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Saturday, 24 June 2017
St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Road, London NW11 1UL
Study Day on Voluntary Action and the Fight for Heritage: 50 years of Conservation Areas, 1967-2017
For a programme of the day’s events and registration, click here.

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Recent News

6 June 2017 The University of Warwick has announced a conference on ‘From Trauma to Protection: the Twentieth Century as the Children’s Century’ to be held 19–20 April 2018. The conference seeks to bring together scholars working on children’s experiences of trauma/maltreatment (broadly defined) and attempts to relieve it during the long twentieth century, including efforts and experiences of voluntary organisations. For more information, click here.

26 April 2017 Registration is now live for our study day, ‘Voluntary Action and the Fight for Heritage: 50 years of Conservation Areas, 1967-2017‘ on Saturday, 24 June 2017 at St Pancras Old Church. For more information, and to register for the event, click here!

25 April 2017 The British Academy, in cooperation with Charity Finance Group, is hosting ‘Toolkit Launch: Improving Records Management in Charities’ on 15 June 2017 in London. This event will preview the new toolkit, designed to help charities improve their practices, policies and processes of record keeping, and will include talks from experts in voluntary sector records management, including a keynote by Bruno Longmore of National Records Scotland. The event is free, but registration is required. For more information, click here.

26 March 2017 VAHS will be holding a Study Day on ‘Voluntary Action and the Fight for Heritage: 50 years of Conservation Areas, 1967-2017‘ on Saturday, 24 June 2017 at St Pancras Old Church. The day will include talks by people active in the field, a guided walk around the King’s Cross/St Pancras development area, our AGM and a drinks party. More info will follow, but make sure to put the date in your diary now!

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Latest Blog Posts

Community building in Notting Hill: online archive for nursery centre by Michael Locke

Charity in the Georgian Era: Lessons for Today? by Andrew Rudd

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If you have any voluntary action-related news or events you would like posted on the VAHS website, please email Kerrie Holloway at k.k.holloway@qmul.ac.uk.

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