Welcome to the Voluntary Action History Society!

Next Event

Monday, 8 December 2014
5.30pm, Room 304, IHR, Senate House
Janine Stanford, The Children’s Society
Unexplored Riches in Medical History at The Children’s Society

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Recent News

20 November 2014 Dr. Frank Prochaska recently gave the inaugural annual lecture, entitled ‘The State of Charity’, for the Charity Commission which can be found here. It was also published in November’s issue of Standpoint.

14 November 2014 NCVO has a consultancy opportunity to conduct a high level audit of NCVO’s archive at the London Metropolitan Archives to shed light on its size, scope, condition, and historical and contemporary relevance. The work will be undertaken between December 2014 and January 2015. You can find more detailed information here.

7 November 2014  The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has recently launched its Ebola Crisis Appeal.  In this month’s feature blog post, Andrew Jones places this appeal in historical context.  You can read it here.

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Latest Blog Posts

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

‘Crystal Palace Triangle Project: Studying Voluntary and Community Action in Crystal Palace’ by Colin Rochester, Birkbeck College, University of London.

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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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