2014 June: Sir Winston Churchill Memorial Dinner
The Estoril Political Forum 2014 - XXII International Annual Meeting in Political Studies took place in June at the Estoril Palácio Hotel. It was organised by the Universidade Católica Portuguesa / Instituto de Estudos Políticos.
The theme was 'Reconsideing the Third Wave of Democratization - 40 years of the Portuguese Revolution 1974; 25 years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989'
On 24th June 2014 the memorial dinner was on Sir Winston Churchill, hosted by Filipe Lowndes Marques from the British Historical Society. The Chair was HMA Jill Gallard, Honorary President of our Club, and the guest speaker was Lord Plant of Highfield, pictured above, from King's College and the House of Lords.
The RBC was associated with the event and more than a dozen RBC members from the Lisbon / Estoril area and the Algarve joined the many guests who attended this high profile dinner. Some members also attended the Political Forum.