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Was Churchill more of a Progressive than a Reactionary?

Department of International History in association with The Churchill Centre (UK) public debate

Churchill was both a Liberal who championed social reform, and a Conservative who believed in Empire. This event will examine the contradictions inherent in the life of the man voted greatest Briton.

Piers Brendon is a biographer, historian and former keeper of The Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

John Charmley is a professor of modern British history and head of school at the University of East Anglia.

David Edgerton is Hans Rausing Chair in the centre for the History of Science Technology and Medicine, Imperial College London. Douglas Hurd was the British foreign secretary from 1989-95


Dr Piers Brendon | talks
Professor John Charmley | talks
Professor David Edgerton | talks | www
Lord Hurd of Westwell | talks


Date and Time:

21 November 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre
Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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