will be speaking at the Zurich conference, which takes place on the afternoon of the anniversary date.
Full Conference Schedule
4:00 Welcome by Professor Michael Hengartner, Rector of the University of Zurich
4:05 “Churchill’s Zurich Speech: The Context” Allen Packwood, Werner Vogt, Lord Watson of Richmond
4:35 “The Significance of the Zurich Speech” David Reynolds, Felix Klos, Andrew Roberts
5:05 “The Relevance of the Zurich Speech in 2016” Bridget Kendall, Lord Powell of Bayswater, Andrew Roberts, Laura Sandys, Lord Watson of Richmond
5:50 Concluding Remarks by Randolph Churchill
6:30 Welcome by Johann Schneider-Amman, President of the Swiss Confederation, followed by the main address delivered by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Union Commission.