Discovery Series

The Winston House Discovery Series spotlights Carolina faculty, students, and alumni who are making a mark on the world. These monthly events at Winston House feature lively conversation with fellow Tar Heels.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Berke, Winston House Director, at 0207 631 1545.

Spring 2018 Events

An Evening of Conversation with Peter Mallinson ’81 and ’83 MBA, Vice Chairman, Brown Advisory Ltd.

Wednesday, March 14

An Evening of Conversation with Heather O’Reilly ’09, Midfielder, Arsenal Women Football Club, Three-time Olympic gold and World Cup winner, US Women’s National Team

Thursday, April 19

Fall 2017 Events

“Recovering a Forgotten History: British slave-ownership and its legacies,” Keith McClelland, Researcher and Digital Humanities Specialist, Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-Ownership, University College London

Wednesday, October 4

Big Fish the Book, the Movie, the Musical: The Adaptation of an Idea,” Daniel Wallace, J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at UNC

Wednesday, November 29

Spring 2017 Events

An Evening of Conversation with Peaches Golding ’76, OBE, High Sheriff of Bristol

Thursday, February 16

Fall 2016 Events

“The Power of Words and the Inspiring Leadership of Winston Churchill,” Celia Sandys, Churchill’s granddaughter

Monday, October 31

“The Global Refugee Crisis, Terror, and the ‘Clash of Civilizations,'” Robert Crews ’92, Associate Professor of History, Stanford University

Thursday, December 1

Spring 2016 Events

An Evening of Conversation with Phil Smith, Director of Sport England

Tuesday, February 2

“Ethics and a Blueprint for Better Business,” Andrea Ponti ’85, founder and partner, GHO Capital LLP

Thursday, March 17

Fall 2015 Events

An Evening of Conversation with Chad Pike, ’93
Senior Managing Director & Vice Chairman of Blackstone Europe

Tuesday, September 15

The Enigma at Bletchley Park
Featuring Thomas Briggs, Education Officer, Bletchley Park

Thursday, November 19


The Winston House Discovery Series is sponsored by Honors Carolina and the College of Arts and Sciences with support from UNC Global and the General Alumni Association.