5th Annual Winston Churchill Memorial Lecture & Dinner

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 18:26

The 5th Annual Winston Churchill Memorial Lecture and Dinner/Formal Opening of the Academic Year took place on the 17th of October, at Palácio da Cidadela de Cascais, with the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of Republic. The lecture, entitled "Churchill: Walking with Destiny", was given by Professor Andrew Roberts, distinguished historian and author of the most recently acclaimed biography of Winston Churchill, published in English in 2018 and already translated into 10 languages. At the time, the Portuguese edition was presented (Churchill: Walking with Destiny, LeYa, 2019).

The Lecture was attended by His Excellency UK Ambassador Christopher Sainty and his wife, Ambassador Sarah Helen Sainty, who very much honored us.

It was also an honor to have the presence of the Vice Rector of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Professor Miguel Athayde Marques.

The event also had the support of the Cascais Town Hall, as well as the participation of the British Historical Society of Portugal, Churchill Society of Portugal, Oxford Society of Portugal and Royal British Club.

Director's Speech, Professor João Carlos Espada

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