Welcome to the Voluntary Action History Society!

Next Event

Monday, 30 November 2015
4.00pm, Lord John Russell Pub
New Researchers’ Pre-seminar Drinks

Monday, 30 November 2015
5.30pm, Room 304, IHR, Senate House
Bridget Lockyer, Canterbury Christ Church University
‘I never wanted to participate in a charity': Women’s relationship to voluntary work within the UK Women’s Liberation Movement

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Recent News

25 November 2015 The keynote speaker at our 25th Anniversary Conference, ‘Thinking about the Past, Thinking about the Future’ next July will be Dr. Frank Prochaska. Make plans now to attend! CfP closes on 31 December 2015.

11 November 2015 Research For All: Universities and Society is a new journal for anyone, working inside or outside universities, who is committed to seeing research make a difference in society. They are currently seeking articles that investigate the relationship between theory and practice or analyse the thinking around an aspect of engaged research; commentaries that offer views about thinking, practices and debates in engaged research; personal reflections on who inspired the writer’s thought and practice; and reviews of relevant publications, events and resources. For more information, contact Pat Gordon-Smith at p.gordon-smith@ioe.ac.uk by 10 December 2015.

9 November 2015 The Histories of the Red Cross Movement: Continuities and Change conference will be held 9–11 September 2016 at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. The conference seeks to bring together scholars from around the world to explore a number of themes that relate to the historical development of the international Red Cross Movement. For more information, click here.

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Latest Blog Posts

Second Canadian Workshop on the History of Humanitarian Aid by Will Tait, University of Carleton

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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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