Category Archives: VAHS2013

Conference Season

Later this week we’ll be heading to Huddersfield for the Voluntary Action History Society’s Fifth International Research Conference. A VAHS conference is always an occasion. In addition to a packed three days of papers presenting the latest research into the … Continue reading

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Feature: New Research on Oxfam’s Operation Oasis

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Our July feature comes from Marie-Luise Ermisch of Canada’s McGill University, winner of the History Workshop Bursary to attend our international research conference this month. She writes on the topic of her conference paper: Oxfam’s Operation Oasis: Teaching British Youth about Global Poverty. … Continue reading

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Feature: New Research on Save the Children

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After winning the Economic History Society Bursary to attend our summer conference, Emily Baughan writes for our June feature on The Save the Children Fund, the Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child and a Charter for Stateless Children, 1919-1940. … Continue reading

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Supporting New Researchers

The VAHS New Researchers is a sub-committee of the society and exists to provide networking opportunities and support for new researchers working on the history of charity, campaigning and civil society. These can include PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, junior lecturers … Continue reading

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