The 67th Annual Oxford and Cambridge Dinner

to be held at the National Press Club
April 17, 2014

All members of Oxford or Cambridge and their guests are cordially invited to attend this renowned event, the largest such gathering to take place on a continuing basis anywhere in the world.  Originally linked to The Boat Race, it promises an evening of fine wine and cuisine and exceptional speakers from both Universities.

Esther Brimmer (New College, Oxford), M.Phil and D.Phil. in International Relations, Debater & Treasurer, Oxford Union, former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, currently, Shapiro Professor at George Washington University’s Elliot School, will Preside.

David Miliband (Corpus Christi, Oxford), President & CEO of the International Rescue Committee, former British Foreign Secretary in the Labour Government (2007-2010), Environmental Secretary, Member of Parliament and Chief of Policy, will give the Toast to the Universities.

Christopher Clark (St. Catharine’s, Cambridge), Professor of Modern European History and Fellow at St. Catharine’s, author of the recently published and acclaimed The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War, 1914, will Respond on Behalf of the Universities. 

The price of the dinner is $130 per person ($110 for those who came down in the past five years), wine included.  Dress is black tie (preferred), college blazer, evening kilt, or equivalent.  The National Press Club entrance is on 14th Street just below F Street with parking in nearby garages, and street parking available after 6:30 p.m.  The closest Metro stop is Metro Center.  Attendance at the Dinner is also open to spouses, partners and guests of those of who have attended Cambridge or Oxford.

Reservations cannot be accepted beyond the capacity of the room.  Accordingly, please send your acceptance and check without delay, using the acceptance form which follows.  Checks should be made out to the Oxford and Cambridge Committee and mailed to David B. Law, Hon. Treas., c/o Curtin Law Roberson Dunigan & Salans, 1900 M Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20036, for receipt on or before Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  No tickets will be issued; you will be recognized at the door.

George R. Keys, Jr. (for the Committee)