Welcome to the Voluntary Action History Society!

Next Event

Monday, 1 June 2015
5.30pm, Room 304, IHR, Senate House
Ian Bruce, CBE
Witness: The voluntary organisation environment 1965–75 compared to 2005–2015—a personal account

For more upcoming events, click here.

Recent News

21 May 2015 Announcing the date and location of the VAHS 6th International Conference! Save the date: 13–15 July 2016 at University of Liverpool. More info to come!

14 May 2015 The Second Canadian Workshop on the History of Humanitarian Aid will be held 30 May 2015 at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. More information can be found by downloading this flyer or visiting this link.

4 May 2015 The University of Stirling School of Applied Social Science is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for the project ‘Developing the Use of Administrative Data on Scotland’s Civil Society,’ funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council. More details can be found here.

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Latest Blog Posts

Critical Thinking About Voluntary Action and Its History by Colin Rochester

Philanthropy and the City of London by Rhodri Davies, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

For more blog posts, click here.


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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