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Churchill Archives Centre By-Fellowship Report — Dr Aaron Donaghy

Dr Aaron Donaghy, Archives By-Fellow, 2015-16, describes his research on the late Cold War era.

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.

Political Leadership Symposium

The Challenge of Political Leadership symposium saw contributions from Former Home Secretary The Right Honourable Charles Clarke, Lord Mandelson, former Conservative M.P. Laura Sandys and Julian Huppert, former Cambridge Liberal Democrat M.P. and was initiated by Churchill College, The Churchill Archives Centre and The Møller Centre to explore the challenge of understanding, assessing and improving political leadership.  

Churchill for Schools

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

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.

UNESCO Memory of the World register

It's official: the Churchill Papers make the UNESCO Memory of the World register

Hectoring, strident and bossy’: Thatcher papers for 1985 reveal plans to soften the Iron Lady

Massive unemployment, the end of the miners’ strike and a controversial decision to try and exclude the Prime Minister from a Falklands War memorial service at St Paul’s are some of the issues revealed by the release of Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers for 1985.