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Charity in the Novels of Charles Dickens

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Frank Christianson, Brigham Young University “What connexion [sic] can there have been between many people in the innumerable histories of this world, who, from opposite sides of great gulfs, have, nevertheless, been very curiously brought together?” Dickens spends several hundred … Continue reading

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Blogging the History of Voluntary Action: The First Year

George Campbell Gosling, University of Liverpool Welcome back! Over the summer we’ve been posting podcasts from our archive of seminar and conference recordings (which you can browse here), but now it’s back to our weekly posts on the latest research, reflections … Continue reading

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Podcast: A Century of Councils for Voluntary Service

VAHS Special Seminar commemorating a century of Councils for Voluntary Service on 23 January 2010  Speakers: Keith Laybourn (University of Huddersfield), Colin Rochester (Roehampton University), Oliver Blaiklock (IHR) and John Lansley (former employee of the LCVS) Keith Laybourn, University of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Fashioning Mothers of the Next Generation – Philanthropy in Birmingham and Sydney, 1860-1914

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VAHS Seminar given by Elizabeth Harvey of UCL on 23 November 2009 ABSTRACT This paper focuses on charitable activities towards destitute pregnant women and new mothers, and will place metropolitan and colonial philanthropic practices in one analytic frame; aiming to … Continue reading

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Podcast: The First Lady Almoner – The Appointment, Position and Findings of Miss Mary Stewart at the Royal Free Hospital, 1895-1899

VAHS Seminar given by Lynsey Cullen of Oxford Brookes University on 27 September 2009 Powerpoint slides ABSTRACT The work of the Almoning profession within the medical system of the late nineteenth century has been seriously neglected in historical study. Few … Continue reading

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