In this guest post, Bridget Lockyer, one of our New Researchers, introduces an upcoming event for the group: Oral Histories of Voluntary Action: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, in association with the University of York’s Humanities Research Centre. It’s been a few weeks … Continue reading
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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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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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
Fresh from talking to Save the Children about their founders and their early days, Emily Baughan writes for us on what historians and charities can learn from each other. When I first began research in the archives of Save the … Continue reading