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The Spy Who Changed History — Archives By-Fellow Svetlana Lokhova on the impact of Soviet infiltration in US universities

Based on considerable new archival research from documents and papers held at The Churchill Archives Centre, Svetlana's book concentrates on a period of academic espionage in US universities during the Cold War and dating back to before the ‘Magnificent Five’ Cambridge spy ring.

Visit from Cambridge University’s Insight Schools Programme

Each summer, Churchill Archives Centre hosts a visit from students following the Arts and Humanities stream of the University’s Insight programme. This year, Rosie Poser, who was at the Archives Centre for a couple of days’ work experience, made the selection of facsimile documents to show the Insight group.

2018 Telephone Campaign update

From the 23 June – 8 July 14 current students at Churchill were kept extremely busy in the 2018 Telephone Campaign Call room.The days were long, hot and sunny but our students enjoyed a wide range of wonderful conversations with 645 alumni, a record 52% of whom decided to make a gift in support of the Campaign. Hear more about their experiences!

Thatcher papers for 1988 reveal her 'deep enthusiasm' for the single market

Margaret Thatcher’s infamous Bruges speech – which helped to coin the phrase ‘Euroscepticism’ – was never intended to be an anti-European diatribe, according to newly-released archive material by the Churchill Archives Centre and the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

Amazon Development Centre — In conversation with Dame Athene Donald: Driving gender equality in the workplace

Master, Athene Donald spoke at the Amazon Development Centre in Cambridge last week, focusing on how systemic changes can bring better gender equality in the workplace.

2018 The John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan Poetry Prize and Other Prize winners

Congratulations to this year's winners of the annual Kinsella Poetry and Other Prize.

Success for Churchill's footballers

England may be out of the World Cup, but Churchill's postgraduate men's football team finished their season on a high.