Hillsdale & Statesmanship

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The study of statesmanship is central to the teaching mission of Hillsdale College, and the classics teach that the art can be best understood by studying those who have a reputation for it.

 

Why Churchill?

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Churchill’s career presents an unsurpassed opportunity for the study of statesmanship, for he faced the great crises of the twentieth century and left behind one of the richest records of human undertaking.

 

Churchill & Hillsdale

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Hillsdale College will promote a proper account of this record by combining the College’s educational expertise with its work both as publisher of Churchill’s Official Biography and as the repository of the Martin Gilbert papers.

 

Support the Churchill Project

for the Study of Statesmanship

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Your generous support will build an endowment to fund national conferences, student scholarships, a faculty chair, and the completion and publication of The Official Biography of Winston Churchill.

Recent Articles

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Douglas
02
Jul
2020
Churchill and the Litigious Alfred Douglas: Two Trials and a Sonnet (Part 2)

How Lord Alfred Douglas was convicted and sent to jail, but was mollified by later events; how he praised his former enemy, and was forgiven.

Posted in: Churchill Between the Wars, Explore,
epithets
02
Jul
2020
Hearsay Doesn’t Count: The Truth about Churchill’s “Racist Epithets”

Churchill’s racial epithets were extremely rare. Most of the few that do exist come from only one source—which leads one to question how reliable it is.

Posted in: Churchill for Today, Truths and Heresies, Understanding Churchill,
Lord Alfred
25
Jun
2020
Churchill and the Litigious Lord Alfred: Two Trials and a Sonnet (Part 1)

How Winston Churchill was invited to opine, and Lord Alfred Douglas was affronted by what he saw as an obvious conspiracy with Jewish financiers.

Posted in: Churchill Between the Wars, Explore,

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