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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1941, April 12
08
Feb
2019
Churchill: What We Mean by “Civilization”

“Civilisation will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will stand in awe.”

Posted in: Explore,
Just perfect partners: Stalin and Churchill at Yalta, February 1945
07
Feb
2019
Martin H. Folly: Churchill, the Russians and Postwar Planning

Folly demonstrates how two different concepts of how foreign policy is proposed and executed affected Anglo-Soviet relations during World War II.

Posted in: Truths and Heresies,
Churchill’s bedroom, desk
06
Feb
2019
Churchill’s Character: A Rigid Daily Schedule

His daily routine involved two principles, the first learned from Napoleon: strength of force in the most crucial places. The second principle was economy of effort.

Posted in: Explore,