Recent events: video

A selection of recent events which were recorded and are now available online. All these videos and more are available on the Churchill College YouTube channel.

The 2022 Roskill Lecture

Professor Njabulo Ndebele speaking on "Prisons without walls: re-imagining the global community in the time of Covid-19". Watch the video

Keeping and Making Diaries: Historical Sources and Perspectives, March-April 2022

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Davidson Nicol: a man of many careers

An online event on the amazing life and legacy of the polymath and pioneer Professor Davidson Nicol CMG. Watch the video

An Intimate Portrait of Robert Edwards and his IVF Revolution

Learn about this new biography by the physiologist Roger Gosden, in conversation with the archivist who worked on the Edwards papers and Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre. Watch the video

The Cook, the PM, his wife and their Foodways

Join Annie Gray, author of a recent biography of the Churchills' cook, as she discusses what and how the Churchills ate, and shows us her favourite items from the archives. Watch the video

In Conversation: Michael Young and Phyllis Willmott

In this talk, Archivist Sophie Bridges explores the lives of both these eminent social researchers and the value of their oral history recordings today. Watch the video

Paths of Fire by Andrew Nahum

A Q&A session from 30th June 2021 with Andrew Nahum on his new book Paths of Fire: the Gun and the World it Made, (Reaktion Books, 2021). Watch the video

Ways of Working: The Archive of Professor Sir Robert Edwards (IVF pioneer)

On Monday 29th March 2021 the Archives Centre hosted an online symposium on the archive of Professor Sir Robert Edwards, IVF pioneer. Watch the video

‘Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard: Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi and his vision of Europe’

As part of the Churchill History Lecture Series, this online event features Martyn Bond and Claudia Hamill talking with Allen Packwood about Martin's new biography of Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi. Watch the video

Introducing Lord Boateng, Chair of the Sir Winston Churchill Archive Trust

In this interview Lord Boateng talks about his aspirations for the Churchill Papers, which are accessible at the Churchill Archives Centre and have been digitised by Bloomsbury. Watch the video

A Veritable Volcano: The Life and Legacy of Admiral Lord Jacky Fisher

A commemoration of the life and legacy of Admiral Lord ‘Jacky’ Fisher (1841-1920) on the centenary of his death. Watch the video Watch the video

The 2020 Roskill Lecture

Professor David Reynolds FBA in full flow on "Yalta at 75: the summit and its legacies". Watch the video