Welcome to the Voluntary Action History Society!

Upcoming seminars

Monday 21 October 2019
6:00pm, location to be confirmed
Christala Sophocleous, Cardiff University and Dan Wincott, Cardiff University
Title TBC

Monday 04 November 2019
6:00pm, location to be confirmed
Justin Davis Smith, Cass Business School
Writing the perils of the NCVO – the pros and perils of an insider perspective

Monday 18 November 2019
6:00pm, location to be confirmed
Ellie Munro, University of Birmingham
Social work and voluntary action: the Seebohm Committee Report 50(ish) years on

Monday 02 December 2019
6:00pm, location to be confirmed
Emily Barker, University of Greenwich
Intersecting disciplines: using intersectionality in histories of migrant children’s play and peer groups

Upcoming Events

23/09/19: The VAHS Annual General Meeting will take place before the first seminar of the Autumn term on Monday 23 September 2019 starting at 4.30pm. The venue is yet be conformed but we except the event will be held at the UCL Institute of Education. Further details will be sent to members shortly and will be posted on here. Please note that there are vacancies for places on the committee and we would like to hear from those who might be interested in joining us!

8–10/07/20: The next VAHS conference will be held. Call for papers will be posted in October 2019.


01/01/19: The report of our survey of members and friends is now available.



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