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This Calendar of Events provides information on future conferences, seminars, symposia, dinners, lectures, and other events sponsored by The Churchill Centre, its allies and affiliates, and other related parties.

If you are planning an event that may be of interest to Churchillians and would like to have it posted, send complete details to The Churchill Centre at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please provide as much information as possible including photographs and contact details. Also, if you know of an event that is not listed, please let us know and we will do our best to track it down and add it to the Calendar.

31st International Churchill Conference Print E-mail
New Orleans, LA - April 3-5 2014

The 31st International Churchill Conference will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from April 3-5, 2014.  The Churchill Centre and the Churchill Society of New Orleans are partnering with the National World War II Museum to host this conference entitled Churchill: Fighting and Writing. The keynote speaker on Friday, April 4 is distinguished historian Josiah Bunting III. Bunting was recently elected Chairman of the English-Speaking Union of the United States and is the President of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. 

For early arrivals, the New Orleans Society is sponsoring a very special reception and walking tour of the beautiful Garden District of New Orleans.  They are also offering a complimentary walking tour of the French Quarter on Thursday afternoon, April 3.

The conference registration officially opens on Thursday, April 3, and the welcome reception will be held that evening.  An optional dinner Thursday evening has been organized by the New Orleans Churchill Society at the beautiful and historic Arnaud's restaurant.  Conference sessions begin Friday morning, April 4, at the Loews Hotel New Orleans, 300 Poydras Street, and continue on Saturday, April 5. Friday's speakers include Nigel Hamilton, Allen Packwood and a special session with The Daily Telegraph defense editor Con Couglin interviewing Winston Churchill's great-grandson Alex Perkins. Saturday features the Hon. Celia Sandys, Michael Shelden and Michael McMenamin. 

Conference registration includes complimentary admission to the Museum, and dinner on Friday night at the Loews Hotel.  The closing night black tie Gala Banquet will be held under World War II aircraft hanging in the Freedom Pavilion of the Museum. Dr. Nick Mueller, President and CEO of the National World War II Musuem, ends the evening by introducing the charming music trio Victroy Belles. For complete details and to register, go to Churchill New Orleans Conference.
 
70th Anniversary of D-Day and Battle of the Bulge Tour Print E-mail
Join us for the 70th Anniversary of Operation Overlord and the Battle of the Bulge.
September 8-18, 2014

Join us for this exciting nine-day tour through France and Belgium visiting key sites of two of the most pivotal battles of World War II. This tour, titled "Road to Victory Part II: Cherbourg to Brussels", is led by Old Country Military and History Tours and sponsored by The Churchill Centre. 

For a reservation form, please click here. For further information, click here.

Contact Justin Reash at The Churchill Centre
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John H. Maurer to Give Lecture at National Liberty Museum Print E-mail
Date: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Location:  The National Liberty Museum: 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Professor John H. Maurer will giving the lecture titled "Winston Churchill, the Rise of German Power, and the Outbreak of World War I" as part of the Stanley and Arlene Ginsburg Lecture Series of the Foreign Policy Research Institute. 

Winston Churchill is best remembered for the leadership role he played during the Second World War. However, decades earlier he played a crucial role in Britain's involvement in the First World War. In light of the 100th anniversary of this epic conflict, John H. Maurer examines how Churchill, as First Lord of the Admiralty, transformed the Royal Navy and provided for Britain's security against the rising German naval challenge in the Great War, and why Churchill's efforts to avert war with Germany were ultimately unsuccessful.

5:30 p.m. — Registration
5:45 p.m. — Lecture

Free for Members of FPRI ($75 Level) and NLM, $20 for Non-Members
Dinner Immediately Following for Bronze Partners of FPRI
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John H. Maurer to Present Lecture at the New York Historical Society Print E-mail
Date: Saturday, March 29th, 2014 - 9:00 am
Location: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

John H. Maurer will be presenting his lecture, "Embattled Superpower: Churchill and Britain in the Aftermath of the First World War" as part of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series at the New York Historical Society, co-sponsored by the New York Churchillians.

In the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Great Britain stood as a global superpower. Victory in war, however, did not bring peace. Instead, Britain found itself embroiled in intractable conflicts in Afghanistan, the Middle East, and (closer to home) Ireland. As secretary for war and colonial secretary, Winston Churchill served at the very center of British decision-making in fighting these conflicts and seeking settlements. John H. Maurer explores Churchill's role in this pivotal period when Britain faced challenges to its leading position on the world stage from all sides.

9:00 a.m. — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. — Program

Special New York Churchillian rate is $28. Standard rate is $40. 

For more information please click here . You can also call 212-485-9268.