Thu, Jul 21|
CLE Lecture Hall
Winston Churchill: Science and Statesmanship
Time & Location
Jul 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
CLE Lecture Hall, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA
About the Event
Churchill had a keen interest in science and technology. Before and during the Second World War, he had a science adviser, Professor Frederick Lindemann, whose counsel was vital in the war effort. After the war, the threat of nuclear weapons consumed Churchill. Science, coupled with statecraft, informed how the West would wage and with the Cold War.
Location: CLE Lecture Hall
Presenter: Tim riley is the Director and chief Curator for the Winston Churchill Museum at Westminster college. Tim is a graduate, cum laude, of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and also studied at Columbia University in the City of New York. he has also served as a curatorial assistant, education assistant and lectures/concerts coordinator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From 2006 through 2012 Tim served as director of The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton and was appointed Director Emeritus in 2012. In April of 2021, Tim was installed as Churchill Fellow of Westminster College.