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Check back soon for Autumn 2015 seminar dates!

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Recent News

29 July 2015 The Call for Papers for the Urban History Group 2016 Conference has been announced. The conference will be held 31 March–1 April at the University of Cambridge on the theme of ‘Re-Evaluating the Place of the City in History’.

14 July 2015 Jon Weier, who has recently contributed to our blog, has recently taken part in a roundtable at the CHA annual meeting on ‘Public, Private, Political: Charitable Organisations and Civic Engagement’. The podcast for this roundtable can be found here.

10 July 2015 The Call for Papers for our 25th Anniversary Conference on ‘Thinking about the Past, Thinking about the Future’ has been published. The conference will be held 13–15 July 2016 at the University of Liverpool.

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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)

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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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