Welcome to the Voluntary Action History Society!

Next Events

Monday, 2 February 2015
5.30pm, Room 304, IHR, Senate House
Michael Nelles, University of Southampton
Saving Winchester: Voluntary Societies, Historic Buildings and Urban Redevelopment

Saturday, 28 February 2015
10am–4.30pm, Queen Mary University of London
Teaching Voluntary Action History Workshop
More information here

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Recent News

26 January 2015 The Archives and Records Association opens nominations for its Archive Volunteering Award. Now in its sixth year, this award is designed to celebrate the contribution of volunteers within the archive sector and to promote good practice in volunteering. For more information and nomination forms, click here.

22 January 2015 Nottingham CVS has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a history project that will explore the birth of social action in Nottingham. For further details, click here.

9 January 2015 Ruth Lister will be presenting a British Academy Lecture, ‘To count for nothing': Poverty beyond the statistics, on Thursday 5 February at 6pm. For more information, click here.

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Latest Blog Posts

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

Stop the Spread—The Disasters Emergency Committee, Ebola, and Humanitarian Fundraising in Britain by Andrew Jones, University of Birmingham

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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