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Visit from the US Ambassador

Visit to the Archives Centre by Ambassador Matthew Barzun

Churchill Papers added to UNESCO’s list of the world’s greatest cultural treasures

Winston Churchill’s vast archive has been added to UNESCO’s International Memory of the World Register — joining treasures such as the UK’s Magna Carta, France’s Bayeux Tapestry and Iran’s Persian epic poem, the Shahnameh.

A roof over Cowan Court — project update

The Cowan Court building project is still on schedule for completion next summer. The roof is now being installed and by early next year the building will be weathertight. 

Travels in a Lifetime: Alumnus Sir John Stuttard publishes fifty years of adventures around the world

Churchill alumnus and former Lord Mayor of the City of London, Sir John Stuttard has published a new autobiographical travel book recounting fifty years of travel to over seventy countries spanning many geographical regions.

Churchill for Schools

The Churchill Archive has now been made freely available for schools worldwide.

Shell Churchill Alumni Research Prize

Building on the longstanding relationship between Shell, who were a founder donor and contributed to the establishment of Churchill College we recently established the Shell Churchill Alumni Research Prize which was given to the best research proposal from a Postdoc, graduate or undergraduate student.

The Challenge of Political Leadership

Today’s politicians and practitioners debate with historians and political scientists at Churchill College Leadership Symposium. Former Home Secretary The Right Honourable Charles Clarke and The Right Honourable Lord Mandelson are the keynote speakers at a one day symposium at Churchill College, Cambridge which will explore the challenge of understanding, assessing and improving political leadership.

Climate change: Do we understand the science?

We’ve all heard the news. “Climate change is happening”. “Humans are making it worse”. “We need to reduce our carbon emissions.” But do we understand the science? And do we really believe that our actions can change what’s happening and make a difference? Churchillian and Director of Science at the British Antarctic Survey, Professor David Vaughan, argues that we now know human-induced changes to climate are real and we’re beginning to understand the science.