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Symposium to commemorate Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay

A symposium to commemorate Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, The Forgotten Architect of Dunkirk and D-Day was held in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, on Thursday 6th March.

Watch the 2014 Roskill Memorial Lecture: Jonathan Fenby

On February 20th, 2014, Mr Jonathan Fenby CBE, China author and expert, spoke on the topic: 'China's Unfinished Revolution - Why the People's Republic will not rule the world.'

Enoch Powell and the “European superstate”. Plus ça change …

This month sees the 40th anniversary of the 1974 General Election, which resulted in the first hung parliament since 1929, when only four seats separated the Conservative Government, led by Edward Heath, and the Labour Party.

Churchill, wanted dead or alive

Another exciting new addition to the archives, this letter, 114 years old today, is a key witness to the hair-raising events in the Boer War that really began Churchill's political career. Letter from Churchill on ...

Faith in Politics: 12–13 November 2013

Churchill College has played host to an absorbing conference on the role & relationship between religious faith and politics.

It's Movember - facial follicular festivities at Churchill

As part of Movember, the Churchill Alumni and Development Office has put together a Pinterest board of moustachioed characters from the Archive’s collections.

Happy anniversaries ...

This month is the 30th anniversary of the election of Neil Kinnock as leader of the Labour Party, in October 1983. To mark this, here are a few documents from his campaign.

New book by Graham Farmelo: 'Churchill's Bomb'

Churchill's Bomb: A Hidden History of Science, War and Politics by visiting By-Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, Graham Farmelo, is the latest book to emerge from the Churchill Archives Centre. The book reveals a new aspect of Churchill's life, previously neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on atomic weapons.