Category Archives: VAHS2013

Feature: The Influence of Disability Organisations

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For our October feature article, Gareth Millward expands on his paper on how disability organisations have attempted to influence policymaking in Britain since the 1960s, which won the New Researchers Prize at the VAHS’s recent international research conference at the University of Huddersfield. … Continue reading

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Feature: The Domesticity of Victorian Children’s Homes

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Our September feature is an edited version of the winning CGAP student prize paper at the VAHS’s summer 2013 fifth international research conference. ‘Institutional Homeliness: Charitable Initiatives of Domesticity in the Victorian Children’s Welfare Insitution’ by Claudia Soares of the University of Manchester. … Continue reading

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#VAHS2013 in pictures

Do you have photos from the Voluntary Action History Society’s fifth international research conference, hosted by the University of Huddersfield in July 2013? If so, please email them to our blog editor at george.gosling@liverpool.ac.uk They might even be added to … Continue reading

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New Researchers at #VAHS2013

I hope that my positions on the New Researchers Committee and as co-publicity secretary for VAHS do not stop you from taking me seriously when I say how impressed I was with new researchers’ presence at #VAHS2013. My overriding impression was of … Continue reading

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#VAHS2013 conference online

Last week saw the University of Huddersfield hosting the Voluntary Action History Society’s fifth international research conference. Over the coming weeks we’ll have a series of blog posts commenting on the goings on and some of the fascinating subjects raised. … Continue reading

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