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Time and Emotion Study at the Rowntree Cocoa Works in York

Michael Weatherburn is a PhD student at Imperial College London and a Byrne Bussey Marconi fellow at Oxford University, as well as an active New Researcher. On 12 June 2014, he will be delivering a VAHS seminar at the Institute of Historical Research in … Continue reading

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Can student lawyer volunteers plug the legal aid gaps?

A recent Guardian article highlighted how university law centres will become ever more important in the light of the cuts that will result from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. Lawyers have always offered some form … Continue reading

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Is it charity if you charge?

I gave a seminar at Glasgow Caledonian University last week, which gave me a chance to return to some of my doctoral research into the voluntary hospitals that provided around one-third of Britain’s hospital beds before they were nationalised in … Continue reading

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Industrial Co-Operation: Bridging Voluntary Action and Business

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Michael Weatherburn, Imperial College London This April saw the European Social Science and History Conference come to Glasgow. The topics covered by speakers were diverse, but there were two panels that especially caught my eye. One was on co-operatives and … Continue reading

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Locating Female Philanthropy: Past and Present

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Eve Colpus, University of Oxford VAHS Seminar, 25 October 2010 The geography of the matter: transnationalism and interwar British women’s philanthropy You don’t have to venture far today to see or hear about philanthropy. Placed at ‘the heart of the … Continue reading

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